Does Western Union Accept Paypal?

For those freelancers working online, PayPal is like a wallet, but sadly, for some people, is a wallet with no cash in it. And thus, Does Western Union accept PayPal? This question may come from those who have money in PayPal but can’t have access to cash, and the answer to this question is: No, you can’t. Maybe you are wondering whether there are better alternatives to get cash using PayPal since their methods usually take time and are pretty much annoying to deal with it, like waiting for a check to be delivered via mail or using their debit card.

Normally, you would be able to send your PayPal money to a bank account, but some people can’t do this since it will differ depending on the country you live in. Western Union, by far, one of the best ways to move and retire money around the world. They have a fair number of establishments around the world, and its safety and security are reassuring. Sadly, you can’t (directly) send money to Western Union using PayPal, but don’t be afraid, since we are about to show you some solutions to this!


Internet has become the tool where you can find anything you want if you try hard enough. If you want to send money to Western Union using PayPal, you can actually use an exchanger website (like You’ll be sending your money to the website to receive a deposit from it to the Wester Union establishment you decide. For this, you will need to sign up in the website (This process is quite common for all the exchanger websites out there) and follow the steps listed in it in order to complete the process.

Also, you need to take in mind that most exchanger websites will have their own fee to pay and, of course, depending on the country you are sending money to, the transaction fee may change. This transaction fee can vary by day, so checking them on a daily basis would be a wise thing to do.

Remember that, in order to send money to Western Union, you will need the name of the receiver, the country where you are sending the money to and the city.

In case you decide to use an exchanger website, you may need to write your PayPal’s account email so you can get the information you need to complete the procedure, then send the money.

Another possible solution would be sending the PayPal money to a local bank account, then sending the money over to Western Union.

It all comes down to what you would prefer since there are several options out there that could serve as a solution.

If you happen to have a Skrill, Neteller, Payoneer, MoneyGram or even BTC’s, choosing to send money with an exchanger website is an option too! Just research on google for a website that suits your needs and you will surely find something that will solve your problems.

Let’s hope that in the future we will be able to send money with PayPal and other types of electronic wallets in an easier way!!