paysafecard launches in New Zealand

LONDON | paysafecard continues its international expansion by launching paysafecard in New Zealand. A country known for its strong internet usage and smartphone penetration.

Internet and Smartphone Usage in New Zealand

With a higher than average internet and smartphone usage, New Zealand has the perfect prerequisites for prepaid solutions. More than 87% of New Zealand’s population (4.4 million) use the Internet; the penetration of mobile devices is 100%. According to paysafecard, they expect a rapid adoption in New Zealand, as the market conditions are similar to other markets where they have seen a rapid uptake of their online prepaid solution.


Udo Müller, CEO of paysafecard, commented on the latest expansion: “New Zealand is a digital information society and as such, based on our experience, particularly open-minded to quick and safe means of payment for the internet. That’s why we see paysafecard as an attractive and eagerly anticipated prepaid solution for customers in New Zealand.


paysafecard World Map

We are also pleased to have added the 40th country to the ‘paysafecard world map’. New Zealand is one of the most established economies and one of the digital flagship countries. As an essential part of the digital world, paysafecard fits perfectly into this environment and will soon hold a strong position in the local market.” Break

About paysafecard Wertkarten GmbH (holding of paysafecard) - - is based in Vienna with subsidiaries in London, Dusseldorf, Lucerne, New York and Buenos Aires, among other places. The company was founded in Austria and Germany in 2000 and is owned by the Skrill Group.

The company is now present in 40 countries at over 480,000 sales outlets worldwide with its core product paysafecard. paysafecard is a prepaid online payment solution which anyone can use. No bank account or credit card is necessary. The paysafecard 16-digit PIN is all that's needed to complete a payment transaction. paysafecard can be used at thousands of online shops. The company has become the European market leader in prepaid payment solutions with the brands: paysafecard, my paysafecard, paysafecard MasterCard® and YUNA.

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