P541 Teletext 541 Dec11 23:14:11       ——————————————————————————————  ASH - THE EASY GIFT TO SEND AAROAD Choosing a Christmas gift for children of overseas relatives can be tough. There's the hassle of packaging the gift, and the worry over whether it will arrive in time. And what if it's faulty or doesn't fit? It's not easy to return goods to the shop when they are on the other side of the world. Fortunately there is a present that is quick and easy to send and almost universally welcome - cash. ——————————————————————————————————1/8—— by Ruth Mansergh IS LOVE IN THE AIR FOR YOU? p348 Insurance Tax Credit&debt TV Guide
P541 Teletext 541 Dec11 23:11:17       ——————————————————————————————  ASH - THE EASY GIFT TO SEND ABROAD There are a number of ways to send money overseas, depending on how quickly you need it to get there. Electronic transfer is a secure way of sending money overseas in minutes, but tends to be the most expensive. Cheaper services from banks will deliver money within a working week. Postal orders are suitable for sending small sums by post. ——————————————————————————————————2/8—— "Best buy" personal loans 546 IS LOVE IN THE AIR FOR YOU? p348 Insurance Tax Credit&debt TV Guide
P541 Teletext 541 Dec11 23:18:44       ——————————————————————————————  CASH - THE EASY GIFT TO SEND AAROAD MoneyGram and Western Union both transfer cash internationally in just 10 minutes. The service is completely guaranteed, with the sender receiving confirmation that the money is ready for collection. Agents are widespread. MoneyGram has 55,000 outlets - including 3,100 Post Office branches in the UK - in 155 countries. Western Union has more than 150,000 in 170 countries. ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— "Best buz" credit cards 546 BACK A WINNER WITH RACING NEWS p550 Insurance Tax Credit&debt TV Guide
P541 Teletext 541 Dec11 23:12:02       ——————————————————————————————  CASH - THE EASY GIFT TO SEND ABROAD To send a MoneyGram, go to your nearest agent, complete a form and pay the agent in cash. The sender may also include a brief personal message. The recipient can visit any MoneyGram agent, fill in a form, show proof of ID and get the cash in the local currency. It costs £12 to send up to £100 by MoneyGram and up to £180 for £5,000 to £6,999. You cannot transfer more than this in a single transaction. ——————————————————————————————————4/8—— Personal Finance headlines today 531 CELEBRITY GOSSIP p617 Insurance Tax Credit&debt TV Guide
P541 Teletext 541 Dec11 23:16:07       ——————————————————————————————  CASH - THE EASY GIFT TO SEND ABROAD Cash gifting overseas is set to hit record levels this Christmas with the Post Office expecting to handle more than 55,000 MoneyGram transactions. South Africa is the most popular destination. The Post Office is offering special Christmas rates for MoneyGram transactions to increasingly popular destinations such as Nigeria, China, Brazil and the Caribbean. ——————————————————————————————————5/8—— Work out your holiday money 547 IS LOVE IN THE AIR FOR YOU? p348 Insurance Tax Credit&debt TV Guide
P541 Teletext 541 Dec11 23:25:23       ——————————————————————————————  ASH - THE EASY GIFT TO SEND ABROAD Banks can arrange electronic transfers from your account to someone else's. For transfers up to £2,000: Royal Bank of Scotland's Royworld Budget costs £10 and takes 10 days. HSBC's Worldpay charges £9 and takes about six working days. Barclays' International Electronic Payments costs £10 and takes six days but only goes to Europe. ——————————————————————————————————6/8—— Are you a Premium Bond winner? 539 GET AWAY FROM IT ALL! HOLIDAYS p200 Insurance Tax Credit&debt TV Guide
P541 Teletext 541 Dec11 23:13:58       ——————————————————————————————  CASH - THE EASY GIFT TO SEND ABROAD Postal orders are a secure way to send money to someone who doesn't have a bank account, and can be cashed in 47 countries. But they are only available in fairly small denominations, up to £20. A £20 order costs 95p. All destinations can be checked at royalmail.com. To find out where your nearest MoneyGram outlet / Post Office branch is call 08457 223344. ——————————————————————————————————7/8—— Your tax allowances 543 CITY NEWS HEADLINES p500 Insurance Tax Credit&debt TV Guide
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