- Small transfers
- Low fees and competitive rates
- Sending money fast
- A wide range of countries and currencies
- Card or bank transfer payments
Not so great for
- Paying with cash
There are several factors that affect how much your Azimo international money transfer will cost, including how much money you’re sending, where you’re sending your money and how you would like your funds to be delivered.
Azimo’s exchange rates are updated live according to changes to the global foreign exchange markets.
To receive a quote from Azimo you don’t even need to sign up for an account. All you have to do is select your transfer destination of choice on the Azimo homepage to see the exchange rate and fee that will apply to your transfer.
Azimo allows you to send funds to more than 200 countries across Africa, Asia, the Pacific, the Americas and Europe. You can see a full list of possible transfer destinations, as well as the receiving options available in each country, by visiting the Azimo website. Popular currencies include:
Azimo offers the following transfer options, although not all options are available in every country:
You can send a transfer online or using the Azimo mobile app, while you can pay for your transaction through a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
If you ever require assistance with a transfer or have a question about Azimo’s service, you can visit its online support centre. Email and multilingual phone customer support are also available if needed.
You can pay for your transfer a few different ways, including:
The transfer time depends on where you’re sending money. In many cases, transfers can arrive on the same day, but sometimes it might take up to two business days, or longer. Check the details of your transfer destination on the Azimo website to see how long it will take for your funds to arrive.
Transfers typically take
Azimo makes money by charging a transfer fee and through a margin on the exchange rate. You may notice the exchange rate you get quoted is different to the one you can see on Google or Reuters. This is because banks and most money transfer services add a margin onto the mid-market rate to cover their own costs.
You’ll need to register for an account before you can send money overseas with Azimo.
To send money with Azimo you’ll need to provide transaction details including:
Once you’ve provided these details you’ll be able to review your transfer information, including the exchange rate and fees that apply. If you’re happy with what you see, you can then pay for your transfer with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card. You can track the progress of transactions in your Azimo account dashboard.
Azimo is a money transfer service founded in 2012 with the mission of making money transfers cheap and fast for all its customers.
It does this by cutting costs compared to the money transfer services offered by banks. It’s online only so it doesn’t pay the cost of maintaining stores, it doesn’t accept cash because doing so can be expensive and it claims to pay its executives fair and reasonable salaries rather than bank-sized bonuses.
If you’re not happy with what Azimo offers, compare its services with other transfer companies.
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