Say Merry Christmas.
Say it better with money.

Send your first online money transfer with 0 transfer fee1 and our best FX rates this holiday season.

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    Ways to send and receive money as a Christmas gift

    Whether it’s helping them with Christmas dinner or a holiday shopping spree, send the

    Christmas gift that says it all: money.

    Whether it’s helping them with Christmas dinner or a holiday shopping spree, send the

    Christmas gift that says it all: money.

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    Send money as a Christmas present

    Avoid the chaos of Christmas shopping and send money for the holidays instead. It’s the Christmas gift that says: “Get what you really want this year”.

    You can count on Western Union to make sure your Christmas present for the family gets to them when and where it’s needed. Simply, send money back home with Western Union online services. It’s fast, reliable, convenient, and available anytime, from anywhere.

    Transfer money for Christmas with our app

    Send a Christmas gift of money for cash pickup in minutes2.

    Check transfer fees1 and exchange rates before sending.

    Track your money transfer conveniently.

    Save time by saving contacts for quick repeat transfers.

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    How to send money online this holiday season?


    Start your transfer

    Sign up or log in on our website or app, choose a destination and put in the amount you wish to send as a Christmas present. 0 transfer fee1 will be applied automatically on your first money transfer.


    Choose the payment and payout method

    Transfer money with a bank transfer, credit4 or debit card, Apple Pay® Google Pay. Lock in our best FX rates1 for selected countries when you choose cash or bank account payout.


    Enter your receiver’s information

    Fill in your receiver’s personal information, review and send. You can track your money transfer and check its status with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).

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    How much does it cost to send money as a Christmas gift?

    Your transfer fee1 is calculated based on the amount, destination, payout and payment methods. With Western Union, you can choose whatever suits your budget and what’s convenient for your receivers when you send money to say – “Merry Christmas”.

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    Have questions or need help?

    Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information.

    Pay the way that works for you

    Bank account

    Instant Bank Transfers

    Credit4 or debit card

    Via Apple Pay®  or Google Pay in our app

    Ready to send money for Christmas?

    1 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Transfer fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Transfer fees and exchange rates subject to change without notice.

    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 terms for details.

    3 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. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See Mobile Form for Restrictions.

    4 If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods.