Get the unique reference number of your transaction. This reference number helps to track the sent funds and is found on the receipt issued by the company when you transfer the funds. It is also the number that you communicate to the recipient to give him access to funds.
Use the reference number to inquire about the status of your transfer. MoneyGram can provides this information by phone at 1-800-666-3947. Give MoneyGram's customer service representative your reference number to track the money you sent.
Join the MoneyGram rewards program. This allows you to transfer money online -- instead of doing the transfer at a retail store. Rewards members can sign up to receive e-mail notification when the recipient picks up the funds.