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Sending Money with Continental

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Wondering how to send money abroad? Plenty of institutions today allow you to send money internationally, but doing so can be an expensive enterprise with many of them. At Continental Currency Exchange, we combine the best exchange rates guaranteed with the lowest possible fees – because we believe that while staying in touch with family and friends around the world should be easy, it should also be affordable.

Sending International Wires

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There are lots of reasons to send money with Continental. With more than 30 years of experience, we are Canada’s trusted leader in foreign exchange. We have global partners in more than 70 countries and support over 160 currencies. But how do you send a wire with Continental? It’s easy!

First, we suggest noting down all of the following information before visiting the branch. This will make the process that much quicker when you get to your local Continental location. What you’ll need:

  1. Bank Name and Full Address (PO boxes are not accepted)
  2. ABA # – (for wires to the USA)
  3. SWIFT Code or BIC – (for wires outside of the USA)
  4. Account Number
  5. Beneficiary (Full Name) & Full Address (PO boxes are not accepted)
  6. Reason for Sending the Wire
  7. Any Other Pertinent Information (e.g. invoice #, contact name, etc.)
  8. Additional Information is Required for Great Britain (6 digit SORT code) and Australia (6 digit BSB code)

As soon as you have gathered all of this information, pay a visit to your nearest Continental branch and one of our knowledgeable Foreign Exchange Experts will take care of the rest! Your wire will reach its final destination within 2-4 business days.

Sending Money with OneCard

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A great alternative to sending wires in-branch is OneCard! OneCard is a multi-currency debit card with four currency accounts (CAD, USD, EUR, GBP). In addition to a multitude of other perks and features, OneCard allows you to send money to other OneCards (anywhere in the world) for free! You can also send money to trusted financial institutions around the globe for 10.00 CAD or less! How do you do this? It’s simple!

Sending Money Between OneCards

If you’d like to send money from your OneCard to another, check out these easy steps!

  1. Log-on to the OneCard app or online portal
  2. Click ‘Move Money’
  3. Click ‘To Another OneCard’
  4. Select the currency account you wish to transfer money from
  5. Choose the person you’d like to send money to
  6. Select the account you’d like to transfer the money to
  7. Enter the amount and finalize the transfer!
Sending Money From OneCard to a Bank Account

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If you wish to send money from your OneCard to a bank account, follow the steps below:

  1. Log-on to the OneCard app or online portal
  2. Click ‘Move Money’
  3. Click ‘Around the World

After clicking ‘Around the World’, you’ll be presented with a list of information you will need for your wire. As soon as you have all of the details, give us a call or email us and we’ll get your wire set-up right away!


Learn more about all the great things you can do with OneCard!

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