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How can you find Western Union locations?

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Find Western Union agent locations by clicking on the "Find Locations" link on the Western Union home page and entering your location on the search form. Western Union has locations in countries throughout the world.

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The search form returns a list of locations that includes the store name, address, phone number and distance from address entered for the search. Western Union also provides links for each location, giving the stores hours, Western Union services offered and the opportunity to get directions to the location. After searching for your location, you can narrow the search by selecting the services needed. Western Union allows customers to search for locations that offer services such as money orders, money transfers or prepaid card sales. Customers can also collect money sent to them and pay many of their bills, such as rent, utilities, car payments and credit cards. Many Western Union services may also be completed online, including money transfers and bill payments.

Western Union offers customers a free rewards program. Customers enroll with an email address or cell phone number and, as of September 2014, earn one point for every $2 in money transfers. You can redeem points for a reduction in service fees, for free phone time or cash back on a Western Union pre-paid card.

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