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Transfers to a bank account
The 6 best options to transfer USD to a bank account in Italy
Cash pick-up at an agent location
The 2 best options to send USD for cash pick-up at agent locations in Italy
Transfers via a foreign exchange company
Foreign exchange companies (also known as "forex brokers") are usually the best options for large transactions and offer personalized phone or email service. The rates we list are indicative only, to make sure you get the best deal we recommend requesting a quote from multiple providers.
Cash delivery at home
The 1 best options to have USD delivered in cash to your recipient's home in Italy
Bill payment solutions
The 1 best options to pay for bills in Italy
Airtime top-up solutions
The 1 best options to buy airtime in Italy
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We currently compare 11 different options available for sending money from the United States to Italy.
If the recipient of the transfer wants to receive in his bank account in Italy, then the cheapest provider at the moment is OFX, with no transfer fees and a very competitive USD-EUR conversion rate (current rate: 1 USD = 0.8889 EUR).
In comparison, the total cost of your transfer would be 25.97 USD (approximately 20x more expensive) if you were to use MoneyGram for the very same transaction.
Two other money transfer providers that could be interesting for your transfer are InstaReM and Currencies Direct.
If the person you're sending money to wants to receive in cash at an agent location in Italy, then Xoom currently offers the best deal you can get with 4.99 USD for the transfer fees and a competitive USD-EUR exchange rate (their current rate is 1 USD = 0.862 EUR).
Adding the fees and exchange rate margin, the total cost for a cash transfer with Xoom is 14.07 USD, in comparison the total cost of your transfer would be 25.97 USD if you were to use MoneyGram to make the same transaction.
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Yes. We only list money transfer operators or banks that are fully authorized and monitored by the regulation authorities of the countries where they operate.
Before each international money transfer, you should come and compare the costs of the different options on Monito, as they may have changed. Once you fill out the above form and click on compare, you’ll see a list of all the options to send money between two countries. The cheapest option is at the top, but you may want to consider other criteria such as the speed of transaction or the pay-in or pay-out methods.
Of course! Banks are usually not the best way to make international money transfers. The fees can be quite low (and sometimes even zero), but beware of the poor exchange rates which banks often apply. We list as many banks as possible in our results, so do compare to find out if you’d be better off switching to another bank or a specialized money transfer company.
Monito is not a money transfer company. We’re here to help you find the best way to send money abroad. Just tell us which country you’re sending money from and which country you want to send money to, and we’ll show you a list of all available services. Once you select the best one for your needs, you'll be redirected to their website to get started with your money transfer.
As much as we try to have complete information and to include as many money transfer companies in our results, we sometimes miss a few. In this case, the best solution would be to write us a short message to let us know what’s missing!