Buying Canadian Dollars (CAD)

If you need to convert GBP to CAD whether it is a one off payment or regular transfers we at Foreign Currency Direct plc can assist. Whatever your reason for sending money to Canada the rate of exchange can be critical and with the currency markets so volatile the slightest difference can significantly vary the amount of Canadian Dollars you get for your Sterling. When you need to send money abroad it is important to speak to a currency specialist. At Foreign Currency Direct plc we have a team of currency brokers who are always on hand to be able to discuss your currency requirements and explain the options available to you in order to help you make an informed decision as to when to transfer your funds to Canada.

When you exchange large sums of money you want the best exchange rate. Our aim is to do away with the high prices people pay on currency exchange and instead we can offer you bank beating exchange rates with no commissions through our friendly and helpful brokers.

We make the process easy and stress-free too – you just follow a straightforward 6-step process and there are no complex forms and no endless calls to the bank to make and we will be there every step of the week.

4 top reasons to use to convert Pounds to Canadian Dollars

  • Exceptional exchange rates which can be up to 4% better than high street banks
  • No commission and no hidden fees
  • Security of your money comes first
  • Customer care is a top priority

Why use to convert your Pounds to Canadian Dollars?
(GBP to CAD)

  • Excellent exchange rates

    You could save as much as £400 on every £10,000 you transfer as our rates can beat high street banks by up to 4% when you’re converting Canadian Dollars. That adds up to a lot of money when you are moving abroad or transferring large sums of money. We have been recognised in the national press as providing better exchange rates compared to high street banks and other brokers.

  • No Commission or Hidden Fees

    We’re totally transparent in all our transactions. With us, there are no hidden fees. We don’t charge commission either. We make our money on the margins at which we buy and sell currency – not by charging our customers.

  • Secure Trading

    Our stringent security measures give customers confidence that their money is safe. Your payments are lodged in separate Lloyds Bank plc accounts designated for client funds. We are registered with the FCA and have a top credit rating from Dun & Bradstreet.

  • A Dedicated Account Manager

    When you want fast efficient service, there’s nothing more frustrating than call centres and automated phone systems. With us, your call goes straight through to the Dealing Floor. You always talk to the same person, someone who knows your situation and who you trust to give you expert assistance with your transfer.

  • Free Market Reports

    You can get up-to-date information on factors affecting the Canadian Dollar exchange rate with the expert daily commentary on our website. That way, you can keep a constant eye on the market and make timely decisions on your currency exchange.

  • Internationally recognised proof of transfer

    Our IPD (Irrevocable Payment Document) is internationally recognised proof of transfer of your Pounds to Canadian Dollars exchange. It’s clear and comprehensive and it gives you complete assurance that your transaction has gone through safely.

Buying Canadian Dollars with us is easier than with your local bank

Find out about our simple 6-step currency exchange process or go to our sign up area and get started by clicking here.


UK freephone: 0800 328 5884

International: +44 1494 725353

Incorporated in England no. 5082565.    Foreign Currency Direct plc is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Service Regulations 2009 [FRN 538392] for the provision of payment services.