Janmashtami on August 22 is a bank holiday in India, and will delay transactions to India by 24 hours
Janmashtami celebrates the birthday of Lord Krishna. Hindu festival Krishna Janmashtami will be held on Monday, August 22, 2011. Janmashtami is not only celebrated in India but it is also celebrated by NRIs in other countries with complete devotion. During this holiday, many businesses, especially banks, will be closed.
If you are sending money with Xoom, you should know that all transactions to India will be delayed by 24 hours. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Enjoy the celebrations.
The Xoom Team