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 )

₹ Amount
$ Exchange Rate
For New Users Only
₹0 - ₹2900
Today's Rate
₹0 - ₹2900
Exchange Rate Type
₹ Amount
₹ Fee
Bank Account
Up to $999
$1,000 - $2,400
Debit / Credit card
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.
Transfer Time
Bank Deposit - 3 Days

(Funded using bank account)

Instant - 1 Business Day
(Using debit/credit card)
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. 


Posted on October 19, 2016, 12:04 pm

Sending money through Placid was really very easy and simple. No complicated questions and proofs asked. The money got credited to the beneficiary within 3 days where actually they said would take upto 5 days. I would recommend friends and family to use Placid!

Posted on October 13, 2016, 09:45 pm

the service was good. It gives good rate and its faster. Does at the real time within 5 minutes

Posted on October 10, 2016, 09:31 am

Transfer happened without any hassle with better exchange rate.

Posted on October 07, 2016, 10:43 am

Great service, great exchange rate, no transaction fee and very convenient and reliable to use. I highly recommend Placid to send money to abroad.

Posted on October 06, 2016, 05:59 pm

Good . On time delivery..Good satisfaction

Posted on October 06, 2016, 01:17 pm

Awesome service!!! ....and Faster delivery of the amount to recipient account. I would highly recommend this service to my friends, relatives and family.

Posted on October 05, 2016, 08:56 pm

It's good and give Best Rate and faster service.But Fast Track Rates are lower than other peers like Remitly or Transfast.It need to be on par with other peers that will be good. I have recommended to my friend.

Posted on October 05, 2016, 06:38 pm

Good service and great rate

Posted on October 05, 2016, 05:10 pm

Great service, great exchange rate, no transaction fee and very convenient and reliable to use. My every transaction transfers into Indian bank account in 03 days and sometimes within just 24 hrs. I highly recommend Placid to send money to abroad.

Posted on October 05, 2016, 03:59 pm

Placid is one of the best remittance service provider. Its reliable and provide competitive rates. I have used it frequently and never had any glitches/ delays.