Ria Money Transfer (“Ria”), the third largest money transfer company in the world and subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT), is offering a new Cash Pickup Service to American Express Serve and Bluebird by American Express Account holders, providing convenient access to cash, particularly important during tax refund season.
Serve Cash Pickup Powered by Ria® and Bluebird Cash Pickup Powered by Ria® allow Serve and Bluebird Account holders to withdraw up to $900 in cash per day from their Accounts for a fee at more than 4,500 Walmart stores across the United States and Puerto Rico. Serve and Bluebird Account holders who receive their tax refund via direct deposit to their Accounts are eligible for higher Cash Pickup limits, allowing withdrawals of up to $2,900 per day in cash for a fee.
To use the service, which launched on January 22, 2016, Account holders need to log in to their Accounts via the American Express Serve or Bluebird website or Mobile app3 to initiate a withdrawal request. Once the withdrawal request is submitted, their cash is ready to pick up at a Walmart MoneyCenter or customer service desk in as little as five minutes.
“Ria is delighted to offer the Cash Pickup Service to American Express Serve and Bluebird customers,” said Ria’s CEO and President, Juan Bianchi. “Ria strives to offer affordable and convenient payment solutions that offer real value to customers – and this service delivers on that.”
"For many of our customers, it's important to have convenient access to larger amounts of cash, especially during the tax refund season," said Stefan Happ, Executive Vice President, Global Prepaid & Alternative Payments, American Express. “We’re pleased to introduce this new service at a time when many customers expect to receive a refund that translates into their biggest paycheck of the year.”