Banking in Spain

Our promise is simple. We want to simplify the process of opening a bank account in Spain and save you money on the way. We offer access to bank-beating exchange rates and fee-free transfers to help you make significant savings. That's a double-dose of savings.

We guarantee
to beat the banks!

Save money on personal currency exchange.


It only takes 2 minutes!

Having access to your own bank account in Spain will now be a straightforward process and you will be given a special account with great benefits such as no transfer or receiving fees and no charges on bankers drafts - the savings keep piling up.

How it works

To open a bank account in Spain with us, follow these easy steps:
  1. Register with us by filling in an online form.
  2. You will receive a call from our friendly registration team. They will give you the option to either come into one of our branches in Spain to confirm everything, or request a registration pack via post.
  3. Once your Currencies Direct account is open, you will receive a confirmation email and phone call. You'll then agree with your account executive which is the most suitable branch in Spain to open your CaixaBank account.
  4. Complete a CaixaBank bank application form and take it to the agreed branch. If applicable, you could go to the bank with the Regional Business Manager from Spain to assist you with the transaction. 
  5. Once you've opened your CaixaBank bank account you're ready to start transferring money with us, both in and out of Spain.

How it works

  1. Join. It’s quick and easy...
  2. Choose a currency amount to transfer, and tell us where you want to send it
  3. Make your payment to us
  4. We’ll send the funds as soon as we receive your payment

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