Send money to the UK

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  • 2.79 USD
  • 4.69 USDOur fee
  • 7.48 USDTotal fees
  • =
    992.52 USDTotal amount we’ll convert
  • ×
    0.7747

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Sending 1,000 USD withRecipient gets(Total after fees)
Wise
768.92 GBP
Transfer fee
7.48 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.774713
Exchange rate markup
0 USD

Cost of transfer
7.48 USD

Remitly
767.78 GBP- 1.14 GBP
Transfer fee
3.99 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.770860
Exchange rate markup
4.97 USD

Cost of transfer
8.96 USD

Instarem.
767.40 GBP- 1.52 GBP
Transfer fee
0 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.767400
Exchange rate markup
9.44 USD

Cost of transfer
9.44 USD

OFX
764.50 GBP- 4.42 GBP
Transfer fee
0 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.764500
Exchange rate markup
13.18 USD

Cost of transfer
13.18 USD

Western Union
763.30 GBP- 5.62 GBP
Transfer fee
0.99 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.764061
Exchange rate markup
13.75 USD

Cost of transfer
14.74 USD

Xe
760.73 GBP- 8.19 GBP
Transfer fee
0 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.760729
Exchange rate markup
18.05 USD

Cost of transfer
18.05 USD

Xoom (A PayPal Service)
756.29 GBP- 12.63 GBP
Transfer fee
0 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.756290
Exchange rate markup
23.78 USD

Cost of transfer
23.78 USD

WorldRemit
751.08 GBP- 17.84 GBP
Transfer fee
2.99 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.753329
Exchange rate markup
27.60 USD

Cost of transfer
30.59 USD

Wells Fargo
750.86 GBP- 18.06 GBP
Transfer fee
0 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.750865
Exchange rate markup
30.78 USD

Cost of transfer
30.78 USD

MoneyGram
748.83 GBP- 20.09 GBP
Transfer fee
1.99 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.750320
Exchange rate markup
31.49 USD

Cost of transfer
33.48 USD

Chase
748.42 GBP- 20.50 GBP
Transfer fee
5 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.752185
Exchange rate markup
29.08 USD

Cost of transfer
34.08 USD

PayPal
738.12 GBP- 30.80 GBP
Transfer fee
4.99 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD GBP)
0.741821
Exchange rate markup
42.46 USD

Cost of transfer
47.45 USD
This applies when you pay in via bank transfer or ACH payments. How do we collect this data?
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How to send money to the UK in 3 easy steps

How much does it cost to transfer money to the UK?

Pay a small, flat fee and percentage

To send money in USD to the UK, you pay a small, flat fee of 7.03 USD + 0.38% of the amount that's converted (you'll always see the total cost upfront).


Fee depends on your chosen transfer type

Some transfer types have different fees which are usually tiny.


No hidden fees

No big fees, hidden or otherwise. So it's cheaper than what you're used to.

Wise
Fees for our low cost transfers
Fixed fee
7.03 USD
Variable feeup to 129,080 USD/month
0.38%
Variable feemore than 129,080 USD/month

How long will a money transfer to the UK take?

A money transfer from the US (USD) to the UK (GBP) should arrive in seconds. Sometimes transfer times can differ based on payment methods or verification changes. We’ll always keep you updated, and you can track each step in your account.

On many popular routes, Wise can send your money within one day, as a same day transfer, or even an instant money transfer.

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Trust Wise with safe & secure money transfers to the UK

Safeguarded with leading banks

We hold your money with established financial institutions, so it’s separate from our own accounts and in our normal course of business not accessible to our partners. Read more here.

Extra-secure transactions

We use 2-factor authentication to protect your account and transactions. That means you — and only you — can get to your money.

Data protection

We’re committed to keeping your personal data safe, and we’re transparent in how we collect, process, and store it.

Dedicated anti-fraud team

We work round the clock to keep your account and money protected from even the most sophisticated fraud.

Online scams are on the rise. Learn how to stay safe.

Send money to the UK from the US with the Wise app

Looking for an app to send money to the UK? Sending money is easy with Wise app.

  • Cheaper transfers abroad - free from hidden fees and exchange rate markups.
  • Check exchange rates - see on the app how exchange rates have changed over time.
  • Repeat your previous transfers - save the details, and make your monthly payments easier.
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