Established in 1996, Placid Express is a Money Transfer provider that specializes in direct money transfers with competitive exchange rates and zero to low transfer fees. Via its website, Placid Express users can send money to 8 different countries and can easily track the status of their transfer online.

To sign up with Placid Express, simply provide your personal information to create a free account. Once you’ve created your account, you may begin sending money abroad. Recipients can either have the funds deposited directly into their bank account, or can opt for the Tier 1 Cash Pickup service, spotCash, which allows recipients to collect the funds at an authorized Placid Express payout location in their country.

Placid Express delivers a seamless money transfer experience with quick processing times and direct transactions. For money transfers funded with a credit card or debit card, processing times usually take no longer than 60 minutes, and for money transfers funded with a bank account, processing times are typically 1 to 3 business days.

Since inception, Placid Express has transferred billions in transactions all around the world. Authorized by the United States Department of Treasury and multiple state banking departments, Placid Express guarantees secure transactions and superior customer satisfaction.

What's Good About Placid Express

Instant Transfers using Debit Card to major banks such as HDFC, PNB, Axis & more
24/7 Support & 100% Money Back Guarantee
Transfers $900 or more are free when paid with bank account (ACH/EFT)
Real time transfer status tracking


FEATURES (Currently showing rates for USD to INR change )

Today's Rate
For New Users Only
$ Amount
₹ Exchange Rate
$0 - $2900
For Returning Users
$ Amount
₹ Exchange Rate
$0 - $2900
Exchange Rate Type
Transfer Fee
Bank Account
$ Amount
₹ Fee
Up to $999
$1,000 - $2,400
Note: Transfers made with credit card are charged an additional 4% of the transfer amount. Card issuer may charge cash advance fees.
Debit / Credit card
$ Amount
₹ Fee
$0 - $999
$1,000 - $2,400
Note: Transfers made with credit card are charged an additional 4% of the transfer amount. Card issuer may charge cash advance fees.
Transfer Time
Bank Deposit
3 Days
Transfer Type
  • Credit Card/Debit Card
  • ACH Transfer
Daily Transfer Limit
Every 24 hours: $2,900

Note: Arizona resid
Receiving Method
  • Bank Deposit
Customer Service Info
Company Headquarter
Westbury, NY
Company Type
Remittance Providers
Mobile App
Company Established
Text Update (SMS)
Email Updates
Provider's FAQs
Referral Program
Key Feature
- Excellent exchange rates
- Serving money transfer needs of valued customers since 1996
- 24/7 Support
- Instant Transfers using Debit Card
Document Requirements
In certain cases, documentation request may be triggered.


Placid Express was founded in 1996 and currently offers money transfer services in the United States, Italy, and Malaysia with services available through partner networks in Spain, the United Kingdom, and United Arab Emirates (UAE). Placid Express specializes in direct international money transfers, with bank account and cash pickup delivery options, offering low to nonexistent transfer fees and competitive exchange rates.

After completing the free registration process, new users can begin making international money transfers by selecting the country they would like to send the amount to, the amount they would like to send, and their payment and delivery options. The sender can choose to have the funds transferred directly into the recipient’s bank account or may opt for Placid Express’ spotCash! cash pickup transaction. Available payment methods include credit card, debit card, and bank account.

Customers are limited in the amounts they are able to send through Placid Express; no more than $2,400 may be sent every 7 days, and Arizona residents have a daily transfer limit of $999.99. Transfer fees apply only to transactions made using a credit card or debit card, and bank account transactions usually have zero fees. Transfers made with a credit or debit card are typically processed in 60 minutes or less, while bank account transfers usually take no longer than 3 business days.

Placid Express maintains fair cancellation and refund policies, offering full refunds of transactions and their fees for transfers that are not received. Transactions and all bank account and personal information is secure with Placid Express, which utilizes high grade encryption and secure technologies with its services.

Placid Express has had much success as a provider of international money transfer services and plans to enter additional markets such as Belgium, Germany, Greece, and France. When using Placid Express to send money abroad, clients can expect low transfer fees, flexible payment and delivery options, and excellent customer satisfaction. 


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Posted on December 07, 2016, 08:55 pm

Excellent service. My first transfer took 4 days as promised. But second one was within hours. i had verfied my account and things went smooth. They update the status of transfer every step. Never ever had to call customer care for any issues. Things happened as promised. I would defenitely recommend placid to people

Posted on December 07, 2016, 05:10 pm

Its good

Posted on December 02, 2016, 07:01 am

I use to use ICICI before, but wish I would have known placid all these days. They are faster, better service, and they give you more money. Way to go placid :)

Posted on November 30, 2016, 06:32 pm

Placid is simply superb, Excellent service. Very good rate comparatively. Even for the first transfer they took less than a day, very quick service. With this high rates its stunning. I highly recommend to everyone to use Placid. I was in bit dilemma to use this service but now I regret not being used this service for long time. Now on I will always use this service. Good work team Placid, Keep it up. You ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nabeed Zaman
Posted on November 27, 2016, 09:01 pm

Every now and then, I need to send money to Bangladesh and I've exhausted pretty much every option in the marketplace - looking for the best rates, the fastest end-to-end transfer times, and the least tangled upfront process. Placid has unfailingly dethroned every competitor in this space. Placid's business model is exclusively tailored to direct money transfers and empowers the customer with an intuitive online interface and customer-centric platform from start to finish. Competitive rates, seamless transactions, and an open ear for the voice of the customer!

Venkata Reddy
Posted on November 26, 2016, 09:53 am

Money credited to my account with in a day for most of the transfers I have done. good exchange rate compared to other providers. I am really happy with the service provided by Placid and always use Placid.

Posted on November 25, 2016, 10:38 pm

Takes a more time than other money transfer options

Posted on November 25, 2016, 01:33 am

Good competitive rate. Xfer happens earlier than date mentioned in receipt. Better than other xfer services

Posted on November 25, 2016, 01:26 am

Good competitive rate. Xfer happens earlier than date mentioned in receipt. Better than other xfer services