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Transfers to a bank account

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The 5 best options to transfer USD to a bank account in Sri Lanka

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    Total cost

    1.84 USD
    Exchange rate 171.6000 
    (-0.11%
    Fees 1.50 USD
    $10 off your first transfer with code MONIUS10
    Use code MONIUS10 to get $10 off your first transfer of $100 or above.

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      2 days
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    Total cost

    4.79 USD
    Exchange rate 171.7750 
    (-0.01%
    Fees 4.76 USD

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      2 days
    • Debit card
      (+ USD 0.45)
      Next day
    • Direct bank payment
      (+ USD 0.45)
      3-5 days
    • Credit card
      (+ USD 5.40)
      Next day
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    Total cost

    8.49 USD
    Exchange rate 169.7900 
    (-1.17%
    Fees 4.99 USD

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Direct bank payment
      Same day
    • Debit card
      Same day
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    Total cost

    9.73 USD
    Exchange rate 166.2224 
    (-3.24%
    Fees 0 USD 9.99 USD
    Zero transfer fees with code MONITO

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Debit card
      Next day
    • Credit card
      Next day
    • Direct bank payment
      3-5 days
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    Total cost

    25.13 USD
    Exchange rate 168.8592 
    (-1.71%
    Fees 20.00 USD

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Debit card
      Next day
    • Credit card
      Next day

Cash pick-up at an agent location

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The 4 best options to send USD for cash pick-up at agent locations in Sri Lanka

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    Total cost

    8.49 USD
    Exchange rate 169.7900 
    (-1.17%
    Fees 4.99 USD

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Direct bank payment
      Same day
    • Debit card
      Same day
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    Total cost

    9.73 USD
    Exchange rate 166.2224 
    (-3.24%
    Fees 0 USD 9.99 USD
    Zero transfer fees with code MONITO

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Credit card
      In minutes
    • Debit card
      In minutes
    • Direct bank payment
      3-5 days
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    Total cost

    25.13 USD
    Exchange rate 168.8592 
    (-1.71%
    Fees 20.00 USD

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Debit card
      In minutes
    • Credit card
      In minutes

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.

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    Total cost

    18.88 USD
    Exchange rate 160.9860 
    (-6.29%
    Fees 0 USD

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days


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What are the best options for your transfer from the United States to Sri Lanka?

Our comparison engine found 9 options available to make a transfer to Sri Lanka from the United States.

To transfer your to a bank account in in Sri Lanka, InstaReM is at the moment the most competitive option with 1.5 USD for the transfer fees and a very competitive USD-LKR exchange rate (their current rate is 1 USD = 171.775 LKR).

Adding the fees and exchange rate margin, the total cost with InstaReM is 1.84 USD, but the total cost would be 25.13 USD (approximately 14x as much) if you wanted to use MoneyGram to make the same transaction.

Two other money transfer providers to consider include TransferWise and Transfast.

Cash is the more convenient option for you? We also compare 3 providers able to send for cash pick-up in Sri Lanka: Transfast is currently the cheapest provider with 4.99 USD for the transfer fees and a good USD-LKR conversion rate (their current exchange rate is 1 USD = 169.79 LKR).

In comparison, the total cost of your transfer would be 25.13 USD if you were to use MoneyGram to make the same transaction.

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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.

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