Shopify Payments now available in Australia!

20 November 2015

If you have or are considering opening a Shopify store, things just got much easier!

Shopify announced overnight that “today Australia joins the US, the UK, and Canada in offering Shopify Payments — a highly requested, 0% transaction fee payment gateway. Merchants can use Shopify Payments alongside alternative gateways including PayPal.”

In addition to simplify your business by keeping things under one roof, Shopify Payments offers:

  • 0% transaction fees!
  • Lower credit card rates. Domestic: 1.75% + 30c (Basic), 1.6% +30c (Pro), 1.4% + 30c (Unlimited)
    International & Amex: 2.9% + 30c (Basic), 2.8% + 30c (Pro), 2.7% +30c (Unlimited)
  • Merchant payouts in three days, even though Stripe generally only offers seven-day payouts in Australia.
  • Stripe Australia users will be able to transfer their accounts over to Shopify Payments using the ‘one-click migration page.’ All reports will appear in the store admin and Shopify Payments will handle any automated chargebacks.
  • New Shopify stores will get a Shopify Payment account on sign up, with the option to change.

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