Foreign exchange & international payments

Fluctuations in foreign exchange rates and the complexity of making an international payment can have a huge impact when you are purchasing or selling your dream home, investing or making regular transfers abroad.

Benefits of using Currencies Direct

Security of your money

The safety of your money is an important consideration when deciding which provider you use to send money internationally. Currencies Direct had a turnover of US$2bn in foreign exchange trades over the last 12 months, has presence in Spain, France, Canada, US, India and South Africa with headquarters in the City of London. Our payments are regulated by the FCA.

Low rates, highly rated

Currencies Direct transacts thousands of deals per month. More than 120,000 customers and 4000 companies use our services. With our access to interbank markets we can pass on great savings to you with super-competitive exchange rates.

Dedicated dealer

As foreign exchange specialists, Currencies Direct will provide you with a dedicated dealer who will assist you with your payment requirements and clearly explain our products and services.

Forward contracts

Quite simply, it allows you to guarantee today’s exchange rate on payments you need to make or receive in the future.

Online Payment Platform

Giving you unlimited access to international payments through our online payment platform, puts control in the palm of your hand. You can check the rate, select a beneficiary and make a payment in a matter of seconds. iPayFX is easy to use and totally secure. 24/7 online access to cross border transfers so you can make personal international payments when it suits you.

A to B. ASAP. Overseas regular transfers

Pay less, receive more, it’s that simple. Whether you need to pay an overseas mortgage, transfer your UK pension abroad or even just send money to cover your living expenses, we can save you money with the Overseas Regular Transfer Plan.

We were the first

Currencies Direct was the first independent foreign exchange company outside of the banking world. Because foreign exchange is all we do, we can offer rates that banks find hard to beat.

There is no obligation or cost to register so why not check out our live rates and compare them with what you currently receive? Click here to register.

What we can do for you

  • International money transfers
  • Live exchange rate quotes
  • Forward Contracts
  • Dedicated corporate dealer
  • Overseas regular transfers
  • Prepaid currency card
  • FREE Online Payment Platform

What we can’t offer

  • Cash - bank to bank only
  • Speculative trading
  • Traveller cheques