USD to GBP - Best Rates Guide

We review US Dollar to Pound Sterling latest & historic FX rates along with recent USD/GBP Trend and Alerts.

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Latest wholesale rate

1 USD = 0.7494 GBP
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US Dollar to Pound Sterling
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USDGBP at 0.7489 is 2.3% below its 90-DAY average, range 0.747-0.7858.
1-DAY0.5% 90-DAY-LOW
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Comparing USD to GBP Exchange Rates

You should always check the total cost for any exchange rate you are provided by banks or FX specialists. These exchange rates almost always contain a margin from the wholesale USD/GBP rate (aka interbank mid-rate) plus any fixed or percentage fees.

These margins and fees can vary significantly for USD to GBP International Money Transfers, Travel Money and prepaid multi-currency Travel Card transactions. Also the total cost will also vary depending on the total amount being exchanged.


US Dollar to Pound Sterling - Quick Conversions

U$ 1 £ 0.7494
U$ 5 £ 3.7470
U$ 10 £ 7.4940
U$ 20 £ 14.99
U$ 50 £ 37.47
U$ 100 £ 74.94
U$ 250 £ 187.35
U$ 500 £ 374.70
U$ 1,000 £ 749.40
U$ 2,000 £ 1,499
U$ 5,000 £ 3,747
U$ 10,000 £ 7,494
U$ 50,000 £ 37,470
U$ 100,000 £ 74,940
More amounts
U$ 1.3344 £ 1
U$ 6.6720 £ 5
U$ 13.34 £ 10
U$ 26.69 £ 20
U$ 66.72 £ 50
U$ 133.44 £ 100
U$ 333.60 £ 250
U$ 667.20 £ 500
U$ 1,334 £ 1,000
U$ 2,669 £ 2,000
U$ 6,672 £ 5,000
U$ 13,344 £ 10,000
U$ 66,720 £ 50,000
U$ 133,440 £ 100,000
More amounts

Calculate other USD/GBP amounts (from or to) at mid-market with our USD to GBP Calculator .

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Pound Sterling - US Dollar Forecasts

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Get more details in the article GBP to USD Forecasts.


How to get Best USD to GBP Exchange Rates

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.


What is a good USD to GBP exchange rate?

This is always a difficult question as exchange rates are influenced by many factors, so a good method to consider the US Dollar vs Pound Sterling current value is to look the USD/GBP historic rate and change over a range of periods.

The following table looks at the change in the USD to GBP exchange rate over periods from the previous week back to the last 10 years.

23 Nov 2020
0% ▼1 Week
31 Oct 2020
2.9% ▼30 Days
01 Sep 2020
0.5% ▲90 Days
01 Dec 2019
3.1% ▼1 Year
02 Dec 2015
12.1% ▲5 Years
03 Dec 2010
17.8% ▲10 Years

USD/GBP 10 year historic rates & change to 30-Nov-2020 : 0.7502


Will the US Dollar rise against the Pound Sterling?

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 USD/GBP 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 rate alerts work differently. We check for daily high/lows and changes (up/down) over a range of periods up to 90 days rather than requiring you to set target rates.