Remittance Prices Worldwide

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Data collected on: Mar 24, 2021
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 (USD)sort descending
The total cost of sending a remittance transfer includes: the fee charged to the sender plus the exchange rate margin.
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
2.502.50
5.005.00
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
2.502.50
5.005.00
Walmart2World
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
4.004.00
8.008.00
Ulink
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
8.998.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
4.504.50
9.009.00
Go Vianex
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
2.992.99
3.39
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 590.62
3.39
4.884.88
9.769.76
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
9.999.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
5.005.00
10.0010.00
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
9.999.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
5.005.00
10.0010.00
Sigue Money Transfers
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
3.993.99
3.33
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 591.00
3.33
5.325.32
10.6410.64
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
3.17
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 591.99
3.17
5.675.67
11.3411.34
Go Vianex
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.995.99
3.39
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 590.62
3.39
6.386.38
12.7612.76
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
3.17
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 591.99
3.17
7.177.17
14.3414.34
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
14.9914.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
7.507.50
15.0015.00
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
13.0013.00
8.55
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 559.07
8.55
15.0515.05
30.1030.10
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
15.36
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 517.43
15.36
17.8617.86
35.7235.72
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.007.00
14.71
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 521.41
14.71
18.2118.21
36.4236.42
Total Average First Quarter
7.447.44
Total Average Fourth Quarter 2020
6.556.55
Total Average
Fee
7.537.53
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
3.673.67
Total Cost Percent (%)
7.447.44
Total Cost (USD) Total Cost (USD)
14.8714.87
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Same day 3-5 days
Bank account Cash
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Receiving method
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
1.001.00
5.005.00
Walmart2World
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
1.601.60
8.008.00
Ulink
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
9.999.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
2.002.00
10.0010.00
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
9.999.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
2.002.00
10.0010.00
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
9.999.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
2.002.00
10.0010.00
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
11.9911.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
2.402.40
12.0012.00
Go Vianex
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
2.992.99
3.39
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 590.62
3.39
3.993.99
19.9519.95
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
3.17
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 591.99
3.17
4.174.17
20.8520.85
Sigue Money Transfers
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
3.33
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 591.00
3.33
4.334.33
21.6521.65
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
3.17
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 591.99
3.17
4.774.77
23.8523.85
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
26.9926.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
5.405.40
27.0027.00
Go Vianex
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
15.4915.49
3.39
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 590.62
3.39
6.496.49
32.4532.45
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
20.5020.50
8.45
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 559.67
8.45
12.5512.55
62.7562.75
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
15.24
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 518.15
15.24
16.2416.24
81.2081.20
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
9.009.00
14.61
Percentage difference between market reference rate 611.34 and exchange rate charged 522.01
14.61
16.4116.41
82.0582.05
Total Average First Quarter
5.695.69
Total Average Fourth Quarter 2020
4.794.79
Total Average
Fee
10.1910.19
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
3.653.65
Total Cost Percent (%)
5.695.69
Total Cost (USD) Total Cost (USD)
28.4528.45
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Same day 3-5 days
Bank account Cash