Ways to pay

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Sellers choose which payment methods they offer. These can be found under 'Payment Options' on their listing. If you win, you'll need to use one of the displayed options to pay.

Payment methods with Buyer Protection

  • Ping
  • Afterpay – payment is split across four instalments, only the first instalment is due at the time of purchase.
  • Pay Now

Other payment methods

  • Cash on pick up – make sure you’re handing over cash in person. Don't leave it in the mailbox.
  • Online bank transfer – include the purchase number in the payment reference.
  • Credit Card (not on Trade Me) – some sellers offer their own payment facilities in-store.
  • Prezzy Cards (can only be used when paying with Ping).

Saved credit cards

You can save your card details, to make it easier when topping up your Trade Me account and paying with Ping.

We accept the following credit cards:

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Q-Card



Check out all of our available payment methods.

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