Western Union Money Transfers

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Western Union money transfer?

Why should I send money with Western Union?

How much does a money transfer cost?

 

What is a Western Union money transfer?

Our money transfer service is a convenient way to send money: Send it online 24/7 to friends and family around the world, or almost anywhere from a participating agent in New Zealand. Money can be picked up within minutes* from participating agent locations around the world.

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* Funds availability is subject to the terms and conditions of the service, including agent location hours and differences in time zones.

 

Why should I send money with Western Union?

Western Union has been helping people transfer money for more than 135 years. You can send money online or at one of our agent locations throughout New Zealand, and have peace of mind knowing that your receiver can pick it up within minutes* at one of over 500,000 locations throughout the world. We’re a global leader in money transfer—millions of people rely on Western Union each year to send money to loved ones.

* Funds availability is subject to the terms and conditions of the service, including agent location hours and differences in time zones.

 

How much does a money transfer cost?

The fee for an online money transfer may vary, depending on the amount you’re sending and where you’re sending it. You can check the fee and exchange rate using our price estimator.