InstaReM Referral Code: gQfEDQ (Referral Promo)

Fast, Seamless, Low Cost Overseas Money Transfers

Upgraded referral promotion: until 11 October 2021 2359 SGT. Benefits revert to normal after that.

After signing up with the referral link or referral code: gQfEDQ, you will receive the usual referral benefit of 475 InstaPoints (worth ~$6).

Next complete your first transaction with the promotion code: 310BONUS to get an additional bonus for future transactions. This promotion code is ONLY VALID for your first transaction.

See terms and conditions.

Why should I use InstaReM for remittance?

  • Regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). I wouldn’t advise to use any service not regulated by MAS.
  • Better FX rates than banks.
  • You can sign up conveniently using MyInfo
  • Instant transfer to Visa debit cards
  • Transparency, low remittance fee and zero hidden charges.
Instrem instant transfer to Visa debit

Large number of countries supported

With Instarem, you can send money to the following countries:

  • Asia: Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
  • North America: USA, Canada, Mexico
  • South America: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru
  • Oceania: Australia

Zero-Margin FX rates

Instarem also offers zero-margin* FX rates. According to them, many banks and Money Transfer Providers add a mark-up to the FX rates they offer to their customers for sending money abroad. Besides, there are other hidden charges which makes for an inefficient, international money transfer experience.

*applicable only for certain currencies and certain trading hours

Personal Experience

Key plus points of the Instarem platform:

  • Signing in is convenient via Facebook and Google social accounts.
  • Transfer of funds to Instarem can be via PayNow.
  • My recipient received the money I remitted within 24 hours.
  • Supports sending monies to foreign businesses.

Signing up

I managed to sign up with my Facebook account and SingPass MyInfo, got verified, and transferred funds all at one go.

Paying to foreign businesses

I once purchased some goods from Australia and needed to pay the foreign business >$1000AUD. I was able to do this via Instarem rather than through a bank and thus saved some expensive TT fees.

Not every remittance service supports paying to businesses so I view this as a big plus point for Instarem.

Remittance records

  • [April 2021]: I transferred SGD$1500 to Malaysia and the fees was SGD$5.25. This works out to only 0.35%.
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