Rate Alert

Rate Alert is the easiest way to keep track of the markets. It's a useful online service for anybody who likes to know they're trading at the best possible time. If you're looking at the markets and feel your currency pair isn't quite where you want it, just let us know what rate you're after and we'll let you know when it hits!


Transfer now!

Register for free to see our live exchange rates and make a transfer.


It only takes 2 minutes!

When the rate you want is achieved, we'll send you an email or a text (whatever you like) so you can benefit from the ideal cost for your transactions. It's a totally free service, just one of many great features of the Currencies Direct online account. If you are registered already, just log in and you'll see the Rate Alert button. If you haven't activated yet, then it's a great reason to begin! Just register for an account with us and you'll be up and running in no time.

If you want a Rate Alert for any higher that £25,000, please just give us a call on +44 (0) 20 7847 9494.


How it works

  1. Join. It’s quick and easy, and there's no obligation
  2. Choose a currency and an 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

What our customers say

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Although we’re now only six days away from the long-awaited activation of Article 50, the pound is proving resilient and its best levels of the week could be yet to come.

Pound hits best levels after UK inflation data

With the UK’s latest inflation figures exceeding forecasts on Tuesday, the pound skipped higher against all its major currency rivals. As well as hitting a ten-day high against...

Article 50 activation date sends pound lower

Although the pound began the week on a bit of a high, the currency experienced a prompt reversal of fortunes as the official date for the activation of Article 50 was announced.

BoE rate decision ahead, could the pound gain?

The pound was able to rally yesterday as The Times published a report which detailed the need for the BoE to raise interest rates soon in order to counter the impact of rising inflation.