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2.1. Online Shopping

Three out of four Australian internet users shop online, with total spending worth $17 billion every year. The most popular purchases are travel, accommodation, memberships and tickets, but you can buy everything from fashion to groceries online.

Credit cards are the most widely accepted payment option on the web and are preferred by many retailers around the world.

INSIGHT: Recent survey data by has actually revealed one in four people in Australia got a credit card specifically for online shopping.