SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Xoom Corporation, a global online money transfer provider, will be open on Christmas Day for people to send and receive money on December 25. Xoom has announced that several retail locations in Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras will be open for cash pick-up on December 25, including Mexico’s largest retailer, Elektra. With Xoom, people can send money to their loved ones from their desktop, mobile or tablet device.
“Unlike U.S. brick-and-mortar money transfer locations that may be closed on Christmas, Xoom.com never closes, day or night, for initiation of cash pick up– the perfect gift for family and friends,” says Julian King, Xoom’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Development. “At Xoom, we offer our customers a service that is safe, convenient and fast. Xoom is simply the best last minute gift option for cash pick up on December 25.” Xoom’s call center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year.
Elektra will be open in four countries on Christmas Day, offering the recipients of Xoom’s money transfers more than 2,150 pick-up locations throughout Mexico and Central America.
Elektra’s hours for cash pickup on December 25, 2012:
– Mexico: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
– El Salvador: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
– Guatemala: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
– Honduras: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Xoom is a global online money transfer provider, focused on helping consumers send money in a secure, fast and cost-effective way using their mobile phone, tablet or computer. During the 12 months ended September 30, 2012, Xoom’s 700,000 active customers sent more than $2.9 billion to family and friends in 30 countries worldwide. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and can be found online at http://www.xoom.com.