Western Union TravelWise

Making the TravelWiseSM service part of your travel plans is simple.


Journey without worry. With the TravelWiseSM service by Western Union there’s no need to carry lots of cash when you travel. Send money to yourself before you travel and pick up your cash in local currency when you arrive.

Send money to yourself online or at an agent location. To send online:

  • Click "Get Started Now"

  • Log in or register

  • Once logged in, click “Send Money” and enter your own contact information for the Receiver

Enjoy the freedom of having cash when and where you need it:

  • Pick up your money in local currency at any of our 500,000 agent locations that span 200 countries and territories worldwide.

Avoid foreign ATM, bank and credit card fees.

Lock in your exchange rate before you travel (available to most countries).

Be prepared for unplanned expenses.


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  • Know before you go
    Visit our Agent Locator to see where to pick up cash at your destination. Use our price estimator to see fees and exchange rates. With Western Union TravelWise, your travel money is nearby.
    Find a location
  • Convenience on the go
    Western Union TravelWiseSM helps

    you travel the globe with confidence.

    • Don’t worry about carrying lots of cash as you travel internationally.
    • Be prepared for any situation – take comfort in knowing your money will be conveniently waiting for you at your destination.
    Get started now

FX gains apply. Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See Send form for details.