Ways to send money from the Unites States to Canada include bank wire transfers, independent fund transfer services and prepaid debit cards that the recipient can use for cash withdrawals. The United States Postal Service offers international money orders that can be mailed.
Transferring funds internationally involves converting from one currency to another and may also include a fee assessed by the service provider. Xoom.com is an online money transfer service that offers one of the lowest cost options. The FXcompared.com website lists many services that transfer funds from the United
States to Canada and compares the service fees to average bank charges.