How to send money to Russia
Find out how to make a money transfer to Russia with the lowest fees and best rates in a few easy steps
1. Check the RUB interbank exchange rate against your sending currency
Transfering money on the right day can help you save money. Keep track of the evolution of the Russian ruble exchange rate and make your transfer when the RUB rate gets to a specific level.
2. Make your choice among the 16 providers available for transfers to Russia in order to select the best one.
Monito compares many services able to send money to Russia, such as TransferGo, TransferWise, Western Union, MoneyGram, Currencies Direct. Save money by comparing them all and select the most competitive option for your upcoming transfer.
3. Choose the best option for your needs
Which criteria is the most important for you? Overall cost, speed, number of positive evaluations? Consider the pros and cons before making your choice.
You may also want to have a look at the pay-in/out methods. Local bank transfer, debit and/or credit cards are the most common pay-in methods to send money to Russia online. At the other end, in Russia, choose if you need the converted amount 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 start your transaction with the company you selected
Visit the money transfer provider's website to register - be aware you will often need to give a copy of your ID and/or a proof of adress - and get started with your transaction.
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