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If you’re doing business in the UK or transferring money back home, your money will go further if you transfer with the right provider. Shaving 1% off your fees might not seem like much, but if you were sending £100,000, that would be £1,000 up for grabs.

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    Today’s mid-market rate

    The mid-market euro-to-pound exchange rate is 1 EUR = 0.89 GBP. (Check the table below for live rates)

    We’ve gathered today’s best rates to inform your foreign exchange decisions when sending money from Europe to the UK.

    Refreshing in: 60s | Tue, 28 Jan 01:24am GMT
    1 USD = 1.0000 1.4804 Inverse: 0.6755 1.3188 Inverse: 0.7583 0.9072 Inverse: 1.1023 6.9368 Inverse: 0.1442 0.7654 Inverse: 1.3065 71.4500 Inverse: 0.0140 18.8976 Inverse: 0.0529 50.8625 Inverse: 0.0197
    1 AUD = 0.6755 Inverse: 1.4804 1.0000 0.8909 Inverse: 1.1225 0.6128 Inverse: 1.6318 4.6859 Inverse: 0.2134 0.5171 Inverse: 1.9340 48.2655 Inverse: 0.0207 12.7656 Inverse: 0.0783 34.3584 Inverse: 0.0291
    1 EUR = 1.1023 Inverse: 0.9072 1.6318 Inverse: 0.6128 1.4538 Inverse: 0.6879 1.0000 7.6466 Inverse: 0.1308 0.8438 Inverse: 1.1852 78.7609 Inverse: 0.0127 20.8312 Inverse: 0.0480 56.0669 Inverse: 0.0178
    1 GBP = 1.3065 Inverse: 0.7654 1.9340 Inverse: 0.5171 1.7230 Inverse: 0.5804 1.1852 Inverse: 0.8438 9.0626 Inverse: 0.1103 1.0000 93.3462 Inverse: 0.0107 24.6888 Inverse: 0.0405 66.4496 Inverse: 0.0150

    Compare today’s rates from providers who can send EUR (euros) to GBP (pounds)

    Table: sorted by a combination of service offering and the amount your recipient will receive

    Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received Description CTA Details
    GBP 2,000 1 day EUR 0.00 0.84 GBP
    TorFX guarantee to beat any competitor's exchange rate for a transaction (conditions apply)
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    GBP 3,000 1 day EUR 0.00 0.84 GBP
    Get no fees as a Finder customer when you transfer your money overseas with Global Reach. Go to site Show details
    GBP 1 1 - 2 days EUR 0.00 0.84 GBP
    Whatever amount you transfer, XE will not charge you a fee for using their service. Go to site Show details
    GBP 2,500 Same day EUR 0.00 0.84 GBP
    Central FX’s dedicated private client team will guide you through the money transfer process from first call to final payment. Go to site Show details
    GBP 1 1 - 2 days EUR 0.00 0.837 GBP
    Clear Capital specialises in sending money abroad for both individuals and businesses. Expect to receive a dedicated account manager and same-day transfers. Go to site Show details
    GBP 1,000 1 - 2 days EUR 0.00 0.84 GBP
    Better exchange rates for Finder customers.
    Send 60+ currencies at competitive rates and no fees. If you find a better eligible quote, WorldFirst will beat it.
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    GBP 5 2 days EUR 3.00 0.84 GBP
    Special offer: Zero fees on your first 10 transfers.
    Get bank-beating exchange rates and fast transfer times on 15+ popular currencies.
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    GBP 2,500 1 day EUR 0.00 0.84 GBP
    With 17 years of foreign exchange expertise, OFX know the money transfers business very well, offering facilities for one-off and recurring transfers. Go to site Show details
    GBP 2,500 1 day EUR 0.00 0.84 GBP
    Make transferring money abroad as simple and safe as possible with bank-beating exchange rates - online, via the app or over the phone. Go to site Show details
    GBP 50 Same day EUR 2.99 0.835 GBP
    Use promo code 3FREE to send your first 3 transfers with no fee.
    Send money online anytime, anywhere, with a simple to use platform and transparent fees and exchange rates shown upfront.
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    How does the euro trade against the British pound historically?

    On January 1, 1999, the euro was introduced in 11 states of the European Union (EU) as a “single currency” — used by all members of an economic federation. At the time of its debut, the euro was at a rate of 1.42 euros to 1 pound. Despite being an EU member state, the UK chose not replace its country’s currency with the euro.

    In the first three years after its introduction, the euro was used only for bank transfers, online transactions and travellers’ cheques. But this all changed in January 2002, when euro notes and coins were introduced in the now 12 participating countries, with Greece also willing to use the euro as its official currency.

    From 1999 to 2007, the euro held a stable value average of 0.6 against the pound. However, in late 2008 the euro became caught up in the European sovereign debt crisis, which led to an increase of 0.70 pounds to one euro by the end of that year.

    What is the European sovereign debt crisis?

    The European debt crisis began when the peripheral eurozone member states of Greece, Spain, Ireland, Portugal and Cyprus found themselves unable to repay their government debt due to slowing economies and rising interest rates, among other economic issues. Its effects are still being felt in 2017.

    In an attempt to stabilise the euro, the European Financial Stability Facility was created to address the crisis. Rates improved as a result, reaching 0.93 GBP to 1 EUR by October 13, 2009.

    The effects of Brexit on currency exchange

    Since Brexit — or Britain’s proposed exit from the European Union — in June 2016, the GBP has declined against several currencies. For the euro, Brexit could potentially mean that it gains against the pound. We saw the euro jump from 0.79008 against the pound in June 2016, shortly after the Brexit referendum, to 0.841735 in July 2016. Since July 2016, the euro has remained stable at around 0.8 to the pound.

    EUR > GBP exchange rate history

    We’ve put together the annual average exchange rate for the euro against the British pound from 2007 to 2016.

    EUR = GBP0.8188350.7261120.8064920.8490990.8112050.8679330.8585380.8915950.7960530.684504

    Here’s the monthly average exchange rate for the euro over the past 12 months.

    MonthEUR = GBP
    Feb. 20170.852712
    Jan. 20170.860873
    Dec. 20160.844478
    Nov. 20160.866423
    Oct. 20160.891875
    Sept. 20160.852375
    Aug. 20160.856034
    July 20160.841735
    June 20160.79008
    May 20160.778687
    April 20160.793117
    March 20160.780419

    What affects EUR > GBP exchange rates?

    In general, five factors affect how the euro trades against the British pound.

    Prices and inflation

    Inflation affects all currencies, including the euro. Countries with high levels of inflation relative to other countries will typically see its currency depreciate so that the prices of goods between countries remain equal. In the eurozone — or the group of nations that trade in the euro — inflation is measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which calculates the price of a selection of goods that an average household is likely to purchase.

    Confidence and sentiment

    By looking at confidence and sentiment reports, you can also gauge economic conditions in countries that trade in the euro. A popular sentiment report to follow is the German ZEW Survey, prepared each month by the Center for European Economic Research.

    Monetary policy

    All currency is affected by monetary policies, which are constructed by currencies respective to a country’s central bank. For the euro, that’s the European Central Bank. Monetary policies include interest rates that significantly affect the euro.

    Economic growth

    The growth and health of the eurozone significantly influences the euro, measured by the gross domestic product. For the eurozone, the GDP is a periodic measure of the value of the total goods and services produced in the area. For all currencies, including the euro, growth in GDP is a sign that the economy is strong and healthy.

    Balance of payments

    The balance of payments is like a country’s accounting record of interaction with the rest of the world. It’s made up of three accounts, but only the current account affects exchange rates. This account reveals how much a country is exporting and importing, as well as the flow of income and transfer payments.

    Did you know?

    The EUR/GBP currency pair is often referred to by forex traders as trading the “chunnel.”

    Bottom line

    When transferring money internationally, do your research to ensure that your money goes further in an exchange. With Brexit and other current events, the British economy is shaky — which could mean a better deal when converting your euros to pounds.

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      JohnMarch 19, 2019

      My gran is sending me 6500.00 euros to me in the uk i have to give her my account number what is the best time to do this i am not in a hurry Thanks

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        johnbasanesMarch 20, 2019Staff

        Hi John,

        Thank you for reaching out to Finder.

        There are many factors that affect the exchange rate between the Euro and the Pound. There are currency forecast websites available for you to visit to check the probability of the changes in the currency exchange rate. Please note that this is not an accurate depiction of what the rate would be in the future but only an estimate. Hope this helps!


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      TonyNovember 29, 2018

      Hi selling a house and amlooking to know were to get euros changed into sterling at best rate going so they can buy new house in sterling

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        ValDecember 7, 2018Staff

        Hi Tony,

        Thank you for contacting finder.

        Seems like you are looking at the correct page. Since exchange rates vary on a daily basis and this site is just to guide you to make the best decision.
        You might want to revisit the page and enter the amount the you want to change from Euros to Sterling and click on calculate.
        It will give you numerous number of providers and you can compare depending on your priority

        Kindly review and compare your options in the table displaying the available providers. Once you have chosen a particular provider, you may then click on the “Go to site” button and you will be redirected to their website where you can proceed with the application or get in touch with their representatives for further inquiries you may have.

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      markAugust 19, 2018

      I have 1000.00 Euros I would like to transfer to Sterling who is offering the best exchange rates on the highstreet in the UK

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