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Transfer Money from Australia to the UK

A safe, simple, fast way to send money to the UK

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Why Send Money to the UK with Travelex and OFX

What do you get when Australia’s leading foreign exchange provider partners with an online payments company trusted by millions of customers worldwide?

  • Bank-beating rates
  • Fast turnaround
  • 24/7 Global support

We know when it comes to transferring money from Australia to the United Kingdom, security, affordability, speed and convenience matter the most to our customers.

Whether you’re sending a large sum to Coventry for business purposes, or a small financial gift to friends or family in Leith, there are many reasons to transfer money to the UK with our partner OFX. OFX provide a reliable, safe, fast money transfer service at AUD to GBP exchange rates that are better than the banks.

Send money to the UK 24 hours per day, 7 days a week either via our website or via your mobile phone.


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Fast transfers
Upon OFX receiving your funds, major currency transfers are usually completed within 24 hours*

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Great exchange rates
We've got better rates and fees than the banks, and have securely transferred over AUD $100 billion worldwide since 1998

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Get a quote and Lock in rates
Enter your recipient’s bank account details and lock-in your transfer with our competitive exchange rates

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24/7 Support
A global support team is available around the clock - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 1300 300 524


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The OFX bank to bank money transfer process is easy. Our internationally outbound money transfer platform ensures a smooth, simple transfer experience.

Follow these simple steps to transfer your money from Australia to the UK:


How it Works


1

Log-In/Create an account

Sign-in to your account via the login portal
Or create a free account with our partner OFX.

2

Confirm the recipient’s details

Confirm the recipient’s full name, SWIFT code (or IFSC in India) and their bank account number.

3

Get your live quote

You will be sent a live, total sum quote.
Proceed with the transaction
Or wait until the rate improves to complete your transfer.

4

Lock-In your transaction details

Confirm the exchange rate and finalise the transaction:
amount, currency, the recipient’s bank account details

5

Transfer your funds and complete

Finalise the transaction and transfer your funds via BPay or electronic bank transfer.


Amounts under $10,000
A flat fee of $15 applies for transfer amounts below AU$10,000

Amounts over $10,000
There is NO FEE for transfer amounts above AU$10,000

Third-party banks may deduct a fee from your transfer before paying your recipient. This fee may vary and OFX does not receive any portion of it. If you are concerned, please talk to one of our team members to discuss your money transfer.

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Travelex offers Western Union international money transfers in many of our stores.

Click the button below for a list of our stores which are currently operating and able to offer Western Union money transfer.

FIND STORES

Sending money to the UK has never been faster or more transparent. The moment your transferable funds are received, our partner system will process the amount within minutes. You can expect your funds to be delivered to the recipient in around 3-5 business days, with most delays dependent on the receiving bank. Travelex makes it easy to keep track of your transfers, with processing stages available to review through our handy Apple or Android app.
The ‘Travelex International Money Transfer’ has a minimum transfer amount of $250 AUD. There are no other restrictions in place for money transfers to the UK, which makes it easier than ever to move the money you need.
Transferring money from Australia to the UK is safe and straightforward when you use a trusted service provider. However, in order to transfer funds through Travelex, it's important to gather the appropriate information. Travelex offers two primary ways to transfer funds: an online travel money service and the Travelex Money Card.
  • The online service enables anyone living in Australia to send funds securely to the UK.
  • The Travelex Money Card is designed to assist travellers who are going to the UK in person.
In order to process your transfer, Travelex requires the sender’s full name and current address, along with identity verification and full payment details. The recipient’s full name, address, and bank details will also be required, including a 4-7 digit bank account number, bank name, and branch/code. While an IBAN number is not required for banks outside Europe and the Middle East, a SWIFT/BIC code for the receiving bank in the UK is needed.
Rest assured, we're doing everything we can to make this as simple and easy as we can. However, if you have any questions, we're always here to help. You can call us 24/7 on 1300 300 524 in Australia.
How Long Does it Take to Send Money to the UK?

Sending money to the UK has never been faster or more transparent. The moment your transferable funds are received, our partner system will process the amount within minutes. You can expect your funds to be delivered to the recipient in around 3-5 business days, with most delays dependent on the receiving bank. Travelex makes it easy to keep track of your transfers, with processing stages available to review through our handy Apple or Android app.

How Much Money can be Transferred to the UK?

The ‘Travelex International Money Transfer’ has a minimum transfer amount of $250 AUD. There are no other restrictions in place for money transfers to the UK, which makes it easier than ever to move the money you need.

What Information Do You Need to Transfer Money to the UK?

Transferring money from Australia to the UK is safe and straightforward when you use a trusted service provider. However, in order to transfer funds through Travelex, it's important to gather the appropriate information. Travelex offers two primary ways to transfer funds: an online travel money service and the Travelex Money Card.

  • The online service enables anyone living in Australia to send funds securely to the UK.
  • The Travelex Money Card is designed to assist travellers who are going to the UK in person.

In order to process your transfer, Travelex requires the sender’s full name and current address, along with identity verification and full payment details. The recipient’s full name, address, and bank details will also be required, including a 4-7 digit bank account number, bank name, and branch/code. While an IBAN number is not required for banks outside Europe and the Middle East, a SWIFT/BIC code for the receiving bank in the United Kingdom is needed.

If I have a question, who can I speak to?

Rest assured, we're doing everything we can to make this as simple and easy as we can. However, if you have any questions, we're always here to help. You can call us 24/7 on 1300 300 524 in Australia.


Travelex International Payments Disclaimer & Additional Information

This refers only to the transfer fee charged by Travelex International Payments.
The Travelex International Payment service is provided by OzForex Pty Ltd (ABN: 65 092 375 703) (trading as OFX), Australian Financial Services Licence No. 226 484.
Any advice contained in this website is general advice only and has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should not rely on any advice contained in this website and we recommend that you consider whether the product is appropriate to your situation and seek appropriate financial, taxation and legal advice. Information on this website is intended for residents of Australia only.
Before deciding whether to use the service, please consider the OFX Financial Services Guide and Product Disclosure Statement. Any reference to "we", "us", or "our" in relation to the Travelex International Payment service is a reference to OFX.
*80% of major currency transfers are processed in 24 hours on receipt of funds to OFX.
OFX will pay Travelex Limited (ABN 36 004 179 953) 50% of net revenue arising from OFX’s provision of Travelex International Payments services. Net revenue is the revenue arising from foreign exchange margins (or spread) and fees less all costs incurred in providing the services including but not limited to administrative costs, compliance costs and sales and marketing costs.
For further details, refer to the OFX Financial Services Guide.