Airtel Money transaction charges for sending and withdrawals, loans

Airtel Money Transfer and Withdrawal Charges in 2024

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Airtel Kenya has adjusted Airtel Money transaction tariff that will see customers withdraw money from agents at higher charges than before. The cost of sending money to other networks has also been revised. On the other hand, the daily transaction limit has been increased from Ksh. 300,000 to Ksh. 500,000. At the same time, the maximum account balance has also been increased to Ksh. 500,000.

The maximum amount you can send per transaction has been adjusted upward to Ksh. 250,000. Airtel to Airtel charges are still free.

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The Revised Airtel Money Tariff Guide

Airtel to Mpesa interoperability
Airtel internetwork money transfer.

In the current tariff guide, only Airtel to Airtel money transaction charges are nil. The minimum money you can transact is 1 Kenya shilling.

Charges for Sending Money from Airtel to Other Networks

Minimum (KSh.)Maximum (Ksh.)Charges (Ksh.)
1490
501000
1015006
5011,00011
1,0011,50020
1,5012,50030
2,5015,00050
5,0017,50070
7,50110,00080
10,00115,00090
15,00125,00095
25,00135,000100
35,001250,000105

Airtel Money Agent Withdrawal Charges

Minimum (KSh.)Maximum (Ksh.)Charges (Ksh.)
1490
5010010
10150025
5011,00025
1,0011,50025
1,5012,50025
2,5015,00044
5,0017,50055
7,50110,00095
10,00115,000135
15,00120,000150
20,00135,000160
35,00140,000240
40,00145,000260
45,00150,000270
50,001250,000300
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Revised Airtel Money transaction limits

  • The maximum amount per transaction for Airtel Money is Ksh. 250,000
  • The daily mobile money transactions limit has been increased to 500,000
  • Airtel Money account balance limit has increased from Ksh. 140,000 to Ksh. 500,000
  • Charges have been waived for transfers from an Airtel Money account to a bank account
  • Airtel customers will still transfer up to Ksh. 100 to any customer on any network free of charge

Airtel International Money Transfer

Airtel Money has partnered with Remitly to enable registered Airtel Money customers to receive money from over ten countries around the world.

Airtel Money registered customers can now receive money from the US, UK, Australia, Austria, Canada, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and Sweden.

That is, provided the sender from these countries uses Remitly to send money to Airtel Money customers.

You will not incur any charges when receiving Money from other countries.

How to Send Money to Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia & Malawi

If you are an Airtel money customer in Kenya, you can send money to other Airtel Money customers in Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia & Malawi as follows:

  • Dial *222#
  • Select Send Money
  • Select International Money Transfer
  • Select the country where the money is to be sent
  •  Enter the recipient’s mobile number starting with the country code (eg 250 for Rwanda, 255 for Tanzania)
  • Enter the amount you wish to send
  • Confirm details of the transaction
  • Enter your Airtel Money PIN
  • Select the reason for the transfer and complete the transaction.
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After a short while, you will receive a notification SMS from Airtel Money confirming the status of the transaction.

Note: The recipient will receive the transferred funds in their country’s currency.

Airtel Money Tariffs Customer Care Contacts

Email: Wambua@ke.airtel.com

Mobile: (+254) 780 673 985

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