Remittance Prices Worldwide

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Data collected on: Oct 30, 2020
CAD | USD
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Transfer speed
<em>Transfer Speed</em> has been standardized in six broad categories.
Receiving method
Exchange rate margin (%)
The exchange rate margin is the cost resulting from the fact that the firm applies a rate that is different from the market reference rate. The margin is the percentage difference between the market reference rate and the exchange rate actually applied to the transaction.
Total cost (%)
The total cost of sending a remittance transfer includes: the fee charged to the sender plus the exchange rate margin.
Total cost (CAD)sort descendingTotal cost (USD)sort descending
The total cost of sending a remittance transfer includes: the fee charged to the sender plus the exchange rate margin.
Wave
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
0.02
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.68
0.02
0.020.02
0.040.04
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
0.12
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.60
0.12
0.120.12
0.240.24
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
3.08
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 79.18
3.08
3.083.08
6.166.16
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.007.00
0.12
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.60
0.12
3.623.62
7.247.24
Transferwise
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
7.177.17
0.26
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.49
0.26
3.843.84
7.687.68
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
3.993.99
1.93
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 80.12
1.93
3.933.93
7.867.86
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
Medium
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.007.00
0.85
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.00
0.85
4.354.35
8.708.70
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
2.01
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 80.06
2.01
4.514.51
9.029.02
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
4.994.99
3.08
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 79.18
3.08
5.585.58
11.1611.16
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
4.994.99
3.08
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 79.18
3.08
5.585.58
11.1611.16
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
Medium
Receiving method
Agent
High
10.0010.00
0.85
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.00
0.85
5.855.85
11.7011.70
Small World
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
Low
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
2.08
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 80.00
2.08
6.086.08
12.1612.16
Royal Bank of Canada
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
13.5013.50
-0.35
Percentage difference between market reference rate 0.75 and exchange rate charged 0.75
-0.35
6.406.40
12.8012.80
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
10.0010.00
2.01
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 80.06
2.01
7.017.01
14.0214.02
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Call Center
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
9.009.00
3.11
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 79.16
3.11
7.617.61
15.2215.22
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.007.00
4.20
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 78.27
4.20
7.707.70
15.4015.40
ScotiaBank
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
15.0015.00
1.09
Percentage difference between market reference rate 0.75 and exchange rate charged 0.74
1.09
8.598.59
17.1817.18
Toronto Dominion Bank
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Bank branch, Call Center, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
30.0030.00
0.44
Percentage difference between market reference rate 0.75 and exchange rate charged 0.74
0.44
15.4415.44
30.8830.88
Total Average Fourth Quarter 2020
5.525.52
Total Average Third Quarter 2020
7.307.30
Total Average
Fee
7.927.92
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
1.551.55
Total Cost Percent (%)
5.525.52
Total Cost (CAD) Total Cost (USD)
11.0311.03
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Same day 2 days 6 days or more
Bank account Cash Mobile wallet
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Receiving method
Wave
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
0.02
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.68
0.02
0.020.02
0.100.10
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
0.12
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.60
0.12
0.120.12
0.600.60
Royal Bank of Canada
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
13.5013.50
-0.35
Percentage difference between market reference rate 0.75 and exchange rate charged 0.75
-0.35
2.352.35
11.7511.75
Transferwise
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
11.2411.24
0.26
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.49
0.26
2.512.51
12.5512.55
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
3.993.99
1.93
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 80.12
1.93
2.732.73
13.6513.65
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
Medium
Receiving method
Agent
High
10.0010.00
0.85
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.00
0.85
2.852.85
14.2514.25
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
2.01
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 80.06
2.01
3.013.01
15.0515.05
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
3.08
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 79.18
3.08
3.083.08
15.4015.40
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
15.0015.00
0.12
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.60
0.12
3.123.12
15.6015.60
Small World
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
Low
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
2.08
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 80.00
2.08
3.683.68
18.4018.40
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
Medium
Receiving method
Agent
High
15.0015.00
0.85
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 81.00
0.85
3.853.85
19.2519.25
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
10.0010.00
2.01
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 80.06
2.01
4.014.01
20.0520.05
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
4.994.99
3.08
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 79.18
3.08
4.084.08
20.4020.40
ScotiaBank
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
15.0015.00
1.09
Percentage difference between market reference rate 0.75 and exchange rate charged 0.74
1.09
4.094.09
20.4520.45
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Call Center
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
9.009.00
3.11
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 79.16
3.11
4.914.91
24.5524.55
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
10.9910.99
3.08
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 79.18
3.08
5.285.28
26.4026.40
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.007.00
4.20
Percentage difference between market reference rate 81.70 and exchange rate charged 78.27
4.20
5.605.60
28.0028.00
Toronto Dominion Bank
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Bank branch, Call Center, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
30.0030.00
0.44
Percentage difference between market reference rate 0.75 and exchange rate charged 0.74
0.44
6.446.44
32.2032.20
Total Average Fourth Quarter 2020
3.433.43
Total Average Third Quarter 2020
5.265.26
Total Average
Fee
9.379.37
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
1.551.55
Total Cost Percent (%)
3.433.43
Total Cost (CAD) Total Cost (USD)
17.1517.15
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Same day 2 days 6 days or more
Bank account Cash Mobile wallet