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Compare foreign transfers from the United Kingdom

Use our comparison table to find the best exchange rates for foreign transfers from the United Kingdom 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
6,185.5 USD
Best Overall
1.2371£0^0.8%
TorFX logo
6,146.5 USD
39 USD
1.229301.43%
WorldFirst logo
6,204.5 USD
19 USD
1.240900.5%
HSBC logo
6,023.45 USD
162 USD
1.2065£7.53.4%
Natwest Bank logo
5,989.98 USD
196 USD
1.2016153.94%
Citibank International Money Transfers
Citibank logo
5,962.66 USD
223 USD
1.1954124.38%
Banks - Average Rate
Lloyds TSB logo Santander logo Citibank logo Natwest Bank logo HSBC logo
5,962 USD
223 USD
1.1959154.39%
Santander International Money Transfers
Santander logo
5,928.69 USD
257 USD
1.1905204.92%
Lloyds TSB logo
5,904.29 USD
281 USD
1.1856205.31%
 

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:1.2371 (0.8% from mid-rate)
To Amount:6,185.5 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:
 

TorFX logo

TorFX: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:
Exchange Rate:1.2293 (1.43% from mid-rate)
To Amount:6,146.5 USD
Total Cost:1.43%
Difference:
39 USD less than using OFX
Time:8:20 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:1.2409 (0.5% from mid-rate)
To Amount:6,204.5 USD
Total Cost:0.5%
Difference:
19 USD more than using OFX
Time:8:20 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:1.2065 (3.26% from mid-rate)
To Amount:6,023.45 USD
Total Cost:3.4%
Difference:
162 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 logo

Natwest Bank: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:1.2016 (3.65% from mid-rate)
To Amount:5,989.98 USD
Total Cost:3.94%
Difference:
196 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 logo

Citibank: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:12
Exchange Rate:1.1954 (4.15% from mid-rate)
To Amount:5,962.66 USD
Total Cost:4.38%
Difference:
223 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
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:1.1868 (4.84% from mid-rate)
To Amount:5,962 USD
Total Cost:4.39%
Difference:
223 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:1.1905 (4.54% from mid-rate)
To Amount:5,928.69 USD
Total Cost:4.92%
Difference:
257 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 logo

Lloyds TSB: Foreign Transfer GBP→USD
From Amount:5,000 GBP
Fee:20
Exchange Rate:1.1856 (4.93% from mid-rate)
To Amount:5,904.29 USD
Total Cost:5.31%
Difference:
281 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 09/19/2019 - See full table
 

Popular GBP Exchange Rates & Alerts

Currency PairBuyingExchange RateAlerts
GBP/EUREuro1.1262
90-DAY HIGHS 60-DAY HIGHS 30-DAY HIGHS 14-DAY HIGHS
GBP/USDUnited States Dollar1.2458
14-DAY UP 3.4%
GBP/AUDAustralian Dollar1.8349
60-DAY HIGHS 30-DAY HIGHS 14-DAY HIGHS
GBP/CADCanadian Dollar1.6554
14-DAY UP 3.1%
GBP/INRIndian Rupee88.8855
NO ALERTS
GBP/JPYJapanese Yen134.5037
60-DAY HIGHS 30-DAY HIGHS 14-DAY UP 5.5%14-DAY HIGHS 7-DAY UP 2.2%
GBP/NZDNew Zealand Dollar1.9755
90-DAY HIGHS 60-DAY HIGHS 30-DAY HIGHS 14-DAY UP 3.2%14-DAY HIGHS 7-DAY UP 2.7%
GBP/TRYTurkish Lira7.1201
NO ALERTS
GBP/ZARSouth African Rand18.3294
NO ALERTS

See all GBP Rates & Alerts

 

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