Western Union does so much more than simply send money. Every day we help people connect with loved ones around the world by offering a fast, reliable and convenient means of transferring money.Together with its affiliates Orlandi Valuta and Vigo, The Western Union Company provides consumers fast,reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, as well as send payments and purchase money orders. We operate through a network of more than 320,000 Agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories.
Consumer to Consumer
We offer consumers a variety of ways to send money through Western Union, Orlandi Valuta and Vigo Agents worldwide. There is an Agent location nearly everywhere—from the biggest cities to the most remote towns. In many countries, we also offer the ability to send money over the Internet or the telephone using a credit or debit card.We also offer consumers several options for
receiving a money transfer. While we pay the vast majority of transfers in cash at Agent locations, in some places we offer payments directly to the receiver’s bank account or a stored-value card.
Our Consumer-to-Business service provides consumers with fast, flexible and convenient ways to send bill payments. Western Union offers several electronic and cash payment options that allow our consumers to send bill payments on a one-time or recurring basis. Consumers can conveniently send payments for utility bills, auto loans, mortgages, financial and insurance service providers and government entities through our network of third-party Agents and various electronic channels. Consumer-to-Business transactions account for nearly 15% of our total revenue.
Our other services enhance our portfolio and provide consumers and businesses with additional convenient financial tools. Western Union is a trusted source not only for money transfer and bill payment services, but also for money orders, prepaid cards and other financial services. Our Agent network offers these other services that allow our consumers to conveniently manage their finances