Make your Diwali as sweet as Gulab Jamun

0 fee4 on your first online transfer and our best FX rates – for the sweetest celebrations.

    Send to

    FX: 1.00 EUR =


    Exchange Rates and Fees vary by payment and payout options and are subject to change. To check other options, simply click “Send money”.
    Be informed. Be aware. Protect yourself from fraud
    Diwali celebration food photo

    We encrypt your transfers

    We are committed to keeping your data secure

    Ways to send money as Diwali presents

    Choose how your Diwali gifts for family and friends will be delivered.

    Pay the way you like to send money as a Diwali gift

    Bank account

    Credit3 or debit card

    In cash at an agent location

    Ready to send money?

    Transfer money for Diwali with our app

    Send money virtually anywhere for cash pickup in minutes1.

    Check transfer fees4 and exchange rates in advance.

    Track your money transfer conveniently.

    Save time and make repeat money transfers.

    Download now
    4.7 /5

    Rating as of 1 April 2024

    4.4 /5

    Rating as of 1 April 2024

    Scan the QR code to download the app
    (iOS | Android)

    Why send money as a Diwali gift?

    Even if you’re far away this Diwali, you can be a part of the celebration. Simply, send money as Diwali presents back home with Western Union online services. It’s fast, reliable, convenient, and available anytime, from anywhere.

    Advantages of sending money online with Western Union

    You can count on Western Union to have your Diwali gifts for family delivered when and where it’s needed. Send money online and get access to all benefits we offer this Diwali.

    How to send money online for Diwali?


    Sign up or log in to your profile

    Sign up or log in on or our app. It‘s free and all you need is an email address.


    Choose the amount you wish to send

    Put in the amount you wish to send as an Eid gift. We’ll show you the transfer fee4 for your chosen sum.


    Choose the payment and payout method

    Transfer money with your bank account or your credit3 or debit card directly to your receiver’s bank account.


    Enter your receiver’s information

    Fill in your receiver’s personal information and the details of their bank account.


    Verify your identity

    If you are sending more than 1000 EUR, we will ask for a photo of your ID card to verify your identity.


    That’s it! Your Diwali presents are on their way

    We’ll take care of the rest. You can track your money transfer and check its status with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).

    Indian man holding a piggy bank
    How much does it cost to send money as Diwali presents?

    Your transfer fee4 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 loved ones to send a Diwali gift of money.

    Have questions or need help?

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

    1 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.

    2 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.

    3 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.

    4 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.