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The currency experts you can trust

Travelex, the currency experts you can trust

Founded in 1976, Travelex has grown to become the world’s leading specialist provider of foreign exchange, with presence in 30 countries. The Group has built a growing online and mobile foreign exchange platform, across 23 countries, and developed a network of over 1,350 ATMs and 1,200 stores at both on-airport and off-airport locations around the world.

Over 40% of the world’s travellers – 1.7 billion passengers a year – pass through airports where Travelex operates including the major gateways at Amsterdam, Beijing, Frankfurt, London, Hong Kong, Mumbai, New York, Paris, Sydney and Tokyo. Travelex provides remittances and online international payments through partnerships with Western Union and Ozforex, as well as sourcing and distributing FX banknotes for central banks and international financial institutions. Travelex continues to grow its global network by expanding into new markets (both organically and through acquisition) and by investing in new stores, ATMs and its online platform.

Introducing Travelex Wire: Low cost money transfer from the experts

Travelex Wire is our brand new money transfer service from Travelex directly, offering a low-cost way of sending money internationally.

With Travelex Wire, simply set up your money transfer online, with fees from as little as £3^.

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^The exact fee depends on the amount you wish to send. For orders up to and including £300 GBP, the fee is fixed at £3. For orders over £300, the fee is computed as a percentage of the amount you are sending, and will be clearly displayed to you within Travelex Wire. All orders sent using SWIFT incur an additional £8.95 cost, which will be included in your quote. There are 11 countries for which SWIFT is the only supported delivery method (see our FAQs for countries).