Approved merchant category codes

The tables below list the merchant category codes that are approved to receive the Northern Territory (NT) Seniors Recognition Scheme prepaid card.


Merchant category Merchant category code
Travel agencies and tour operators   4722
Jetstar 3079
Qantas 3012
Airlines, air carriers 4511
Airports, flying fields 4582
TUI Travel - Germany 4723
Tolls, bridges 4784
Cruise lines 4411
Commuter transport, ferries 4111
Passenger railway 4112
Taxi cabs, limousines 4121
Bus lines 4131
Car rental agencies 7512
Hertz 3357
Budget Rent A Car 3366
Europcar 3381
Avis Rent A Car 3389
Thrifty Car Rental 3395
Truck, utility trailer rentals 7513
Recreational rental agencies 7519

Fuel distributors

Merchant category Merchant category code
Service stations 5541
Automated fuel distributors 5542


Merchant category Merchant category code
Lodging, hotels, motels, resorts, central reservation services 7011
Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express 3501
Marriott Hotels 3509
Intercontinental Hotels 3512
Westin Hotels 3513
Renaissance hotels, Stouffer Hotels 3530
Hotel Ibis 3533
Southern Pacific Hotels 3534
Trailer parks, campgrounds 7033
Best Western Hotels 3502
Sheraton 3503
Hilton International 3535
Hilton Conrad 3721
Shangri-La International 3545
Four Seasons Hotels (Australia) 3543
Four Seasons Hotels 3543
Hotel Mercure 3579
Travelodge 3615
Hyatt Hotels 3640
Novotel Hotels 3642
Radisson Hotels 3649
Crowne Plaza Hotels 3750
ClubCorp or club resorts 3747
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts 3722
The Ritz Carlton Hotels 3710
Metropole Hotels 3661
Sofitel Hotels 3641
Ramada Inns, Ramada Limited 3637


Merchant category Merchant category code
Jacana Energy Online payments only
Power and Water Corporation Online payments only
Utilities - electric, gas, heating oil, sanitary, water 4900

You can also pay your utilities bills at Australia Post outlets that are Post Billpay enabled.

Phone and internet

Merchant category Merchant category code
Telecommunication equipment including telephone sales 4812
Telecommunication services including prepaid phone and recurring phone services 4814

Last updated: 15 June 2020

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