Send money to Europe

What is the best Euro exchange rate today?

Send money internationally to Europe (EUR) using the mid-market exchange rate.
Check and compare the rates from the major money transfer providers.

The true cost of sending USD to EUR

How much does it cost to send money to Europe?

  • International money transfers shouldn't be expensive.
  • Make sure your provider doesn't add hidden fees or bad exchange rates to your money transfer.
  • You should choose a provider that uses the mid-market exchange rate to convert your money.

What are the payments methods to send money to Europe?

The available payment methods for your international transfer may vary. Most of the times these should be:

  • Debit Card.
  • Credit Card.
  • Bank Transfer.

How long does it take to send money to Europe?

How long does an international transfer take? It mostly depends on:

  • Countries you send from and to.
  • Public holidays or weekends.
  • Payment methods.
  • Potential security checks.

How to arrange a bank transfer online?

  • Log into your bank's online banking service – you may need to verify your identity for security
  • Navigate to the payment option which may be under 'bank to bank transfers' or 'personal payments' for example
  • Follow the prompts to enter your recipient's details including their name, the bank name and account number. You'll also usually need a routing number, SWIFT code, sort code or similar, to help guide the payment to the right account
  • Add the payment amount and double check all details
  • Confirm the transfer, and your money is on its way

Send money to Europe - FAQs

A huge volume of remittances flows into and around Europe, with Switzerland a key source of outward payments, and 60% of all remittances made remaining within the EU. If you're working away from home and remitting money back, or if you're in Europe and need to make an international transfer, you'll want a reliable and easy way to do so.

How to send money to Europe - easy steps:

Sending money to Europe is easy:

  • Choose a payment provider - looking for a good exchange rate and low fee
  • Arrange your transfer online or by visiting a branch or agent of your chosen service
  • Pay, and the money will be delivered directly to your recipient's bank account

What information would you need to send money to Europe?

  • Recipient's full name as it appears on their bank account
  • Recipient's address
  • Bank details including bank name and the account number or IBAN

What are the best ways to send money to Europe?

You can make a payment anywhere in Europe via your bank, a money transfer service with local agents, or an online currency specialist, like Wise.

Banks are familiar, and may seem like a natural choice - but the exchange rates and fees offered typically make this an expensive way to remit money. Check out online options as a good comparison - with low overheads, and new approaches to transferring money, digital providers can offer great value for money.

What is the best money transfer exchange rate to Europe?

To calculate the cost of your money transfer, you'll need to know the fee and the exchange rate being applied. Compare the exchange rate to the mid-market rate you can find on Google. This will show you if your provider has added a markup to the rate used. 

Adding a markup is common, but can mean your transfer is more expensive than it should be. Look for a provider which uses the mid-market rate to get a better deal.

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