We’re World First - the award winning foreign exchange company, which makes it faster, cheaper and easier for private individuals and businesses to move their money overseas.
Because we take a smaller margin than the banks, we can offer you better exchange rates, which means your money goes further. And we don’t charge fees for any UK private clients. We’ve been helping people and businesses send money around the world since 2004. We’re here to save people money when they make international transfers, while also giving them amazing customer service. Authorised by the FCA, we’re safe and secure, and we’ve got an easy to use online service that saves clients time.
We won the prestigious 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade and The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 (2015) as well as 2014 European Business Award for Customer Focus and the 2013 Customer Experience Award (financial services – banking and investment). Put us to the test, and save time and money.
World First takes the safety and security of your money very seriously. We’re FCA authorised and we keep all client funds segregated from business funds in line with the regulations. We’re totally transparent at every step of the way.
Products and services
Whatever the size of your transaction, and whatever the reason, we can help. Wherever you’re buying a property overseas, paying international school fees or transferring your pension, or if you’re a business paying staff overseas or are involved in import or export, we’re here to save you time and money.
World First’s great exchange rates mean you could make real savings, and with products that protect you against fluctuating rates, you can budget with confidence.
Our clients are our number one priority and we treat every client as if they were our only one. It's worked so far - 98% of our lovely clients would use us again if the need arises!
It’s so easy to get started. Sign up in five minutes and you could transact within the hour.
What people say about World First
In a recent survey 99.6% of customers said they would happily use World First again.
“Very impressed with World First. Emails were received at every stage and money transfer went very smoothly. And it cost much less than using my bank.” L.M. from Dorset
“ I'm loving World First! Easy account creation, on-line transactions are a dream, emails confirming each step of the transaction are very reassuring and service is fast. Very pleasant phone call with my World First consultant – professional and helpful.” C.U. from France
“I thought World First were really quick, efficient and simple to use. The rate offered was better than the company I have used in the past, and the money went into my French bank account quicker.” T.W. from London
- Exchange rate 1.5450 rate updated 22.05.17
- Amount you'll receive 13,276.75 when transferring £11,500.00
World First is the award-winning currency exchange company that makes transferring money overseas faster, cheaper and easier. They offer excellent exchange rates, great customer service and are FCA regulated. They won the prestigious 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade and The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 (2016) as well as 2014 European Business Award for Customer Focus and the 2013 Customer Experience Award (financial services – banking and investment).
- Great for
- 24/7 access to live transparent exchange rates and transfer on the move with World First's app
- Better exchange rates than the banks and the fastest available currency transfers
- Award winning customer service, and a dedicated contact
- But be aware that
- Bank to Bank and card transfers only
- Minimum transfer amount £1,000 or equivalent