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Money Transfer UK to Swiss

I'm looking to transfer some money from the UK to Swiss and have come across this website:

http://transferwise.com/#howItWorks

the amount you end up with seems to be the best there is. Has anyone any experience of it?

The feedback on trustpilot.com is excellent.

Thanks a lot.
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Old 14.05.2013, 22:44
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Re: Money Transfer UK to Swiss

Hi Zurichowl

I've been using http://www.sgm-fx.com/ for the past 8 years or so to transfer sterling to Euro and Sfr, and from Euro to sterling.

They are very friendly, human contact, and you can discuss the exchange rate trend which can be important if you need to transfer larger amounts.

There is NO additional commission or charges.

Good luck, Shaun.
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Re: Money Transfer UK to Swiss

Ukforex.com or ozforex.com. Both the same lot. Don't use the bank, it's much more expensive.
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Re: Money Transfer UK to Swiss

thanks for the feedback, appreciate it
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Re: Money Transfer UK to Swiss

Also been using http://www.sgm-fx.com/ recently, thanks to the advice on this thread. Have to agree: very human, good knowledge, able to discuss with your own personal consultant what's going on.
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Re: Money Transfer UK to Swiss

I use transferwise for CHF to GBP and it's great. Takes 2-3 days but I think the fees are some of the lowest you can find.
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Re: Money Transfer UK to Swiss

I use Transferwise and they are fast and efficient. If you pay within 24 hours the rate you get is the one you see. I have used Currencies Direct and TorX and they don't charge over 5K. However with both I noticed that some 11 chf less arrived than the amount in the contract. Both explained that banks often use a middle bank that takes a commission. Currencies Direct happily refunded me the loss from the past year but TorX did not make an offer to do this.

With Transferwise it is simple, the service when I have emailed has been very friendly and you can send as much or as little as you want, with 4.50 charged per thousand pounds. The rate is usually .1 under the rate that yahoo finance shows.
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