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Compare GBP to USD foreign transfers

Use our comparison table to find the best exchange rates for United States Dollar foreign transfers versus the Banks.

When you are thinking about sending money abroad, an international money transfer provider is a great option. They can help you with the whole process, provide useful online tools and most importantly bank-beating exchange rates and low or zero fees.

 
 

Compare Best Exchange Rates for:

   
£GBP
$USD

Compare Deals
Foreign Transfer ProvidersReceive USD($)Exchange RateFee GBPTotal CostDeal Links
OFX logo
6,201 USD
Best Overall
1.2402£0^0.8%
HSBC logo
6,009.47 USD
192 USD
1.2037£7.53.86%
Natwest Bank logo
5,976.02 USD
225 USD
1.1988154.4%
Citibank International Money Transfers
Citibank logo
5,948.69 USD
252 USD
1.1926124.84%
Banks - Average Rate
Lloyds TSB logo Santander logo Citibank logo Natwest Bank logo HSBC logo
5,948 USD
253 USD
1.1931154.85%
Santander International Money Transfers
Santander logo
5,914.75 USD
286 USD
1.1877205.38%
Lloyds TSB logo
5,890.34 USD
311 USD
1.1828205.77%
 
OFX: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:£0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally 7GBP for smaller transfers)
Exchange Rate:1.2402 (0.8% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6,201 USD
Total Cost:0.8%
Time:
Rate Fetched: 8:20 Local
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone, Foreign Currency Accounts
Rating:
 
: 4.8/5.0
Reviews:
 

HSBC logoHSBC

HSBC: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:£7.5 GBP (.15%)
Exchange Rate:1.2037 (3.72% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6,009.47 USD
Total Cost:3.86%
Difference:
192 USD less than using OFX
Time:8:20 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

Natwest Bank logoNatwest Bank

Natwest Bank: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:1.1988 (4.11% from mid-rate)
USD amount:5,976.02 USD
Total Cost:4.4%
Difference:
225 USD less than using OFX
Time:8:20 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
 

Citibank logoCitibank

Citibank: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:12
Exchange Rate:1.1926 (4.61% from mid-rate)
USD amount:5,948.69 USD
Total Cost:4.84%
Difference:
252 USD less than using OFX
Time:8:20 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

Banks - Average Rate

Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:1.1840 (5.3% from mid-rate)
USD amount:5,948 USD
Total Cost:4.85%
Difference:
253 USD less than using OFX
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
 

Santander logoSantander

Santander: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:20
Exchange Rate:1.1877 (5% from mid-rate)
USD amount:5,914.75 USD
Total Cost:5.38%
Difference:
286 USD less than using OFX
Time:8:20 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 2/5.0
Reviews:
 

Lloyds TSB logoLloyds TSB

Lloyds TSB: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:20
Exchange Rate:1.1828 (5.39% from mid-rate)
USD amount:5,890.34 USD
Total Cost:5.77%
Difference:
311 USD less than using OFX
Time:8:20 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 07/20/2019 - See full table