How to send money to the United States
Discover how to send money to the United States at the lowest cost in a few easy steps
1. See if the USD exchange rate is favorable
Transfering money on the right day gives your more USD for your money. Follow the evolution of the United States dollar exchange rate and make your transfer at a favorable moment.
2. Find the best option by comparing the available services.
Monito lists 39 companies to make money transfers to the United States, such as TransferGo, TransferWise, Western Union, MoneyGram, CurrencyFair. You can save a lot of money by comparing all these providers to find the best option for your upcoming transfer.
3. Choose the best money transfer company based on your criteria
What is the most important for you? Price, speed of the transaction, number of positive evaluations? Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages before selecting the provider.
You may also want to consider the pay-in and pay-out methods. You may have the option to transfer the money by wiring the money from your bank account or by cards (credit or debit). On the recipient's side in United States, choose if you need the money to be sent directly to the recipient's bank account or received in cash (from an agent location).
4. Sign up and start your transaction with the service of your choice
Go to the provider's homepage to complete the sign-up process - be aware you will often need to upload a copy of your ID and/or a proof of adress - and configure your money transfer to the United States.