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Send Money for a Birthday

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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.

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Send money for a

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

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.

  • Visit us and fill out the ‘Send Money’ section of the Western Union® form.

  • Choose ‘Cash Pick-up’ so your loved one can collect their birthday money.

  • Choose your transfer option.

  • Give your form to the store associate, along with the cash or a US bank-issued debit card.

  • 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”).

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