If you want to treat your loved ones on their birthday, Money Services, powered by Western Union, makes it easy. Send money to friends and family on their special day in a quick and reliable way.
At Money Services, you can send money your way. You can send a Western Union® transfer online from home or when you visit your nearest store. With Stage & Pay transactions, you can save time at the counter by starting your transaction online and completing payment in-store.
Money Services allows you to send money your way:
Send money: Online – no need to visit in-store
Send money: Stage & Pay – start online, pay in-store
Send money: In-person – in-store
Make fast and easy transfers of up to $5,000
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 Online For a Birthday
Visit your local Money Services to send birthday money to your friends and loved ones. Send money conveniently from your mobile, tablet or desktop computer. With Money Services, powered by Western Union, you can send money online across the United States or virtually anywhere around the world.
Send in a few easy steps:
Log into the Western Union® platform
Set up your money transfer with your receiver and payment information and select “Send”
Your money is on its way! You will receive the tracking number (MTCN) onscreen and via email to share with the receiver
How to Start Online, Pay In-Store For a Birthday
Prefer to pay in cash? Start your money transfer online at your convenience and pay in-store at any Money Services location nationwide.
Getting started is easy, just:
Log into the Western Union® platform
Set up your money transfer and select “Pay in-store”
Enter the receiver information and follow prompts for staging your transfer
Visit your Money Services location with your phone number, valid ID and payment within 12 hours of staging online
The money is on its way – just share the tracking number (MTCN) with your receiver
How to Send In-Person at a Money Services Location For a Birthday
Send while you shop! Make face-to-face money transactions at your local Money Services location to send money internationally or transfer within the US.
Follow these simple steps:
Find your nearest Money Services using our store locator
Provide the receiver’s name, location and the amount you want to send to the store associate
Choose how the receiver will get the funds
Select how soon they will be able to access the funds
Give the fee and amount to be sent – either as cash or using a bank-issued US debit card
Provide the receiver with the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and the amount so they can pick up the cash – they’ll need a photo ID that matches the receiver name to collect payment
† 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”).