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Data collected on: May 09, 2019
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Receiving method
Go Vianex
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
2.992.99
4.85
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 565.78
4.85
6.346.34
12.6812.68
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
2.992.99
12.22
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 521.95
12.22
13.7113.71
27.4227.42
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
3.993.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
2.002.00
4.004.00
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
3.993.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
2.002.00
4.004.00
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
6.22
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 557.64
6.22
8.728.72
17.4417.44
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
3.15
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 575.87
3.15
5.655.65
11.3011.30
Go Vianex
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
5.995.99
4.85
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 565.78
4.85
7.847.84
15.6815.68
Vigo
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
1.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 588.67
1.00
5.005.00
10.0010.00
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
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
0.97
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 588.85
0.97
4.974.97
9.949.94
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
3.15
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 575.87
3.15
7.157.15
14.3014.30
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
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
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
This RSP is not transparent: the exchange rate applied to the transaction was not disclosed. The 0% in the exchange rate margin does NOT necessarily mean that there is no exchange rate cost, but rather that this cost is not disclosed to the sender at the time of sending.
Sigue Money Transfers
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
6.006.00
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
3.003.00
6.006.00
Total Average Second Quarter
5.775.77
Total Average First Quarter
7.207.20
Total Average
Fee
6.996.99
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
2.282.28
Total Cost Percent (%)
5.775.77
Total Cost (USD) Total Cost (USD)
11.5511.55
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
3.993.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
0.800.80
4.004.00
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.998.99
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
1.801.80
9.009.00
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
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
0.97
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 588.85
0.97
2.572.57
12.8512.85
Vigo
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
1.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 588.67
1.00
2.602.60
13.0013.00
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
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
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
3.15
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 575.87
3.15
4.154.15
20.7520.75
Go Vianex
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
2.992.99
4.85
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 565.78
4.85
5.455.45
27.2527.25
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
3.15
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 575.87
3.15
4.754.75
23.7523.75
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
High
15.4915.49
4.85
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 565.78
4.85
7.957.95
39.7539.75
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
6.22
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 557.64
6.22
7.227.22
36.1036.10
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
2.992.99
12.22
Percentage difference between market reference rate 594.60 and exchange rate charged 521.95
12.22
12.8212.82
64.1064.10
This RSP is not transparent: the exchange rate applied to the transaction was not disclosed. The 0% in the exchange rate margin does NOT necessarily mean that there is no exchange rate cost, but rather that this cost is not disclosed to the sender at the time of sending.
Sigue Money Transfers
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
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
Total Average Second Quarter
4.074.07
Total Average First Quarter
5.125.12
Total Average
Fee
8.968.96
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
2.282.28
Total Cost Percent (%)
4.074.07
Total Cost (USD) Total Cost (USD)
20.3520.35
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Same day 3-5 days
Bank account Cash