WorldRemit launch online money transfer in Hong Kong

WorldRemit has announced it has expanded its services in Hong Kong.

WorldRemit customers in Hong Kong will now be able to transfer money to family and friends worldwide by using a mobile phone, tablet or computer. This expansion is in addition to the existing airtime top-up for mobile phones.

The payments can be made by using a debit or credit card and the recipients can received the payment in cash, or it can be sent to their mobile phones or bank accounts.

People in Hong Kong sent USD607 million in remittances overseas in 2012 according to the World Bank and WorldRemit’s low-cost, fast and secure service offers a new solution for those who have been travelling to and from agent locations to conduct transactions.

Ismail Ahmed, Founder and CEO at WorldRemit, said, “Our mission at WorldRemit is to give our customers as much choice as possible when transferring money. We are proud to increase the speed and convenience with which people in Hong Kong can send money to friends and family overseas.”

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