Chinese New Year Gifts: Send money to your loved ones

Send a cash gift to your loved ones in China to celebrate Chinese New Year.

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    Wishing Chinese New Year greetings with a monetary gift has its advantages

    Join the Chinese New Year celebrations even if you are away from home. Send money home as a Chinese New Year greeting with Western Union online services. It is fast, reliable, convenient, available anywhere and anytime.

    How to send Chinese New Year gifts with money with Western Union


    Register or log in to your profile

    Log in or register for free to send money to China online this Chinese New Year.


    Choose the amount to send

    Enter the amount you want to send as a Chinese New Year gift. We will show you the transfer fee1 for the sum you choose.


    Choose the transfer method and recipient

    Select the method of receiving the money (credit2 or debit card, Google Pay, bank transfer), enter the recipient’s details and select the payment method.


    That’s all! Your Chinese New Year gifts are on the way

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

    Methods to send money as a gift for Chinese New Year

    Choose the delivery method for your Chinese New Year gifts to family and friends:

    Choose how to pay to send money as a Chinese New Year wish

    Bank transfer to China

    With your credit2 or debit card

    Via Apple Pay® in our app

    In cash at an agent location

    Ready to send money?

    Send money for Chinese New Year with just a few clicks from the Western Union app

    Our app allows you to transfer money to China with ease.

    Make transfers to China wherever you are, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Check transfer fees1 and exchange rates1.

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    Rating as of 29 November, 2023.

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

    The transfer fee1 is calculated based on the amount, destination, payment and payment methods. With Western Union, you can choose the option that best suits your budget and the most convenient option for your loved ones to send money as a gift for Chinese New Year.


    Register and send money to China today

    Pay as you want

    Make payments online with your bank account, by credit2/debit card or in cash at a Western Union agency.

    Agencies all over China

    Your loved ones will be able to withdraw money wherever they are, from Beijing to Shanghai, by going to one of the Western Union agencies closest to them.

    Save the data of regular recipients

    Facilitate regular money transfers: Save recipient details to make sending money to China easier next time.

    Track your transfers in real time

    You can check the status of your money transfer to China from Italy at any time thanks to the transaction control number (MTCN).

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    Donate to share a new year

    Western Union Foundation funds programs that benefit disadvantaged populations around the world. In collaboration with our partners, we strive for a world where there are equal opportunities for all. On the occasion of Chinese New Year, support this initiative by making a donation.

    Are you ready to send money as a wish for Chinese New Year?

    If you need more information, please visit our FAQ section or contact the Customer Support team. If you are ready, you can send the money now as a gift for Chinese New Year.

    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 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.

    3 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.