There’s MORE to love with a Farmers Mastercard®!
What is a Farmers Mastercard?
A Farmers Mastercard is the ultimate credit card for people who love the Farmers store. With every purchase you make – anywhere Mastercard is accepted – you’ll earn Farmers Club Points which you can then spend in-store or online at Farmers. To apply for a Farmers Mastercard, click here.
What are the benefits of a Farmers Mastercard?
Having a Farmers Mastercard unlocks a number of fantastic features and benefits – exclusive to you. To read all about them, click here.
When applying for a Farmers Mastercard® you must have a New Zealand Driver Licence.
For any queries, please contact 0800 990 077.
All you need to do is follow the usual prompts on the PIN pad when paying. If the limit has become active on that payment terminal, it will kick in automatically. You will simply see the Contactless symbol show on screen, hold your card directly above the screen and you will see the status of your payment on screen. That’s it.
Farmers Club Card Points
For information on the Farmers Club and redemption of Points, please refer to the Farmers Club terms and conditions
During the application process, we’ll ask you to enter your Farmers Club Card number. You can find this printed on your Farmers Club Card.
You don’t have to enter your card on signup, just login to your My Account at any time and link (or update) your Farmers Club Card, but remember you won’t earn Club points if you don’t have a card linked!
To view your Farmers Club Points balance or see your available vouchers, log in to your Farmers Club Account.
Farmers Club Points are earned by making purchases on your Farmers Mastercard when you have a valid Farmers Club Card linked to your Farmers Mastercard.
As at 4 June 2019, the earn rate is 1 Farmers Club Point for every $10 you spend on a purchase using your Farmers Mastercard at any store where Mastercard is accepted.
Farmers Mastercard app
Quick Balance will only display if you have enabled it. You can enable this feature from the Account menu.
Quick Balance lets you quickly check your balance from the login page. You can enable this feature from the Account menu.
Activate your card from the tile on the home screen, or by clicking on the Account section located at the bottom navigation menu of the app.
The card activation feature will work for both new and existing customers. If you’re a first-time user you’ll just need to set your login credentials and password in the app.
The app can be easily downloaded via the IOS or Android app Stores. Learn more about the app here.
If you have enabled automatic updates, the latest version of the app will update when you’re connected to wi-fi. If you have disabled automatic updates, you will need to download the latest version of the app from the iOS or Android App Store.
Fees and terms
Farmers Mastercard may request access to your location even when you are not using the app. We need this permission so we can check whether the app is being used from an unexpected overseas location to protect your account from fraud. Certain services and features may not be available if the app is being used outside of New Zealand. If you do not permit us to access your location, there are some features of the app (such as the view your Farmers Mastercard details feature) we may not be able to provide to you for security (and other) reasons.
To get in contact with us please call us on 0800 990 077 from NZ or +64 9 953 0556 from overseas.
Yes, reduction of repayments is one available option to assist during financial hardship.
If in four months’ time you find that your situation hasn’t changed or hasn’t improved to a point where you’re able to continue repayments, your account will be reassessed and we’ll be happy to discuss additional options.
To apply for hardship, send us an enquiry using this form and one of our team will be in contact with you to discuss your options. Or if you’d like to speak directly to one of our friendly customer service representatives by calling 0800 990 077.
No, we won’t default or make any comments on your credit file.
Once your account is placed under hardship you won’t be able to continue to make purchases. This is for your own financial security, preventing your account from falling further into hardship.
Your Password is used to login to the Farmers MasterCard® website and mobile app.
Your Passcode is a five-digit number that allows you to securely access your personal account information, such as your account balance, without the need to speak to one of our Customer Services team when you call us on 0800 990 077 from NZ or +64 9 953 0556 from overseas. For added security, you may also be asked to enter a Passcode for some online transactions.
A Passcode is a five-digit number that allows you to securely access your personal account information, such as your account balance, when you call on 0800 990 077 from NZ or +64 9 953 0556 from overseas, without needing to talk to anyone.
For added security, you may also be asked to enter a Passcode for some online transactions.
If you don’t have a Passcode set up, please call us on 0800 990 077 from NZ or +64 9 953 0556 from overseas.
Our preferred payment method is Direct Debit. You can download a direct debit form from our website.
You can also make payments through internet banking.
The best way to do this is to set us up as a payee. You can transfer payments directly through your bank’s internet baking by choosing Farmers Mastercard as payee. You will be prompted to enter the code and reference we need to process your payment.
If you can’t find us in your bank’s payee list, you can use these details:
Account Name: Columbus Financial Services Limited
Our bank details: Account number: 01-1839-0926671-00
Code: Please enter your surname
Reference: Use ”ID” followed by your customer ID number (found on the back of your card or the top right hand corner of your account statement) e.g. IDXXXXXXXXXX
To avoid unnecessary delays to your payment please ensure you always complete the Reference field as above.
Transfer payments directly from your online banking accounts to your Farmers Mastercard account:
Bill payee: Farmers Mastercard
Account number: 01-1839-0926671-00
Account Name: Columbus Financial Services Limited
Reference: Use “ID” followed by your customer ID number (found on the back of your card or the top right hand corner of your account statement) e.g. IDXXXXXXXX
Code: Please enter your surname
Always complete the Reference field to avoid unnecessary delays to your payment.
Using your Card
If you identify an unauthorised transaction on your account, call us straight away on 0800 990 077 from NZ or +64 9 953 0556 from overseas. For peace of mind, you can also temporarily place your card on hold by logging into My Account so the card can’t be used.
If you wish to dispute a transaction (for example, you were charged an incorrect amount, have not received the goods or services or have received an incorrect amount of cash from an ATM), please complete the Disputed Transaction form and either email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, or post it to: Flexi Cards Chargebacks and Disputes, PO Box 94013, Auckland 2241.
You are able to make Long Term Finance purchases in-store, at participating merchants without your card by using your Customer ID number. Your Customer ID is shown on the back of your card, the top right-hand-side of your monthly statement and on any correspondence that you receive from us.
Yes, you can use your Farmers Mastercard® to withdraw cash (cash advance) from any bank and ATM, within NZ and overseas displaying the Mastercard acceptance mark. Remember, if you withdraw cash from your Farmers Mastercard, interest accrues straight away and ATM fees may apply.
To apply for a credit limit increase please head to My Account or call us on 0800 990 077 from NZ or +64 9 953 0556 from overseas.
Farmers Mastercard® offers access to Long Term Finance dealsɅ in-store at thousands of participating retailers throughout New Zealand.
Check out where you can use your Farmers Mastercard for Long Term Finance deals.
ɅA minimum purchase amount may be required. Annual Account Fee of $50 applies. New Cardholder fees – $55 Establishment. Existing Cardholder fee – $35 Advance. Standard Interest Rate, currently 25.95% p.a. applies to any outstanding balance at end of a payment holiday or interest free period. Lending criteria, fees, terms and conditions apply. Rates and fees correct as at date of publication, subject to change.
Your customer ID is shown on the back of your Farmers MasterCard®, the top right-hand-side of your monthly statement and on other correspondence that you may receive from us.