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Foreign Exchange Guide to Malawi

Country Code:
MW
Domestic Currency:
Malawian Kwacha
Currency Code:
MK MWK
Telephone Prefix:
+265

In this guide we review :

  1. Buying Malawian Kwacha Cash Online - Travel money for Malawi
  2. Sending Money to Malawi - Save on Malawian Kwacha bank transfers
  3. Malawian Kwacha Exchange Rates - Latest info & charts.

Travel Money for Malawi - Buying Malawian Kwacha (MWK)

Save money and time by Ordering your Malawian Kwacha Online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the MWK cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Malawian Kwacha otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


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Sending Money to Malawi

When sending money to Malawi it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 3 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Malawian Kwacha amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted MWK amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Malawi.

You can save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Malawian Kwacha deposited into the recipient bank account in Malawi and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

Compare Transfer Exchange Rates to Malawi


Malawian Kwacha - Latest Rate Info

Popular Malawian Kwacha Cross Rates
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