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“fix this please”

Written on: 14/06/2015

India has stopped taking usa money from western union to banks or for person to pick up. state bank of india says new law. I have sent previously but the wont take anymore. western union says in india they can' dispense from usa. why. I have had good luck previously with western union. its not their fault, something is going on in India with usa currency… Read Full Review

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“Excellent”

Written on: 27/11/2014 by Choshak (1 review written)

Was at Western Union (Mavis & Burnhamthorpe) today and let me tell you how helpful and an excellent job the gentleman did to help me. I wanted to send money to Middle East and exchange some American and also some pounds.He gave me the best deals that i did not see at the bank. Let me tell you i went to the banks but i felt like i was getting robbed. This young man helped me a lot. Amazing place to exchange or etc. I now know where to go. Thank you… Read Full Review

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“Used for the first time, really pleased”

Written on: 08/04/2014 by psRankin250 (1 review written)

I used Western Union for the first time yesterday and paid WU Pay through my bank account. I made a mistake of not completing the transaction first so I just put my own reference number. When I finally completed my transaction, I received the notification e-mail saying the importance of the reference number. I had this scary vision of my money just going around their system, with no destination. It didn't help that I read some of the reviews on this site after and really panicked. In short, I… Read Full Review

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Written on: 16/04/2014

Nice, I have a similar problem because my bank site has not a space for entering a Reference Number. So I put the reference in the Motive field. I just sent an email for trying solve this problem. I get a hope reading your comment.

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“Very reliable company”

Written on: 24/05/2013

We've been successfully using WU for more than 5 years. Maybe issues come around because consumers tend to be lax in providing important details when making a transaction or gets too naive and arrogant whenever a customer service representative instructs them how to do things right. Respect is a virtue, observe it at all times. The only thing I did not like about WU was at times when you were constrained to be payed out in local currency as opposed to having opted for a dollar payout. Anyway… Read Full Review

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“problem with traking”

Written on: 10/04/2013 by christia (1 review written)

somebody sent me money some few days ago and trak the money that day and the money was aviable but later on when i wonted to for the money i traked to see whather the money was was still aviable but itwas not accessing.. … Read Full Review

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“could i recieve money here in the philippines from my...”

Written on: 26/03/2013

could i recieve money here in the philippines from my friend in india using western union though im only 16 years old ?… Read Full Review

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“soooooooo helpful”

Written on: 11/05/2012 by Alyse (1 review written)

Had not got a clue how to use this service so went to co-op travel on High Street Oldham and could not thank them enough for all the help they gave me.I would use this service again and would gladly advertise this.I was told about Western Union from a colleage at school. Thankyou xxxxxx … Read Full Review

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“i bought some t-shirts from www.51-wholesale.com, and...”

Written on: 13/05/2011 by zaqwsx (1 review written)

i bought some t-shirts from www.51-wholesale.com, and pay by western union,at first, i am worry about they do not send me my t-shirts after i pay,but i think maybe i can try as the amount is little.2 hours after i pay,they send me my t-shirts. I am happy. The western union is quick and they are also quick… Read Full Review

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“I found a client online from Westminster,CA. I used...”

Written on: 17/02/2011

I found a client online from Westminster,CA. I used western union money Transfer to accept payment. First, Be sure the money you received has MTCN#, sender full name and location. track it on their site if its already ready for pick up. after you confirm, VIOLA! you can start the projects!… Read Full Review

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“First time I had to use this facility I used the...”

Written on: 27/01/2011

First time I had to use this facility I used the branch on Victoria street in Nottingham

I experienced a few problems but the guys in there were unbelievable helpful, they even made a few phone calls to help me the best way they could.

Even after a few days I was still experiencing a problem but they responded in record time with a result

Their level of customer service was to be commended and I would recommend this branch to anyone.
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“I've had no problems sending money from Thailand to...”

Written on: 19/08/2010

I've had no problems sending money from Thailand to Philippines. It always gets there promptly. My only complaints are (1) the fees are a bit high, and (2) When I used Fifth Third Bank in the US to make transfers, they made serious errors two out of three times, that required going back to the bank and sorting it out. But that's the fault of the bank, not WU. I tried Xoom but they are unreliable, and suddenly closed my account aithout notice or explanation… Read Full Review

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“I give Western Union 5 stars for security because...”

Written on: 10/01/2010

I give Western Union 5 stars for security because their security is so high that no one can use their services, NO ONE AT ALL.

If you're thinking about using Western Union online or by phone DON'T DO IT.

When a customer calls their USA phone number you get an illiterate person in Asia, Mexico...they cannot even spell words like "Avenue" you have to explain everything which makes a 1 minute phone call into a 9 or 10 minute call.

Western Union has very high security procedures which is why… Read Full Review

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“I send money to Ukraine all the time. I go to the...”

Written on: 08/01/2010

I send money to Ukraine all the time. I go to the local food market, fill out paperwork for "Money in Minutes" (3 min), hand them cash, and a few minutes later , I get my receipt. Approx 10 minutes later, I get on the website, click "tracking" and bingo, says "funds available for pickup by receiver". My wife has never had a problem collecting ( I phone her the MTCN number)… Read Full Review

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“I recently sent money to Nigeria and the transfer was...”

Written on: 05/02/2009

I recently sent money to Nigeria and the transfer was 'compromised' within the Lagos banking system. I reported this and the problem was resolved quickly. I wish to strongly commend the way in which the problem was handled by Western Union with particular thanks to the agent I dealt with. She not only called me back when she said she would but ensured that the receiver had the money in time to pay the school fees… Read Full Review

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“As above I said this is the most fastest, reliable and...”

Written on: 02/10/2008 by herryberry (1 review written)

As above I said this is the most fastest, reliable and secure money transfer method in the world. It is so simple to send and receive money. So use it and recommend to others. Thanks… Read Full Review

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“I sent a Western Union transfer over the website. I...”

Written on: 04/02/2008 by mylildoggie (1 review written)

I sent a Western Union transfer over the website. I started with signing up for my online profile and then went through the steps of sending to my friend. At the end of the process I had to call in to complete my transfer.

I called in and got an awesome operator and he had to take me through the "Customer Identity Protection Process" and asked me a few questions.

Even though you have to go through a little bit more, I'm happy they did it. It makes sure that my money is safe and I'll gladly pay… Read Full Review

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