Walmart To Walmart Money Transfer Online: Tracking & More




Are you looking to send cash online with Walmart? Sending and transferring online has never been easier with the Walmart 2 Walmart money transfer service. Read on to find out more…

All you need to do is to fill out the form with the transfer amount, recipient’s name and identify the state where the money will be sent. Within a few minutes after paying with either cash or a debit card, your friend or relative will receive the currency at any store.

How Does It Work?

Walmart, the world’s largest company in terms of revenue, has been keeping busy as of late. One week after announcing that it would diversify into the organic foods market with its line of Wild Oats organic food items, the multinational retailing giant has decided to enter the money transfer services business with its latest venture, Walmart-2-Walmart Cash Transfer Service.


Send, Transfer & Pick Cash Up At Walmart Money Center

The famous US store has set up a partnership with financial services firm Ria money transfer. It will allow customers to send money from a Walmart money center at stores to any of its 4,000 branches throughout the US in addition to the companies walmart money network. True to its reputation of offering the most competitive prices in the market, fees for using Walmart-2-Walmart services are lower than those of other money transfer service providers.

inside a walmart store

Money Transfer Amount Limits, Fees & Costs

While its competitors charge $4.75 to $5 for wire transfers below $50 and $11 to $76 for larger amounts, customers who use Walmart-2-Walmart money center as it stands in 2018 will only pay $4.50 for money transfers up to $50 and a flat rate of $9.50 for amounts between $50 and a maximum USD transfer limit of $900. These are very simple and up front fees avoiding all complications making it easier for you as a customer to know where you stand on costs when wiring money.

Transfer Pick Ups & Walmart 2 Walmart Money Tracking Service

While a transfer can be made 24 hours a day 365 days a year and track online, cash deposits and in store pick ups will be down to the individual store opening hours where you can also use the stores money card referred to as their ‘store to store’ service. Checks can be cashed also on Sundays at some stores.

Online Walmart To Walmart Tracking

To use the online service go here: https://walmart.moneygram.com/walmart/us/en/track. You will need the Authorization number is a unique number assigned to a transaction for tracking purposes.

If you sent the transaction, you can find this number in the confirmation email you received when you submitted the transaction.

If you are receiving the transaction, you will need to ask your sender for this number.

The Reference number is assigned to a transaction when the money has been sent successfully. For cash pickup transactions, the receiver must have this number to pick up the money.

If you sent the transaction, you can find this number in the email you received when the money became ready for pickup.

If you are receiving the transaction, you will need to ask your sender for this number.

Numbers Bank Hours & Locations

To check walmart money center opening times near you, locations and what time the center closes, get access to the form or to get the relevant customer service number refer to their helpline or website here. Walmart to Walmart money transfer refunds and other enquiries can be dealt with on the aforementioned.

Send Dollars Through Cell Phone App

Users can also use a tracking app available on IOS & android to access the service through their cell phones. available on the apple app store or on google play. A unique reference number will be given for each transaction that is made which can be used to track and trace.

Age Requirements

As with any service for moving money the service is only available to people over the age of 18. Other options to use it would be to have a friend or guardian you trust to do the transfer for you. They will need to verify their birthdate with a government issued document such as a driver’s license which has a photo.

walmart money center store front

Partnership With Ria & Moneygram

However this is not Walmart’s first foray into the money transfer services business. In 2013, it entered into an arrangement with MoneyGram to offer online and international money transfer services in all Walmart stores throughout the United States. This new partnership with Ria will not affect some of the services already offered as well as moneygram tracking services. This new service has been referred to as a ‘western union style service’ however there is no affiliation with the rival money transfer service.

moneygram and walmart partnership

In proportion to the rest of its business, financial services only account for 1% of Walmart’s total sales in the US. The company’s decision to fully diversify into the money transfer services industry is to capture the unbanked and underbanked market segments in the US which account for 28% of the population.

Contacting Them Via Phone Or Email

Phone numbers:

General Enquiries: 1-800-666-3947

Reporting Fraudulent Activity: 1-800-926-9400

Transaction Queries: 1-800-922-7146

 

Maintaining service

The company maintains that it will continue its partnership with MoneyGram as Walmart-2-Walmart only caters to the local market and in-store transfers. However, according to Rahul Agarwal of Guggenheim Partners, MoneyGram’s bottom-line will be affected by Walmart’s new financial services product. Presently, a quarter of MoneyGram’s revenue comes from its agreement with Walmart.

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Impact on share price

When word came out of Walmart’s formal entry into the money transfer services business, shares of MoneyGram International fell by 3.2%. The news sent shockwaves throughout the industry as even Western Union’s shares dropped by 5%. Western Union is one of the largest providers of money transfer services.

Unbanked customers

Unbanked refers to Americans who do not own a bank account. Underbanked is a term that covers Americans who have limited access to the complete suite of financial services normally offered by the bank. Walmart’s new service allows these people to transfer cash.

The company has high hopes that Walmart-2-Walmart will give customers more reason to patronize Walmart stores. It is also banking on the possibility that customers may decide to use some of the transfer money and do some shopping inside their store.