Our Story

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Zenith Payments is the leading payments processing and prepaid card provider in Australia. We are proudly Australian and 100% privately owned.

Zenith has been operating since 1984 and, until 2014, was part of Pinpoint. 

10 Year Anniversary

100 Million Customers

50,000 Merchants

Where we came from

1984

Our journey started in 1984 in Sydney with the establishment of Pinpoint Pty Ltd, a trailblazer in loyalty and rewards.

Over three decades, we revolutionised customer incentive programs across Australia and Asia with our innovative suite of services.

2004

Establishment of Rental Rewards – Revolutionising Rent Payment Management

Rental Rewards was established, transforming rent payment management for Australian real estate agents and tenants. This innovative platform brought secure and reliable technology, ensuring a seamless experience for all users. Tenants embraced the convenience of paying rent with credit cards, earning rewards with every payment, while agents saw a significant reduction in arrears and payment follow-ups.

2004

2007

Rental Rewards Enhances Rental Experience with Qantas

Rental Rewards partnered with Qantas, offering tenants Qantas frequent flyer points when paying rent by card. This partnership not only added value for tenants but also enhanced the overall rental experience for Australians using Rental Rewards.

2007

2014

 

Establishment of TravelPay Layby: Revolutionising the Australian Travel Industry

TravelPay Layby disrupted the Australian travel industry, empowering travel agents to fulfil customers’ dream trips. TravelPay Layby innovative solution allowed agents to secure full payment upfront while providing customers with the flexibility to pay in convenient instalments.

With TravelPay Layby, thousands of Australians transcended budget constraints, embracing unforgettable travel experiences.

2014

2014

Establishment of School EasyPay

School EasyPay is an innovative payment processing solution trusted by over 165 Australia’s leading schools and thousands of parents nationwide. With multiple benefits and best-in-class service, we enable any payment to be processed with ease and flexibility.

2014

2016

TravelPay Introduces Hassle-Free Credit Card Payments

TravelPay’s credit card payment solution revolutionised how agents accept payments by providing secure, branded customer payment links. This innovative solution offered customers a convenient ‘virtual’ option to make payments via card to their Travel Agent, anytime, hassle-free and securely, 24/7.

2016

2017

Establishment of B2BPay

B2Bpay is a secure online payment portal for Australian businesses to make and receive payments while earning maximum credit card reward points and Qantas frequent flyer points on every business expense.

With B2Bpay you can turn your payments into your next trip with Qantas.

2017

2018

Rental Rewards Partners with Raine & Horne

Rental Rewards partnered with Raine & Horne, a trusted real estate agent since 1883 managing over 120,000 properties across Australia. This partnership expanded Rental Rewards’ services and reach, solidifying its position in the market.

2018

2019

TravelPay Launches the Qantas Business Rewards Points Program

TravelPay introduced the Qantas Business Rewards Points Program, allowing travel agents to earn Qantas points for accepting card payments

2019

2021

TravelPay Introduces AMEX ‘Pay with Points’ – Opening Doors to New Possibilities

TravelPay introduced AMEX ‘Pay with Points’, enabling travel agents to accept AMEX Membership Reward Points as payment. This feature not only attracted new customers for our clients but also made holidaying experiences more affordable and accessible than ever before.

2021

2021

Launch of TravelPay B2B – Streamlining Payments

In partnership with CATO, TravelPay launched TravelPay B2B, a tailored solution benefiting both travel suppliers, tour operators, cruise lines, and travel agents.

This innovative platform allows travel suppliers to seamlessly receive bank account payments from travel agents. For travel agents, TravelPay B2B provides an easy and secure way to make bank account payments to travel suppliers, complete with detailed payment reporting history.

2021

2022

Rental Rewards Partners with The Ambassador Club

Rental Rewards partnered with The Ambassador Club, Australia’s premier member benefits program, providing access to over 10,000 benefits nationally. This partnership further enriched the rewards and benefits available to Rental Rewards users.

2022

2022

Introducing TravelPay Later – Redefining Travel Payment Solutions

TravelPay introduced TravelPay Later (powered by Latitude) replacing TravelPay Layby.

With TravelPay Later, customers can pay for their travel in up to 12 interest-free instalments, while agents receive upfront payments in full, at no cost to them. Say goodbye to old payment methods and welcome a new era of seamless, hassle-free travel transactions with TravelPay Later.

2022

2023

Acquisition of Smart Central

Zenith Payments acquired Smart Central, marking a significant milestone in our journey and further strengthening our position in the childcare market.

Today, Smart Central represents over 15 years of experience in the Australian childcare industry and delivers the features and functionality required by educators, administrators, and parents in one fully integrated solution. With Smart Central All-in-One, you can focus on delivering an outstanding education experience while we handle essential administration, learning, and communication tools for you.

2023

2024

Rental Rewards Celebrates 20 Years Anniversary

Today Rental Rewards celebrates two decades in the Australian market. As a market leader, we offer hassle-free rent payments for over 30,000 tenants and 1,000 real estate agents. With flexible payment options (incl. credit cards, bank account, PayID, Apple Pay, Google Pay and more) and rewards on every dollar paid, join Rental Rewards today and experience the best-in-market solution for hassle-free rent payment!

2024

We are Industry Leaders

TODAY

Today, Zenith Payments leads in payment technology and prepaid card innovation.

We’re committed to pioneering new products in the Australian market, ensuring our partners, clients, and end customers receive best-in-class service and innovative solutions.

Join us as we continue to lead the way in the Australian payment industry!

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