To start with, we have more than 145 years experience in helping people transfer money around the world, meaning we know a thing or two about the best ways to send cash quickly and reliably.
We have over 500,000 Agent locations around the world1, but the way people like to send money has changed over the years and we now offer over-the-phone transfers, as well as online transactions, meaning your money can travel thousands of miles in minutes2, keeping you closely connected with your loved ones, wherever they may be.
Over five million people like us on Facebook, showing that people trust what we've got to offer when it comes to sending money overseas.
Send money in minutes2 from 1£ transfer fee4 to Nigeria. It takes around six hours to fly from London to Nigeria, but with our Money in Minutes2 service, it takes of minutes2 to send money the same 2,942-mile distance.
You can visit one of our Agent locations in the UK or put your feet up at home and log on to our website and quickly transfer money and - depending on the time you carry out your transaction - it will be available for your loved ones to pick up in cash from their nearest Western Union site in minutes2.
Long-distance relationships, romantic or otherwise, can be tough, but with quick money transfers, we can help you and your loved ones support each other and stay connected through whatever life throws at you.
1 Agent location count valid as of 31 March 2016.
2 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.
3 Due to local restrictions, in some countries exchange rates can only be fixed on receive.
4 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.