Convert Pound Sterling to South African Rand

If you are considering transferring money to South Africa whether it is for a holiday home or if you are sending money to family or friends our currency exchange service is designed to help. We can help you convert your Pounds Sterling to South African Rand and help you save money and time in the process.

The service we provide to all our clients is based purely on assisting them to transfer funds overseas to locations such as South Africa as efficiently and cost effectively as possible. Because of this we have helped thousands of clients convert Pounds to South African Rand at commercial rates of exchange. We have been highlighted through the press as offering some of the best exchange rates. As our sole purpose is transferring funds overseas we are incredibly proud that our exchange rates can beat the banks by as much as 4% which can result in huge savings.

When you speak with us at Foreign Currency Direct plc you will be allocated a personal currency broker. This broker will be delighted to discuss your South African Rand requirements and then thoroughly and clearly explain all the options available to you. We don’t use technical jargon, we speak in plain English so you can make an informed decision on how and when to transfer your funds. Your individual broker will be on hand to help you every step of the process so should you have a question at any stage you can call straight through to your account manager who will be happy to assist. It is thanks to our personal customer service we were finalists in the National Business Awards for customer service.

One of our main concerns is the security of our clients’ funds. We are a well regulated company as we are registered with HMRC and also authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). As a result of our secure systems and policies we were awarded with a credit rating of 1A from Dunn and Bradstreet which is the best level of credit worthiness for a company of our size.

This secure, friendly and expert service has resulted in almost half of our clients coming from referrals and recommendations. So, if you would like to speak with one of our helpful currency brokers then call us today on 0800 328 5884. Alternatively, you can open a free, no-obligation trading facility here.

So, if you need to send money to South Africa and want to convert Sterling to South African Rand we can help. Speak to us today to find out more.


The benefits of using Foreign Currency Direct to convert Pound to South African Rand:

  • Access to highly competitive rates of exchange

    Up to 4% savings versus your high street bank, which, depending on the size of your transfer, can add up to thousands of pounds. have been recognised in the national press as providing the best exchange rates when compared to high street banks and other industry specialists.

  • No Commission or Hidden Fees

    Our deals are totally transparent and we have no hidden fees or commission whatsoever. We make our money on the margins between the price at which we buy and sell.

  • Secure Trading

    Trading through Foreign Currency Direct plc means you can have complete confidence in the security of your funds. We are a reliable and established currency provider with an excellent creditworthiness rating. To find out more about why your money is safe with us click here.

  • A Dedicated Account Manager doesn't use call centres or an automated phone system. Your call goes straight through to our Dealing Floor, who provide you with a genuinely freindly, personalised and articulate service.

  • Guaranteed Exchange Rates

    With a forward contract and time option you can guarantee an exchange rate for up to two years, with the latter giving you the option to draw down some or part of the contract as often as you need to.

  • IPD (Irrevocable Payment Document)

    Internationally recognised proof of transfer. Comprehensive and clear, pioneered and trademarked by

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.