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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
6,193.5 USD
Best Overall
1.2387£0^0.8%
TorFX logo
6,153.5 USD
40 USD
1.230701.44%
WorldFirst logo
6,212.5 USD
19 USD
1.242500.5%
HSBC logo
6,030.44 USD
163 USD
1.2079£7.53.41%
Natwest Bank logo
5,996.96 USD
197 USD
1.203153.95%
Citibank International Money Transfers
Citibank logo
5,969.64 USD
224 USD
1.1968124.39%
Banks - Average Rate
Lloyds TSB logo Santander logo Citibank logo Natwest Bank logo HSBC logo
5,969 USD
224 USD
1.1973154.4%
Santander International Money Transfers
Santander logo
5,935.66 USD
258 USD
1.1919204.93%
Lloyds TSB logo
5,910.76 USD
283 USD
1.1869205.33%
 

OFX logo

OFX: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:£0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally 7GBP for smaller transfers)
Exchange Rate:1.2387 (0.8% from mid-rate)
To Amount:6,193.5 USD
Total Cost:0.8%
Time:
Rate Fetched: 4:20 Local
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone, Foreign Currency Accounts
Rating:
 
: 4.8/5.0
Reviews:
 

TorFX logo

TorFX: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:
Exchange Rate:1.2307 (1.44% from mid-rate)
To Amount:6,153.5 USD
Total Cost:1.44%
Difference:
40 USD less than using OFX
Time:4:20 Local
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone
Rating:
 
: 4.7/5.0
Reviews:
 

WorldFirst logo

WorldFirst: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:
Exchange Rate:1.2425 (0.5% from mid-rate)
To Amount:6,212.5 USD
Total Cost:0.5%
Difference:
19 USD more than using OFX
Time:4:20 Local
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone, Foreign Currency Accounts
Rating:
 
: 4.6/5.0
Reviews:
 

HSBC logo

HSBC: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:£7.5 GBP (.15%)
Exchange Rate:1.2079 (3.27% from mid-rate)
To Amount:6,030.44 USD
Total Cost:3.41%
Difference:
163 USD less than using OFX
Time:4:20 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

Natwest Bank logo

Natwest Bank: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:1.2030 (3.66% from mid-rate)
To Amount:5,996.96 USD
Total Cost:3.95%
Difference:
197 USD less than using OFX
Time:4:20 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
 

Citibank logo

Citibank: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:12
Exchange Rate:1.1968 (4.16% from mid-rate)
To Amount:5,969.64 USD
Total Cost:4.39%
Difference:
224 USD less than using OFX
Time:4:20 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

Banks - Average Rate

Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:1.1881 (4.85% from mid-rate)
To Amount:5,969 USD
Total Cost:4.4%
Difference:
224 USD less than using OFX
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
 

Santander logo

Santander: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:20
Exchange Rate:1.1919 (4.55% from mid-rate)
To Amount:5,935.66 USD
Total Cost:4.93%
Difference:
258 USD less than using OFX
Time:4:20 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 2/5.0
Reviews:
 

Lloyds TSB logo

Lloyds TSB: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:20
Exchange Rate:1.1869 (4.95% from mid-rate)
To Amount:5,910.76 USD
Total Cost:5.33%
Difference:
283 USD less than using OFX
Time:4:20 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 09/23/2019 - See full table
 

Popular GBP Exchange Rates & Alerts

Currency PairBuyingExchange RateAlerts
GBP/EUREuro1.1314
NO ALERTS
GBP/USDUnited States Dollar1.247
NO ALERTS
GBP/AUDAustralian Dollar1.8401
NO ALERTS
GBP/CADCanadian Dollar1.6555
NO ALERTS
GBP/INRIndian Rupee88.4583
NO ALERTS
GBP/JPYJapanese Yen134.317
NO ALERTS
GBP/NZDNew Zealand Dollar1.9883
14-DAY UP 3.9%
GBP/TRYTurkish Lira7.1435
60-DAY HIGHS 30-DAY HIGHS 14-DAY HIGHS
GBP/ZARSouth African Rand18.5968
NO ALERTS

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