QuickRemit by HDFC Review- NRI Money Transfer from Australia and Singapore 2019

QuickRemit Review by Exchange Rate IQ

Overall rating
8.5 /10

HDFC Bank’s Quickremit is an online money remittance service provider for the NRIs living in Singapore and Australia. It is about to start its services in Canada & USA also soon. The company offers quick doorstep delivery to over 1650 locations across India. Its goal is to provide the best foreign exchange services without compromising on the security and agility of the service. Some of the benefits of using the services of Quick remit payment to India are:

  • Highly secured
  • Quick, easy, and convenient transfer
  • Transfer through Demand Draft
  • Round the clock customer assistance

Review of QuickRemit :

Quickremit is an online money transfer service offered by HDFC Bank, India’s leading private sector bank which is powered by NYUVO. The company offers funds transfer from Australia and Singapore to India in more than 6,000 cities. The company is using a highly secured Norton certificate, with a goal to provide threat and worry-free transfers to customers.

The company only offers personal transfer to the customer with a different minimum and maximums in both Australia and Singapore. These are:

Australia:

  • Minimum Amount of AUD to execute a transaction is AUD 250
  • Maximum Amount of AUD that can be sent in one transaction is AUD 10000 with 10 transactions in a day.
  • One can send maximum amount is AUD 350,000 in a year

Singapore:

  • Minimum Amount of SGD to execute a transaction is SGD 250
  • Maximum Amount of SGD that can be sent in one transaction is SGD 30000 with 10 transactions in a day.
  • One can send maximum amount is SGD 350,000 in a year

On Customer Support, the company is providing 24*7 customer assistance to the users so that one can use its services and ask support team.

Pricing : How much does QuickRemit cost?

8 /10

Quick Remit Transfer Fee

There is no transfer fee after a limit, but if you transfer below the limit you have to pay a flat fee. The fee charged by Quickremit are:

HDFC Quick Remit Singapore to India Fee

250- 999 SGD : 4 SGD

1000-30000 SGD : 0 SGD

HDFC Quick Remit Australia to India Fee

250-999 AUD : 5 AUD

1000-10000 AUD : 0 AUD

Quick Remit Rates

If you are remitting funds to India, then Quick remit exchange rates are highly attractive both from Australia as well as Singapore. They keep changing the rates as per the live market rates and there is a minimum difference between the live prices and the rates offered by Quickremit. They locked the exchange rates once you start the transaction and even these rates are much better than those offered by the banks.

Any Other Fee

The company charges GST on transferring the funds. It has a fixed rate of this which is shown in the table below:

Gross amount GST Rate
Up to Rs 1,00,000/- 0.18% of the gross amount of currency exchanged subject to the minimum tax of Rs 45
Rs 1,00,000/- to Rs 10,00,000/- Rs 180 +0.09% of the gross amount of currency exchanged for an amount of rupees exceeding Rs 100,000/
Above Rs 10,00,000/- Rs 990+0.018% of the gross amount of currency exchanged for an amount of rupees exceeding Rs 10,00,000/, subject to maximum amount of Rs 10,800/

The company is not one of the cheapest options but offers better rates than many other competitors. Therefore, we rate it 8 out of 10 under pricing head.

Transparency: Does QuickRemit have any hidden fees?

10 /10

HDFC Quickremit Hidden Fee

The company does not charge any hidden fees from its clients. The amount that has been shown to you on the transaction page will be received by the recipient.

HDFC Quick Remit Tracking Details

The company provides 10-digit Remitter Transaction Reference Number (RTRN) with every transfer through email. You can track your transaction using this number after logging in the account under “Status Tracker” head.

As per the experts of Exchange Rate IQ, the company has been offering best and highly transparent services. Therefore, we rate it 10 out of 10 for its transparency.

Transfer Speed: How long does it take to send money through QuickRemit?

7/10

The company offers fast transfers within 1 working day depending on the day you are sending money. If you are sending money on any public holiday including Saturday, Sunday or any other bank holiday, then it might take longer time.

Remittance Delivery Schedule

Country Credited to HDFC Bank Nostro Account Credit to HDFC Bank Account Credit to Other Bank Accounts
Australia 1 working day from booking your remittance 1 Working Day 1 Working Day
Singapore Same Day Fund Transfer 1 Working Day 1 Working Day

Quick remit to India does not offer instant transfers as many of its customers and one has to wait for at least 1 day, therefore, we rate it 7 out of 10.

Coverage: How many Countries & Currencies does QuickRemit support?

7/10

Quickremit only offers transfers only to India from Australia and Singapore. So the people who reside in any other part of the world cannot use its services. In India, the company has more than 6,000 reach-out locations in case one transfer the fund through demand draft (DD). They will provide the money directly at the doorstep as the recipient need not to go to an agent to collect money. You can find the Quickremit collection locations here.

It has been providing services at many places in India, and when it comes to bank transfer, it also offers the transfer to any bank, but it has been offering transfers only from Australia and Singapore. Therefore, we rate it 7 out of 10 for its coverage. So, if you want to use the services of HDFC Quick Remit login here.

QuickRemit Transfer Process

Step-By-Step Guide to Transfer Funds with HDFC’s Quickremit

  1. Go to the website of Quickremit.

  2. Select the country from where you send the money to India, i.e., Australia or Singapore.

  3. You will be redirected to a new page where it will show the Quickremit’s exchange rate.

  4. Click on “Quickremit Now” at the top of the page.

  5. Here they will ask you to login, but if you are a new user than first register with them.

  6. Enter all the personal details asked by the company including address, mail ID, etc.

  7. Accept all the term and conditions after reading and submit.

  8. Enter the bank details of yours and of the recipient.

  9. You will receive the account confirmation mail on your registered email ID.

  10. Click on the link and your account will be confirmed.

  11. Now enter the personal as well as banking details of the recipient.

  12. Enter the amount you want to send.

  13. Recheck all the details and click on send.

User experience of QuickRemit

7/10

Quick remit to India HDFC is a highly responsive website. It is also providing the exchange rate calculator which shows the exchange rate just by entering the amount you want to send. Get Quick remit rate calculator here. Some of the positive and negative aspects of the company are:

Positive:

  • Transfer funds to any bank account in India
  • Direct credit funds to the beneficiary account

Negative:

  • No mobile apps
  • Limited payment and delivery options

With QuickRemit, one can transfer funds only through bank account and demand draft. There is no other way of payment or cash pickup option.

QuickRemit Customer Support:

The company is offering 24*7 customer services over call and email

Quick Remit Customer Care Number: 1 877 5584257

Quick Remit Customer Care Email: [email protected]

Quick Remit Apps:

The company is not offering its mobile apps which is a major drawback.

HDFC Quick Remit Promo Code

The company offers various promo codes to the users through email and SMS. This will help them to transfer funds at discounted prices.

HDFC Quick Remit Refer a Friend

The company also offers to refer a friend option, where it provides a link which you have to share with your friends. When they do their first transfer, you will get a few points which will reduce the fee when you perform the next transfer.

Quickremit has a vast area where it can grow and develop its services. The company is not offering business and charitable transfers. At the same time, it is available only in Australia and Singapore, and therefore, we rate the user experience 7 out of 10. For start using the services of Quickremit sign up here.

Security : Is QuickRemit Safe?

9/10

Every now and then, we heard a new report regarding the online security hack and cyber attacks which affect the security of people. Therefore, it is very much important to know if the transactions you are performing online are safe or not. So, if you are transferring funds through HDFC Quickremit, then you need not to worry about any threat because the company is highly secured.

The web browser of the company is developed with 128-bit secure socket layer (SSL) connection.

The company is digitally certified by Norton Secured.

So, the company is highly secured and even unable the account after a few failed attempts of login. Therefore, we rate it 9 out of 10 for security.

Transfer Type And Modes

Pay In Options

Bank

Pay Out Options

Bank

Service Mode

 Online

Exchange Rate Type

Fixed