How to send money to New Zealand
Learn how to transfer money to New Zealand at the lowest cost in a few easy steps
1. Check the NZD mid-market exchange rate against your sending currency
Sending money at the right moment means more money arrives. It's a good idea to subscribe to exchange rate email alerts to monitor the evolution of the NZD exchange rate.
2. Find the optimal option by comparing the available options.
We compare a lot of money transfer companies to make money transfers to New Zealand, such as TransferWise, Western Union, MoneyGram, Currencies Direct, CurrencyFair. Sending money with the right service from the list is the best way to save on fees and exchange rate.
3. Pick the best service for your personal needs
Search for the option with the best price, the quickiest transfer options, best reviews, or a combination of these factors.
You may also want to take into account the pay-in and pay-out options. You will often find money transfer services offering to you the option to wire the money from your bank account, others will also give you the option to pay by debit and credit cards. On the recipient's side in New Zealand, you can decide if your want the converted amount to be transferred to your recipient's account or available for pick-up in cash at an agent location.
4. Sign up and get started wih your transfer to New Zealand with the money transfer provider you selected
Now is the time to sign up on the money transfer provider's online portal - be aware you will often need to upload a copy of your ID and/or a proof of adress - and provide the details of your transfer.