I love the holidays – the carols, the lights, list-making and cookie-baking. I particularly love our family time and traditions, like decorating the tree with our collection of ornaments from our many travels. We still take time in the midst of the hustle and bustle to send Christmas cards to friends and family around the world. While we’ve been thinking about stopping this particular holiday tradition, annual requests for our yearly family update ensure we’re regular visitors to our local post office, stacks of cards in hand ready for mailing.
While you may have stopped sending cards a long time ago, perhaps you still have the need to mail gifts to family living or working in a foreign country. Sending money via a Global Money Transfer is a more economical, secure and practical way to send gifts of money to friends or family members abroad. You can send money to loved ones in 35+ countries worldwide, including India, the Philippines, and the Eurozone countries, with very competitive foreign exchange rates. All of this can be done quickly and conveniently online or through your CIBC branch.
CIBC Global Money Transfers are FREE of fees to CIBC customers, and only the foreign exchange conversion applies. Your friends and family will get the amount of money you send them, save for the exchange rate, in as short a time as 24-hours. That’s great piece of mind if you need to get money to them quickly and securely from a major, reputable Canadian bank.
You can send money from your Canadian and US dollar chequing and savings accounts, as well as personal lines of credit, but you must be a CIBC banking customer. The majority of funds are delivered to the recipient by the next business day. CIBC doesn’t charge the recipient fees for receiving money, but they should check that their financial institution will not levy more fees or service charges. As long as the recipient’s bank name and account number are correct, the funds will arrive safely and be deposited directly into his or her account.
The quick and easy CIBC Global Money Transfer may make international gift giving a little less stressful, and a great deal more joyful during this holiday season.
For more information, visit CIBC.
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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by CIBC. As always, my opinions are honest and my own.
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