Send Money to the UK from Australia

Send money to the United Kingdom

Send money to the UK from Australia, at market-beating FX rates. Get started today with zero monthly account fees and no signup fees.

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The above FX rate includes includes our standard customer margin. For payments made using SWIFT, we charge a fee from AUD $10, which is not factored in with this cost. You can avoid SWIFT fees by using other payment options. For more information, please review our Fee Schedule and Country Payout Guide.

“Massively simplifies the challenge of doing business overseas”

“Enables businesses to manage cross-border payments easily and cheaply”

“Australia’s fastest growing $1 billion dollar start up”

“Airwallex is the highest ranked Australian firm at #32” - Top Global 100 Fintech

The quickest way to send money to the UK

Money Transfer to the UK

Fast, direct payments to the United Kingdom

Simply load your wallet, convert AUD into GBP and send your payment. Your payment will be received in one business day or less.

Simple, low fees

Pay just 0.3% above our transparent, interbank exchange rate when converting Australian Dollar into Pound Sterling. No international transaction fees, no sign up fees.

Pay your suppliers like a local

Free up cash flow by paying your suppliers via the local clearing system, meaning your funds spend less time in transit and more time in your account.

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Money Transfer to the UK

How to send money to the UK from Australia

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Fund your wallet

Deposit AUD directly into your wallet using your online banking.

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Convert your money to GBP

We use the real, mid-market exchange rate, with your funds available instantly.

Send your payment

Your money will be received by your recipient in one business day or less.

How long will a money transfer to the UK take?

Send Money to the UK

When selecting the local payment method, your transfer to the UK can be received in one business day or less.

We transfer funds using the United Kingdoms's local banking network so your British Pounds payments are sent fast, and in full.

Send Money to the UK

Manage your business finances from a single platform

Multiple global accounts receiving USD, AUD and EUR

Make payments with Airwallex Borderless Cards

Use funds stored in your wallet to make payments using virtual Visa debit cards, without getting stung with international transaction fees.

Receive payments in 11 currencies

Instantly create foreign currency accounts to receive and hold funds in funds like USD, GBP and EUR.

The platform built for growing businesses

Get access to a wealth of tools built for business such as batch payment capabilities and integrations with popular platforms like eBay, PayPal & Shopify.

Multiple global accounts receiving USD, AUD and EUR

How much does an international payment cost?

Send payments to countries using the local currency (i.e. USD to US) for free with our proprietary, local payment technology. We only charge a small margin on FX conversions. To send money overseas, see the below currencies we support.

Access interbank rates² + 0.3% fees

Access interbank rates² + 0.6% fees


Sending non-local currencies overseas (e.g. USD to China)? We can still help but we will need to use the SWIFT network and charge a small payment fee from $10AUD. This is to cover the cost of using the SWIFT network.

²Where possible, we offer live exchange rates. Click here to find out more.

*CNY has an additional 0.1% payout fee. Will require additional information to enable, please speak to one of our product specialists

**To pay suppliers in these currencies, please speak to one of our product specialists here

Xero Integration

Make bookkeeping a breeze

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Quick and easy integration

Link your Airwallex and Xero accounts in just a few clicks.

Multi-currency transaction syncing

Sync your multi-currency Airwallex transactions to Xero, including who made the transaction and where.

Syncs hourly

Ensure your Xero transaction records are up to date for your accountant or bookkeeper.

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An easier way to manage your UK business finances

Reduced banking time

Save contacts and set up recurring payments to make your future banking easier.

Batch payments made through Airwallex Platform

Easy batch payments

Paying multiple suppliers or staff members? Upload a .csv file into Airwallex and make bulk payments all at once.

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Lock in a great rate

Convert your AUD into GBP ahead of time and lock in great exchange rates. You can store this rate in your GBP wallet for future payments.

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Receive in GBP

Transfer money to the UK like a local. Create a GBP Global Account to receive and payout in GBP without needing to convert money first.

See how our customers are finding Airwallex

  • Airwallex Testimony
    “Airwallex provides us with flexibility and cost savings in dealing internationally. We used Airwallex to receive our recent global fundraising round and pay international suppliers and are saving at least 5% per dollar transferred versus the big banks.”
    George van Dyck

    Finance Manager, Zoomo

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to send money to the United Kingdom?

Technology continues to make international distances smaller, but the usual ways of transferring money internationally are completely inefficient. So if you’re looking for an alternative that’s faster, cheaper and easier, the best way to send money to the United Kingdom is with an Airwallex business account transfer.

How much money can I transfer to the United Kingdom?

We know that you’re not making the same payments to the UK as other businesses are, so we believe that you shouldn’t be forced to operate under arbitrary payment limits. With Airwallex, you can transfer up to GBP1,000,000 to the United Kingdom. However, you may need to check with your Account Manager to see if any in-country limits apply.

How long does it take to send money to the United Kingdom?

Airwallex is a fast, effective and cheap way to send money to the United Kingdom. Simply load money into your Airwallex GBP digital wallet and make your payment. Your money will land in the desired account within one business day, with no unnecessary international transfer fees holding your business back.

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