Best way to send money to Canada from the UK

Find the cheapest way to transfer money to Canada by comparing money transfer services.

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If you want to send money to your friends or family in Canada, enter the amount you wish to transfer in the table below. Then you can compare money transfer companies – the table will show you transfer speed, fees, rates and more.

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Compare services that send money to Canada from the UK

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 1,000 1 - 2 days GBP 0.00 1.7 CAD
17,004
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 2,000 1 day GBP 0.00 1.7 CAD
17,004
TorFX guarantee to beat any competitor's exchange rate for a transaction (conditions apply)
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USD 1 1 - 2 days GBP 0.00 1.7 CAD
17,004
Whatever amount you transfer, XE will not charge you a fee for using their service. Go to site Show details
GBP 50 Same day GBP 2.99 1.69 CAD
16,896
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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GBP 2,500 1 day GBP 0.00 1.7 CAD
17,004
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 3,000 1 day GBP 20.00 1.7 CAD
16,970
Make an informed decision with a personal touch, whether it's a business or personal transfer, with rate alerts, charts and live rates to help you make your choice. Go to site Show details
GBP 2,500 1 day GBP 0.00 1.695 CAD
16,952
Frontierpay has a proven reputation for competitive rates and a refreshingly open and honest approach to transferring money worldwide. Go to site Show details

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Disclaimer: Exchange rates change often. Confirm the total cost with the provider before transferring money.

How to send money to Canada in 4 steps

  1. Choose a money transfer service. Use our table to compare rates, transfer fees and more. Then pick the provider that best fits your needs.
  2. Set up an account. Go to the provider’s site by clicking the button in the table. There you’ll be asked to enter your information, which may include providing identification, a phone number, an address and bank details.
  3. Pick your payment method. Choose to pay from your bank account, credit card or debit card.
  4. Send your funds. The money will be deposited into your recipient’s account, or sent to a cash pick up location.

How do I compare money transfer companies when sending money to Canada?

As with any product, you’ll find the best deal by shopping around. When you’re using our table to compare, keep the following in mind:

  • Exchange rate and fees. Make sure you compare both. While one company might offer a great rate, it might charge higher fees. On the other hand, a company offering a poorer rate may have low or zero fees. Equally, some providers will waive fees if you’re transferring a larger amount.
  • Pick up methods. Some transfer companies require that you transfer funds to the recipient’s bank account. Others give recipients the option of picking up cash, which can be particularly useful if the recipient does not have a bank account.
  • Transfer methods. If you’re dealing with a mainstream bank you can visit a branch to transfer funds. Otherwise, depending on the service provider you choose, you can transfer funds over the phone, on an app, online, at stores or at specific kiosks.
  • Transfer time. If the recipient needs money in a hurry, your best bet is to look for a service that allows cash pickups because this method normally takes no more than a day. Bank account transfers can take between one and five business days.
  • Minimum transfer amounts. The minimum you can transfer can vary from one service provider to the next. While some may let you transfer as little as one Great Britain pound, some others have minimum limits as high as £1,000.
  • Customer service. If you plan on transferring money to Canada on an ongoing basis, you may want to look for a company that offers high levels of customer service, along with support via phone, chat and email.

Global Reach
Global Reach
Send money overseas in a few simple steps Lock in your exchange rate for up to two years Best exchange rate guarantee Personalised quotes and professional customer service
WorldRemit
WorldRemit
Use the code 3FREE to pay no fees on your first three money transfers Choose how you want to send your money - via bank transfer, cash pickup or mobile money Instant money transfers available
Currencies Direct
Currencies Direct
Currencies Direct make moving money abroad simple, swift and secure. Great rates, no fees and expert support whether you transfer online, over the phone or by app. Available in more than 200 countries and 40 currencies
TransferWise
TransferWise
Sign up and start sending money within minutes with this peer-to-peer transfer service Transfer money at the mid-market exchange rate No hidden fees Transfers from pounds typically only take one day
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