Open a GBP account in Australia

Create a GBP Global Account to start receiving GBP payments within minutes.

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Reduced payment friction

Reduce payment friction

Make it easier for your customers to pay you, by accepting payments in their preferred currency.

Bring your money back with ease

Bring your money back with ease

Convert and withdraw funds into your preferred currency in seconds.

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Get started in minutes

Avoid lengthy queues and excessive paperwork. Open an account completely online.

Airwallex makes setting up a GBP account in Australia easy

Airwallex global accounts showing funds in multiple currencies including GBP

Buy and sell anything in the UK with the touch of a button, and pay suppliers without the hassle of exchanging currency. Airwallex global transactions are the quickest, easiest way to receive GBP in Australia.

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Airwallex global accounts showing funds in multiple currencies including GBP

An easier way to manage your GBP

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Keeping money in your GBP account in Australia gives you more control over your business funds and makes reconciliations easier. One centralised location means you get a trackable way to collect, hold, and convert your GBP whenever you need it.

Instant activation

Avoid the usual red tape that goes with opening a foreign currency account. Airwallex allows you to set up a GBP Global Account in seconds and is available for use immediately.

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Receive GBP faster

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GBP payments are transferred directly through the local bank network, just as if you were there in the UK, with most payments being received on the same day. This means money is sent and delivered to your GBP account in Australia, with no international lag.

Reduced Fees and Competitive Exchange Rates

Your GBP Global Account is on the local network, with no monthly account fees. When you're ready to withdraw funds in AUD, yo get access to the real exchange rates with a simple conversion fee of just 0.3%.

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Setting up your GBP account in Australia has never been easier

Step 1

You’re issued a UK account number. Just share this number with clients and customers—it’s as simple as paying via direct deposit.

Step 2

You can send and receive GBP in Australia via local UK bank networks; faster, cheaper and easier.

Step 3

Want your money then and there? You can choose to convert your GBP immediately at some of the best rates available on the market.

Step 4

Or, you can choose to keep your GBP in your account and pay other suppliers in the UK. No transfer fees. No international wait times.

Simple, low, transparent pricing

Get the same great rate regardless of your payment amount – say goodbye to having to call up and negotiate each time you wish to do a currency transfer.

AUD business account

USD, GBP & EUR Global Accounts

AUD domestic payments

International payments

Batch payments

FX margin (above our interbank rate)

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE*

FREE

0.3% or 0.6%

AUD business account

FREE

USD, GBP & EUR Global Accounts

FREE

AUD domestic payments

FREE

International payments

FREE*

Batch payments

FREE

FX margin (above our interbank rate)

0.3% or 0.6%

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*Airwallex doesn't charge additional fees such as monthly account fees, new or replacement card fees or international payment fees when using our local payment network. However, any payments made via the SWIFT network will still incur a payment fee from $10AUD. To learn more about our fees and charges, click here .

Make bookkeeping a breeze

Xero integration

Seamlessly integrate your Airwallex account with Xero for easy payment reconciliation.

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Secure and compliant

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We work with leading security and compliance providers and adopt world-class security practices throughout our organisation, to ensure your funds are secure.

Airwallex holds a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA): Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence.

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Companies of all sizes rely on Airwallex

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