How can I get the best exchange rate?
You’re busy packing. Your whole life is in boxes. The last thing you need to worry about is transferring your money for your destination currency. It’s a much bigger problem than taking money on holiday. In fact, it’s probably the most important part of your move. If you don’t pick the right moment, you risk taking less of your hard earned money when you start your new life overseas.
Foreign exchange isn’t like taking a foreign holiday – when converting currency, last-minute bookings can be very expensive!
Plan ahead to get the best exchange rate
Currency exchange rates might not be top of your agenda right now. That’s why we’re here to lighten the load. An early discussion with one of our currency consultants will show you why you need to plan your international money transfer in advance. We’ll also show you how to manage it. Once we’ve figured out a schedule, we can tailor our communication around your needs, helping you to pick the best time to transfer your currency, whether you’ve just submitted your visa application or you’re almost ready to go.
Start your new life with more currency
Whatever your reason for migrating, you’re going to need local currency right away, whether that’s to buy a new house, car or just to get by. Wherever you’re going, you’ve got a better chance of succeeding with more funds in your account. Using a currency specialist will get you the best exchange rate and help you save more because they don’t charge commission.
Streamline the budgeting process
Volatile property markets are made even more difficult to navigate when there’s foreign currency involved. Prices can go up and down daily. Each variation in the exchange rate will either increase or decrease how much you’ll need to pay, making it very difficult to control your budget. With a currency broker, you can gain control over your expenditure by fixing a favourable exchange rate for up to 24 months in advance.
Reduce the stress of transferring money
Leaving town can be a hard thing to do. Leaving the country is probably the most difficult move you’ve made since leaving home. That’s why we’re here to help. We’ll allocate you a dedicated currency expert to help manage the process for you. We’ll help you open your account with us, we’ll watch the exchange rates for you, we’ll update you when it’s appropriate to do so—and when you’re ready, we’ll provide you with bank-beating exchange rates, sending your money quickly and efficiently to your designated bank account overseas. We’re here to make your life easier.
Help with ad hoc or regular currency payments
You’ve put your best foot forward and you’re in your new home. But the chances are you’ll still have business, family or other personal interests abroad, so you’ll need to send, receive or transfer money. Relax. You can continue to use our services even after you have migrated. So if you’re planning on selling or renting your home once you’re overseas, have a pension, or simply need to send money back, we’re here to help.
by David Johnson, Director, Halo Financial
Where can you find out more?
Halo Financial is a leading UK foreign exchange brokerage, offering a comprehensive range of services to individuals and businesses since its inception in 2005. The business prides itself on offering a flexible and personalised approach for each of its clients, simplifying the seemingly complex foreign exchange market to maximise savings in currency transactions and make money go further.
Halo Financial specialises in managing currency risk by offering hedging strategies and tailored solutions for individuals who are looking to transfer money into a another currency. We offer a personalised high touch service and are staffed by qualified technical analysts. The company is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority and HM Revenue and Customs.
Halo Financial has also recently received the Gold award of Best Supporting Service at the OPP awards, the Gold Award for Financial Support and Innovation from Re:Locate. Halo Financial has a 5 out of 5 stars gold trusted merchant status rating via independent review website Feefo.com
If you have any questions please call us on (+44) 020 7350 5474.
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