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How to send money to France

Quick, easy and secure currency transfers to France. Send money to France with a great exchange rate*

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Sending money to France is easy. Here’s three simple steps

1. Open an account

Open a currency account and add money to your account with your debit card or bank transfer.

2. Get a quote

Get a quote online or over the phone and tell us where you want to send your money.

3. Receive your transfer

Your currency will usually arrive in two working days. If you need it sooner just let us know.

How much further could your money go?

*Every month we check our exchange rates against high street banks. These quotes were obtained from seven high street banks on 1 November 2019 for a transfer of £20,000 to euros. Currency markets move constantly so the rate you’ll receive will be different for this example. We make a small charge for low value transactions.


Hargreaves Lansdown Average high street bank
Interbank rate 1.162 1.162
Less margin applied by provider 0.85% (£170) 2.58% (£517)
Exchange rate offered 1.152 1.132
Transfer fee £0 £14.65
Total received €23,032.83 €22,630.31
Total saving using HL: €402.51

In their own words – what our clients say

Rates are always competitive, the service is extremely efficient and the staff are always knowledgeable

Dr Godfrey, Devon

Exceptionally seamless service and so very helpful

Mrs Meredith-Hardy, Sussex

The best way to send money to France

  • Personal service - direct access to an experienced currency specialist, here every step of the way. Or make simple transfers through your online account.
  • Get help with capturing improvements to exchange rates. Or get peace of mind by fixing a rate for up to two years ahead.
  • Security - transfer with a FTSE 100 company. All of your money is kept in segregated client accounts for added protection.
  • Stay up-to-date with the currency markets with free weekly reports delivered by email. Sign up here.

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Any questions?

Our team of currency specialists are just a phone call away. You can call us on 0117 311 3257 (Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm).


The Hargreaves Lansdown Currency Service is a trading name of Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management Ltd, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hargreaves Lansdown Plc, One College Square South, Anchor Road, Bristol, BS1 5HL. Company Registered in England & Wales No. 1896481. Hargreaves Lansdown Currency Service is provided by Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management Ltd which is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a Payment Institution under the Payment Services Regulations 2017. The Firm Reference number is 115248. You can look this up on the FCA register website.

The interbank rate is the rate that banks and large institutions buy and sell to each other and is the rate you’d see quoted in the news. Ours is taken from Proquote.

Most providers make money by adjusting the interbank rate and offering you a less favourable rate. This is why the exchange rate offered is less than the interbank rate.