Signing up - Fairly easy, using either the MoneyGram app or website.
Payment options - Bank account transfers, debit cards, credit cards and cash.
Speed - Up to 4 business days, and even more in some instances.
Multilingual website - Use the MoneyGram website in a number of languages.
Mobile apps - Available for iOS and Android.
Sign up - Registration is easy and follows an intuitive process.
Payment options - Bank transfers, debit cards, credit cards and cash.
Mobile apps - Available for Android and iOS
Transfer limits - Based on where you and the recipient live, the transfer method and the payment method.
Multilingual website - Get website access in local languages, depending on which Western Union website you use.
It's a draw!
Western Union and MoneyGram draw within the Ease of Use category. Both score well enough. One benefit for Western Union is that you can initiate transfers over the phone.