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More rewarding money transfers

American Express FX International Payments is a rewarding way to make foreign currency payments online.

Sending money abroad

Key features Key features:

  • Currency exchange rates are displayed in real-time, so you can check them online and confirm your payment when your chosen currency reaches the rate you want
  • Send money overseas directly from your debit card. So there are no complications – it's just a simple transaction.
  • We'll confirm your transaction by email – to you and to your recipient.

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You'll earn 1 Avios for virtually every £10 you transfer, whether you pay by debit card, credit card or bank transfer.1

Sales and customer support representatives are available from Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 7.00pm

0800 085 3456

If calling from outside the UK, please call
+44 1273 576880
charges may apply depending on phone service provider.

Online money transfer at a glance

Setup / maintenance fees
Transfer times within the EEA
Euro payments – typically two business days or less;2
Other currencies – typically two to four business days2
Payment method
Bank transfer, debit card, credit card
Transaction fees
£10 per foreign currency payment
Online payment history, transaction status, currency type and more
Over 60 currencies
Customer service
By phone – Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 7.00pm

Get started

Fill up an online application to open an FX International Payments Account

1. Open an account

To complete the online application:
you'll need:

  1. A British Airways American Express® Card
  2. Your driving licence or passport number
  3. Your address details for the past three years.
Process your online International Payments account and make international money transfers with ease.

2. Use the service

Once your application is approved, we'll email you your login details. Just follow the instructions in the email to activate your account, and enjoy access to international money transfers.

Earn Avios on making international money transfers.

3. Earn Avios

You will earn 1 Avios for virtually every £10 you transfer, however you pay.1

Are you a business looking to pay an overseas supplier? We also offer an international payments services for businesses.

Find out more

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