Openpay vs zipPay

Want to take advantage of an interest-free shopping platform? Compare Openpay and zipPay to find the right one.

The interest-free shopping space has exploded and now there are a number of platforms allowing you to shop at your favourite stores without the interest strings attached. But which platform should you opt for?

To help you find the right platform for you, we've compared two prominent interest-free finance providers, Openpay and zipPay. Take a look at the fees, features and flexibility on offer from both before you decide which is the best one for you.

Interest-free periodFull repayment termFull repayment term
Repayment termVarious plans available (e.g. 6, 12, 18 months)
  • 60 days fee-free
  • Repayment terms are ongoing with a $40 minimum payment required
Upfront and ongoing fees
  • Processing fee of $2.50–$3.95 for long-term plans
  • Establishment fee may apply for Open Plus plans
$5 monthly fee after the first 60 days
Late payment fees Late fees applyYour account may go into arrears if you continue to miss payments (one late payment will not do this)
Payment flexibility
  • You choose your own plan
  • You can reschedule to avoid late fees
  • You can change your payment frequency
  • You are just required to make the minimum $40 per month payment to keep your account in good standing
SignupCan be done online or in-store at participating merchantsSign up online in seconds (subject to approval) using Facebook or PayPal or at a participating merchant
Availability Full Openpay store listFull zipPay store list
  • Have an email address, phone number and photo ID
  • Have a Visa or Mastercard
  • Pay your deposit
  • An Australian resident
  • Over 18
  • Have a Facebook, PayPal or email account
Credit scoreOpenpay reserves the right to check your credit file and report negative activity to credit providerszipPay reserves the right to check your credit report and report any negative activity to a credit provider
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