How to send money to El Salvador
Learn how to make a money transfer to El Salvador with the best rate in a few easy steps
1. Check if the United States dollar exchange rate is at your advantage
Making your transfer on the right day is a good way to optimize your transfer. We advise our users to subscribe to exchange rate email alerts to stay updated about the USD mid-market's evolution.
2. Select the most interesting deal by comparing the available options.
There are quite a few services offering money transfer services to El Salvador, such as TransferWise, Western Union, MoneyGram, Currencies Direct, CurrencyFair. Save money by comparing all these options and select the most competitive option for your transfer.
3. Select the best provider for your transfer
Are you looking for the provider with the lowest total cost, fastest transfer speed, best customer reviews, or a good combination of the three.
Another important aspect is to take into account the payment solution and pay-out options. Transferring money from your e-banking or via your debit or credit card are the most often available pay-in methods to send money to El Salvador online. On the other side of the transfer, you can decide if your want the money to be transferred to your recipient's account or received in cash (from an agent location).
4. Sign up and start your money transfer to El Salvador with the company of your choice
The last step is to sign up on the money transfer provider's online portal (you usually have to provide information to prove your identity), and provide the details of your transaction.