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 USA 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
1000 - 2400
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
1000 - 2400
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. 


Dinesh Ahirwar
Posted on January 14, 2017, 06:00 am

I have used placid few days back to transfer funds into bank account. The money was transfered in just 2 days with the online account verification step. The remittance rates are higher. I like placid.

Posted on January 13, 2017, 09:55 am

Excellent service

Kishor pala
Posted on January 10, 2017, 08:56 pm

As usual , Placid is the best..My first preference.....

Posted on January 06, 2017, 01:02 pm

I did transfer twice without any problem. the money was transferred within 2 days. great service.

Posted on January 06, 2017, 06:28 am

I'm Using Placid from last month and very impressed with the service. Easy process,Competitive exchange rates and the transfer is very quick.My first transaction took me 3 days but after that all my transaction was within 24 hours.Awesome service Placid will refer my friends to use Placid!!!Good luck and keep the service ongoing!!!!!

Posted on December 29, 2016, 09:42 am

I was hesitant initially but placid did a good job transferring funds within a day also with better rate than others. I prefer placid now

Posted on December 29, 2016, 09:09 am

I hardly write any review. But I'm really impressed with the service. Competitive exchange rates, Frequent email update, easy process, everything in service is very impressive. I got my money transferred with in less then 24 hrs, the best I have ever seen. Only one thing to improve here is their transfer limit, which is very less. Had they have more transfer limit I wouldn't have to go to other providers.

Posted on December 27, 2016, 06:28 pm

With this Simple, fast and reliable service. Happy with reasonable exchange rates.

Posted on December 22, 2016, 02:55 pm

I would recommend Placid for all out there who wants to transfer money to India with ease and comfort. These guys giving us a reasonable exchange rates when compared to all others and their service is great. They care about our transfers and will keep us stress free by sending periodic updates. Really these are doing great. Keep up the good work.

Posted on December 21, 2016, 01:29 pm

I used Placid yesterday for the first time because of the rate they were providing. Being a first time user I was expecting it to take around 5 days but to my surprise, my transfer was completed less than 24 hours. Really Impressed!!! Hope they keep providing the good rate so that we can keep using their services. Thanks Placid!!!