Beat the Banks on Foreign Money Transfers

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A Great Foreign Money Transfer Service

Whether you’re buying a place abroad or sending money to family or friends, we’re here to help. We work with our Foreign Money Transfer partner, Virgin Money, to get your money where it needs to be, quickly and securely.

How our International Money Transfer Service Works


Sign up to an account with our partners, Virgin Money. It’s easy and will take you no longer than five minutes.

Get a quote

Tell them who you want to pay and how much, and in what currency. You’ll get a quote at the best rate you can find.

Send the money

You’ll get an email confirming the rate you’ve chosen. Send the funds to Virgin Money by debit card or bank transfer. Our partners will then exchange and send your money to its destination.

Why MoneyExpert choose Virgin Money

Bank-beating rates

Virgin Money guarantee to beat the exchange rates offered by high street banks. If you find a better quote from another bank, tell them within three hours and they’ll beat it.

Award-winning professional service

Virgin Money International Money Transfers have won awards for their excellent customer service and there isn’t much their dealers don’t know. Call one of their experts today and they will tell you how the process works. They will be happy to answer any question you might have.

No hidden fees

Virgin Money don’t charge any transfer fees. But your bank will charge you for sending money overseas. With our partners, you can send your money anywhere in the world without being ripped off.

Hold rates for the future

Currency exchange rates are changing all the time. If you see a rate you like but don’t need to send the money yet, you can secure that rate for up to three years. You can also set up regular transfers. Send money abroad at the best rates whenever you like.

Quick and secure

The transfers are fast. For common currencies like euros or US dollars, it can be there the same day. And Virgin Money are careful too. They take all the right steps to keep your money secure.

It’s a trusted brand

You’ll be using a brand that everyone knows and that you can trust. With Virgin Money, your funds are in safe hands.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much will I be charged for a transaction?

Nothing. Unlike the high street banks, there are no hidden fees for making international transfers with our partners, Virgin Money. Some banks will charge you up to £40 per transaction. Our partner’s dedicated professional experts will also help you to avoid any fees you could incur from the foreign banks receiving your funds.

How much can I save?

You can save money transferring funds with our partners, Virgin Money, over using a high street bank. If you choose to send money abroad with us and our partners, you will be guaranteed a better exchange than any regular bank. If you get an official quote from any bank, you can let our partners know within three hours and they will beat it. With Virgin Money, you can make a typical saving of up to 3% compared to your bank. To see how much you could save, get in touch with an expert at Virgin Money today and get a quote.

How much can I transfer?

With our partners, Virgin Money, you can transfer anything over £1,000. However, for your added security there is a limit of £50,000 you can transfer in any single transaction. By using Virgin Money’s online platform, you will be limited to sending £100,000 in any given day. However, if you need to transfer more than this, you can get in touch with one of our partner’s experts who will do all they can to help you get the money where you need it to be.

How long will it take for a transfer to go through?

Virgin Money are committed to making their international transactions the quickest you can find. The amount of time it will take for your money to be delivered depends on the exact nature of the transaction. It depends on the currencies you want to exchange, the amount of money you’re sending and the type of account you’re sending it to.

If you’re making a transaction involving sterling, euros, or US dollars, your money should be cleared into the recipient’s account on the same day. In some cases, however, it may take a full working day for the funds to be credited by the beneficiary bank into the foreign account. If you’re transferring into any other currency, from Indian rupees to Mexican pesos, please allow anything between 1-4 working days for the transaction to go through.

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