The best way to send money between the UK and South Africa

The best way to send money between the UK and South Africa

Sending money between the UK and South Africa?

Are you using a bank or a currency exchange broker to send money to South Africa? CurrencyFair is the fast, easy and low cost way to transfer money from the UK to South Africa. Save money on transfers of GBP to ZAR with CurrencyFair - up to 8x cheaper than a typical bank.

CurrencyFair offers an exchange rate that is usually as close as 0.45% to the Interbank rate. Most high-street banks, brokers and even PayPal hide their charges in their exchange rate, which can then be as far as 3%–6% away from the same rate.

How CurrencyFair is different:

  • Our bank-beating exchange rates mean you avoid hidden mark-ups and excessive fees charged by banks and brokers, helping you send GBP up to 8 times cheaper than with a typical bank.

  • With CurrencyFair you get the best available rates every time you need to exchange money and unlike traditional providers, we have no minimum or maximum whether you need to exchange GBP£1000, GBP£10,000 or GBP£100,000 to ZAR.

  • You can then transfer your ZAR for just R25 (or its currency equivalent) everytime.*

  • You can do all this in your account anytime, anywhere on, or from our iOS or Android apps.


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If you want to know more, read how Samuel used CurrencyFair to exchange his Sterling savings.

Whether sending money to family members, transferring to your bank account back home, or managing international payments for your business, CurrencyFair offers the speed, support and best of all, the cheaper way to send your GBP to South Africa.

So, next time you need to send money between the UK and South Africa, avoid excessive fees and the hidden charges of typical banks or online money transfer providers and save on your international money transfers with CurrencyFair.

Send money the fair way - send it with CurrencyFair.

* South African Rand transfers are made via SWIFT. Intermediary and receiving bank charges may apply, which may result in your beneficiary receiving less than you send.
We suggest you contact the beneficary bank for more information on any applicable fees they may charge for receiving the transfer from CurrencyFair..