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Transfers to a bank account

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The 8 best options to transfer GBP to a bank account in Japan

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    Total cost

    2.54 GBP
    Exchange rate 145.1323 
    (-1.27%
    Fees 0 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
    • Debit card
      3-5 days
    • Credit card
      3-5 days
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    Total cost

    2.98 GBP
    Exchange rate 146.9980 
    (+0.00%
    Fees 2.98 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      2 days
    • Credit card
      2 days
    • Debit card
      2 days
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    Total cost

    4.00 GBP
    Exchange rate 146.4883 
    (-0.35%
    Fees 3.30 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
    • Credit card
      3-5 days
    • Debit card
      3-5 days
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    Total cost

    26.24 GBP
    Exchange rate 141.5029 
    (-3.74%
    Fees 4.00 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 14.76 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
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    Total cost

    29.86 GBP
    Exchange rate 142.8849 
    (-2.80%
    Fees 9.50 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 14.76 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
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    Total cost

    40.24 GBP
    Exchange rate 144.4406 
    (-1.74%
    Fees 22.00 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 14.76 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
    • Bank transfer
      2 days
      (+ GBP 8.00)
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    Total cost

    49.50 GBP
    Exchange rate 142.0445 
    (-3.37%
    Fees 28.00 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 14.76 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      5+ days

Cash pick-up at an agent location

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The 2 best options to send GBP for cash pick-up at agent locations in Japan

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    Total cost

    20.07 GBP
    Exchange rate 139.2281 
    (-5.29%
    Fees 9.50 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Credit card
      In minutes
    • Debit card
      In minutes
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    Total cost

    29.14 GBP
    Exchange rate 139.9858 
    (-4.77%
    Fees 19.60 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      Same day
    • Debit card
      (+ GBP 3.30)
      In minutes
    • Credit card
      (+ GBP 3.30)
      In minutes

Transfers via a foreign exchange company

Foreign exchange companies (also known as "forex brokers") are usually the best options for large transactions and offer personalized phone or email service. The rates we list are indicative only, to make sure you get the best deal we recommend requesting a quote from multiple providers.

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    Total cost

    15.89 GBP
    Exchange rate 146.1676 
    (-0.57%
    Fees 0 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 14.76 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      Next day
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    Total cost

    17.16 GBP
    Exchange rate 145.2344 
    (-1.20%
    Fees 0 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 14.76 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Debit card
      3-5 days
    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
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    Total cost

    17.69 GBP
    Exchange rate 144.8454 
    (-1.46%
    Fees 0 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 14.76 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      Next day


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What are the best options for your transfer from the United Kingdom to Japan?

Our comparison engine found 12 providers available for your transfer from the United Kingdom to Japan.

If the recipient of the transfer wants to receive in his bank account in Japan, then Western Union currently offer the best deal you can get with zero transfer fees and a very competitive GBP-JPY exchange rate (their current exchange rate is 1 GBP = 153.3061 JPY).

When taking the exchange rate and the fees into account, the total cost of your transfer with Western Union is 2.54 GBP, compared to that, the total cost would be 49.5 GBP (which is roughly 19x as much) if you selected to use Barclays to make the same transfer.

For your transfer to Japan, it might be worth it to also check out two other competitive providers: TransferWise and Xendpay.

You need the money in cash? No problem, we list several providers able to send for cash pick-up in Japan: the cheapest option currently is MoneyGram, with competitive fees of 9.5 GBP and a very competitive GBP-JPY exchange rate (their current rate is 1 GBP = 139.2281 JPY).

Adding the fees and exchange rate margin, the total cost for a cash transfer with MoneyGram is 20.07 GBP, in comparison the total cost would be 29.14 GBP if you wanted to use Western Union for the very same transfer to a cash pick-up location.

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Before each international money transfer, you should come and compare the costs of the different options on Monito, as they may have changed. Once you fill out the above form and click on compare, you’ll see a list of all the options to send money between two countries. The cheapest option is at the top, but you may want to consider other criteria such as the speed of transaction or the pay-in or pay-out methods.

Of course! Banks are usually not the best way to make international money transfers. The fees can be quite low (and sometimes even zero), but beware of the poor exchange rates which banks often apply. We list as many banks as possible in our results, so do compare to find out if you’d be better off switching to another bank or a specialized money transfer company.

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