Send Money to the United Kingdom

Fast and secure international money transfers with bank-beating rates.

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Why send money to the United Kingdom with Xe?

Speed

Our money transfers don’t travel through any intermediaries. They go straight to the UK, and take just a few minutes to arrive.

Rates

Our rates are extremely competitive. And as an added bonus—no third-party fees.

Experience

We’ve been in the business for over 25 years, and have sent millions of money transfers around the world.

Support

Need any assistance with your transfer? Our currency experts are here to help.

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Facts about Money Transfers to the United Kingdom

Popular around the world

The Pound is the fourth-most traded currency in the world, and one of the most commonly converted currencies.

One of Xe’s most common transfers

In 2020, the United Kingdom was one of Xe’s top 5 most common destinations for money transfers.

GBP-EUR

The Xe Currency Converter’s most common Pound conversion is GBP-EUR.



How much will it cost to transfer money to the United Kingdom

Our exchange rates are bank-beating and we don't charge any additional fees to use our service. Our rates are linked to the live foreign exchange markets and will update right up until you confirm the transfer, so you can secure a rate you are comfortable with.

How long will an international payment to the United Kingdom?

The majority of our money transfers are completed on the same day. Occasionally certain factors can affect the transfer completion date. We'll keep you updated by email throughout the process.

What payment methods are available?

You can make wire payments to or from the United Kingdom on our website or mobile app. Once you've booked your transfer, you can make payment to us by bank transfer or debit/credit card.

Is there any limit on how much money I can send to the United Kingdom?

The amount you can transfer with XE is unlimited. You can transfer up to $500,000 USD online (or currency equivalent). For larger amounts, you can contact our currency experts and they can guide you through the transfer process over the phone.

What other XE services and tools can I use?

If you need to make a payment right away, you can make use of our one-off 'spot' transfers, but if your requirement is more complex, we have a solution for you as well. We offer the following services:

Spot Transfer

The 'buy now, pay now' option.

Good for: quick one-off payments.

Forwards

A 'buy now, pay later' option.

Good for: property purchases or investments.

Market Orders

Allows you to specify a ‘target’ rate.

Good for: volatile markets and when your need isn't time-sensitive.

Regular Payments

Fix the exchange rate for up to 24 months.

Good for: mortgage, salary or pension payments.

Latest live rates

Find out the latest US Dollar to Pound mid-market exchange rates from the world's trusted currency authority, plus historical data, charts, relevant news and more. To get a real-time money transfer quote, you'll need to create a money transfer account.

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XE Money Transfer is a service provided by Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc. dba Xe USA, licensed as a Money Transmitter by the New York State Department of Financial Services; licensed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, NMLS ID 920968; licensed as a Foreign Transmittal Agency by the Massachusetts Division of Banks, NMLS ID 920968; and authorized to operate as a money transmitter in all United States' jurisdictions where it conducts business.