UAE: Western Union launches domestic money transfer service
Western Union Financial Services, Inc., a worldwide leader in money transfer services, has announced a new beneficial service for customers living in the UAE. People can now send and receive money to and from family, friends and businesses within the country within minutes via the Western Union Money Transfer® service. And with more than 250 agent locations throughout the Emirates, chances are that there is an agent location nearby.
Starting with a service fee of 20 AED for transactions up to 3,675 AED² the service allows customers to send and receive funds quickly and conveniently to and from participating agent locations within the UAE. All nationalities that live and work in the UAE need to transfer money inside the country for business or personal purpose and to complete a transaction, consumers can follow a simple process:
A customer completes a ‘To Send Money’ form at a Western Union agent location and provides identification.
The agent collects the transfer amount plus fee, and processes the transaction.
The receiver completes a ‘To Receive Money’ form at any Western Union agent location and provides identification.
The money is available for pick-up at Western Union receiving agent locations within minutes.
Katta Prasad, Marketing Manager, Middle East Pakistan and Afghanistan Western Union Financial Service, said, “Western Union understands the importance of providing a service that is built on speed, convenience and reliability. These are the cornerstones of our service offering and will continue to lead the development of our brand. With a rich history spanning more than 150 years, consumers can be confident that their money will get to where they want it, when they want it.”
Western Union and its subsidiary Orlandi Valuta, offer money transfer services at approximately 212,000 agent locations in more than 195 countries and territories. Consumers have relied on Western Union for its speed, convenience and reliability when sending money to friends and loved ones around the world.