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Transfer money to Australia quickly and efficiently

Make fast international transfers to Australia at great rates
with 1st Contact Forex. We guarantee your funds will clear within two working days. Alternatively, if you use our speed transfer service, we’ll ensure your funds reach their destination in one working day.

Where are you transferring from?

Why thousands 1st Contact Forex

exchange rates
Every fifth
transfer is free
and regulated
UK debit
cards accepted


Sensational service = Happy clients

Dear 1st Contact, Thank you so much, the transfer was a success and is already in my NZ account!!! A big special thanks to Courtneigh for all your patience and help! What an amazing service, I am a very happy customer and will definitely use you again, as well as recommend you to all my friends! Thank you so much!!!

- Kirsten Clay, UK

Hi 1st Contact Forex, “Thank you so much, I really appreciate it, thank you for everything you guys do for our families on a monthly basis, we love you guys.

- Michael Matysik, United Kingdom

Hi Herman, I am continually surprised at what a pleasure it is to do business with you. Your customer service is the best I have ever experienced. Thank you.

- Mary Smith, United Kingdom

Again you guys have done a grand job and I have recommended so many folk to you to do transfers, so I hope they have taken my advice!!!

- Caroline Bawden

There was no way that the quality of the service provided by Lizelle could be improved. She was polite, professional, friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. I felt very valued as a customer.

- Jennifer

This is the easiest and safest way I have ever found to transfer money abroad. Thank you.

- Michele

I really enjoy the speed and professionalism in your company, something which is missing in most of your competitors.

- Dimitar

I am exceptionally happy with every aspect of your service. Great rates, professional service and knowledgeable staff.

- Amanda

I have been with 1st Contact for 6 years and have never had any problems and find the website very easy, well done guys. I have recommended you to a number of people, even just standing in the bank once, a lady wanted to send money so sat with her in Barclays on her iPad and she registered. Keep it up.

- Rosslynne

Have used your services for a few years now and very happy with it. Would not use any other company. Keep up the good work. Thank you!

- Jacinta

I think your service is great - I've been using your services for a couple of years and would continue for a lot more years :). Well done - keep up the good work :).

- Simone


Australia transfer frequently asked questions

What is the best way to transfer money to Australia from the UK?

The quickest and most convenient way to transfer money from the UK to Australia would be online, via your UK debit card. Simply charge your card on our website and, when you submit your transfer, your exchange rate will be locked in automatically. This ensures the rate you see is the rate you get.

What is the cheapest way to send money to Australia?

1st Contact international money transfers are guaranteed to be cheaper than any high street bank. In fact, we guarantee to beat your bank at international currency remittance to Australia - and every other destination too. 1st Contact Forex is also faster and easier to use than traditional banks.

We offer great exchange rates, charge a small flat fee per transfer and absorb hidden costs along the way. We also guarantee that there will be no receiving fees when the funds arrive in your Australian bank account.

Do you offer free money transfers to Australia?

Yes, we do. Simply complete the “try our service for free” form above and we'll send you a voucher code for a free transfer. This is done so that you can test our money remittance service at no cost. If you transfer money abroad frequently, you should know that every fifth transfer with us will be free of charge.

Can I send money to Australia without using my bank?

In short: Yes. When you use our service you will not have to set foot in a bank to transfer money abroad. Simply upload a transfer instruction on our website and transfer your funds to us online via debit card or internet banking. Once we have received your funds, we will transfer your money.

Can I transfer small amounts of money from UK to Australia?

We don't have a minimum or maximum transfer limit. You can transfer as little or as much as you like.

How long will it take for my funds get to Australia?

We offer both “standard” and “speed” service transfers to Australia. Standard service transfers cost just £2 and clear in one to three working days. Speed services cost £10 and are guaranteed to clear within one working day.
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