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Why American Express for International Money Transfers

We offer over a century of international payment expertise.

We've been serving businesses since 1850


While we're well known for our credit cards, foreign exchange is actually at the heart of our story.


We are pioneers when it comes to delivering security for global commerce. Our experience stretches back to the 1800s – and we continue to provide international payment solutions for our customers.


  • Simple

  • Secure

  • Established

An Established Global FX Provider

Learn more about American Express’ rich history filled with support for businesses looking to grow in the global marketplace. We provide dependable payment solutions, competitive rates and long lasting relationships.


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American Express Foreign Exchange History

Easy, Simple, and Secure – Payment Solutions for Today's Business


We've come a long way since the day of the horse and cart transfers of the 1850s. Today, our easy-to-use online platform makes international payments easy, simple, and secure – and it's all supported by our commitment to deliver to our clients strong and long lasting relationships, competitive rates, and attractive rewards.

Key Features


  • No setup fee1 or maintenance charges

  • You don’t need an American Express®Card to transfer money

  • We offer over 80 currencies

  • Real-time currency rates2

  • Robust reporting options

  • Rate alerts to your email

  • File upload for multiple payments

  • Pay for transactions using your existing U.S. business bank account

American Express Supporting Businesses and Individuals