Compare Azimo vs WorldRemit

Azimo Ltd Logo
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Reviews 41,142 | Excellent
 (4.6)

Azimo Ltd is an electronic money institution focused on international money transfers. Azimo Ltd offers international payments, international payrolls to natural persons, business entities. In 2019 Azimo Ltd had total assets of 18.34 mln GBP, Azimo Ltd generated net income of -1,449,349.00 GBP. Incorporated in the United Kingdom, Azimo Ltd is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

WorldRemit Ltd Logo
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Reviews 41,101 | Excellent
 (4.5)

WorldRemit Ltd is an electronic money institution focused on international money transfers. WorldRemit Ltd offers international payments, digital wallets to individuals. In 2018 WorldRemit Ltd had total assets of 85.17 mln GBP, WorldRemit Ltd generated net income of -44,762,031.00 GBP. Incorporated in the United Kingdom, WorldRemit Ltd is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Azimo Business Focus
international money transfers
Azimo Products
  • international payments
  • international payrolls
Azimo Clients
  • natural persons
  • business entities

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WorldRemit Business Focus
international money transfers
WorldRemit Products
  • digital wallets
WorldRemit Services
  • international payments
WorldRemit Clients
  • individuals

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Compare Money Transfers

Azimo WorldRemit
Speed0-4 days0-2 days
Amount Range10.00 GBP - 250,000 GBPn/a
Countries195+ countries150+ countries
Currencies150+ currencies110+ currencies
Sending From
  • bank accounts
  • debit cards
  • credit cards
  • bank accounts
  • debit cards
  • credit cards
  • WorldRemit wallets
Receiving To
  • bank accounts
  • mobile phone accounts
  • cash pick-up points
  • bank accounts
  • mobile phone accounts
  • cash pick-up points
  • airtime top-ups
  • physical cash door-to-door
  • WorldRemit wallets
Transfer Options
  • one-time payments
  • one-time payments
  • recurring payments
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Transfer Costs

Azimo

Transfer Fees
The exact fee can vary based on where you are sending to and from, and the chosen delivery method.

WorldRemit

Transfer Fees
Zero fees on your first money transfer.
Exchange Rate
Exchange rate is displayed upfront.

Transfer Speed

Azimo

On average, a transfer with Azimo takes one working day.
The delivery time of a transfer may vary depending on:

  • the country the money is being sent to,
  • the chosen delivery method
  • and the way a sender pays for the transfer.

Payments done by card are a much faster option, as they only take a few minutes to reach Azimo's account.
In order to transfer money quickly, Azimo holds funds in most currencies around the world which means that it can send money instantly to 60+ countries.

WorldRemit

In most cases, transfers sent using WorldRemit arrive within minutes.
In general, the delivery time will be as follow:

  • Cash Pickup. Available to collect instantly.
  • Mobile Money. Within minutes.
  • Airtime top-up. Within minutes.
  • Bank transfer. Transfers within minutes are available to selected banks; other thing the timing depends on include: the bank, day of the week, transacion creation time.

Sending Countries

Azimo

Azimo allows to send money from 25 countries, namely:

GB United Kingdom
SE Sweden
NO Norway
DK Denmark
CH Switzerland
PL Poland
AT Austria
BE Belgium
CY Cyprus
EE Estonia
FI Finland
FR France
DE Germany
GR Greece
IE Ireland
IT Italy
LV Latvia
LT Lithuania
LU Luxembourg
MT Malta
NL Netherlands
PT Portugal
SK Slovakia
SI Slovenia
ES Spain

WorldRemit

WorldRemit provides sending money from 50+ countries.

Receiving Countries

Azimo

Azimo allows to send money to more than 195 countries.

WorldRemit

WorldRemit supports sending money to 150+ countries.

Sending Methods

Azimo

Bank Account
A sender needs to transfer the full amount from his/her own bank account into Azimo's bank account. This can be done through online banking, calling the bank, or visiting the bank's branch in person.
Personal Debit and Credit Cards

  • A sender should be using his/her personal card, so that the name on the card should match the name on his/her Azimo account
  • The maximum sending amounts for card payments is around 13,500 EUR
  • Azimo do not accept the following card types:
    • Prepaid cards
    • Virtual cards
    • American Express
    • Miles & More

WorldRemit

Bank Transfer
Sender needs to transfer the full amount from his/her own bank account into WorldRemit's bank account.
WorldRemit Wallet
Transfers are instantly processed and the Wallet allows your recipient to receive, send and withdraw funds in multiple currencies.
Payment Cards
WorldRemit accepts most types of debit, credit and pre-paid cards that are issued by Visa or Mastercard. WorldRemit cannot accept cards from the following issuers:

  • Amex
  • Diner’s Card
  • Union Pay

Other Methods
  • Poli
  • Interac
  • iDEAL
  • Sofort
  • Apple Pay
  • Trustly

Receiving Methods

Azimo

Bank Account
Direct to bank is a transfer when the money is delivered straight to the recipient’s bank account in local currency.
Mobile Top-up
Mobile top-up is a transfer where a sender can add credit to the recipient’s local mobile number. Mobile top-ups are usually processed within minutes.
Mobile Wallet
A mobile wallet is an electronic wallet that allows to store, send and receive money on a cleint's mobile phone.
Cash Pick-up
Cash pick-up is a transfer when the transfer's recipient can collect as physical cash from over 200,000 secure pick-up locations around the world.
Home Delivery
Home delivery is a transfer where the money is securely delivered straight to the recipient’s door within 24 hours.

WorldRemit

Mobile Money
Most mobile money services are offered by local mobile telecoms operators who have received a license to operate electronic payments services. Before sending money to a mobile money service using WorldRemit, please make sure that your recipient has a mobile money account.
Cash Pickup
Cash pickup transfer is a payment that your recipient can collect as physical cash from a supported location within WorldRemit's local partner network.
Bank Transfer
Direct to bank is a transfer when the money i s delivered straight to the recipient’s bank account.
Airtime Top-up
Top-up is adding credit to a pre-paid phone. Airtime top ups sent via WorldRemit are usually instant.
WorldRemit Wallet
Transfers are instantly processed and the Wallet allows your recipient to receive, send and withdraw funds in multiple currencies.

Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantages of Azimo Transfers

Fast transfers to 195+ countries
Available for individuals and business entities
Variety of receiving options
Variety of sending options
First two transfers are fee-free

Advantages of WorldRemit Transfers

Broad coverage of countries
Variety of sending options
Variety of receiving options

Disadvantages of Azimo Transfers

Sending money available from Europe only
May not be the cheapest option

Disadvantages of WorldRemit Transfers

Have to open an account and pass identity verification
Account opening available to individuals only

How Azimo Transfers Work

1.
Login or register
Login or register at Azimo website.
2.
Enter recipient details and amount
Set up the transfer by entering all details yourself or requesting them via Azimo's app.
3.
Pay securely
Visa, Master Card, Maestro and bank transfers accepted.
4.
Transfer processed
Money from our local partner's account is sent to your recipient's bank or cash pick-up point.
5.
Money delivered
Money can be delivered in minutes to a few days, depending how fast your recipient's bank can process it.
6.
Transfer completed
You receive e-mail confirmation.


How WorldRemit Transfers Work

1.
Create your account
Register for free at WorldRemit website or download WorldRemit app.
2.
Provide transfer details
Choose to send to one of 150 countries and add your transfer method.
3.
Choose how much you want to transfer
You will see WorldRemit fees and exchange rate upfront.
4.
Add the recipient's details
Or choose from a list of people you’ve sent to before.
5.
Pay for your transfer
You can pay for the transfer with a payment card (debit, credit and prepaid), bank transfer, Poli, Interac, iDEAL, Klarna, Apple Pay, Trustly.


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