Walmart MoneyCenter offers many of the same services as a bank, including a checking account, money transfers and check cashing.
It can be a convenient way to perform basic banking transactions while shopping or serve as an alternative to banks for consumers who are blacklisted by ChexSystems.
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However, there are some caveats. The MoneyCenter’s options may be more limited than what most banks offer.
It’s easy to send money to your friends & family across the United States, including Puerto Rico.
Simply send online at https://www.moneygram.com/walmart/us/en/ or head into your local Walmart where you can use one of the following options.
1. How does Walmart MoneyCenter work?
The Walmart MoneyCenter is an in-store and online alternative to a bank. You can find prepaid debit cards, credit cards, money transfers and cash services.
A MoneyCenter is dedicated to providing these money services, but all Walmart stores offer these services, even if there isn’t a designated center.
Send money from a Walmart store for pick up within minutes at a MoneyGram agent location anywhere in the United States, including Puerto Rico.
You can also pick up or receive money sent from any Western Union, Ria, or Moneygram agent location within the U.S.
Just head to your local Walmart with the reference or MTCN number provided by the sender.
3. International Money Transfers
Need to send a little love around the globe?
You can now use Walmart2World money transfers powered by Ria to send money to loved ones in over 160 countries including Mexico, Philippines,
Haiti, Jamaica, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Liberia, India, Vietnam, and many more.
With great exchange rates and low fees, it’s never been easier or more convenient to send cash to friends and family around the world.