- Best for sending to a wide range of countries
- Recipient can get the money to bank account, cash pickup location or mobile
- Instant money transfers available
Your nearest Ria location may not be open, so call ahead. Sending money online or with a money transfer app could be safer and easier.
Ria’s huge network of cash pickup locations makes it a major player in the money transfer game. But sending cash in person isn’t available in many countries, and there’s a maximum send amount of £4,999 per month.
The Find Locations tool on Ria’s money transfer website is a user-friendly way to scout your destination options. In the box beneath Where would you like to send your money? enter the city or postcode closest to your recipient. A Ria location map will pop up showing the agents nearby.
Countries where cash pick-up is available include:
However, you can’t send money from any Ria location in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East. Other countries without in-person sending abilities include:
At most Ria agent locations, you can either send money or pick up cash. You can check what your nearest Ria location offers by using the Find Locations tool on its money transfer website. Simply enter your destination location, click Details, and see what’s listed under Services Offered.
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Use the Find Locations tool on Ria’s website to find the nearest Ria location. To send cash, you’ll need:
To track the transfer, go to Ria’s website, hit Track Transfers and enter the order number, reference number or PIN then click Search.
Remember to share the order number with your recipient so they can pick up the money.
To send money online, go to Ria’s website and log in or create an account. This brings you to your dashboard. Choose your destination and payout currency, and enter the amount to send. For payment method, you can choose between bank, credit or debit transfer. Next, select Cash as the payout method.
At this point, Ria gives you delivery fee estimates and the total cost. Hit Continue. Ria asks for recipient details, choose a pickup location and provide payment info, and the transfer is on its way.
Sending money from a bank account can take up to four days because Ria has to verify your account.
With online transfers, you can send a minimum of £1 and a maximum of £2,999 per transaction.
Currently, online transfer is only available from a Ria location in the following countries:
Delivery fees vary depending how you’re sending money and where you’re sending it. For example, sending £1,000 from your UK bank account to Australia for cash pickup, you’ll pay a delivery fee of £1. However, if you use a credit or debit card to pay it’ll cost £14.
First, choose a Ria location that’s convenient for you. Double check the hours of that particular location, then make sure you bring:
Yes. For in-person 24/7 pickup, choose an agent location that’s open around the clock. Since Ria offers online money transfers, you can send or receive money 24/7 through its website.
The quickest and cheapest way to send money is through a bank-to-bank transfer on Ria’s website. Choose Bank as both the payment and payout method, click Continue, then enter the recipient’s details and input the routing and account numbers for your banks. Ria saves your information so it’s easier next time.
Ria also offers courier delivery so that you can send money directly to the recipient’s home or office. This is available in the following countries:
If you’re looking for a place to pick up a cash transfer, one of Ria’s 350,000 locations will likely suit your needs. But if you’re hoping to send more than £4,999 per transaction or are in a country without in-person send capabilities, you’ll need to find a different transfer service.
Mondays to Saturdays from 9am to 6pm.
If you’re paying with a debit or credit card, about 15 minutes. However, the verification process can take up to four days when sending money from a bank.
You’ll receive an email confirming that your transfer has been received.
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