- Zak Killermann, Kate Anderson, Finder
Western Union has a gigantic global network of agent locations and bank connections that makes it easy to send money to almost anywhere. Transfer money fast for higher fees, or a bit slower for lower fees, depending on your needs and resources.
- Matt Di Vincere, Money Transfer Comparison
Western Union cannot really be compared to anyone else with the exception of Moneygram, its closest competitor. It has been operating for over 150 years, handling almost every possible currency and enabling cash pickups in destinations that no one else does. Western Union is in many ways a bridge be...
- Yvonne Taylor, David Boyd, Finty
Western Union is designed for people who wish to transfer funds across large distances with little fuss. It is suited to individuals and business owners looking for lots of sending, receiving and payment options from the world's largest money transfer service. It may not suit you, though, if you are...
Western Union may not have the best money transfer rates in the world, given that the spread on Forex transactions is higher than non-bank lenders and other operators. However, they have brand name, credibility, and reliability working in their favour. It is one of the biggest, and most respected in...
Western Union can be a sound option for smaller transactions because of their wide availability and support for a large number of receiving countries and currencies (both major and exotic). If you’re in the US, Western Union agent portals are very easy to locate as they’re integrated with convenienc...
|Headquarters||New York, NY, USA|
|# of Supported Recipient Countries||213|
|# of Supported Sender Currencies||38|
|Supported sender currency||AUD, BHD, BRL, GBP, CAD, CLP, CNY, CZK, DKK, EUR, HKD, HUF, INR, ILS, JPY, JOD, KES, KRW, KWD, MXN, NAD, NZD, NOK, OMR, PLN, QAR, RON, RUB, SAR, SGD, ZAR, SEK, CHF, XPF, TND, TRY, AED, USD|
|Minimum Transfer Amount||$1|
|Daily Transfer Limit||Depends on the country of the receiver|
|Time to Open an Account||Few minutes|
|Documents Required||Identification, Proof of address|
|Transfer Time (Minimum)||1 hour|
|Wire Type||ACH Transfer, Debit/Credit Card|
|Exchange Rate Type||Locked-in|
|Payment Option||Credit Card, Bank Transfer|
|Mobile App||Android, iOS|
|Live Chat Support||Yes|
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