Reviewed by: MyCurrencyTransfer.com on Apr 30 2012
|Western Union Fee Free Money Transfer Promotion 2012|
Western Union was founded in 1851. Boast many millions of customers worldwide who depend on their service to send money abroad. Lay claim to being the most established money transfer company globally.
Our research team put together the following independent review of Western Union’s Direct To Bank Account (card to cash) service.
Takes slightly longer than Money In Minutes but on the flipside it is a far cheaper service.
In 2011, Western Union handled 226 million consumer-to-consumer international payments, representing a volume of money transferred of $81 billion. B2B volume represented $425 million. Your money is in safe hands as Western Union facilitate more than 700,000 online transactions yearly in the UK alone, with the online arm of the business growing by the day.
As a Western Union customer, you may wish to transfer money on a regular basis. It is important to understand limits for verified and non-verified customers.
The daily transaction limit is based on your transaction history with Western Union. For non-verified customers there is a £400 limit per transaction and £800 multiple transaction limit per two transactions. For verified customers there is a £2500 limit per transaction and £2,500 multiple transaction limit per 3 day period.
After two transactions you must complete the EU identification process to increase limits and become a verified customer.
A 160 year history of helping individuals sends money to friends and family. On their site, Western Union claim to boast of five core principles: Integrity. Partnership. Opportunity. Passion. Teamwork
4 / 5
Perfect for those looking for a cheaper alternative to agent cash pickup.