StudioHawk kickstarted their UK operations with Airwallex

StudioHawk, an award-winning SEO agency founded in Melbourne, was able to expand internationally with Airwallex. The StudioHawk team use Global Accounts and Virtual Employee Cards to eliminate high FX rates and invest more in growth.

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5+ hours saved each week

from managing international finances, team expenses and payroll

80% faster expense approvals

for teams from approval through to completing the payment

$1.7k saved each month

from currency conversion fees on international transfers, payrolls and card expenses.

Airwallex powers high growth agencies

Effortlessly manage agency and client spend

Create a dedicated virtual card for each team or client

Get real-time visibility of expenses by department or client. Virtual cards can be issued in seconds.

Set limits so you don’t run over budget

Set monthly limits on virtual cards to alleviate budget blowouts and manage unexpected purchases.

Save up to 3% on non-AUD expenses

Eliminate international card transaction fees on agency and client spend. Save on international ad spend and popular subscriptions like Slack, Mailchimp and Asana.

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Scale your agency without borders

Invoice clients in their preferred currency

Open local business accounts in 11+ currencies including USD, GBP, EUR and AUD to collect funds from customers in their primary currency.

Hold balances in 11+ currencies

Collect and hold currencies with your multi-currency wallet. Avoid double conversions and hedge against currency fluctuations.

Pay suppliers, vendors and employees internationally

Make single and batch payments into 130 countries, in 23 currencies and counting while accessing market-leading FX rates, up to 90% cheaper than the banks¹.

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¹The above estimations are calculated based on published rates for the Big Four banks. You can find more information on how we calculated our savings here

Simple, transparent pricing

Domestic transfers (AUD)


FX margin

0.3% or 0.6% above interbank

Physical cards


International card transactions


*Where payments are made through Airwallex’s payment network there are no payment fees. However any payments made via the SWIFT network will still incur a payment fee from $10AUD. Click here for more information. **For card transactions, you will access our interbank rates plus small margin for the following currencies: AUD, USD, GBP, EUR, HKD, CAD, NZD, SGD, JPY, CHF. For less frequently traded currencies, we will use the Visa rate.

How our fees compare against the Big Four Banks

With Airwallex, get access to our best rates, no matter the transaction amount. But don't take our word for it, check out how our rates stack up, below.

monthly feeFX (above interbank¹)international transaction card fee
AirwallexFREE0.3% or 0.6%FREE
Nab$10 AUD4.2%3%
Westpac$10 AUD5.2%3%
AnzFREE with conditions3.0%3%
Commenwealth BankFREE with conditions5.2%3%
monthly fee
Nab$10 AUD
Westpac$10 AUD
AnzFREE with conditions
Commenwealth BankFREE with conditions
FX (above interbank¹)
Airwallex0.3% or 0.6%
Commenwealth Bank5.2%
international transaction card fee
Commenwealth Bank3%

¹Where possible, we offer live exchange rates. Click here to find out more.

The above estimations are calculated based on published rates for the Big Four banks and what is included in their PDS documents. You can find more information on how we calculated our savings here.

Save time on accounting with an Airwallex account

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Quick and easy integration

Link Airwallex to your Xero account with just a few clicks.

Multi-currency transaction syncing

Automatically sync your multi-currency transactions to Xero, spend less time on tedious data entry.

Syncs hourly

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

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Drive operational efficiency across your agency

Empower team members with virtual cards

Instantly create virtual cards for yourself and your team to manage client or agency expenses. Virtual cards are free to create, with no fees on international purchases.

Powerful multi-user access

Invite your accountant, bookkeeper or team leaders to your Airwallex account with the appropriate permission levels so they can perform their roles.

Make batch payments with ease

Make domestic or international batch payments with our batch payment capability. Batch payments are free to use for all customers.

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See how our customers are finding Airwallex

  • “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

Security is at our core


We work with world-class security providers to ensure your funds and accounts are secure at all times.


Your data is stored and protected behind multiple layers of authentication. Two factor authentication is enabled on your account for added security.


Our security systems and procedures are based on the highest international standards including PCI Level 1 compliance.


Airwallex holds an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) and is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC).

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