Western Union Introduces Value Pricing for Money Transfers
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- November 19, 2012
The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services,
today introduced new fees for money transfers originating from the United
Consumers in the U.S. can now send up to $1,000 to Mexico, Central America,
Dominican Republic and most of South America^* for a fee of $8^** from
participating Western Union Agent locations, or online at
“Western Union has a global brand known for trust, reliability, speed and
convenience, and we continue to enhance our consumer value proposition across
key markets,” said Victoria Lopez-Negrete, senior vice president and general
manager, North America at Western Union. “With this new offer, we have a
unique and compelling value proposition – competitive pricing and the
convenience of a multi-channel shopping experience.”
For more information, please visit www.westernunion.com or
www.westernunion.com/possibilities. Additional information can be found at
www.facebook.com/westernunion or www.twitter.com/westernunion.
*Except Suriname, Guyana and French Guiana
**Western Union also makes money from currency exchange.
About Western Union
The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global payment services.
Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western Union Business
Solutions branded payment services, Western Union provides consumers and
businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money
around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. As of
September 30, 2012, the Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded
services were offered through a combined network of approximately 510,000
agent locations in 200 countries and territories. In 2011, The Western Union
Company completed 226 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide,
moving $81 billion of principal between consumers, and 425 million business
payments. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.
Andrew Silver, +1 720-332-4119
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