Fees, Charges and Exchange Rates – some hidden – some transparent – all add up to diminish what arrives.
Here we uncover the combined total fees including the different exchange rates offered for some of the most popular options.
To keep things simple we imagined the were two countries that used American dollars for their currency.
How Much Actually Arrives?
The best way to transfer money more than about $500 USD is to use a money transfer service ideally with an office based in the country you reside or in the country that which you are transacting between (if possible)
A larger PDF version can be found here International Money Transfer Infographic