1 October 2020
Send money to the Philippines from the U.S. with Paysend
There are over 10 million Filipinos living abroad, including 2 million in the U.S. They play a vital role in their adopted countries, as well as in the Philippines, often sending money home to their loved ones.
In order to make sure friends and family in the Philippines receive the most money possible with the least hassle, Filipino expats need a reliable and simple money transfer service. Here are four key questions to ask as you look for the best way to send money to the Philippines.
How can I send money to the Philippines from the U.S.?
There are a few different options when it comes to sending money to the Philippines from the U.S. You can either choose to transfer your money with the help of a cashier at a bank or money transfer outlet, or by yourself using online transfer services. Going in-store to send your money can be convenient if you need guidance with your money transfers, but you may have to pay more for these services and your recipient in the Philippines may receive less money. If you would rather beat long bank lines by sending the money yourself, then online and in-app money transfers are for you.
Global transfers with the Paysend app are fast, easy and offers a cheap, simple way to send money to the Philippines from the U.S. In fact, Paysend has over 2.4 million users, and the Philippines is one of our top destinations for money transfers. With Paysend, you can send money directly to another bank account.
How much does it cost to send money to the Philippines?
Many money transfer services charge large fees or take a percentage of the amount sent. But with Paysend it costs only $2 to send money to the Philippines, no matter how much you want to send. For example, if you want to send $100 or $1,000 from the U.S. to the Philippines, the fee will always be $2.
How much will my recipient receive?
Paysend uses competitive exchange rates, and combined with our low fees, we provide a cheap option for money transfers to the Philippines. You can find out exactly how much your recipient in the Philippines will receive on our homepage.
How long does it take to transfer money to the Philippines?
Most of our transfers arrive in the Philippines within a few minutes of being sent. The time it takes depends on your recipient’s bank processing times, it could take up to three business days.
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