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Compare GBP to USD Foreign Transfers vs the Banks

ProvidersAmount USD($)Exchange RateFee GBPTotal CostTransfer SpeedTransfer ServicesReviewsDeal Links
OFX logo
6228.50 USD
Top Provider
1.2457£0^0.78%1-2 daysOnline, Bank Account to Bank Account
 
TorFX logo
6225.50 USD
USD3 less
1.245100.83%1-2 daysOnline, Bank Account to Bank Account
 
HSBC logo
6097.84 USD
USD131 less
1.2214£7.52.86%2-3 daysOnline, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
Natwest Bank logo
6063.75 USD
USD165 less
1.2164153.41%2-3 daysOnline, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
 
Citibank
Citibank logo
6036.48 USD
USD192 less
1.2102123.84%2-3 daysOnline, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
Bank Average
Banks - Average Rate
Lloyds TSB logo Santander logo Citibank logo Natwest Bank logo HSBC logo
6036.59 USD
USD192 less
1.2109153.84%2-3 daysOnline, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
Santander logo
6001.90 USD
USD227 less
1.2052204.39%2-3 daysOnline, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
 
Lloyds TSB logo
5982.97 USD
USD246 less
1.2014204.69%2-3 daysOnline, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
 
 
OFX: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:£0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally 7GBP for smaller transfers)
Exchange Rate:1.2457 (0.78% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6228.50 USD
Total Cost:0.78%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Mon Dec 10 2018 22:09:18 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Online, Bank Account to Bank Account
Rating:
 
: 4.8/5.0
Reviews:
TorFX: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:
Exchange Rate:1.2451 (0.83% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6225.50 USD
Total Cost:0.83%
Difference:
USD3 USD less than using OFX
Time:0:11 Local
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Online, Bank Account to Bank Account
Rating:
 
: 4.7/5.0
Reviews:
HSBC: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:£7.5 GBP (.15%)
Exchange Rate:1.2214 (2.72% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6097.84 USD
Total Cost:2.86%
Difference:
USD131 USD less than using OFX
Time:0:11 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
Natwest Bank: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:1.2164 (3.11% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6063.75 USD
Total Cost:3.41%
Difference:
USD165 USD less than using OFX
Time:0:11 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
Citibank: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:12
Exchange Rate:1.2102 (3.61% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6036.48 USD
Total Cost:3.84%
Difference:
USD192 USD less than using OFX
Time:0:11 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

Banks - Average Rate
Lloyds TSB logo Santander logo Citibank logo Natwest Bank logo HSBC logo

Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:1.2014 (4.31% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6036.59 USD
Total Cost:3.84%
Difference:
USD192 USD less than using OFX
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
Santander: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:20
Exchange Rate:1.2052 (4.01% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6001.90 USD
Total Cost:4.39%
Difference:
USD227 USD less than using OFX
Time:0:11 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
Rating:
 
: 2/5.0
Reviews:
Lloyds TSB: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
GBP amount:£5,000 GBP
Fee:20
Exchange Rate:1.2014 (4.31% from mid-rate)
USD amount:5982.97 USD
Total Cost:4.69%
Difference:
USD246 USD less than using OFX
Time:0:11 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Account to Bank Account
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
 
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Total Cost = provider fees + exchange rate margin vs GBP/USD mid-rate: 1.2555
Rates @ 12/11/2018