Everything you need to know about sending money to 필리핀
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The best way to send money to the Philippines from the UK
At Remitly, we know that leaving your native country to live and work abroad is a big deal. You are a hero to your country and that’s why we pride ourselves on providing total peace of mind when it comes to sending money back to your loved ones. We won’t take a big, fat cut of your money in the form of high transfer fees, and we’ll make sure the whole process is simple and swift, so the money gets to where it needs to be, with minimum fuss.
There are just a few, straightforward steps for sending money to the Philippines from the UK using Remitly. First up, you just have to create a free profile. Then, enter the amount you want to send to friends or family, and choose whether you want to send it using our Express or Economy service. We’ll show you the exchange rate we offer as it stands right now, along with any transfer fees. We’ll also tell you exactly how much money will be received in Philippine pesos.
Then, let us know a few details about the person you’re sending the money to. If you’d like them to get SMS or WhatsApp updates on the transfer, just provide us with their phone number and we’ll make it happen.
Once you fill in your payment details, you’ll be all set to send using your credit card, debit card, or via bank transfer to one of our partner banks in the Philippines, including BDO Unibank and BPI.
Is it safe to send money online from the UK to the Philippines?
We work hard to ensure your peace of mind. In line with this, we have created a robust system that keeps you protected around the clock.
Your safety and security is the priority when you’re using Remitly for online money transfers to the Philippines from the UK. As well as working alongside some of the biggest banks in both the Philippines and the UK, we’re registered by the HMRC as a money service business, and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Our customers also enjoy peace of mind knowing that access to any Remitly account is always through a secure server connection with 256-bit encryption. All money transactions have to pass KYC (Know Your Customer) compliance, while Verified by Visa and Mastercard SecureCode ensure that card details are kept secure. Plus, if you ever need to speak to a member of our customer service team, we have people available around the clock, every day of the week, by email, phone or online chat.
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How much will it cost to send money to the Philippines from the United Kingdom?
If you’re new to Remitly, there won’t be any transfer fees on your first transaction. On top of that, you’ll have the added perk of a boosted foreign exchange rate. After this, you’ll always be able to take advantage of great exchange rates when sending money through Remitly, with fees from £1.99 per transaction when using our convenient Economy service and from £2.99 when using our super-speedy Express service. Friends and family will never be charged a fee by Remitly for receiving your money transfer.
How quickly is money delivered from the UK to the Philippines?
Whether you’re on your phone, your tablet or your computer, you can swiftly send money through Remitly. If you need your money to get to your friends or family urgently, then pick our Express service for an instant transfer. Otherwise, you can opt for the Economy service, which will get the funds there in around two hours. You and your recipient will be kept in the loop during it all with our email, text and WhatsApp updates. Extra peace of mind is provided by our delivery promise: if your money transfer isn’t complete by the stated time and date, you’ll have your fees refunded upon request.
How can my recipient receive money in the Philippines?
Not only is money transfer through Remitly fast, without any transfer fees charged to your recipients, but you also have a variety of options when it comes to how your loved ones can collect the funds. You can transfer money directly to your recipient’s bank account if that works best for you. Alternatively, you can send money for your friend or family member to collect at a designated cash pickup location – they can simply turn up with their ID and reference number to pick up the funds. Or, send the money to their mobile phone e-wallet – a great choice for those without a bank account.
We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2017 for the provision of payment services. We are also registered by the HMRC as a money service business. We also partner with the largest banks in 필리핀 and 영국.