Alternatives to TransferWise

The best companies similar to TransferWise for sending money overseas.

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Looking for other money transfer services better suited to your needs? If TransferWise doesn't support your currency or you just want to know what else is out there, check out some other options below.

We've listed out some of the more popular alternatives and highlighted what features they have that TransferWise doesn't.

Sites like TransferWise

  1. OFX
  2. WorldRemit
  3. WorldFirst
  4. TorFX
  5. InstaReM
  6. MoneyGram

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OFX

Also known as OzForex, OFX launched in Australia in 1998 and aims to beat the exchange rates offered by banks.

Why pick OFX instead?

  • No fees on transactions over $10,000
  • Offers more currencies
  • No maximum limit for how much you can send

Downsides

  • Doesn't use the mid-market rate
  • Only accepts bank transfers as payment


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WorldRemit

WorldRemit has one of the largest ranges of countries you can send to, as well as a variety of payment options.

Why pick WorldRemit instead?

  • Able to transfer to cash pick-up locations or mobile wallets
  • Instant transfers available
  • Supports many exotic currencies

Downsides

  • Only sends mobile credit top-ups to some countries
  • Low maximum transfer limit makes it bad for large transfers


WorldFirst logo

WorldFirst

WorldFirst has a higher minimum transfer amount than TransferWise at $2,000, but balances it with no maximum limit.

Why pick WorldFirst instead?

  • No transaction fees
  • Price Promise, where WorldFirst will beat another quote
  • No maximum transfer amount
  • Forex tools like limit orders and forward contracts available

Downsides

  • Can't send amounts lower than $2,000
  • Only supports bank transfers
  • Receiver has to have a bank account


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TorFX

TorFX lets you make personal or business transfers to over 40 currencies around the world.

Why pick TorFX instead?

  • Assigned a personal account manager to help you out
  • No fees
  • Price-match guarantee
  • Forex tools to help you get the exchange rate you want

Downsides

  • Only a limited number of currencies, so check before signing up
  • Can only pay by bank transfer and send to bank accounts
  • Adds a margin to the exchange rate


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InstaReM

InstaReM is one of the only other transfer companies to use the mid-market exchange rate, just like TransferWise. You can send to around 20 currencies worldwide and be guaranteed a fair exchange rate with no margin added on.

Why pick InstaReM instead?

  • Transparent fees
  • Uses the mid-market rate, like TransferWise
  • Same-day transfers for most currencies

Downsides

  • Your receiver must have a bank account
  • Can only pay by bank transfer
  • Not as many currencies as other companies


MoneyGram logo

MoneyGram

One of the most well-known transfer brands, MoneyGram sends money to more than 200 countries. Both MoneyGram and TransferWise let you send small transfers, with a minimum transfer amount of $1.

Why pick MoneyGram instead?

  • 350,000 cash pick-up locations worldwide
  • One of the largest ranges of currencies
  • Almost-instant transfers
  • Can pay by cash and in-person

Downsides

  • High transfer fees
  • Can't send more than $7,000
  • Adds a bigger margin to the exchange rate than other, smaller transfer companies


Still looking for other options?

If the above companies aren't quite right for you, there are even more options in the table below. Enter how much you want to send in the calculator and you'll be shown how much your receiver will get.

Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received Description CTA Details
AUD 3,000 1 day GBP 20.00 0.676 USD
6,747
Global Reach will match any competitor's exchange rates. Conditions apply.
No transfer fee when transferring more than £10,000 or equivalent. Send money in over 130 currencies. No maximum transfer amount.
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AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.677 USD
6,766
Better exchange rates for Finder customers.
Send 60+ currencies at competitive rates and no fees. If you find a better eligible quote, WorldFirst will beat it.
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AUD 250 1 day AUD 0.00 0.676 USD
6,765
SendFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. T&Cs apply.
Fee-free transfers in 30+ currencies to over 200 countries.
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AUD 250 1 - 2 days AUD 0.00 0.676 USD
6,763
$0 transfer fees for Finder customers.
No-maximum limit transfers with competitive exchange rates for 100+ currencies. No transfer fee over AUD$10,000.
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AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.677 USD
6,770
TorFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. Conditions apply.
Send money overseas in 30+ currencies with competitive rates for transfer amounts over $2,000.
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AUD 5 1 - 2 days EUR 3.00 0.673 USD
6,727
Special offer: Pay zero fees on your first 5 transfers.
Get bank-beating exchange rates and fast transfer times on 15+ popular currencies.
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AUD 1 Within an hour AUD 3.99 0.672 USD
6,712
An online money transfer service with cash pickup, bank account to bank account and airtime transfers available. Go to site Show details
AUD 200 1 day AUD 0.00 0.674 USD
6,742
Low minimum transfer amount of just AU$200, with no set-up fees or transfer fees. Go to site Show details

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Global Reach (formerly FC Exchange) International Money Transfers

Global Reach will match any competitor's exchange rates. Conditions apply.
No transfer fee when transferring more than £10,000 or equivalent. Send money in over 130 currencies. No maximum transfer amount.

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WorldFirst International Money Transfers

Better exchange rates for Finder customers.
Send 60+ currencies at competitive rates and no fees. If you find a better eligible quote, WorldFirst will beat it.

Logo for SendFX International Money Transfers
SendFX International Money Transfers

SendFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. T&Cs apply.
Fee-free transfers in 30+ currencies to over 200 countries.

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OFX (Ozforex) International Money Transfers

$0 transfer fees for Finder customers.
No-maximum limit transfers with competitive exchange rates for 100+ currencies. No transfer fee over AUD$10,000.

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