Getting money to SA

Just wondering if anyone out there has transferred money to South Africa before? Should I use a bank or one of these independent firms?? How is independent company's are able to offer best exchange rates?

Hi Samcov1983 and welcome to!

Hope that you'll soon be enlightened.;)


Hi Sam! It depends on the amount and the speed of the transfer. You really have to compare the transfer & conversion fees. You might want to have a look at the different options compared from UK to SA: -

Disclaimer, I am the co-founder of this comparison website. We faced the problem ourselves and thought we could help the community.

Hi Briodf -  please note that this thread is dated 2012 :)

Oh you're right, thanks!

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