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Why Join FriendlyTransfer?

Friendly Transfer is the “Uber” of international payments.

We connect friends around the world so they can exchange money locally, instead of making expensive international transfers

How does Friendly Transfer work?

We leverage social networks to connect friends and friends of friends in order to build a community that engages on direct trust-based transactions, reinforced by reciprocal altruism.

Who uses Friendly Transfer?

Thousands of people around the world who, to make small international payments, prefer to rely directly on their friends, instead of financial intermediaries.

How to make a succesful Friendly Transfer transaction?

Unless agreed otherwise, the user with fewer reviews should fullfill his/her side of the transaction first. Keep your conversation within the Friendly Transfer platform.

How does FriendlyTransfer Work?

With your social network in order to connect with friends and colleages within the Friendly Transfer platform.

Set the amount(Up to $300 the first time. Up to $2,999 once you have completed your first transaction and received a positive review).

Carefully review matching proposals provided by our algorithm. Contact the person(s) who you would feel more confortable at making a small trus-based financial transaction

Trust and Safety

Friendlytransfer.com is not a Money Transfer Organization (MTO), which are government regulated financial service institutions that move money between countries. Friendlytransfer.com does not handle or transfer your money money.

Our Team

Know our team, that every day we love what we do!

Our Story

Friendly Transfer (FT) was developed by international Harvard students at the Harvard Innovation Lab tired of paying expensive bank fees on international money transfers. In order to pay for school and other expenses - and avoid fees.

3 Easy Steps

3 easy steps! sign in, propose and match.

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For a successful friendly transfer

  • Know the person you are dealing with
  • Examine his/her reviews
  • Get all your questions answered
  • Provide clear, concise and accurate information
  • Agree by writing on the specific terms to the transaction

How is FriendlyTransfer different from online money transfer services

Friendlytransfer.com is not a Money Transfer Organization (MTO), which are government regulated financial service institutions that move money between countries. Friendlytransfer.com does not handle or transfer money. Friendlytransfer.com is a global online community of friends and colleagues, who agree to pay each other locally in order to avoid making expensive international money transfers.

Why pay fees to big banks and other financial service institutions when that money can go to you or your friends?



Why should I use friendlytransfer.com?

It is free for trust-based, friend-to-friend transactions.

You and your friends will save on international transfer fees.

You’ll have the chance to reconnect and build trust with friends around the world

How does it work?

You just follow these simple steps:

  1. Login via Facebook on our site
    • This allows us to use your Facebook information to (via our proprietary algorithm) identify transfer partners who you can potentially trust, based on common friendships and interests. Friendly Transfer does not share this information with third parties and does not post on Facebook on your behalf

  2. Improve your profile by providing additional information about you
    • The more information you provide on your profile, the more potential transaction partners you will be able to secure

  3. Propose a transaction on your dashboard
  4. Review the matching transactions provided back to you
  5. Choose the transactions that interest you the most and examine each transfer partner’s profile
  6. Contact the transfer partner you feel comfortable making a transaction with
  7. Agree on the specific terms of the transaction
  8. Once the the transaction has been completed, provide a review of your transfer partner. Reviews help build trust within our community
Is my information safe?

FriendlyTransfer does not share your social network information or completed transactions with third parties as stated in our Terms of Use.

Why do I have to join with Facebook?

Friendlytransfer.com leverages social networks to connect friends who need to transfer money. Friendlytransfer will never post on your behalf or share your social network information.

You can ask us more questions at info@friendlytransfer.com, at our Facebook page or via our live chat at friendlytransfer.com