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International Payments


Preferred programme, specially negotiated for IoD members

Get more for your money when making currency transfers, with competitive exchange rates and an award-winning service from World First.

Whether you are making personal payments for an overseas property or paying international suppliers for your business, you’ll find a solution that is right for you.

World First, a specialist alternative to the banks, provides an exceptional service that’s tailored to your needs, which could reduce the cost of your transfers.

Win a £300 voucher for a luxury hotel stay

To help gain insight into the unique needs and barriers facing businesses operating internationally, the IoD would very much welcome your valuable input via a short survey in association with our preferred provider of International Payments, World First.

The survey will close on 20 July 2017. The prize draw will be drawn and the winner will be contacted by 26 July 2017.

Complete the survey

Terms and conditions apply

Business International Money Transfer

  • No fees for business money transfers
  • Best exchange rate guarantee1
  • Receive a free foreign exchange assessment for your business
  • Manage currency risk with a range of FX solutions available
Business Account: Sign Up

Personal International Money Transfer

  • No fees for personal money transfers
  • Best exchange rate guarantee1
  • Save up to 85 per cent on the cost of your transfer compared to using a bank2
  • £30 voucher to use towards one transfer every month3
  • Award-winning service
Personal Account: Sign Up

1 You must send the competitor quote in writing/email to World First within 3 hours of receiving it and they will better it.

2 Calculated from exchange rates obtained using mystery shop data from the FXCompared International Money Transfer Index (IMTI) collected on the 15 November 2016, based on the cost of making a transfer of £10,000 in euros excluding the transfer fee. The cost is defined as the difference between the wholesale exchange rate and the rate offered to individuals as part of an international money transfer.

3 Book your transfer online or over the phone and quote promotion code ‘IOD-MONTH-2017’ - replacing ‘MONTH’ with the current month in which you are booking your transfer. Each month’s voucher code is valid until 23:59 on the last day of each calendar month. Read full terms and conditions here.