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Send money to India and switch on a better future this Diwali

Did you know that almost 300 million people in India still live without electricity? Western Union’s Chain of Betters initiative is focussing on bringing light to India this Diwali, so every time you send money to India with Western Union® between October 1 and November 1, 2016, we will contribute up to Rs100 for each transaction to light up villages without electricity.



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It's fast. Your family and friends can pick up the money in minutes1 at any of our more than 110,000 Western Union® agent locations in the India.

It's convenient. Whether you're online or on the go, we make it easy and convenient for you to send money.

It's easy. Send money online in a few simple steps and pay with your debit card or credit card**.

It's great for the receiver. They can pick up cash at a location, or recieve it directly to a bank account for just a flat $4 send fee*.

It's good value. Great exchange rates, locked in at the time of sending, no receiver fees and send fees*.


Cash pick up in minutes2 at a location


Send amount (AUD)             Fees1
$0.01 - $50.00             $5.00
$50.01 - $100.00             $10.00
$100.01 - $500.00             $15.00
$500.01 - $1,500.00             $20.00
$1,500.01 - $3,500.00             $25.00


From a Western Union agent location

Send amount (AUD)             Fees1
$0 - $200             $8.00
$200.01 - $500.00             $15.00
$500.01 - $1,000.00             $18.00
$1,000.01 - $1,500.00             $20.00
$1,500+             $25.00

Online options to send money to India:


From your debit or credit card** to their

bank account.

From $4*

From your debit or credit card** to a

Western Union agent location.

Our fastest service from $5*

Getting started is easy

Sign up for an account online.

Choose your sending method.

Enter your receiver and payment information.

* Western Union also makes money from currency exchange.  When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates.  Subject to applicable taxes, if any.

** Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.

1Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See Online Terms & Conditions for details.

2Network data as of 30 September 2014.