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Keep track of shared expenses

Using the Split Group Expenses feature in the Westpac App, you can manage group expenses in one place:

  • Split with up to 10 groups, each containing a maximum of 20 people
  • Split expenses equally or into different amounts per person
  • Send payment requests via SMS from the Westpac App
  • Change status to paid for each person once payment is received

How does it work?

1. Open

Select the $ menu at the bottom of your home screen, select More, then go to Split group expenses. Follow the prompts to get started.

 

2. Create

Name your group. Add names and mobile numbers of the members sharing the costs, either manually or from your contacts list.

 

3. Split

Once you've created your group and members, choose how to split the costs – equally or a specific amount per person.

 

4. Track

Send a request for payment via SMS* to each member. When you receive the money, change the status for that member to paid.

Let’s help you get started

To enjoy Split Group Expenses and our other Westpac App features, you'll need to be a Westpac customer.  

 

Westpac customers

Sign into the Westpac App, select the $ menu, then More, and go to Split group expenses.

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Frequently asked questions

If you've already set up a group and want to send a reminder message to a member who still owes you money, or you’ve just set up your group and want to send out initial payment requests:

 

In the Westpac App
  1. Select the $ menu at the bottom of your home screen, select More, then go to Split group expenses
  2. Select the group, then choose the red button Share amounts owing
  3. Select the account you want to receive the payment into
  4. To message a particular person, select the red icon to the right of the person’s name
  5. Choose the platform you’d like to send the message on (e.g., SMS) 
  6. The message will automatically be prefilled with your request and payment details, ready for you to send.

Note: payment request messages will need to be sent separately to each group member.

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Things you should know

Read the Westpac Online Banking Terms and Conditions (PDF 412KB) at westpac.com.au before making a decision and consider whether the product is right for you.

*Normal SMS and data roaming charges apply.

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