Overseas Money Transfers

Overview of services
When you need to send money overseas or receive funds in other currencies, we can make sure that you get the best possible deal – no hidden charges and no fuss. We’ve been transferring currency since 1996, and we’re pretty good at it too. Our currency
transfers service is simple, easy and 100% secure.

Brief company history
We’re one of Europe’s oldest (and largest) foreign exchange specialists. In fact, we were the first company of our kind to be established in the UK. Since then, we’ve helped more than 325,000 business and personal customers, and process more than $7.5 billion in currency payments a year. As well as our office in Almancil, we have locations across Spain, UK, France, South Africa, USA and India. Our headquarters are in London and we’re growing fast.

Brief personal background
Jose Almeida – Regional Sales Manager. Jose is Portuguese but was brought up from an early age in the UK and has a distinctive British accent. He worked in various roles within tourism for many years before settling back in Portugal in 2002. He has been with Currencies Direct since 2013 and is the Manager of the Almancil office. He is certified in Anti Money laundering and Data Protection.

Company slogan
“Let’s talk currency”.

Crime prevention and service quality approach
We ensure your money is always safe and you’re treated fairly. This is the fundamental principle of how we do business. We’re authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN No: 504360) for the provision of payment services to “Currencies Direct Ltd is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority as an Electronic Money Institution under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011(Reference number 90066).