Trade Me's new instant payment system.

Trade Me's new instant payment system.


Ping makes buying and selling on Trade Me even easier, faster and safer.


Why use Ping?

Why use Ping?

  • It's easy

    No more mucking around swapping bank account details.

  • It's instant

    Payments are processed instantly so you get items faster.

  • It's safe


    We protect your payments and can help you if needed. Most items purchased with Ping are eligible for Buyer Protection.

How Ping works

It's super simple.

When you're buying

When you're buying

Select Ping as your payment option and then choose to pay with your credit/debit card, Ping balance, or saved bank account. Your payment will instantly appear in the seller's Ping balance, so they can send your item straight away.

Pay with Ping using one of three payment methods

Pay with Ping using one of three payment methods:

  • Ping balance

Ping balance

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Q card
  • Diners club

Credit or debit cards

  • BNZ
  • ASB
  • TSB
  • Westpac
  • ANZ
  • Kiwibank

NZ bank accounts*

When you're selling

When you're selling

Add Ping as a payment option on your listing. If a buyer
chooses that option, their payment will instantly appear in your
Ping balance. Selling with Ping incurs a 1.95% transaction fee. You can choose to leave that money in your Ping
balance for future Trade Me purchases, or transfer it to your
bank account. Easy!

Ping tutorial

Keen to try Ping?

We’re currently testing Ping with a bunch of members – thanks to everyone who signed up for early access. We’ll be in touch when it’s available for you

For more information on Ping, check out our help pages and FAQs.