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Posted April 17th, 2013 by Charles Purdy

Transfer your funds safely and securely with Smart Currency Exchange

For decades, the go-to place for anything to do with finances will have been your bank. Need to pay a bill? Head to your bank. Need to transfer some money abroad? Head to the High Street.

However over the last few years, we have seen a move away from banks as the best value and most efficient place to make your international currency transfers and a move towards using the services of a currency exchange specialist like Smart Currency Exchange.

It is perfectly natural for you to have reservations about switching loyalties and whether or not your funds are in safe hands when you have become accustomed to using your bank for such things.

Nevertheless when it comes to transferring money abroad, to make sure that you get the very best rates (typically 2-4 per cent better than those offered by banks) and avoid expensive transaction fees, it is time to look at how a currency exchange specialist can help you.

In order to address some of the security concerns that you may have about opting to use Smart Currency Exchange, today we speak to Michael Condron from the team to learn about the ways that Smart can guarantee your funds stay safe…

“I fully understand clients’ concerns about sending across large sums of money to Smart Currency Exchange, especially when they have always put their trust in their bank, and for this reason we are often asked by our clients if their funds are safe with us. The answer is a resounding ‘Yes’!

“We have been in business since 2004, we are FCA (formerly FSA) authorised and since 2009, by law, any funds sent to Smart Currency Exchange will be transferred to client accounts that are completely separate to the operating accounts of the business.

“Smart Currency Exchange is the official currency partner to Rightmove Overseas – the UK’s number one property portal. Rightmove chose to partner with Smart rather than any of our competitors because we specialise in dealing with international transfers for property purchase. When they made the agreement, they knew their clients would be in the hands of a company which will not only ensure that their funds are protected, but who can guide them through the buying process from the early days right through to signing the contracts and getting the keys. In fact, our service continues long after that – we help clients set up regular payments, lock in exchange rates and repatriate money on a daily basis.”

You may be of the opinion that it is too early on in your buying journey to get in touch with Smart Currency Exchange – this is a common misconception. By signing up for free and with absolutely no obligation to trade, you grant yourself access to Smart’s team of experienced traders who are on hand to offer advice about how you should proceed at every step of the way.

The traders can keep you abreast of fluctuations in exchange rates and help you budget effectively in the research phase, to enable you to act accordingly on locating a property and therefore guide you seamlessly through the whole buying process. Call the team today on 0808 163 0102 or click here to read about the ways that they can help you and, of course, save you money on all of your currency transfers.


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