How to transfer your money online
Whether you’re looking to send money to Europe, the US or further afield, with Wire you can securely send your money overseas in just a few steps.Find out more
Here’s what you need to do:
- Sign up for an account with us online
- Select where and who you’d like to send money to
- Make your payment and leave the rest to us
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With Travelex Wire, your international transfer is in good hands. Rest assured that we’ll keep your money safe and secure.Start your journey
Send your money to:
- United States
- New Zealand
- Hong Kong
- Czech Republic
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What can I do with Travelex Wire?
Travelex Wire lets you make international money transfers from the UK to 35 countries. That is: set up an order and pay for it with your UK debit card, after which Travelex will set up your currency transfer and send it to the recipient’s bank account.
What do I need to get started?
Let’s start with the basics. To send money abroad with Travelex Wire, you’ll need:
-Your email address
-Your UK mobile number
-Your UK home address
-Your own UK issued debit card (Visa or MasterCard)
-The bank details of your recipient, including their full name, country specific bank details, and in some cases – depending on the country and delivery method you choose – their home address.
If you don’t have your recipient’s bank details readily to hand, you can always create your Travelex Wire account and come back later to complete your order.
What is the difference between Travelex International Payments and Travelex Wire?
Travelex International Payments is an international payments service offered by Travelex through our existing partner UKForex. Travelex Wire is the new money transfer service from Travelex directly, offering a low-cost way of sending money internationally.
How much does it cost to make an international money transfer using Travelex Wire?
When you set up your order, you’ll be given a quote for the exchange rate and a fee for making the transfer. Due to the foreign exchange market changing constantly when open, you may find your quote changes as you are setting up your order. We’ll let you know the latest exchange rate before you confirm payment of your order, and we will confirm the exact exchange rate once your order is booked. 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..
How will the money appear in my recipient’s account?
In the majority of cases, the recipient will see a reference to our payment delivery partner (“Currency Cloud”). In some cases, the recipient’s name and the reference note you provided when you set up your order will also be included. We’ll do our best to ensure that it appears on the recipient's statement, but this cannot be guaranteed due to the nature of international money transfers. An international money transfer delivered by SWIFT is more likely to include the reference note but it’s still not guaranteed.
*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).