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Transfer money to Australia online, right now

With offices in Melbourne, Sydney, London and Cape Town, we are perfectly positioned to send your money to Australia securely and quickly no matter where you are. We facilitate over 140,000 transactions for 60,000 registered clients each year. With us you can always be assured that you will get better exchange rates, pay lower fees and that your transfers will be quick and hassle-free.

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Actual rates will vary depending on your transfer amount.

How we make sending money to Australia easy

We like to keep things simple. This is why we offer you the convenience of transferring money online. Unlike a bank, our online payment portal is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is easy to use. This means you can place an order to transfer any amount of money from wherever you are in the world, whenever you want.

To get started, all you have to do is register for free on our website, activate your account and you can start transferring immediately – it’s that simple!

What’s more, every fifth transfer you make with us will be processed for free.

Register

1. Register

Register your free account online to get full access to our secure money transfer service.

Activate

2. Activate

To activate your account, simply upload or email our team copies of your passport and proof of address.

Transfer

3. Transfer

Transfer between more than 25 currencies from all over the world and benefit from great rates and speedy transfers.

Our exchange rates beat the bank

Our exchange rates beat the bank, every time

To get you the best possible money exchange rates, we canvass the market, add a small margin to the rates we obtain, and pass that excellent rate on to you. The exchange rates we offer fall between the interbank rate (the truest exchange rate) and the rate offered by high street banks and bureaux de change.

We are able to undercut the high street banks and pass that saving on to you in the form of great rates. We believe in complete transparency when it comes to our rates, so the rate you see is always the rate you get we never surprise you with hidden bank charges.

Why thousands of people continue using our forex service

 

Great rates, unrivalled service

Our forex business was started by expats, so we know the challenges associated with sending money back home. We remove these challenges and make sure you can send your money back home, whenever you need to. That’s why thousands of international citizens living all over the world choose us to transfer money internationally.

Low fees and fast transfers

Not only will we transfer your money at fees that banks can’t compete with, we’ll do so as quickly as possible. What’s more, our exchange rates ensure you get the most out of each transfer. Use our currency converter above to find out how much you could be saving with each transfer.

Online convenience

Our online payment portal is 100% secure and available 24/7, so you can transfer funds safely, whenever you need to. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption, which provides absolute protection of your funds and debit card against unauthorised use. Your peace of mind when working with our service is important to us.

Full accreditation and transparency

You can rest easy knowing that our money exchange service is 100% fully regulated and accredited with all of the relevant bodies in all of the jurisdictions that we operate in. What’s more, we are completely transparent when it comes to our fees. With us, the rate you see is the rate you get – no hidden charges.

Unrivalled customer service

Our forex team has been in business for over 20 years. Our efficient and friendly team process over 140,000 remittances each year for over 60,000 clients worldwide. They will always be on hand to assist you with any queries you may have.

 

Everything you need to know about transferring money to Australia

You’ve got questions? We have the answers. Here are some of the most common questions we receive about Australian money transfers.

1. What is the best way to transfer money to Australia from the UK?

Whether you’re sending a remittance or settling debt, the quickest and most convenient way to convert your money and transfer it to the UK would be online, via your UK debit card. All you have to do is charge your card on our website and, when you submit your transfer, your exchange rate will be locked in automatically. This ensures the rate you see is the rate you get.

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2. What is the cheapest way to send money to Australia?

Our international money transfers are guaranteed to be cheaper than any high street bank. In fact, we guarantee to beat your bank at international currency remittance to Australia - and every other destination too.

Our service is also faster and easier to use than traditional banks.
We offer great exchange rates, charge a small flat fee per transfer and absorb hidden costs along the way. We also guarantee that there will be no receiving fees when the funds arrive in your Australian bank account.

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3. Do you offer free money transfers to Australia?

Yes, we do. Simply complete the “try our service for free” form above and we'll send you a voucher code for a free transfer. This is done so that you can test our money remittance service at no cost. If you transfer money abroad frequently, you should know that every fifth transfer and every transfer over £2,000 will be free of charge.

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4. Can I send money to Australia without using my bank?

In short: Yes. When you use our service, you will not have to set foot in a bank to transfer money abroad. Simply register and upload a transfer instruction on our website and transfer your funds to us online via debit card or internet banking. Once we have received your funds, we will transfer your money.

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5. Can I transfer small amounts of money from UK to Australia?

We don't have a minimum or maximum transfer limit. You can transfer as little or as much as you like. There are, however, certain benefits to sending larger amounts. 

Please note: When transferring £10,000 (or foreign currency equivalent) or more in a single currency transaction, or £30,000 (or foreign currency equivalent) in a number of transactions over a 12-month rolling period, Sable International requires proof of “source of funds” as prescribed by HMRC’s Money Laundering Regulations.

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6. How long will it take for my funds get to Australia?

We offer both “standard” and “speed” service transfers to Australia. Standard service transfers cost just £2, clear in one to three working days and are free for amounts over £2,000. Speed services cost £10 and are guaranteed to clear within one working day.

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7. How are your exchange rates determined? Why are they better than the banks’ rate?

To get you the best rates, we canvass the market on your behalf, add a small margin to the rates we obtain and pass that rate on to you. The exchange rates we offer fall between the interbank rate (the truest exchange rate) and the rate offered by high street banks and bureaux de change.

We are able to undercut the high street banks and pass that saving on to you in the form of great rates. While the rates on our site are updated throughout the day, they must be viewed as indicative only.

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8. How secure is the site?

Our site uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption to protect your transaction details. This 128-bit encryption is the latest and strongest data encryption technique commercially available for securing information between you, our client, and our website.

SSL works by encrypting/scrambling data from our website to your computer. The data is encrypted on our web server and can only be decrypted/unscrambled by the person with the correct decrypt/unscramble key. You can visually verify our site’s use of SSL in two places: The "s" in https in the site’s web address and by the padlock on the left-hand side of the address bar.

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Sable International is a trading name of 1st Contact Money Limited (company number 07070528), registered in England and Wales. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK (FCA no. 517570), the Financial Services Conduct Authority in South Africa (1st Contact Money [PTY] Ltd - FSP no. 41900) and hold an Australian Financial Services License issued by ASIC to deal in foreign exchange (1st Contact Group - AFS License number 335 126).

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