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Offline mhh

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I want to pay for my UK numerplates but my bank seems to be screwing me on the transfer charge. Is their another way to transfer funds to a UK bank account?



Offline amgsl55

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Offline jmillard308

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I want to pay for my UK numerplates but my bank seems to be screwing me on the transfer charge. Is their another way to transfer funds to a UK bank account?

TT should be $25.00
How much are they charging?



Offline mhh

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TT should be $25.00
How much are they charging?

Seems they aren't screwing my using a transfer charge, it's all the rate.

Transfer Fee 0.00 AUD
Exchange Rate 1 AUD = 0.4737 GBP

What rate can you get?



Offline F1V10


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Try raffles Forex
1 Aud = 0.481 GBP
Transaction fee = $9



Offline mhh

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I guess the only way to save over a bank transfer is to set up a forex account which is a bit of business for a single transaction.



Offline jmillard308

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Seems they aren't screwing my using a transfer charge, it's all the rate.

Transfer Fee 0.00 AUD
Exchange Rate 1 AUD = 0.4737 GBP

What rate can you get?

Headline rate right now is $AU1.00=GBP0.50
I would expect to cop 3%, so $1.00=GBP0.485 + $25.00 for the TT
So...... it depends on the rate on Monday and how much you are transferring


Having said that, our online rate on Friday am was 0.463



Offline Fil-Ski


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I guess the only way to save over a bank transfer is to set up a forex account which is a bit of business for a single transaction.
Banks screw you massively on the transaction so worth setting up. I use currencyfair which I find better than OFX.



Offline mhh

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Thanks guys. Owe you a beer or three.  :thumbsup:



Offline allanuber


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Thanks guys. Owe you a beer or three.  :thumbsup:

You should make it warm, and has to be consumed before 11pm so it's in tune with the transaction.
C'mon, do it!



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