How to send money to Haiti
Learn how to send money to Haiti at the lowest cost in a few easy steps
1. Check the HTG mid-market exchange rate against your own currency
Sending money on a date when the mid-market is higher than usual is a good way to optimize your transfer. Frequently check the evolution of the Haitian gourde mid-market and validate your transaction when the exchange rate reaches your target level.
2. Select the best deal by comparing all services.
There are many providers to transfer money to Haiti, such as TransferWise, Western Union, MoneyGram, WorldRemit, Xoom. Save money by comparing all your options and select the best one for your transfer.
3. Choose the best provider for you
Do you need to send money to Haiti at the lowest total cost, with the highest speed of transfer or with the provider with the best ratings?
You may also want to have a look at the options to pay for the transfer and receive the money. Most of the time you'll have money transfer companies offering to you the option to transfer the money directly from your bank account, some will also allow you to pay with your credit and debit cards. To receive the money in Haiti, look at different options if you need the money to be sent directly to the recipient's bank account or available for pick-up in cash at an agent location.
4. Sign up and get started wih your transfer with the provider of your choice
The last step is to register on the money transfer provider's online portal - be prepared to give an ID and/or a proof of adress - and get started with your transaction.