Walmart2Walmart Money Transfer and MoneyGram are two convenient ways to send money through a Wal-Mart store, states its website. Both services offer quick transaction times and several payment options. The main differences between the two services are where the transaction can be started and where the money can be sent.
When using a Walmart2Walmart Money Transfer, the transaction only can begin within a Wal-Mart store. With this service, funds can be sent to any Wal-Mart store within the United States or Puerto Rico, according to Wal-Mart. A money transfer using MoneyGram can initiate at a Wal-Mart store, but there is the option of going online to start the transaction process.
Like a Walmart2Walmart Money Transfer, individuals can use MoneyGram to transfer money to any Wal-Mart store within the United States or Puerto Rico, as well as any of the 336,000 MoneyGram agents worldwide. Transactions for both Walmart2Walmart Money Transfer and MoneyGram are completed in about 10 minutes, depending on local agent hours, certain laws and regulations, states Wal-Mart. A Walmart2Walmart Money Transfer starts at $4.50, while a MoneyGram transfer begins at $4.75. Both services accept cash, debit card or a Wal-Mart MoneyCard for payment options. MoneyGram also accepts a credit card or a checking account as additional payment methods.