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Send Money to Alaska

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Money Services, powered by Western Union, makes sending money to loved ones in Alaska simple. Whether you want to help out a family member with tuition or send money as gift for the holidays, we can help.

We’re open on evenings and weekends to make money transfers even more effortless – your recipient can collect their cash at a Money Services in Alaska that suits them, or a participating Western Union agent location. Given we’re located in over 30 US states, you might be able to find a Money Services near you if you want to send a money transfer – use our handy store locator tool to get started.

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Where your receiver

Money Services are located at grocery stores across the US. In Alaska:

  • We’re at Fred Meyer stores
  • We have several locations throughout the state

Why use Money Services

There are many benefits to using Money Services to send money to friends and family in Alaska.

Money around the world in minutes†

Across town or around the world, they’ll get cash in just a few minutes from one of the 500,000 Western Union locations worldwide – or you can save on fees if there’s no rush.

Choose how and when your money arrives

You can choose from various options on how and when your cash arrives – In Minutes, Next Day† or Direct to a qualifying bank account.

My WU® members can earn points by sending qualifying money transfers

My WU® members earn points for sending qualifying money transfers, and can enjoy fast, easy and convenient transfers.

What you need to bring

  • Your cash or debit card

  • Your receiver’s name as it appears on their government-issued ID

  • Your receiver’s city/province/state and country

  • Your own government-issued ID

What you need to bring

  • Your tracking number (MTCN)

  • A government-issued ID


Fees* vary based on a number of factors, but one of the most popular fees is $5 to send up to $50 for pick-up within the US.

† 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”).

*Fees and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees subject to change without notice.

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