Going to Cuba – everything you need to know about getting money in Cuba

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Not sure how much money to bring to Cuba and if you should exchange the money before going to Cuba? Or exchange money to CUC currency in Cuba? Traveling to Cuba with Cash or credit card?

If you plan to go to Cuba you should know about the difficulties to get money on the island. Even though there are ATM’s in Cuba, you cannot always use them. Sometimes they are not filled with money or they don’t accept your foreign credit card. If you don’t want to carry all of your travel budget with you there is a different option how to get cash in Cuba.

Fonmoney offers money transfer to Cuba from Europe. Most of our customers use our servcie to send money to their relatives and friends in Cuba. For this cause, we offer to create AIS debit cards for your Cuban receivers for free. With our service, the AIS debit card can be recharged whenever and as often as you like. AIS debit cards can only be issued to Cuban citizens with a residence in Cuba. As a tourist, you can take advantage of our second money transfer service to Cuba. You can send money to be picked up in cash in a bank branch of your choice. Tourists can use their hotel/residence address in Cuba.

Send money to Cuba now!

To best way to get money in Cuba as a tourist, is to use Fonmoney‘s online service. Select a bank branch close to your residence in Cuba and send an amount of your choice in the currency EUR or GBP. The amount will be converted to CUC at a fair and transparent exchange rate and can be picked up by showing your ID and visa directly at the bank counter

Fonmoney is characterized by its friendly and experienced customer service. If you are unsure about making a tourist transfer or if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us via support@fonmoney.com. We are happy to help you!

How can I get CUC in Cuba?

  1. Visit our website www.fonmoney.com and select the country Cuba.
  2. You will see an overview of all our products for Cuba. Choose send cash.

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  3. Fill in the amount of money you want to send to Cuba. Our currency converter will show you immediately how much CUC you will receive.

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  4. The next step is to create a fonmoney user account. The user account is free of charge and it gives you an overview of all your transfers.
  5. Next, choose the province and exact bank branch where you want to pick up the cash. Fill in your name, e-mail and phone number*. You also have to fill in the address of your hotel/location where you are staying in Cuba.

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    *If you don’t own a Cuban telephone, fill in the test number +51234567. There is also a Cuban ID number required. Please fill in 11 times 1. Our system will automatically recognize your transfer as a tourist transfer.   
  6. Pay online by credit card, bank transfer or direct banking. Will be contacted via e-mail once your money is ready for pick up.
  7. Your money will reach banks in Havana within 3 days and other provinces in Cuba in 5 to 7 days.

Sent money can be deposited in a Cuban bank for up to 40 days, which means you can send money to Cuba before starting your trip. There are a few things to pay attention to in order to receive your money without any troubles.

★ Don’t forget your ID: in order to receive the money, you must show your ID and visa at the bank counter. The ID must match the document information used on our website.

★ Please note that you must not wear shorts/beachwear when entering a bank in Cuba.

★ Make sure to allow time for the bank visit. There are waiting times in Cuba quite often. Processes do not work as smoothly and quickly as in Europe.

Fonmoney is licenced and regulated by the british Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Your money is 100% safe with us. Many of our customers use our service to regularly send money not only to Cuba but in many different countries. Our service is rated with 5 out of 5 stars on the independent rating platform Trustpilot. If anything goes wrong or you simply change your mind, you can always take advantage of our 100% money back guarantee.

For your information: you can also recharge Cuban Cubacel mobile phones with Fonmoney.

If you have any questions regarding money transfer to Cuba, contact us. Our support-team is happy to help you and will also respond in any language preferred.

Send money to Cuba now!

You want to send money to South Africa? Everything you need to know about transferring money to South Africa:

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Do you want to transfer money online to a bank account in South Africa directly? Fonmoney gives you the best EUR-ZAR exchange rate and an incredibly low transfer fee. Send money to South Africa and pay €0.99 transfer fee, regardless of the transferred amount. 

How can I send money to South Africa?

  1. Visit our website www.fonmoney.com and choose the country South Africa to start a transfer. 
  2. Fill in the amount of money you want to send to the bank account in South Africa. 
  3. Register with Fonmoney. This way, you can transfer money to South Africa more easily in the future. 
  4. Fill in some information about the person in South Africa your sending money to.
  5. At last you have to choose one of our payment options. You can pay by credit card, bank transfer or direct banking for your transfer to South Africa. 
  6. We will take care from there on and make sure your money arrives South Africa within 24 hours (on business days).

IMPORTANT: your recipient's bank account must be active for international transfers in order to receive the money. 

Please note that your recipient's bank account must be active for international transfers in order to receive the money you sent. If your recipient does not know if the bank account is allowed to receive international transfers, please instruct him to call his bank. If your recipient's bank account IS NOT active for international transfers, your recipient can apply for activating the account by going to the bank directly and signing an agreement. The agreement will allow the recipient to receive international money transfers in his bank account in South Africa. 

Fonmoney works with South African banks to provide you the best and fastest money transfer to South Africa. Below, there is a list of all the banks in South Africa to which you can send money with Fonmoney:

ABSA GROUP LIMITED AFRICAN BANK LIMITED
BIDVEST BANK LIMITED CAPITEC BANK LIMITED
DISCOVERY LIMITED FIRST NATIONAL BANK
FIRST RAND BANK GRINDROD BANK LIMITED
IMPERIAL BANK SOUTH AFRICA INVESTEC BANK LIMITED
NEDBANK LIMITED SASFIN BANK LIMITED
STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA UBANK LIMITED
DEVELOPMENT BANK OF SOUTHERN AFRICA LAND AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA
POSTBANK

 

New service: Send money to Brazil online

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We are happy to announce that we - once again - expanded our service: from now on you can send money to Brazil with Fonmoney! No matter if you want to support friends and family in Brazil or you have to send money to Brazil for business reasons, Fonmoney offers you the best service to transfer money to a bank account in Brazil.

 

Sending money to Brazil is easy, you just need a Fonmoney user account and an European bank account. Our fee for transferring money to Brazil is €0.99, regardless of the amount of money you want to send to Brazil. Thanks to our cooperation with the most popular banks in Brazil you can trust in our service to be safe and fast, your money will arrive in Brazil in short time.

 

To send money to Brazil you have to fill in the desired amount of money you want to send into our currency converter. It will immediately show you how much BRL your recipient in Brazil will receive. To pay for your transfer you can choose between three payment options: credit card, direct banking and bank transfer. Our customer support is professional and very experienced, we are happy to help you with any case. You can also visit our FAQ's to find out more about sending monay abroad.

 

Thousands of customers are already using our service regularly, see for yourself and send money to Brazil now!

Send money to Chile with Fonmoney

97326410 - hispanic family with a teen daughter.Are you looking for a trustworthy and reliable company to send money online from Europe to Chile? Fonmoney offers you the most efficient service to send money to Chile to support your loved ones financially or to pay bills.

There are hundreds of satisfied customers who use our service every day. Be one of them and send money to Chile in three simple steps:

  1. Fill in the amount of money you want to send to Chile.
  2. Register with Fonmoney and fill in recipient information. We need the full name, phone number and bank data from your recipient in Chile.
  3. Pay by credit card, direct banking or bank transfer. After your successful payment we will send your money to Chile as soon as possible. Your recipient will have access to the money after 1 to 2 working days later.

We cooperate with numerous banks in Chile to provide with small fees and the best EUR_CLP exchange rate possible! Try our service and send money to your loved ones in Chile and you will see for yourself how great our service is.

Fonmoney is the expert for money transfers to Latin America!

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Are you looking for an online service to support your friends and family in Latin America? Do you want to transfer money to different countries in America? Fonmoney is the expert for money transfers to Latin America.

From Central America to the Caribbean, from South America to the North: Fonmoney offers you the most efficient online service to send money to Latin America. Our service is safe and fair, we have transparent fees and exchange rates. We work with more than 500 banks all over Latin America to ensure the safety and speed of your money transfers: Mexico, Cuba, Chile, Peru, Argentina, Colombia, Haiti and many more.

Sending money to Latin America with Fonmoney is user-friendly: all you have to do is register on our website, choose the destination country an fill in the amount of money you want to send. After that, you have to fill in some recipient information and complete the payment process. At Fonmoney you can send money to Latin America and pay by creidt card, direct banking or bank transfer. After your successful payment, we will send your money to it's destination in the most efficient way possible.

Our service is very fast! Depending on the destination country in Latin America, your money transfer will reach your recipient within 2 to 24 hours (on working days).
Fonmoney is the expert for Latin America in all aspects. Safety, speed, exchange rates and also transfer fees. Our fees are a lot cheaper than fees of conventional banks. If you have any other questions about sending money to Latin America, visit our FAQ's or contact our customer support. We are happy to help you send money to Latin America!

Visit our Latin America site to find a list with all the countries in Latin America you can send money to.

New: Send money to Haiti with Fonmoney

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Dear friends of Fonmoney,
We are happy to tell you that from now on you can send money from Europe to Haiti with Fonmoney.

 

There are many reasons to send money to Haiti. No matter if you want to support family and friends financially or you have to pay bills, Fonmoney is the expert for money transfer to the Caribbean. It is very easy and convenient to send money to Haiti with Fonmoney. Our transfer fee for money transfer to Haiti is 1.99€, regardless of the desired amount.
You can easily send money to Haiti from home, all you need is a Fonmoney user account and the data of your recipient. To pay for your transfer you can choose from our online payment options: credit card, direct banking or bank transfer.

 

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding money transfer to Haiti. Contact us at support@fonmoney.com, we are happy to help you!

Send money to Haiti!

Send money online to Mexico from Europe now!

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Hello friends and welcome to Fonmoney Mexico!

We at Fonmoney have incredible news: You can now send money online to Mexico from Europe!

If you live in Europe and want to send money to Mexico online safely and affordably, you have come to right place. Fonmoney allows you to send money online to over 50 different banks in Mexico, straight into the bank account of your choice.

Our system is totally safe, and because everything has been automised we can process your transactions with a full guarantee. And even more incredibly, it takes less than 24 hours for the money to arrive in Mexico! Our speed and security are just some of the advantages you will have by sending money with Fonmoney. In less than 24 hours (sometimes as little as two hours!) on weekdays, you can send money to Mexico online.

We have offered top-ups to Mexican mobile phones for many years, and are happy to expand our services to offer money transfers to Mexico in the most comfortable and easy way possible. Come to Fonmoney, and help Mexican friends and family, pay your bills, or prepare for your travels to Mexico today.

NEW: SEND MONEY TO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM EUROPE

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We have good news for you: you can now also send money to the Dominican Republic from Europe.

We have expanded our service and made it easy for you to send money to banks in the Dominican Republic.

All you have to do is register on our website, fill in the amount of money you want to send and fill in the data of your recipient in the Dominican Republic. The Fonmoney-team will take it from there and make sure your money is sent to the Dominican Republic safe and efficient.

 

SPECIAL OFFER: €0 transfer fee


In addition to make things even easier for you, we have a promotion for all our clients: until September 15th all transfers to the Dominican Republic will be FREE, 0 € transfer fee. Thanks to our promotion, you can send money to your loved ones in the Dominican Republic in the easiest, most efficient way and pay €0 transfer fee!

 

SEND MONEY TO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC NOW

New: Send money to friends in Cuba!

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Dear friends of Fonmoney Cuba, we have some great news for you:

From now on, you can send money to friends in Cuba with Fonmoney! Until now, you could only send money from Europe to family members in Cuba. Due to numerous inquiries from our customers, we have now expanded our service.

Simply select the appropriate category from the list of recipients: FRIEND, SELF or OTHER.
This way, you can send money anyone in Cuba, even if you are not related!

We take our customers wishes seriously and we are happy we found a way to make your request possible! We will continuously work hard to provide the best money transfer service from Europe to Cuba.

 

Rebaja AIS! Promotion for money transfers to Cuba

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The AIS card has become the safest, fastest and most reliable method of sending money from Europe to family members in Cuba.

Thanks to Fonmoney, thousands of families in Cuba received a new AIS card! This is why we would like to thank you for your trust with the Fonmoney Promotions!

Fonmoney will give you periodic promotions with promotion codes to make sending money to Cuba even easier and cheaper for you than it is already.

To receive a promotional code is very simple, you just have to sign up for our newsletterThis way, you can always receive new promotional codes in your own email.

Take advantage of this opportunity and send money to your family members in Cuba to the best price possible.

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