Dubai: Although there are a lot of methods to send money overseas, the most convenient way these days is through a money transfer outfit.

Every payday, expats in Dubai queue up behind the counters of Western Union, UAE Exchange or Al Ansari Exchange or other similar exchanges to send their hard-earned money to families back home.

To find out which companies offer the best deals in town, my colleague and I went under cover and combed some specialist money transfer outlets in Dubai last Monday.

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