Why American Express for
International Money Transfers


Our established payments solution is

complemented by our commitment to provide you

with a great relationship, competitive rates and rewards.

We’ve been facilitating secure international payments for businesses like yours since 1850


Foreign exchange is at the heart of our story. Our experience stretches back to the 1800s when we pioneered the security of global commerce. Today, we provide simple, modern international payments for businesses and corporations.


  • Simple
  • Secure
  • Established

An established global FX provider


Take a look at the American Express story and you’ll find a history rich with support for businesses like yours. We support your growth in the global marketplace with innovative payment solutions, competitive rates and dedicated relationships.


Read stories from our archives



"I wanted to share with American Express my delight in having a friend at a time when I really needed one..." Customer, 1970s currency crisis

American Express Supporting Businesses and Individuals

Quick, simple, secure – payment solutions for your business


We’ve come a long way since transferring gold via horse and cart in the 1850s. Today, our modern, user friendly online platform makes international payments quick, simple and secure – and it’s all supported by our commitment to deliver dedicated relationships, competitive rates and attractive rewards to you.


Key advantages of our online platform


  • No setup fee or maintenance charges
  • You don’t need an American Express® Card to transfer money
  • We deal in 133 currencies
  • Real-time currency rate updates
  • Robust reporting facilities
  • Rate alerts to any of your devices
  • File upload for multiple payments (SYNC)
  • Direct link to your bank account
  • Learn more
Foreign Exchange Testimonials - Kinected


"As well as the service, the rates are extremely competitive which is also really important – because when you're a small business owner, every little bit counts."
Ross McNab, Chief Revenue Officer at Kinected.

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R&R&R – Relationships, Rates, Rewards


Our services have changed continually since 1850 – in line with changes to your needs. What hasn’t changed is our focus on providing you great relationships, rates, and rewards.


You benefit from a complete partnership that goes beyond competitive rates, including the reassurance that comes from having a personal relationship manager and the promise of Membership Rewards points on international payments1.


Start transferring with R&R&R, confident you are partnered with an experienced and trustworthy international payments provider.


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