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We retired to France but plan on visiting our daughter and family before her wedding. We need to transfer money to our UK account to fund the wedding etc., what is the best solution for this?
27th March 2019
When transferring money overseas, the first question that springs to mind is whether the exchange rate is favourable and more importantly, what exchange rate will you g ...READ MORE
We are French residents. Our daughter is considering a UK university for September – how would we regularly move money over for tuition fees, living costs etc.?
6th February 2019
When making a regular currency transfer via your bank, you would normally be charged a tourist exchange rate, which is similar to the rate you would receive when exchan ...READ MORE
I have to transfer a large amount on a single transfer, what is the best option? I would normally transfer directly via my bank.
23rd November 2018
Although it may sound unnerving to transfer a large amount of money to another country, it’s actually easier than you would think. Using your bank might seem the obvi ...READ MORE
7th September 2018
As MPs returned to Westminster at the end of August, Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU heated up. Every time an announcement was made, the pound reacted acc ...READ MORE
I receive a regular income from the UK that I need to transfer overseas. Is it possible to fix the rate in advance and for how long?
8th June 2018
If you’re looking to transfer money overseas and would like to time it best, you have two options:
> a spot contract, which me ...READ MORE
19th April 2018
It’s a long time since Emmanuel Macron rode to presidential power on a wave of promises, many related to public spending and reforming the labour market. Now that it’s time to deliver on those pro ...READ MORE
14th July 2017
Are you a savvy shopper? Do you love the feeling you get from a deal that saves you money?
If you’re planning any substantial int ...READ MORE
3rd May 2017
With a 2.1% rise, sterling had one of its best days in a decade, reaching a four-month high after prime minister Theresa May called an election for June 8. The euro too ...READ MORE