Credit Card Usage Statistics for Tour Operators - Australia & USA

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If you’re not already convinced, these incredible credit card usage stats from Australia and the USA will assure all tour operators that it’s time to start accepting credit card payments online.

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Credit Card Usage Statistics for Tour Operators - Australia & USA

  1. 1. ASTONISHING CREDIT CARD STATISTICS FOR TOUR OPERATORS sales@rezdy.com www.rezdy.com
  2. 2. If you’re not already convinced, these incredible credit card usage stats from Australia and the USA will assure all tour operators that it’s time to start accepting credit card payments online.
  3. 3. AUSTRALIAN CREDIT CARD STATS
  4. 4. 1. In 1985, Aussies spent on average $546.58 million each month with credit cards and charge cards… SOURCE: Reserve Bank of Australia
  5. 5. 1. In 1985, Aussies spent on average $546.58 million each month with credit cards and charge cards… In July 2013 this monthly figure has increased to $22.97 billion SOURCE: Reserve Bank of Australia
  6. 6. 2. The number of debit accounts in May 1994 was at $12.46 million... SOURCE: Reserve Bank of Australia
  7. 7. 2. The number of debit accounts in May 1994 was at $12.46 million... In 2013, debit account ownership has jumped to $37 billion SOURCE: Reserve Bank of Australia
  8. 8. 3. Back in 1985, average credit card balances were $2.63 billion a month... SOURCE: Reserve Bank of Australia
  9. 9. 3. Back in 1985, average credit card balances were $2.63 billion a month... In July 2013, the average monthly credit card and cash balance was $44.19 billion SOURCE: Reserve Bank of Australia
  10. 10. 4. Credit limits in January 1985 were $7.53 billion... SOURCE: Reserve Bank of Australia
  11. 11. 4. Credit limits in January 1985 were $7.53 billion... In January 2013, credit limits hit $139.95 billion SOURCE: Reserve Bank of Australia
  12. 12. 5. In 1985 total cash advances averaged $110.83 million... SOURCE: Reserve Bank of Australia
  13. 13. 5. In 1985 total cash advances averaged $110.83 million... In July 2013, the monthly average was $886 million - supposedly to keep up with increased costs and spending SOURCE: Reserve Bank of Australia
  14. 14. USA CREDIT CARD STATS
  15. 15. 1. The total number of credit card transactions in the United States in 2003 was $19 billion… SOURCE: 2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study
  16. 16. 1. The total number of credit card transactions in the United States in 2003 was $19 billion… In 2012, this figure shot up to $26.2 billion SOURCE: 2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study
  17. 17. 2. In 2003, cards were being used for 43% of all noncash payments... SOURCE: 2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study
  18. 18. 2. In 2003, cards were being used for 43% of all noncash payments... In 2012, the share of credit card payments increased to 67% SOURCE: 2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study
  19. 19. 3. In 2012, 62% of credit card users surveyed used their cards to buy travel SOURCE: AARP Bulletin Survey on Budgeting & Credit Card Use
  20. 20. 4. Those age 50 and up were more likely than those age 18 to 49 to use their credit card for travel (68% vs 55%) SOURCE: AARP Bulletin Survey on Budgeting & Credit Card Use
  21. 21. 5. 46% of debit card holders said they used their debit cards most often when online shopping, compared with 40% who said credit cards and 2% who said cash SOURCE: 2011 Consumer Debit Research: Final Report of Survey and Focus Group Results
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  25. 25. Want to learn more? Get in touch! sales@rezdy.com www.rezdy.com Aus: +61 (0) 2 8244 3060 USA: +1 415 655 1633

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