Western Union money transfers available in Bermuda

Regional News By Joyce Aerts Aug 20, 2019

Customers in Bermuda Can Send Money for Cash Pick-up in More than 200 Countries
and Territories or Direct into Bank Accounts in Nearly 60 Countries

HAMILTON, BERMUDA, APRIL 29, 2019 – The Western Union Company, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announced the launch of Western Union® money transfer services in Bermuda in alliance with its new Agent, Blue Nile Services. Customers in Bermuda can now send money in minutes* to more than 200 countries and territories, or directly into a bank account in nearly 60 countries.

Western Union’s platform sets the standard for international money movement as the company serves an ever-broader array of customers, giving them ease, access and confidence in every transaction they make, while upholding what matters most to them– speed, reliability, convenience and trust with multiple channel choice.

“Western Union is pleased to offer money transfer services in Bermuda once again, enabling our customers to access our much-needed services with convenience and ease. We are excited to collaborate with Blue Nile, truly representing the Bermuda community,” said Western Union Global Money Transfer Head for the Caribbean, Andre Largie.

“We believe that when money moves, better things happen. A world of opportunity becomes available to those with economic backing: small businesses grow, a child goes to school, economic aid arrives the moment it’s needed and economies bloom,” he said.

The new Western Union Agent location is located at 1, Burnaby Street, Hamilton HM11, Bermuda

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* Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

About Western Union

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement. Our omnichannel platform connects the digital and physical worlds and makes it possible for consumers and businesses to send and receive money and make payments with speed, ease, and reliability. As of December 31, 2018, our network included over 550,000 retail agent locations offering Western Union, Vigo or Orlandi Valuta branded services in more than 200 countries and territories, with the capability to send money to billions of accounts. Additionally, westernunion.com, our fastest growing channel in 2018, is available in more than 60 countries, plus additional territories, to move money around the world. In 2018, we moved over $300 billion in principal in nearly 130 currencies and processed 34 transactions every second across all our services. With our global reach, Western Union moves money for better, connecting family, friends and businesses to enable financial inclusion and support economic growth. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com