Google Pay Now Lets Users Send Money From US to India and Singapore

Google Pay will now let customers within the US to ship cash to their mates and households in India and Singapore. This formally marks the tech large’s entry into the remittance providers market. Google has partnered with Western Union and Smart to allow the brand new service by way of the Google Pay app. Though international transfers by way of Google Pay are initially restricted to India and Singapore, the tech large has plans to develop the service to about 280 international locations globally later this 12 months. Google Pay could possibly appeal to numerous migrants within the US with the most recent replace.

Google stated in a weblog submit that Western Union will supply limitless free transfers when sending cash with Google Pay till June 16. Smart, alternatively, will supply the primary switch free for brand spanking new clients on transfers as much as $500 (roughly Rs. 36,700). Nevertheless, Google has not but declared the precise switch payment that the service suppliers will cost after their preliminary free choices.

You will need to level out that international transfers by way of Google Pay are restricted to particular person customers. Because of this the app doesn’t assist you to ship cash from the US to any companies in India or Singapore. Customers in India are additionally not supplied with the characteristic to ship cash to the US by means of the Google Pay app.

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To ship cash by means of Google Pay, seek for the Google Pay consumer who you need to ship cash to, faucet the Pay button, after which choose both Western Union or Smart. After that, faucet Proceed to see the precise quantity that the recipient will obtain. Faucet Proceed and select the way you need the recipient to obtain the cash — by means of UPI or by way of money pickup.

By the top of the 12 months, Google plans to develop the international cash switch service by way of the Google Pay app to greater than 200 international locations and territories by means of Western Union and to greater than 80 international locations by means of Smart.

International remittances are rising quickly with the expansion of migrants in developed international locations throughout the globe. India is among the largest abroad remittance receiver, although remittances to the nation have been projected to drop by 9 p.c to $76 billion (roughly Rs. 5,58,100 crores) in 2020 owing to the coronavirus pandemic and a world financial slowdown, in accordance with the World Financial institution.