How it works: Airtime top-up

Top up airtime on your loved ones’ phones instantly

Want to stay in touch with family and friends when you’re far away from home? Then send an airtime top-up instantly with WorldRemit, so you can stay connected.

You can add more talk-time or data allowance to their mobile phones instantly. It’s so easy, you can do it on your laptop or mobile. Airtime top-up is just one of four ways of sending with WorldRemit.

 

Here’s how it works

  • Select country you want to send to
  • Select airtime top-up (sometimes called mobile recharge) as the service you want and select the provider
  • Enter the amount you want to send

Then, you'll be directed to another page to:

  • Create an account if you don't have one (you will be asked for your address, email, phone number)
  • Enter your recipient's details  – choose from a list of people you’ve already sent to, or add a new person by entering their details: full name, phone number, address and email (optional)
  • Pay. Choose how you want to pay – bank account, debit/credit card, SOFORT, INTERAC, POLI or iDEAL (web) – then confirm the amount.

The airtime will appear instantly on your family, or friend’s phone. Plus, you and your recipient will be alerted by SMS and email when the top-up is complete.

Please remember that airtime cannot be used as money to purchase other items or pay bills.

  

A choice of ways to send money

If Airtime top-up is not available to in the country you want to send to, there are other ways to send with WorldRemit, including: 

Mobile money: an electronic wallet service that lets users store, send and receive money using their mobile phone. Find out more.

Cash pickup: send money that can be picked up almost instantly (in most countries) from cash pickup locations. Find out more.

Bank deposit: Send money directly to your recipient’s bank account. Find out more.

 

Why people all over the world send money with us

Every month we seamlessly handle over half a million money transfers, as well as Airtime top-ups.

  • Low cost. Our fees are extremely competitive and our exchange rates are guaranteed
  • Fast. Send money and airtime to family and friends in a matter of minutes. And, in most cases, they'll receive it instantly
  • Simple. The service is so easy to use. But if you do have any queries we’re here to help anytime, night or day. Contact us here
  • Secure. Thanks to our industry-leading technology, you know that your hard-earned money is guaranteed to arrive safely to the people you care for every time.

 

“Easy & fast.

Have found WorldRemit easy to use with transfer of funds done in minutes”.

Nancy Lavender on TrustPilot 

 

All your questions answered

If you have a question, you’ll probably find the answer on our FAQ page.

If you don’t find the answer you’re looking for, we’re here to help 24/7. Contact us here.

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