How to Transfer Money

Western Union offers reliability and convenience when it comes to money transfers. There are many ways you can transfer money with Western Union, and the best method for you depends on your unique needs. Let’s take a closer look at how to send a Western Union money transfer so you can choose the ideal option for your situation.

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Money Transfer Methods

What are some ways I can send money?

If you’d like to transfer money with Western Union, consider these solutions.

Stage and Pay

You can start your money transfer on the Western Union app or online and pay in-person. Here are the steps you can take:

  • Sign up or log in to your profile.
  • Select your receiver’s country and enter in the amount you want to send.
  • Choose whether you want your recipient to get the funds in their bank account or with a cash pick-up.
  • Select “Pay in-store,” then enter the recipient’s information.
  • Go to an Advance America store location near you.
  • Provide your phone number, ID, and payment method to a store associate.
  • Once you’ve successfully sent the transfer, you can track it online or from the app to figure out when it gets delivered to your recipient.

In-person

You can also send a Western Union money transfer in person. Here’s how:

  • Visit an Advance America store location near you.
  • Give the store associate all money transfer details needed, and provide them with your ID and phone number.
  • Pay for the money transfer.
  • Send your money transfer and track it online or from the app to see when it gets delivered to your recipient.

Online

Here’s how you can send a money transfer online:

  • Sign up or log in to your profile.
  • Select your receiver’s country and enter in the amount you want to send.
  • Choose whether you want your recipient to get the funds in their bank account or with a cash pick-up.
  • Select “Pay online,” then enter the recipient’s information.
  • Enter your payment information. You can pay with a debit or credit card*.
  • Send your money transfer and track it online or from the app to see when it gets delivered to your recipient.

What is the best money transfer option for me?

To figure out what Western Union money transfer solution is best for your situation, you should decide what option is most convenient for you. If you’d prefer to send money from the comfort of your home, then you should consider the online method. And if you want to send money in person or Stage & Pay, you can visit one of Advance America’s 1,400+ store locations throughout the country.

Send a money transfer with Western Union

Western Union offers some of the best money transfer options online, in person, over the phone, or using the Western Union app. You can send money quickly to your loved one, even if they live abroad.

Your recipient can receive the funds via direct deposit in their bank account or pick up cash at a local Western Union® agent location. In addition to its flexibility and speed, Western Union is upfront about their transfer fees and allows for easy repeat transfers.

* 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.

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