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A Draft is like a bank cheque made out in a foreign currency.

It's another way for you to make payments and settle a transaction overseas, especially if you don't have the receiver’s electronic bank account details.

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  • Drafts can be sent overseas via mail and are available in a wide range of currencies
  • Drafts can be enclosed with letters or invoices and forwarded direct to the beneficiary
  • Should your Draft go missing in transit, upon your notification, Western Union Business Solutions will normally be able to put a stop on it and issue a replacement (conditions apply – see Product Disclosure Statement)
  • Offers security around payment
  •  Drafts are a non-negotiable instrument and can only be credited to the beneficiary’s bank account, unless the beneficiary has endorsed the draft
  Arrange a Draft

In order to make a draft you will first need:

  • Full name
  • Full street address
  • Any special instructions for the transfer
  • Currency and amount

Once you have these details a draft can be arranged by:

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The financial products referred to in this communication are provided by Western Union Business Solutions (Australia) Pty Ltd ABN 24 150 129 749 AFSL 404092, trading as Western Union Business Solutions (“WUBS”), under its agreement(s) with your Financial Institution. Fees & Charges and Terms & Conditions apply.

It's important for you to consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (“PDS”) and any other relevant WUBS documents before you decide whether or not a financial product is right for you. A PDS is available for each financial product issued by WUBS from your Financial Institution or on the compliance section of our website. Any advice provided above is general and does not take account of your personal objectives, financial situation or needs.

This communication has been prepared solely for informational purposes and does not in any way create any binding obligations. The relationship relating to the financial products referred to in this communication are solely between you and the Financial Institution. No representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, express or implied, are made in this communication.

Western Union Business Solutions is an operating division of the Western Union Company. Western Union is the issuer of the financial products referred to in this communication.


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