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Paying for Overseas Tuition Fees

Managing exchange rates is important when paying for overseas tuition fees

Millions of international students are studying outside their home countries which can be a very expensive business.

So it's important to manage save money where-ever possible and this includes minimising unnecessary foreign exchange costs and fees. By setting up a regular overseas payment with one of our BER partners below, you don't have to worry about your transactions every semester.

If you require a specific amount for each payment, benefit from a fixed foreign currency amount regular payment that removes the exchange rate risk.

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1) Select Currencies and Enter Send or Receive Amount 2) Compare Exchange Rates and Click to the Provider's website 3) Open an Account with the Broker 4) Book your Foreign Transfer Deal & Save.
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 OFX
         
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Average Cost : 1.0%
Book & track your foreign transfers online (24/7) with industry best rates for all your deals - not just the first one! Lock in exchange rates with Spot & Forward Deals. BestExchangeRates gets you your first two transfers fee free.
 WorldFirst
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Average Cost : 1.1%
Best exchange rates for safe, secure, fastest available international payments and currency exchange. Award winning service and online tools for individuals and business. BestExchangeRates users get their first two transfers fee free.
 TransferWise
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Average Cost : 1.5%
TransferWise always aims to converts money at the real mid-market exchange rate. There’s just a small, fair service fee and it’s all shown up-front. Rate shown here with the minimum 0.5% rate volatility limit. Exchange guaranteed within 2 business days - Pay via Bank Transfer or VISA/Mastercard debit cards.
 WorldRemit
         
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Average Cost : 1.59%
Send Money Online Anytime, Anywhere. 24/7 online service – no agents to visit. Bank Transfers - Cash Pickup - Mobile Money - Airtime top-up.
* Register from the below button for a Zero Fee first transfer.
More info Pay via Bank Transfer or VISA/Mastercard
 Bank/Bureau - Average Rate
         
Average Cost : 4.78%
Average USDEUR International Transfer Exchange Rates from a sample of Banks available in branch and via internet banking systems.


BER Research & Guides

How can I always get the best possible foreign currency exchange rate?

Most importantly don't rely on your bank! Currency rates are always moving against each other so you need to constantly check the latest exchange rates and compare the best offers available from FX providers. When you use BestExchangeRates you can see clearly which currency vendor is offering the best deal for your International Money Transfers & Travel Money/Cards and who is taking the smallest margin and fees to give you... Read More >

Order Travel Money Online for the Best Exchange Rates

If you end up buying your travel money on departure day without pre-ordering online you are wasting money. Make it part of your pre-departure preparations to Order your Travel Money Online and you will extend your travel budget by ... Read More >

What makes sending money internationally so expensive?

There are a number of cost components to making and receiving international payments, most of which are far from transparent to customers: Currency fees Currency conversion rates : Banks charge huge margins for currency conversion to the majority of businesses and individuals. They tend to fix rates once a day and therefore need to incorporate... Read More >

Managing Business FX Transactions and Risk

Brokers are able to offer international money transfer services which many banks don’t provide, like forward contracts and order types. The way you chose to manage your transfer may depend on how much you’re moving and where you’re sending the money to, but a currency broker will be able to assess your situation and ensure you come up with the best solution. Read More >

New Zealand Dollar - Market Updates 

Strong Retail Sales Help to Prop up Pound

Sterling GBP/USD 1 Week Chart The Pound (GBP) recovered from an overnight slump yesterday as UK Retail Sales rocketed higher in February, following a slight downtrend the month before. A survey by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) reported that retailers saw a 9% increase in activity this month after previously reporting an 8% decline... View article >
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 10:39 am GMT
Author: TorFX

New Zealand Dollar – Fri Feb 24: NZD Up vs USD, EUR, AUD, CNY & FJD and Down vs GBP.

The New Zealand Dollar is today up 0.68% against the United States Dollar, down -0.19% against the British Pound Sterling, up 0.35% against the Euro, up 0.23% against the Australian Dollar, up 0.48% against the Chinese Yuan and up 0.3% against the Fijian Dollar. NZD Daily Rate Alerts Read on for the latest 1-week and... View article >
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 12:02 am GMT
Author: BER Research

Pound Falters as Business Investment Dries Up

Sterling GBP/USD 1 Week Chart The Pound (GBP) tumbled against the other majors yesterday as the UK’s latest growth report painted a gloomy picture for 2017. While fourth Quarter GDP figures saw a slight uptick, rising from 0.6% to 0.7%, Sterling fell as economists predicted that growth would slow in 2017. Meanwhile, investors were also... View article >
Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:58 am GMT
Author: TorFX
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