Open an Australian Dollar account from the UK
Set up your own AUD account in the UK within minutes. Collect payments in AUD as if it were your local currency.
“Massively simplifies the challenge of doing business overseas”
"Airwallex aims to upend global payments system"
“Airwallex is the highest ranked Australian firm at #32” - Top Global 100 Fintech
“Airwallex offers exchange services that are cheaper and faster”
Unlock new revenue streams in Australia
Reduce payment friction for Austalian customers
Provide your customers in Australia with an account and BSB number so they can pay you directly into your AUD global account, right here in the UK.
Accept and payout funds in multiple currencies
Expand into new markets easily by opening foreign currency accounts in 11 different currencies.
No sign-up fees and no monthly account fees
Our business accounts come standard with no sign up fee, no monthly fees and no minimum transactions.
Receive faster payments from Australia
Save time by opening an AUD account online
Get started in minutes through our online webapp without needing to visit a branch to open an account.
Instant account activation
New accounts are opened in a matter of clicks and can start receiving AUD payments immediately.
No sign-up fees and zero monthly account fees
Our global accounts are fee-free to open and manage. Just pay a small fee of 0.5% when converting AUD back to GBP.
Manage your business finances from a single platform
Integrate with global online marketplaces
Seamlessly integrate with global platforms like eBay, Shopify and Paypal. Accept payments in local currencies.
Hold in foreign currencies
Use our global accounts to collect and spend in the same currency, eliminating unnecessary conversion fees.
Combine with virtual payment cards
Issue virtual payment cards in multiple currencies from the same platfrom for a complete business payment system.
The global business account that lets you do more, for less
UK business account
FREE (available in 11 currencies)
FX currency conversion fee
0.5% or 1% above our interbank rate
UK domestic transfers
Free for your first 5 cardholders.***
£5 per additional cardholder per month including Airwallex Expenses
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 of £10 SHA. Click here for more information.
**For card transactions, you will access our interbank rates plus small margin for the following currencies: GBP, USD, AUD, EUR, HKD, CAD, NZD, SGD, JPY, CHF. For less frequently traded currencies, we will use the Visa rate.
*** The first 5 cardholders will be free. Active cardholders numbered 6-50 will incur a charge of £5 per active cardholder per month.
Grow your business without limits
Access your own dedicated account manager
If you have a question about your account, your dedicated account manager will be on hand to help. No call queues. No automated systems.
How do AUD Global Accounts work?
You’re issued an account & BSB number
Share these details on invoices, payment information and financial tools.
Get paid directly in AUD
Use it just like an Australian business account. Get paid via direct bank transfer.
Withdraw in your local currency
Convert your AUD into GBP immediately, using fantastic FX rates.
Pay suppliers and staff in AUD
Hold AUD in your Global Account and pay out via direct transfer without conversion fees.
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. Airwallex is compliant with the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2), the European standard for online payment authentication.
Our security systems and procedures are based on the highest international standards including PCI Level 1 compliance.
Airwallex is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and holds an Electronic Money Institution licence (EMI Ref No. 900876).
You don't need a bank to run your business
Start winning new markets today. Open an account in minutes, and join thousands of businesses already using Airwallex to streamline their finances globally.