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.

AUD bank account receiving funds into the Airwallex Platform

“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

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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.

Receive and hold funds in multiple currencies

Expand into new markets easily by opening foreign currency accounts in 11 different currencies.

Improve your margins

Spend less when bringing back funds. Convert and withdraw in seconds with access to our interbank FX rates and a low fee of just 0.5%.

Australian Dollar transaction of $20,000 being processed

Receive faster payments from Australia

Australian Dollar Bank account converting money into Euro

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.

Australian Dollar Bank account converting money into Euro

Manage your business finances from a single platform

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Integrate with global online marketplaces

Seamlessly integrate with global platforms like Amazon, 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

Pay your global debit card expenses with your multi-currency balance, with zero international card transaction fees.

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Competitive, simple, and transparent pricing

GBP current account

FREE

EUR, USD, AUD, HKD Global Accounts

FREE

FX margin

0.5% or 1% above interbank

International payments

FREE*

UK domestic payments

FREE

Batch payments

FREE

Airwallex Borderless Cards

FREE

International card transactions

FREE**

*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, THB, JPY, CHF. For less frequently traded currencies, we will use the Visa rate.

Open multiple foreign currency accounts, with no monthly fees

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

Protected

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

Authenticated

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.

Secure

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

Compliant

Airwallex is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and holds an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence.

We're not a bank, we're better.

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