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Different payment methods for your business

Give your customers the right payment option

Gone are the days when setting up a payment solution was a costly and painful exercise. Now there are a range of options that are a breeze to implement and run.

Different businesses need different solutions. Run a brick and mortar shop? One terminal permanently connected should do the trick. Operate online only? An online terminal connected to your website is perfect. Move around as a contractor? Mobile terminals or even an iPad can do the job.

Understanding customer preferences and designing your business operations in response can really help increase the quality of communications you have with customers and reduce churn.

How payments can affect customer experience:

The experience that shoppers have in your store can vary from good to bad to somewhere in between. Provide a good experience and they’re more likely to make a purchase; provide a bad one and you’ll probably never see them again. Believe it or not, your choice of payment gateway, and how that gateway and its options are presented in your store, can have a big impact on the experience of your shoppers.

Here we outline the best options:

EFTPOS Machines:

  • Most familiar option.
  • EFTPOS (electronic funds transfer at point of sale) machines are secure and simple to use, allowing customers to swipe, insert or tap their cards against a reader for payments.
  • They accept most cards and there are several options to cater for different types of businesses.

Training and support is available for all terminals. How to connect, using the terminal, training new staff or fixing a problem, St.George has experts to help your business get set up efficiently and effectively.

EFTPOS 1

Makes it easy to accept card payments anywhere in store

  • Mobile, flexible and lightweight - allowing you to process payments on the go, which gives you a lot of flexibility.
  • Large colour touch screen and portable design.
  • Same day settlement* for faster access to the day’s takings.
  • Ideal for: cafes and restaurants because you can process card payments where your customers are seated. They can also be convenient for delivery services or outdoor market stalls.

EFTPOS 1i

Integrates with your Point of Sale making check out more convenient and simple for your customers.

  • Wire-free operation pairing between the terminal and base.
  • Backup connectivity options so you can process transactions  even if your primary connection isn’t available.
  • Same day settlement* for faster access to the day’s takings.
  • Ideal for: retail stores and professional offices where transactions are processed in one location.

Mobile PayWay

Use your smartphone and secure card reader to take credit or debit card payments, anytime, anywhere.

Important information

*Settlement must occur to a St.George transaction account. St.George same day settlement is not available between 9:30pm and 11:59pm (Sydney time) for all EFTPOS 1 terminals and is not available between 9:30pm and 11:00pm (Sydney time) for all other terminal types. St.George same day settlement excludes UnionPay transactions. You can only settle a St.George issued EFTPOS terminal once within a 24 hour period. Settlement can take place 7 days a week. 365 days a year - subject to system availability. Settlement must be to a  St.George business transaction account.