Western Union has been operating in Cuba since 1999.
Western Union announced on Friday it will end of its operations in Cuba as of Nov. 27, following the Cuban government’s refusal to transfer remittance operations to a company not controlled by the military, as required by the Trump Administration.
All you need to do: Choose the option ‘ send cash’ to Cuba . Log in or register at our website. Provide us with some information about the person you want to send money to, such as name and address. Choose where in Cuba you want to send your money to. Select your preferred payment method.
It depends on to whom you wish to send money and how often you need to send it. For casual occasional transfers to Cuban nationals the easiest way is to use Western Union. If the recipient is not a Cuban national the only way to do it is by international wire transfer .
On the go or online , 24/7 Send money to Cuba via the Western Union ® app from virtually anywhere. Online and anytime.
Transferring Money to Cuba . Use a money transfer service. There are many money transfer services around the world, including Western Union, MoneyGram , and Ria. The institutions that provide these services are often called cash -to- cash services, and each institution charges a different fee to send money to someone.
Register for free and choose ‘Recharge AIS debit card ‘. Fill in the receiver information and decide how you want to pay. You can choose between credit card , SOFORT banking. If you do not have a credit card you can also send the money to our bank account and we will take care of the rest.
Canadian -based Enviodinero also allows transfers to Cuba with several options for receiving funds: mobile top up, deposit onto the recipient’s AIS card, deposit into the recipient’s Banco Metropolitano S.A. bank account or cash pickup in either CUC or CUP at a Banco Metropolitano S.A. branch.
How to Send Money Online Log in to your profile. If you don’t have a profile, please register for free. Choose country, amount and delivery method (cash). Enter your receiver’s name. Pay with your card. You’ll get a confirmation by email. Save the tracking number (MTCN) to share with your receiver for pickup.
One US dollar is currently worth 1.000 Cuban pesos. Neither CUC or CUP are available outside of Cuba , which means you’ll need to take your travel money with you, ready to convert at one of the banks or CADECA change bureaus when you arrive in Cuba .
The types of mail customers in the U.S. can send to Cuba include First-Class Mail International items, such as postcards and letter size envelopes, First-Class Package International Service items, Priority Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes and Priority Mail International Small Flat Rate Priced Boxes.
As President Obama makes his historic visit to Cuba this week, online payments giant PayPal says it’s starting to bring its business to Cuba .
Canadian banks also allow transfers to Cuba . A customer service agent with one of them, RBC, confirmed that its clients can transfer up to $2,500 online, with the recipient’s full information, but there’s a fee of $13.50, plus another fee of $20 by the international transfer agent, JP Morgan.
The funds sent from our site will be deposited into an AIS debit card , which can be used to withdraw cash at ATMs or to pay in stores throughout Cuba . The first time a remittance is sent to a beneficiary, a new card must be created, which will be available for pickup at a local office in the beneficiary’s province.