First UNISTREAM Service Outlet Launched in Karlovy Vary

13.08.2013

The first office of the UNISTREAM international money transfer system was launched in Karlovy Vary, the spa capital of the Czech Republic, on the basis of MoneyPolo, UNISTREAM’s largest partner in the country.

The UNISTREAM service outlet is located in the Drahovice district, Vitezna street 20, near the historic center of the city. The office is open six days a week, Monday to Saturday. On weekdays, the office is open from 10:00 to 19:00; on Saturday, the office is open from 11:00 to 16:00.

Now residents and visitors of Karlovy Vary can take advantage of a wide range of possibilities with the UNISTREAM international payment system. Money transfers are available in more than 100 countries worldwide. The lower threshold of fees for money transfers from the Czech Republic is 1.3% of the amount transferred.

Karlovy Vary is one of the most famous resorts in Central Europe popular all over the world and especially in Russia and the CIS. For customers from these countries, UNISTREAM offers an option of addressless money transfers to the Czech Republic (you can get the money at any service outlet in the country).

“Addressless money transfers abroad are a very convenient option. You do not have to worry about your relatives during their stay in the Czech Republic. At any time, you can transfer money to them, and they can get them at any UNISTREAM office in the Czech Republic,” says Kirill Palchun, UNISTREAM Acting Chairman of the Management Board.

Today, the chain of UNISTREAM offices in the Czech Republic includes 38 service outlets.

According to the UNISTREAM analytical center, the volume of money transfers from the Czech Republic to Russia and vice versa is increasing. in H1 2013, the System’s turnover in this area increased by 29% vs. H1 2012.

Analysts say this positive trend is the result of the development of Russian-Czech business relations and the development of cultural tourism and educational migration: the popularity of foreign education is growing among Russians.

Other popular destinations for money transfers from the Czech Republic include the CIS countries such as Ukraine, Moldova and others. This implies a growing labor migration from the CIS countries to Central Europe.

“Money transfer is a popular service in Karlovy Vary, where the number of clients from Russia and the CIS countries is growing. We are offering our customers the UNISTREAM service as we are confident in this high reliability system confirmed by a bank guarantee,” says Nikolay Rozhok, CEO of MoneyPolo in the Czech Republic.

“Developing the network in Czech Republic is one of the growth opportunities for the UNISTREAM system in Central Europe. Thanks to the partnership our largest partner in the country — MONEY POLO with whom the launched a new service outlet in Karlovy Vary we are closer to our goal. Given the extended hours, the full range of remittance and payment services, convenient location (the office is located just 5 minutes from the historic center of the city), we are confident that the new UNISTREAM location at Money Polo office will become an example of business operations excellence and the high quality of customer service,” says Kirill Palchun.

About UNISTREAM

International Money Transfer System UNISTREAM is one of the most popular systems in Russia and the CIS. It is currently operating in more than 100 countries through more than 333,500 locations, including self-service terminals. The company’s annual turnover exceeds $5 billion.

UNISTREAM operates networks in Greece, the UK and Cyprus. More than 450 financial institutions around the world are now partners of the system.

In 2012, UNISTREAM was named the Best Money Transfer System in Eastern Europe by the International Association of Money Transfer Networks (IAMTN) and, also, received Global Banking & Finance Review Awards.

UNISTREAM has been successfully operating in the money transfers market for over 12 years. Within this time a popular cash transfer system has grown into a recognized international payment system, known for the high quality of service and advanced IT technologies. UNISTREAM is one of the co-founders of the National Payments Council, a non-profit partnership established with support of the Central Bank of Russia and The Association of the Russian Banks.

UNISTREAM is constantly broadening its product range, developing new tools for consumers and extending its network of partners. Today at UNISTREAM customers can also make any other payments, like repaying loans, paying utility bills, mobile and internet and other services) via UNISTREAM locations and payment terminals. The company has set a goal of moving to the front of the Russian electronic payments market that is rapidly growing.

About MONEYPOLO

MoneyPolo is an international money transfer system founded by Mayzus Financial Services Ltd. It offers services such as money transfer, international wire transfers, encashment of banking and corporate checks, currency exchange operations, MasterCard card support programs.

With MoneyPolo, you can transfer money via the company's offices, offices of partners, a network of payment terminals and online from your account on the website in more than 165,000 locations across the globe. MoneyPolo’s own offices provide services to clients in the Czech Republic, the UK, Mongolia.

The volume of transfers via MoneyPolo is growing rapidly — in the last six months the system’s turnover has more than tripled. An innovative approach to business, introduction of new technologies, the constant search for new opportunities, operations with a variety of currencies — all this distinguishes the system from the competition. Employees of the company are multilingual professionals, which is especially appreciated by customers. The new logic and efficient management allow customers to make money transfers at the lowest rates in the market or absolutely free if transferred between the MoneyPolo offices. Largely due to this fact, MoneyPolo money transfers are the leaders in the World Bank statistics.



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