Do you want to send money abroad? If you are new to this task, you might wonder what the best option for you and your receiver is. We are here to help you answer this question. There are many options to send money worldwide, in fact. So, you’ve come to the right place for an answer.
Mandat cash, money transfer at an agent location or sending money online – you have plenty of possibilities to meet your needs.
Mandat Cash is a money transfer executed by post. How does Mandat Cash work? You would have to go to a post office with valid identification document, fill a form, pay with cash or credit card and send your receiver a document of money order.
When your receiver gets the Mandat Cash certificate, he/she comes to the post office with it and a valid ID. The teller will check and validate the payment.
Normally it takes a day to get this money transfer.
Do you have a computer or a smart phone with internet connection nearby? That’s all you need to transfer money to your receiver with wu.com. Just register for free, fill a simple online form to get started.
Wu.com is an easy way to send money online around the world. Send money online with your Visa®, Visa Electron®, MasterCard®, Maestro®, or Visa Cartes Bleue® card. You receive a tracking number to give to your receivers and they can pick up the money.
With the card-to-cash in minutes money transfer service from wu.com, your receivers can pick up their cash within minutes* at any of the more than 500,000 agent location** around the world. The ability to send cash in minutes* is helpful in many situations. What if a friend or loved requires money due to an emergency when travelling? Or perhaps you realized that you forgot an important birthday. Getting the cash there in minutes can fix the situation quickly!
Learn more about sending money online.
With wu.com, your receiver doesn’t need to have a bank account. But if they do, then you have another option for sending money. Sending money to a bank account* is often cheaper than sending money, and it helps that your receiver won’t need to find a location.
The difference with money in minutes is that a direct-to-bank* transfer may take longer, sometimes several days. You will want to choose your sending option carefully based on your needs.
In some countries, you can use wu.com to send money directly to a mobile wallet*, so your receiver will only need to check their mobile device. As always, there are no hidden fees.
If you prefer to send money at an agent location, you are very welcome! Western Union has more than 500,000 agent locations** around the world. You will be able to use the same benefits of wide range of payment possibilities and delivery methods as with wu.com online services.
* 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. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions.
** Agent location count valid as of 30 September 2015.