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Data collected on: Mar 25, 2021
GBP | USD
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Transfer speedsort descending
<em>Transfer Speed</em> has been standardized in six broad categories.
Receiving method
Exchange rate margin (%)
The exchange rate margin is the cost resulting from the fact that the firm applies a rate that is different from the market reference rate. The margin is the percentage difference between the market reference rate and the exchange rate actually applied to the transaction.
Total cost (%)
The total cost of sending a remittance transfer includes: the fee charged to the sender plus the exchange rate margin.
Total cost (GBP)Total cost (USD)
The total cost of sending a remittance transfer includes: the fee charged to the sender plus the exchange rate margin.
Equity Direct
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
1.001.67
1.02
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 147.88
1.02
1.851.85
2.223.70
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
1.903.17
7.40
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 138.34
7.40
8.998.99
10.7917.98
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
9.9016.50
0.67
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 148.41
0.67
8.928.92
10.7017.83
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
1.903.17
2.46
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.73
2.46
4.044.04
4.858.08
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
3.996.65
2.42
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.79
2.42
5.745.74
6.8911.48
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
2.904.83
8.59
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 136.57
8.59
11.0111.01
13.2122.02
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
2.994.98
2.42
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.79
2.42
4.914.91
5.899.82
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.991.65
1.40
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 147.31
1.40
2.222.22
2.664.43
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.0013.33
2.56
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.58
2.56
9.229.22
11.0618.43
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
1.993.32
1.45
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 147.23
1.45
3.113.11
3.736.22
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.0013.33
2.12
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 146.23
2.12
8.798.79
10.5517.58
Sendwave
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
2.44
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.75
2.44
2.442.44
2.934.88
ACE Money Transfer
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.991.65
1.08
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 147.78
1.08
1.911.91
2.293.82
Skrill
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
3.99
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 143.43
3.99
3.993.99
4.797.98
Azimo
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
0.991.65
4.80
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 142.23
4.80
5.625.62
6.7411.23
Small World
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
1.993.32
0.85
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 148.13
0.85
2.512.51
3.015.02
CashMinute
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
2.003.33
12.86
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 130.19
12.86
14.5214.52
17.4229.03
Wave
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
2.44
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.75
2.44
2.442.44
2.934.88
EcoBank Rapid Transfer
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Bank branch, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Bank branch
High
3.005.00
2.39
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.83
2.39
4.894.89
5.879.78
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.9014.83
8.44
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 136.79
8.44
15.8615.86
19.0331.72
Total Average First Quarter
6.156.15
Total Average Fourth Quarter 2020
6.166.16
Total Average
Fee
3.075.12
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
3.593.59
Total Cost Percent (%)
6.156.15
Total Cost (GBP) Total Cost (USD)
7.3812.30
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Same day Next day 2 days
Bank account Cash Mobile wallet
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Receiving method
Sendwave
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
2.44
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.75
2.44
2.442.44
7.3212.20
ACE Money Transfer
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.991.65
1.08
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 147.78
1.08
1.411.41
4.237.05
Skrill
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
3.99
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 143.43
3.99
3.993.99
11.9719.95
Azimo
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
0.991.65
4.80
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 142.23
4.80
5.135.13
15.3925.65
Small World
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
2.494.15
0.85
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 148.13
0.85
1.681.68
5.048.40
CashMinute
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
4.006.67
12.86
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 130.19
12.86
14.1914.19
42.5770.95
Wave
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
2.44
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.75
2.44
2.442.44
7.3212.20
EcoBank Rapid Transfer
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Bank branch, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Bank branch
High
7.5012.50
2.39
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.83
2.39
4.894.89
14.6724.45
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.9014.83
8.44
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 136.79
8.44
11.4111.41
34.2357.05
Equity Direct
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
1.001.67
1.02
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 147.88
1.02
1.351.35
4.056.75
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
1.903.17
7.40
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 138.34
7.40
8.048.04
24.1240.20
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
9.9016.50
0.67
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 148.41
0.67
3.973.97
11.9119.85
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
1.903.17
2.46
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.73
2.46
3.093.09
9.2715.45
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
3.996.65
2.42
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.79
2.42
3.753.75
11.2518.75
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
2.904.83
8.59
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 136.57
8.59
9.569.56
28.6847.80
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
4.998.32
2.42
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.79
2.42
4.084.08
12.2420.40
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.991.65
1.40
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 147.31
1.40
1.731.73
5.198.65
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.0013.33
2.56
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 145.58
2.56
5.225.22
15.6626.10
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
1.993.32
1.45
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 147.23
1.45
2.112.11
6.3310.55
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.0013.33
2.12
Percentage difference between market reference rate 149.40 and exchange rate charged 146.23
2.12
4.794.79
14.3723.95
Total Average First Quarter
4.764.76
Total Average Fourth Quarter 2020
4.864.86
Total Average
Fee
3.525.87
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
3.593.59
Total Cost Percent (%)
4.764.76
Total Cost (GBP) Total Cost (USD)
14.2923.82
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Same day Next day 2 days
Bank account Cash Mobile wallet