Trade Me credit is used for listings fees and success fees. Funds in your Trade Me account can't be used to pay for items you've won.
If you've topped up your account by accident, we can help.
How to credit your account
You can use your Ping balance to top up your membership. Any credit/debit cards or bank account details you have linked to Ping can also be used.
The amount will appear in your membership immediately.
You can also use a prepaid gift card, like a Prezzy cards, to top up your account via Ping.
Learn more on our Ping Help page.
Debit or credit card
When using a credit or debit card, the amount will appear in your membership immediately. Prepaid gift cards (like Prezzy cards) can't be used.
We're a pre-assigned biller with all major banks, so search 'Trade Me Limited' in your bank's list of registered billers to find us.
It's important that you add your member number (found next to your username on the ‘My Trade Me’ page) and as much of your email address as can for references.
Credit can take up to three working days to appear on your membership.
Saved credit card details
You can save card details when topping up your Trade Me account, these can be removed or edited at any time. If you’re interested, check out your options.