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The 15 best options to transfer GBP to a bank account in United States

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    Amount received

    1288.17 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2882 
    (+2.32%
    Fees 0 GBP 2.99 GBP
    ZERO fees on your first THREE transfers with code 3FREE
    New WorldRemit customers only, valid until 30 June 2019. Apply the code during the transfer process in the ‘PROMO CODE’ section for each of first 3 transfers to get the discount.

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Credit card
      2 days
    • Debit card
      2 days
    • Bank transfer
      2 days
    • Direct bank payment
      2 days
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    Amount received

    1259.10 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2591 
    (+0.01%
    Fees 0 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
    • Debit card
      3-5 days
    • Credit card
      3-5 days
    • Credit card
      (+ GBP 15.00)
      Next day
    • Debit card
      (+ GBP 15.00)
      Next day
    • Bank transfer
      Next day
      (+ GBP 15.00)
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    Amount received

    1255.00 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2550 
    (-0.31%
    Fees 0 GBP 3.18 GBP
    ZERO fees on your first 10 transfers
    You only pay the exchange rate margin

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      2 days
    • Debit card
      (+ GBP 2.50)
      Next day
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    Amount received

    1254.69 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2591 
    (+0.01%
    Fees 3.50 GBP
    £10 off your first transfer with code MONIGB10
    Use code MONIGB10 to get £10 off your first transfer of £200 or above.

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      2 days
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    Amount received

    1253.73 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2537 
    (-0.41%
    Fees 0 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Credit card
      3-5 days
    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
    • Debit card
      3-5 days
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    Amount received

    1253.48 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2579 
    (-0.08%
    Fees 3.50 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      2 days
    • Credit card
      2 days
    • Debit card
      2 days
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    Amount received

    1253.46 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2591 
    (+0.01%
    Fees 4.44 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      Next day
    • Debit card
      Next day
    • Credit card
      Next day
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    Amount received

    1248.79 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2488 
    (-0.81%
    Fees 0 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Debit card
      Next day
    • Bank transfer
      Next day
    • Credit card
      Next day
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    Amount received

    1247.60 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2476 
    (-0.90%
    Fees 0 GBP 2.00 GBP
    Zero transfer fees on your 1st transfer
    Monito users don't pay any transfer fees on their 1st transfer with OrbitRemit, saving you GBP 2.00.

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      2 days
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    Amount received

    1214.13 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2267 
    (-2.56%
    Fees 10.00 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
    • PayPal
      3-5 days
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    Amount received

    1214.00 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2140 
    (-3.57%
    Fees 0 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Debit card
      3-5 days
    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
    • Credit card
      (+ GBP 16.00)
      3-5 days
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    Amount received

    1190.25 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2222 
    (-2.92%
    Fees 9.50 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 15.89 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      5+ days
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    Amount received

    1187.58 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2126 
    (-3.68%
    Fees 4.00 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 15.89 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
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    Amount received

    1183.04 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2307 
    (-2.24%
    Fees 22.00 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 15.89 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
    • Bank transfer
      2 days
      (+ GBP 8.00)
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    Amount received

    1164.16 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2194 
    (-3.14%
    Fees 28.00 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 15.89 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      2 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 United States

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    Amount received

    1194.10 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2129 
    (-3.66%
    Fees 14.90 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      Same day
    • Credit card
      (+ GBP 67.94)
      In minutes
    • Debit card
      (+ GBP 67.94)
      In minutes
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    Amount received

    1182.21 USD
    Exchange rate 1.1961 
    (-5.00%
    Fees 10.99 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Credit card
      In minutes
    • Debit card
      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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    Amount received

    1247.49 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2475 
    (-0.91%
    Fees 0 GBP
    Zero transfer fees on 1st transfer
    You only pay the exchange rate margin.

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      Same day
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    Amount received

    1246.35 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2464 
    (-1.00%
    Fees 0 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Debit card
      Same day
    • Bank transfer
      Same day
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    Amount received

    1225.72 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2457 
    (-1.05%
    Fees 0 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 15.89 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      3-5 days
    • Debit card
      3-5 days
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    Amount received

    1221.37 USD
    Exchange rate 1.2414 
    (-1.40%
    Fees 0 GBP
    Bank fees (estimate) 15.89 GBP

    Payment options

    Speed

    • Bank transfer
      Same day


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

Monito compares 21 providers offering money transfers from the United Kingdom to the United States.

If the recipient of the transfer wants to receive in her bank account in the United States, then the most competitive option is currently WorldRemit, with no transfer fees and a very competitive GBP-USD exchange rate (their current exchange rate is 1 GBP = 1.404 USD).

In comparison, the total cost of your transfer would be 75.29 GBP (approximately -3x more expensive) if you were to use Barclays to make the same transfer.

Two other options for your transfer to the United States to consider include TransferGo and CurrencyFair.

If you would like the recipient of your transfer to receive in cash at an agent location in the United States, then the most competitive option currently is Western Union, with 14.9 GBP for the transfer fees and a competitive GBP-USD exchange rate (current rate: 1 GBP = 1.2129 USD).

In comparison, you would pay a total cost of 60.94 GBP if you were to use MoneyGram to make the same transfer with cash pick-up as the pay-out option.

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Questions you may have

Yes. We only list money transfer operators or banks that are fully authorized and monitored by the regulation authorities of the countries where they operate.

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.

Monito is not a money transfer company. We’re here to help you find the best way to send money abroad. Just tell us which country you’re sending money from and which country you want to send money to, and we’ll show you a list of all available services. Once you select the best one for your needs, you'll be redirected to their website to get started with your money transfer.

As much as we try to have complete information and to include as many money transfer companies in our results, we sometimes miss a few. In this case, the best solution would be to write us a short message to let us know what’s missing!