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How to send money to Kenya

Learn how to send money to Kenya with the lowest fees and best rates in four easy steps

1. Check the KES mid-market exchange rate against the currency you want to send

Sending money on the right day means more money arrives. Monitor the evolution of the Kenyan shilling exchange rate and transfer your money when the KES rate gets to a specific level.

2. Go with the optimal option by comparing the 21 available services.

Monito's comparison engine lists many companies to transfer money to Kenya, such as TransferWise, Western Union, MoneyGram, Currencies Direct, Xendpay. You will save big by comparing all your options and select the most competitive one for your upcoming transfer.

3. Choose the best provider with your own criteria

What is the most important for you? The total cost, time for the money to arrive, customer reviews? Balance the different criteria before selecting the provider.

It is also important to take into account the pay-in and pay-out methods. You often have the option to pay your transfer by wiring the money from your bank account or by credit or debit cards. At the other end, in Kenya, you can decide if your want the money to be deposited on a local bank account or received in cash (from an agent location).

4. Sign up and get started wih your money transfer to Kenya with the provider you selected

Visit the money transfer provider's homepage to go through the sign-up process (you normally have to provide some ID documents to prove your identity), and set upyour money transfer to Kenya.

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