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    GBP to AED Exchange Rates

    Compare & Save on Pound Sterling to United Arab Emirates dirham FX rates - Check GBP/AED Trends and Forecasts.

    In this Pound Sterling to United Arab Emirates dirham guide:

    1 GBP =
    4.9943We compare provider deals to this wholesale mid-market rate. Read more
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    GBP to AED at 4.9941 is 0.9% above average of its 90-day range 4.8498-5.0787.
    Track Rate
      1 AED = 0.2002 GBP
    GBP/AED wasChangePeriod
    04 Jan 2022
    0.5% 2 Weeks
    20 Oct 2021
    1.6% 90 Days
    18 Jan 2021
    0.1% 1 Year
    19 Jan 2017
    10.2% 5 Years
    21 Jan 2012
    12.4% 10 Years
    23 Jan 2002
    4.7% 20 Years
    GBP/AED change over periods to 18-Jan-2022

    All the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, excluding Kuwait, have their currencies pegged to the US dollar. The UAE dirham has been fixed at a rate of around 3.6725 to $1 since 1997.

    The outlook for the pound as we near the end of the year is increasingly uncertain due to rising inflation, slowing growth and unemployment, the combination of which creates a nightmare scenario for the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee.

    GBP Outlook


    GBP to AED - Compare & Save

    The below comparison table makes it easy to calculate the Total Cost you are being charged and the possible savings of using different FX providers.


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    Exchange rates available for foreign transfers and currency exchange always contain either a rate margin from the Latest GBP to AED Exchange Rate (shown above) or a transaction fee and often both!


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    How to get a good GBP to AED Exchange Rate

    There are two important ways to save on Foreign Exchange, the first is minimising unnecessary or excessive costs and fees, and the other is to transact when the exchange rate is in your favour.

    Reduce Excessive costs and fees

    All foreign exchange providers charge a fee for providing their service and this fee is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate).

    The transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

    Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

    You can also read our practical guide to getting the Best Deals for your Foreign Transfers and Travel Money to UAE.


    Will the Pound Sterling rise against the United Arab Emirates dirham?

    It is almost impossible to predict what an exchange rate will do in the future, the best approach is to monitor the currency markets and transact when an exchange rate moves in your favour.

    To help with this you can add GBP/AED to your BestExchangeRates My Rates Watchlist to track and benefit from currency movements.


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    Rather than requiring you to set a target rate, our FX Alerts work differently.

    Once you add a currency pair for tracking in your watchlist we can select to be notified daily for any UP DOWN HIGH LOW alerts over a range of periods over the recent 90 days.