How to send money to Costa Rica
Discover how to make a money transfer to Costa Rica with the best providers in a few easy steps
1. Check the CRC exchange rate against the currency you want to send
Even though the evolution of the currency market is uncertain, it can help you save money to stay on top of it in order to optimize how many you will receive against your sending currency. We recommend our users to use smart alerts to follow the evolution of the CRC exchange rate.
2. Compare the 8 services available to send money to Costa Rica in order to select the best deal.
There are 8 providers to transfer money to Costa Rica, such as TransferWise, Western Union, MoneyGram, Xendpay, WorldRemit. Selecting the best provider from the list is the best way to save on fees and exchange rate.
3. Choose the best service for your needs
Do you need to send money to Costa Rica with the most competitive provider, as fast as possible or with the best rated provider?
In addition, it is important to pay attention to the payment solution and pay-out options. Customers often have the option to transfer the money by a local bank transfer or by cards (credit or debit). On the other side of the transfer, you can decide if your want the amount in CRC to be sent directly to the recipient's bank account or received in cash (from an agent location).
4. Sign up and start your transaction with the service of your choice
Go to the provider's homepage to register (you most of the time have to upload some ID documents to prove your identity), and set upyour money transfer to Costa Rica.