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How to send money to the United Kingdom

Learn how to send money to the United Kingdom with the best exchange rate in 4 easy steps

1. Check the GBP mid-market rate against the currency you want to send

Sending money on a day where the exchange rate is favorable means more money arrives. It might be interesting for you to subscribe to smart alerts to track the evolution of the GBP exchange rate.

2. Select the most interesting deal by comparing all options.

We list a lot of companies able to send money to the United Kingdom, such as TransferGo, TransferWise, Western Union, MoneyGram, Currencies Direct. Picking the right provider from the more than 39 available options is the best way to save on costs.

3. Pick the best provider with your own criteria

Do you need to make a transfer to the United Kingdom at the lowest overall cost, with the fastest option or with the solution with the best customer reviews?

In addition, you may want to take into account the options to pay for the transfer and receive the money. You will often have money transfer providers allowing you to transfer the money directly from your bank account, other providers will also give you the option to pay by cards. On the recipient's side in United Kingdom, you often have to decide if you want the converted amount to be transferred to your recipient's account or available for pick-up in cash at an agent location.

4. Sign up and get started wih your transaction with the provider you selected

Now is the time to complete the sign-up form on the provider's online portal (you most of the time have to provide some ID documents to prove your identity), and configure your transfer to the United Kingdom.

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