A Bartercard transaction can be seen as something quite similar to a standard credit or debit card transaction. The basic system is that members exchange their goods and services for trade dollars, which is accounted for electronically. They can then use the Bartercard trade dollars they have earned to purchase the goods and services from any other member within our network.
Unlike many bartering systems, you don’t need to make a direct exchange with the same business you are selling to. You can keep your trade dollars for moments or months, spend them nationally or internationally; the options are limitless. There’s even an interest free credit line provided to each member upon joining Bartercard Australia, which you can spend before you even make your first sale!