With Money Services, you can send money to agents across Italy. Powered by Ria and Western Union, your transfer will be quick, easy and secure.
- Send money conveniently to pick-up locations across Italy
- Available at over 2,000 stores
- Gift funds directly to a bank account, either online or in store
- Make transfers up to $5,000 quickly and reliably
- Enjoy low fees and exclusive benefits with your Shopper’s Card
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Ways you can Send Money
There are three main ways to send money outside the US:
Visit your local Money Services to send money in person with help from our store associates.
Stage and Pay
You can save time at the counter by starting your transfer online then paying in store.
Send money online for instant transfers through credit and debit card payments.
Ways to Pick up money
Next, choose how your refunds are delivered. You can send cash directly to a personal bank account with banks, including the Bank of Italy and UBI Banca, or arrange for a cash pick-up from a Ria or Western Union agent location in some of Italy’s biggest cities, including Rome, Venice and Milan.
Why Send With Money Services
When sending money to Italy with Money Services, your recipient can collect the funds from locations across the country, including several collection points in the capital city of Rome. Whether you’re sending money to help support family and friends or to celebrate a big event, you can do so quickly, easily and flexibly with Money Services.
Powered by Ria and Western Union, payments are fast and secure, so you can send money your way. Send money to friends and loved ones in a matter of minutes or transfer funds directly into their bank account within a matter of days. Send up to $1,000 USD with Ria or $5,000 via Western Union. Track your money transfer using Ria’s PIN or Western Union’s MTCN or sign up for SMS text notifications to receive an instant notification when your funds have been paid out in Italy. Message and data rates may apply.
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How to send money in-person, in-store to Italy:
Sending money to Italy from the US is quick, easy and safe. Here’s how:
Find your nearest store
Provide the recipient details
Choose Ria or Western Union to deliver your money transfer
Select cash pick-up or bank deposit delivery option
Pay the fee* + transfer amount and present your valid photo ID, if required
For Ria: The recipient will need the PIN and valid photo ID
For Western Union: Tell the recipient the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and the amount – they’ll also need photo ID.
Italy’s official currency is euro, and €1 the equivalent to just over $1. Your funds will be automatically exchanged from US dollars to euros when you arrange your Italy money transfer with Money Services.
Kroger engages in the money transmission business as an authorized delegate of Western Union Financial Services, Inc. under Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. If you have a complaint, please contact Western Union Customer Service first at 1-800-325-6000. After contacting Western Union Financial Services, Inc. and if you still have an unresolved complaint regarding the company’s money transmission services, please contact the Texas Department of Banking at 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78705 – telephone number 1-877-276-5554 (toll free) or visit www.dob.texas.gov for more information.
*Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates are subject to change without notice.
†Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).
**Fee reductions apply only to the Western Union transfer fee for a single Western Union Money Transfer or Quick Collect transaction. Excludes all other services, including without limitation, online bill payments, and money transfers via social/chat applications. Points used will not be reversible and if amount of transfer fee is less than redeemed discount, no cash, credit or refund will be provided. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotional discounts that cannot be combined with My WU fee reductions.
Services may be provided by Western Union Financial Services, Inc. NMLS# 906983 and/or Western Union International Services, LLC NMLS# 906985, which are licensed as Money Transmitters by the New York State Department of Financial Services. See terms and conditions for details.
The Western Union name, logo and related trademarks and service marks, owned by Western Union Holdings, Inc., are used with permission.
Ria is a registered trademark of Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc. NMLS #920968, dba Ria Financial Services. Kroger is an authorized delegate of Ria (Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc.) pursuant to Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. If you have a complaint, please call Ria at (855) 355-2145 or visit https://us.riafinancial.com/en/legal/file-complaint.
For Texas consumers: Ria is licensed under Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. After contacting Ria, if you still have a complaint regarding the company’s money transmission services, please contact the Texas Department of Banking at 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78705 – telephone number 1-877-276-5554 (toll free) or visit www.dob.texas.gov for more information.
For consumers in all other states: see full terms and conditions, including regulatory contact information, on your receipt.
Date available will be displayed on receipt for all transfers. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the amount sent, destination country, currency availability, fraud prevention measures, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones.