Smartpay Holdings Signs Partnership Agreement with Alipay

Alipay mobile wallet users will soon be able to pay by Alipay through Smartpay eftpos terminals across both Australia and New Zealand making Smartpay the first acquirer in both countries to provide dynamic QR payment solutions through an integrated terminal offering.

Chinese tourism is experiencing significant growth in both Australia and New Zealand, with estimated visitor numbers expected to reach 2.2 million in Australia and 1.6 million in New Zealand annually within the next five years2 . Tourists from China make up the largest spending segment of the tourism market in both countries and Chinese tourists are forecasted to spend $11 billion in Australia and NZ in the current year.

Smartpay Managing Director Bradley Gerdis says the partnership with Alipay aligns with Smartpay’s strategy of becoming a leading independent financial transaction acquirer in Australia and New Zealand.


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