Sending money to Australia can be challenging and expensive, especially when making regular bank transfers. Not only money but time matters. Western Union estimates up to 7 days to complete a transfer of 1000 USD to Australia. So how to send money from the USA to Australia avoiding high fees and slow delivery? Fortunately, three are better options provided by well known and trustworthy P2P providers like TransferWise and CurrencyFair. Let’s dive deeper into the topic and see what do they offer comparing to your bank and Western Union. Continue reading
CurrencyFair found an extraordinary way to promote their services by giving free flights home for Christmas to one of their customers. The promotion is available for new and existing customers and CurrencyFair will cover the costs up to €5,000 (or currency equivalent). From what they say you can take your partner with you as well. Not sure if you can take more family members but this sounds as great deal anyway.
What you need to do is just register an account and make your first transfer in order to enter into the draw. If you are existing customer then you can get counted in by referring a friend.
>>> Find out more and enter into the draw <<<
Be quick! The promotion is valid till December 18th!
That’s quite interesting turn that means these guys are very serious about pushing forward their P2P services. I think this is a good reason to try CurrencyFair. Why not?!
Brett Meyers, the founder of CurrencyFair, has positioned his Irish-based fintech firm for growth. In a series of funding, rebranding, and recruiting, the firm has sought to garner the human and financial capital aimed at giving the company the resources it requires to grow its business.
To this end, CurrencyFair has raised €8 million $8.8 million in its latest round of funding as well as recruited top-rated management team in Sylvie McDermott and Paul Byrne. Lead by Octopus Ventures and Frontline Ventures, the latest round of funding bring the total amount of funds raised by the Irish-based startup to roughly €20 million, giving the company sufficient funds to finance its growth ambitions. Continue reading
When I first started sending money overseas, I made sure to do plenty of research to find out the best peer to peer payment providers that I could use. My basic criteria were that the company should be legal, easy to access, safe, and have no hidden fees or charges. My final choice came down to TransferWise vs. CurrencyFair, and I made the decision to go with TransferWise. Here are the five reasons that made my choice possible. Continue reading