Savings accounts
Interest rate
0.55% p.a.1

The Matrimoney wedding account is a thoughtful way for engaged couples to request the gift of money instead of presents for their wedding day. Not only is it a safer and more convenient way for family and friends to give money, you’ll enjoy a competitive rate of interest on the money deposited.

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How it works

 

Giving money to a couple as a gift on their wedding day is a popular choice when it comes to wedding gifts. It means the couple can get what they really need so they can be spoilt for choice.

 

The Matrimoney account is a safe, simple and easy way to give the gift of money only it’s more secure and convenient than a traditional wishing well.

 

How it works

  1. Couples open a Matrimoney account online.
  2. Order your free Matrimoney cards - we'll send you Matrimoney cards and an equal number of receipt cards to insert in your invitations. Be sure to write your Matrimoney account details on the Matrimoney cards.
  3. Guests transfer funds - you can check your balance at any time via our app and set up SMS/email alerts to be notified each time a gift is deposited.
  4. Guests who chose to gift money this way will insert a receipt card in their card to you on the big day. It's up to them whether they'd like to write how much.
  5. Spend or save your cash gifts when it suits you - you'll both need to approve any withdrawals



Your account can remain open for a maximum period of 12 months. After 12 months or your wedding date (whichever comes first),  you'll have another 60 days to transfer your funds to an alternate account. In the event we don't hear from you we will convert your Matrimoney account over to our Everyday Access account, along with any available balance.

 

Features and benefits

  • Receive free Matrimoney cards and receipt cards to insert in your wedding invitations
  • It's free to set up your account and there are no ongoing fees
  • Guests can contribute towards something you both really need
  • More secure than a traditional wishing well
  • Convenient for guests, particularly for those who need to travel or will be absent
  • Avoid the hassle of a gift registry at a store that might not be convenient for all guests
  • Earn competitive interest on the money you receive which will grow your cash gift even more
 

Information for guests

Knowing what to give a couple for their wedding can be tricky. Thankfully, the Matrimoney account lets the couple request the gift of cash so they can get what they really need. It's more secure than a traditional wishing well and more convenient for guests.

How to gift money

1.   Check your wedding invitation - find the account details of the couple's Matrimoney account on the inserted Matrimoney card.

2. Deposit funds to the couple electronically – using your own bank's Internet Banking or mobile app. Or, you can deposit cash over the counter at one of our Financial Services Stores or the Bank@Post service.

3. The couple earn interest on funds deposited to help grow their gift.

4. A blank receipt card will also be provided in the invitation which you can include in your wedding card on the day. It's up to you whether you want to write on here how much you gifted. It's a simple way to let the couple know that money was gifted.

Order cards

Once your Matrimoney account is open, you can order your Matrimoney cards using the link below. 

We'll also send you an equal number of receipt cards to include in the invitation in case guests would like to acknowledge their gift in their wedding card to you.

 

Order Cards

 

Rates

Picture of Matrimoney wedding account

Matrimoney wedding account

Variable rate
Interest rate
0.55% p.a.1
How to apply
You can choose to apply online, over the phone, or by visiting one of our Financial Services Stores.
How it works
 

Giving money to a couple as a gift on their wedding day is a popular choice when it comes to wedding gifts. It means the couple can get what they really need so they can be spoilt for choice.

 

The Matrimoney account is a safe, simple and easy way to give the gift of money only it’s more secure and convenient than a traditional wishing well.

 

How it works

  1. Couples open a Matrimoney account online.
  2. Order your free Matrimoney cards - we'll send you Matrimoney cards and an equal number of receipt cards to insert in your invitations. Be sure to write your Matrimoney account details on the Matrimoney cards.
  3. Guests transfer funds - you can check your balance at any time via our app and set up SMS/email alerts to be notified each time a gift is deposited.
  4. Guests who chose to gift money this way will insert a receipt card in their card to you on the big day. It's up to them whether they'd like to write how much.
  5. Spend or save your cash gifts when it suits you - you'll both need to approve any withdrawals



Your account can remain open for a maximum period of 12 months. After 12 months or your wedding date (whichever comes first),  you'll have another 60 days to transfer your funds to an alternate account. In the event we don't hear from you we will convert your Matrimoney account over to our Everyday Access account, along with any available balance.

 

Features and benefits
  • Receive free Matrimoney cards and receipt cards to insert in your wedding invitations
  • It's free to set up your account and there are no ongoing fees
  • Guests can contribute towards something you both really need
  • More secure than a traditional wishing well
  • Convenient for guests, particularly for those who need to travel or will be absent
  • Avoid the hassle of a gift registry at a store that might not be convenient for all guests
  • Earn competitive interest on the money you receive which will grow your cash gift even more
 
Information for guests

Knowing what to give a couple for their wedding can be tricky. Thankfully, the Matrimoney account lets the couple request the gift of cash so they can get what they really need. It's more secure than a traditional wishing well and more convenient for guests.

How to gift money

1.   Check your wedding invitation - find the account details of the couple's Matrimoney account on the inserted Matrimoney card.

2. Deposit funds to the couple electronically – using your own bank's Internet Banking or mobile app. Or, you can deposit cash over the counter at one of our Financial Services Stores or the Bank@Post service.

3. The couple earn interest on funds deposited to help grow their gift.

4. A blank receipt card will also be provided in the invitation which you can include in your wedding card on the day. It's up to you whether you want to write on here how much you gifted. It's a simple way to let the couple know that money was gifted.

Order cards

Once your Matrimoney account is open, you can order your Matrimoney cards using the link below. 

We'll also send you an equal number of receipt cards to include in the invitation in case guests would like to acknowledge their gift in their wedding card to you.

 

Order Cards

 

Rates
Picture of Matrimoney wedding account

Matrimoney wedding account

Variable rate
Interest rate
0.55% p.a.1
1 Rates are current as at 23/11/20 and subject to change without notice. 

 

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