Send money as a birthday gift to your friends, family or loved ones with the help of Money Services – powered by Western Union.
Visit your local Money Services and send money as a birthday gift quickly. We give you peace of mind when sending money and our experienced store associates will be able to help with any questions you might have. Choose how quickly you want to send the money – your recipient can get the money in minutes† when you need to transfer funds fast.
Pay online – no need to go in store
Fast and easy transfers of up to $5,000
Send to bank account or for cash pick up
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Send money for a birthday with Money Services
Here at Money Services we understand that everyone loves a treat for their birthday, so we’ve made sending and picking up money simple.
Send money in minutes†
Send money across town or around the world at one of our convenient locations. You can send money to arrive in minutes†.
Send money to over 500,000 agent locations
We are powered by Western Union so you can send money to loved ones in over 200 countries.
My WU® member benefits
My WU® members earn rewards every time they send a qualifying money transfer. Members can use the rewards on discounts or to support causes available on the My WU® page.
How to send money for a birthday
Visit your local Money Services to send birthday money to your friends and loved ones. It’s easy to get started, just follow these simple steps:
Find your nearest Money Services with the help of our handy store locator.
Stop by and give the store associate the receiver’s name, their location, and the amount you want to send so the associate can set up the transfer.
Choose ‘Cash Pick-up’ so your loved one can collect their birthday money.
Choose your transfer option.
Give the fee* and amount to be sent to the store associate either as cash or using a bank-issued debit card from the US.
Give the receiver the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) so they can pick up their birthday cash – they’ll also need to bring their photo ID.
† Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).