Step-by-step: How to send money to Germany
- Compare some services that can send your pesos to euros.
- Choose one and sign up for an account.
- Provide the details of your transfer, including the amount and who you want to send to.
- Confirm and pay.
A money transfer company will offer lower fees and more competitive exchange rates than most banks — but which provider is best for you depends on how much you’re sending and how fast you need it to arrive.
In this guide, we’ll give you tips on the best way to send money to Germany and help you decide how to send.
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Exchange rates are volatile and change often. As a result, the exchange rate listed on Finder may vary to the actual exchange rate quoted for the brand. Please confirm the actual exchange rate and mention “Finder” before you commit to a brand.
The exchange rate determines how much one country’s currency is worth in another currency. When a country’s currency is strong, it will yield more money when exchanging it in a country with a weak currency. The euro’s exchange rate is flexible, which means it can change from moment to moment. Factors that influence the exchange rate include interest rates, economic stability and inflation.
The Euro is a world recognised currency, making it relatively easy to find a service provider that will allow you to send money to Germany from the Philippines. Below is a partial list of the companies you can consider when comparing your money transfer options:
If you are visiting Germany and lose your wallet, there are few choices you have to get cash sent to you:
Below you will find listed a number of WorldRemit, Western Union and MoneyGram locations that can be used for a cash pick up in Germany. Before leaving to pick up money, make sure that you have the special reference number and your photo identification.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) advises that Filipino travellers to Germany should exercise normal safety precautions. When picking up cash at an agency however, you should ensure that you have a reliable mode of transportation and someone to go with you. You should also make sure to go back to your hotel after completing the transaction to secure any excess cash in a room safe.
If you decide that an online account to send money from the Philippines to Germany is the best option for you, it will first need to be established. To open the account you may need to supply your:
Once your account is established the process of sending money to Germany will be made easier as you will only need to verify your details and input the beneficiary’s information. This information may also be stored, a useful option if you are sending money to the same person consistently. German businesses, students and expats who are spending time or conducting business in the Philippines may all find reason to send money to Germany from the Philippines. With the number of options available, research thoroughly and compare the various rates, fees and features to find the service that gives you the most value for your money.Back to top
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