Money Transfer to Italy

Want to know how to send money to Italy? Maybe you are buying or paying a mortgage on a property and want to be sure of maximizing your investment. helps you do that by getting the best exchange rate when you send money to Italy.

Money transfer to Italy is easy with our 6-step process.  Whenever you have a question, your personal broker is just a call away to clarify anything you want to know about money transfer to Italy.

4 top reasons to use for sending money to Italy

  • Unbeatable exchange rates: often 4% better than high street banks
  • No commission and no hidden fees
  • We put security first
  • Customer care is a priority

Why use

  • Bank beating exchange rates

    Our rates beat high street banks by up to 4%. That means you save £400 on every £10,000 when you’re moving money to Italy. We’ve been recognised in the national press as providing the best exchange rates compared to high street banks and other industry specialists.

  • No Commission or Hidden Fees

    You get more Euros for your Pounds because we don’t charge commission.  There are no hidden fees 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 systems ensure your money is safe. Your payments are lodged in separate accounts designated for client funds.  We are FSA registered and have a top credit rating from Dun & Bradstreet. We are prudent in our transactions and never speculate.

  • A Dedicated Account Manager doesn’t use call centres or an automated phone system. You always talk to the same person, someone who knows your situation and is qualified to give you expert advice and assistance with transferring your money to Italy.

  • Forward Contracts

    With a forward contract and time option you can guarantee an exchange rate for up to 2 years.  Choosing a time option means you can draw down some or part of the money whenever you need to.

  • IPD (Irrevocable Payment Document)

    Our IPD (Irrevocable Payment Document) is internationally recognised proof of transfer of your money to Italy.  Comprehensive and clear, it was pioneered and trademarked by to give customers complete peace of mind.

    Transferring money to Italy 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

    What you need:

    • IBAN (International Bank Account Number)*
    • BIC or SWIFT code
    • Beneficiary name of account (and address if possible)
    • Bank name (and address if possible)

    *Italian IBANs are 27 characters long, beginning with IT.


    Want to talk to one of our dealers before deciding how to send money to Italy?

    UK freephone: 0800 328 5855

    International: +44 1494 725353

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