Buying United Arab Emirates Dirhams (AED)

Got a new job in the UAE? Thinking of moving to Dubai? If so, the rate of exchange you get when you are exchanging your Pounds for United Arab Emirate Dirhams can make a huge difference to how much money you end up with. There are many great reasons for using Foreign Currency Direct plc and our exchange rates is one of the key reasons. We turnover millions of units of currency each and every day giving us the ability to negotiate some of the best exchange rates for clients looking to buy UAE Dirhams.

There’s enough to do when you and your family are moving to a new country, so we are here to take the stress of buying AED. Our 6-step process makes sending money to the UAE quick, simple and stress-free.

4 key reasons to use Foreign Currency Direct plc to buy United Arab Emirate Dirhams

  • Leading exchange rates: frequently 4% better than high street banks
  • Zero commissions and no hidden fees
  • Security comes first
  • Customer care is a top priority


Why use Foreign Currency Direct plc to convert your Pounds to United Arab Emirate Dirham (AED)?

  • Highly competitive exchange rates

    Our exchange rates are typically around 4% better than your high street bank. That’s £400 saved on every £10,000 transferred. Over the years we have been recognised in the national press as providing highly competitive exchange rates when compared to high street banks and other brokers.

  • No Commission or Hidden Fees

    There are no hidden fees and you don’t pay any commission. We make our money on the margins at which we buy and sell the currency – that means we can offer our clients a better deal.

  • Secure Trading

    Your money is completely secure. Your payments are lodged in separate accounts that are strictly designated for client funds. We are registered with the FCA. Dun & Bradstreet rate us with level 1 credit score – an accreditation only given to companies that are considered to have substantial creditworthiness.

  • A Dedicated Account Manager

    Fed up with the frustrations of call centres and automated phone systems? With, calls go straight to the Dealing Floor. You get friendly service from someone with expertise in getting excellent UAE exchange rate possible.

  • Free Market Reports

    Want up-to-date information on the state of the market? Our daily commentary gives you a straightforward analysis of factors affecting the UAE exchange rate. We give you everything you need to make the right decision at the right time.

  • IPD (Irrevocable Payment Document)

    Our IPD (Irrevocable Payment Document) is internationally recognised proof of transfer of your Pounds to United Arab Emirate Dirhams. We created it to give customers clear, comprehensive documentation for every transfer.

Buying United Arab Emirate Dirham 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.

Want to talk to one of our dealers before making a decision about buying United Arab Emirate Dirhams?

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.