Reviews of Worldremit Money Transfer Company

9.4 score based on 15321 reviews

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Overview

WorldRemit is an online money transfer service that provides international remittance services to expatriates and migrant workers. WorldRemit was founded in 2010 by Ismail Ahmed, a former compliance advisor to the United Nations Development Programme. Why you should choose WorldRemit ?
  • Low cost
  • Simple
  • Fast
  • Trusted
  • Safe and secure

Exchange Rate IQ’s Review of Worldremit.com

Overall Score
8.5

WorldRemit offers a very user friendly online money transfer service that fast, secure and relatively cheaper than other money transfer companies.

WorldRemit allows users to send money from 50 countries worldwide to over 110 countries. Clients can choose from multiple methods to send money overseas, including bank deposit, cash pick-up, Mobile Money, or airtime top-up. With any option and any device, the transfer procedure is designed to be simple; users simply choose their country, include the recipient details, and send their desired amount.

WorldRemit is a low-cost alternative to traditional money transfer services, and the fact that you can transfer money anywhere and at any time using the WorldRemit website or mobile app makes it a highly convenient service.

The money transfer company has since gained global success, with over $100 million in funding received from renowned investment corporations Accel Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures. For more details about WorldRemit funding & investment you can check Crunchbase

Pricing
8
Speed
8
Security
10
Transparency
9
Market Coverage
7
User Experience
9

Pricing : How much does Worldremit cost?

Exchange rate

WorldRemit offers locked in exchange rate depending on the pay-out method so that you can know how much money will reach to your recipient.

Transfer fees

WorldRemit fee will depend on the pay-out method you want to choose for your money transfer like fees for cash pickup can be higher than for a bank deposit.

Payment methods

  • Bank Deposit: In this pay-out method, money will be credited to the bank account of your recipient. They will then be able to withdraw the funds as cash, use them to make payments, or make an onwards bank transfer.
  • Cash Pickup: In this method, the money you send will be available for pickup in cash at a local agent location of a WorldRemit partner.
  • Mobile Money: It allows you to send money to a mobile money account also known as mobile wallet, such as Vodafone, Airtel, Globe Cash, Tigo, etc. so that your recipient can get money anywhere at any time.
  • Airtime Top-up: You can also choose to top-up your recipient’s mobile airtime to make calls or send SMS text messages.

Transparency: Does Worldremit have any hidden fees?

WorldRemit does not charge any other fee but if you are paying by credit card, you should be aware that your card provider might charge you a cash advance fee. It’s best to check this with your card provider directly to avoid any bad surprises. Also, if you are sending an airtime topup, note that some countries apply taxes which will reduce the amount of airtime received by your recipient. If this is the case, WorldRemit will warn you before you complete your transfer.

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

Many transfers sent using WorldRemit arrive instantly. Some can take longer, depending on how the money is being received.

  • Bank deposit: Instant transfers for selected banks.
  • Cash pick-up: Available instantly
  • Airtime top-up: Always instant
  • Mobile Money: Always instant
  • Home delivery: 24hrs – 7 days depending on location.

Security : Is Worldremit Safe?

WorldRemit is headquartered in the United Kingdom. WorldRemit protects consumers against fraud and safeguard their funds. WorldRemit processed 3.5 million transactions in 2015 alone, transferring close to $1 billion between countries around the world. All connections to WorldRemit through their website and mobile app are secured using 256-bit SSL encryption with a 2048-bit signature. The company is very well capitalized, having raised close to $200m in capital from world-renowned investors.

WorldRemit is completely trustworthy, and it is among the most secure remittance providers available.

Coverage: How many Countries & Currencies does Worldremit support?

WorldRemit offers money transfers to more than 140 countries.

Popular money transfer destinations offered by WorldRemit include China, India, Mexico, the Philippines, Canada, Brazil and Guatemala.

Available Currencies:

AED, ALL, AMD, ARS, AUD, BAM, BBD, BDT, BGN, BIF, BOB, BRL, CAD, CDF, CHF, CLP, CNY, COP, CRC, CUC, CUP, CVE, CZK, DKK, DOP, EGP, ETB, EUR, FJD, GBP, GHS, GMD, GNF, GTQ, HKD, HNL, HRK, HTG, HUF, IDR, ILS, INR, JMD, KES, KMF, KYD, LKR, MAD, MRO, MXN, MYR, NGN, NOK, NPR, NZD, PAB, PEN, PGK, PHP, PKR, PLN, RON, RUB, RWF, SEK, SGD, SLL, SOS, SRD, THB, TND, TOP, TRY, TZS, UGX, USD, UYU, VND, XAF, XOF, ZAR, ZWD

Worldremit User Reviews and Ratings

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WorldRemit offers a very intuitive user experience on the website as well as the mobile apps. The overall process from registration, transfer and tracking is really seamless and easy to understand. A good UI & UX flow helps. A detailed FAQ section on the website answers most of the relevant questions. A chat & phone support is available for any other queries.

Based on the total reviews on Trust Pilot the rating is 8.8 or good. Most of the users appreciate the no nonsense approach to cheap and quick money transfer

Bank transfers

Review published ago

Transferring money to a bank account in Manila credit was recorded in an hour or so whilst sending money to a bank in India it takes two working days (at the time of writing this review). I wonder what the reason is.

by J. B. Olivier

Bank transfers

Review published ago

Transferring money to a bank account in Manila credit was recorded in an hour or so whilst sending money to a bank in India it takes two working days (at the time of writing this review). I wonder what the reason is.

by J. B. Olivier

World Remit is a good way of sending …

Review published ago

World Remit is a good way of sending money, l really like their low rate commission as this allows me to spread the money to the receivers. It has been a good way for me so far.

by Mama Africa

World Remit is a good way of sending …

Review published ago

World Remit is a good way of sending money, l really like their low rate commission as this allows me to spread the money to the receivers. It has been a good way for me so far.

by Mama Africa

Excellent service

Review published ago

Excellent service, quick, safe, cheap. You can not ask for more.

by Excellent

Excellent service

Review published ago

Excellent service, quick, safe, cheap. You can not ask for more.

by Excellent

good

Review published ago

the app is still working perfect, just what i don't like this time was that they charge me 2 dlls per transaction when usually was 0.1 cents, but still is good because others apps or transfer services charge you up to 10 dlls

by andres

good

Review published ago

the app is still working perfect, just what i don't like this time was that they charge me 2 dlls per transaction when usually was 0.1 cents, but still is good because others apps or transfer services charge you up to 10 dlls

by andres

Love love it

Review published ago

Love love it. Best way to send mny!!

by Nekky Rose

Best transfer app ever

Review published ago

Best transfer app ever

by Antonio de Jesus

Service is Okay

Review published ago

Service is Okay

by Christina Church

Very fast and realable

Review published ago

Very fast and realable

by Prince

Very quick service

Review published ago

Very quick service. Very efficient. I loved the service.

by Letwin Mhlaba

Amazing

Review published ago

As of today , november 18 2017, Worldremit is the fastest,most reliable , safest and most affordable way to transfer money to my home country.Unless anything changes, I am sold , I will never go back to any other money transfer services.

by Olivier

Safe and fast.

Review published ago

Safe and fast.

by Maria

Fantastic service

Review published ago

Fantastic service, fast and very reliable.

by Kevin

I'm amazed at how good the service is!

Review published ago

I'm amazed at how good the service is!

by O.O

Helps a lot in sending money to my …

Review published ago

Helps a lot in sending money to my family

by Ivonne Ramos

Excellent service so far

Review published ago

Excellent service so far. Done three transfers and they have been easy to initiate and swift in delivery. I only wish I was given a final window to review the transfer before final execution. 5 stars anyhow.

by Oj

Very convinient

Review published ago

Very convinient

by Nasrah

Easy and swift!

Review published ago

Money transfer made easy and swift. Keep up the good work worldremit!

by Kwesi Boafo

Fastest and safest way to send money

Review published ago

Fastest and safest way to send money . I like the way you guys double check identity before allowing the transaction .

by Djibril

Worldremit is the safest money transfer.

Review published ago

Worldremit is the easiest, fastest, cheapest and above all , the safest way of transferring money across the world.

by Patrick Donkor

Just made my latest request for payment …

Review published ago

Just made my latest request for payment to Far East. Again it was done efficiently and fast no messing, I recommend world remit.

by stephen cleere
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Worldremit Transfer Process

  1. Sign up for an account

  2. Your name, contact details, country of residence, date of birth and proof of Identity

  3. Details of your transaction

  4. Where you’re sending your money

  5. The amount you’re sending

  6. How you would like recipient to access funds

  7. Send your transfer

When the funds arrive to your recipient, both you and your recipient will be notified by email or text.

Worldremit Discount and Offers

All Countries
First Transfer Free - No fee for the First Time users !!

Transfer Type And Modes

Pay In Options

Bank
Cash
Credit Card
Debit Card
Mobile Money

Pay Out Options

Bank
Cash
Home Delivery
Mobile Money

Service Mode

 Online

Exchange Rate Type

Fixed

Worldremit Company & Contact Info

Type:- Money Transfer Company
Established:- 2010
Address:- WorldRemit Corp,
600 17th Street,
Suite 200S,
Denver,
CO 80202
USA
Service Info:- 1-888-772-7771
Email:- [email protected]
Founders:- Kristo Kaarmann, Taavet Hinrikus
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