How to send money to the United Arab Emirates
Discover how to transfer money to the United Arab Emirates with the best rate in 4 easy steps
1. Check the AED interbank exchange rate against your sending currency
Although the currency market is uncertain, it is a good idea to keep an eye on it so that you can optimize how much your recipient will receive. It's a good idea to subscribe to our smart exchange rate alerts to follow the AED mid-market rate against your currency.
2. Find the best deal by comparing the 24 available money transfer providers.
There are 24 providers able to send money to the United Arab Emirates, such as TransferWise, Western Union, MoneyGram, CurrencyFair, Currencies Direct. Get the most of your transfer by comparing them all and go with the best option for your upcoming money transfer.
3. Pick the best money transfer company with your own criteria
Do you need to make a transfer to the United Arab Emirates at the lowest cost, with the fastest option or with the solution with the best customer reviews?
In addition, you may want to have a look at the pay-in/out methods. Most of the time you'll find money transfer companies offering to you the option to send the money from your bank account, some will also accept credit and debit cards. In United Arab Emirates, select the right option, whether you need the converted amount to be deposited on a local bank account or available for pick-up in cash at an agent location.
4. Sign up and start your transfer to the United Arab Emirates with the provider you selected
Go to the money transfer provider's website to register - be aware you will often need to upload an ID and/or a proof of adress - and provide the details of your money transfer to the United Arab Emirates.