If you support loved ones and send money to Mexico for gifts, daily living, tuition, and more, you’re not alone. And like your fellow mexicanos, you want to find the safest way to send money to Elektra to make sure more funds make it home.

According to the Mexican government’s Institute for Mexicans Living Abroad, over 11 million Mexicans live in other countries, with the vast majority based in the U.S. Remittances they send contribute nearly 3% of the country’s national income. But because of exorbitant wire fees and unfair exchange rates, sending money to loved ones in Mexico can be costly.

Enter Remitly, a simple app for sending money internationally.

When sending money to Mexico, Remitly have many partners you can choose from, including Elektra and Banco Azteca. In fact, Remitly has over 25,000 pickup locations throughout Mexico.

Send money to Mexico with Elektra, Banco Azteca

Sending Money to Elektra in 5 Easy Steps

  1. Download the app and sign in (or create an account on the web).
  2. Select Mexico as your destination country.
  3. Add the amount of money you wish to send, then choose Express (your money will be transferred immediately with a small fee), or Economy (your money will take about 3 business days to transfer with no fee).
  4. Select cash pickup as your delivery option then select Elektra as your cash pickup option.
  5. Enter your recipient’s name and information and enter your bank account information. Review your transfer summary details for accuracy and push send!

With Remitly, you can also send money directly to your loved one’s Banco Azteca account. Simply choose a different delivery option in the app.

Why Should I Use Remitly to Send Money to Elektra?

Using our app or website, you can easily send money to loved ones while also taking advantage of our excellent exchange rates, so you can get more pesos for every dollar.

You can read more about this on our page about our dollar to peso rates and fees when sending money to Mexico.

We make sure to send your money on time. Plus, with fewer fees, you’ll no longer have to deal with any hassles while sending money home.

How Quickly Will my Money Arrive at Elektra?

Using Remitly, it’s efficient and quick to send money to Elektra. Senders that pay with a debit or credit card can transfer money immediately.

For those that aren’t in a rush, transfers via bank account take three to five days.

How Much Money Can I Send to Elektra with Remitly?

Remitly is committed to helping users send remittances both big and small to Elektra and Banco Azteca while prioritizing safety and following regulations. That keeps you, your money, and your recipient secure.

To that end, we have sending limits based on the information provided by a customer.

Customers that provide the minimum information necessary can send as much as:

  • $2,999 within 24 hours
  • $10,000 within 30 days
  • $18,000 within 180 days

Is It Safe to Send Money to Elektra with Remitly?

There’s a reason millions worldwide trust Remitly’s money transfer services.

Remitly uses two-factor verification and personal data encryption to ensure safe logins and secure transactions.

You can also turn on SMS/text notifications to keep an eye on your transfer. If anything goes wrong while sending funds, you’ll get your money back.

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Why We Love Elektra and Banco Azteca

Elektra is mainly a furniture and appliance retailer. They also sell cell phones, motorcycles, and even your kid’s back-to-school backpack.

When they started their own bank, Banco Azteca, it made life easier for their customers, who could shop and bank in the same location.

Elektra is everywhere, too. It has over 1,800 locations in Mexico so your family and friends can pick up cash at the most convenient location for them. These locations are open 9 AM to 9 PM every day of the year, including Saturdays and Sundays. 

In addition to convenience, Elektra offers theft insurance.

Elektra’s Theft Insurance

When you pick up a remittance in cash at an Elektra location, you don’t need to be afraid that someone will steal your money as soon as you leave the store. That’s because Elektra insures every remittance up to 6,000 MXP for four hours.

Safety and security are our top priorities, so we are proud to partner with banks who ensure your money is protected throughout the delivery process.

send money to elektra to families like this one in mexico in the park with ice cream cones

Where Else Can I Send Money in Mexico?

If you’re looking for a different payout location around the country, visit our Mexico bank and cash partners page to see the 25,000 locations you can choose.

About Remitly

Now more than ever, you want to support your family back home, and Remitly is here to help. With the Remitly app, you can send funds in minutes to Elektra and track your transfer every step of the way.

Find out more at Remitly.com or download the app today.

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