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Put simply, international money transfers allow you to send money to a designated recipient whether that be friends, family or businesses overseas. It involves you sending one currency (e.g. GBP) to an intermediary transfer service which then exchanges those funds into a foreign currency (e.g. USD) to then transfer on to your recipient in another country. International payments can be initiated in person, over the phone, through a mobile app or online. The most common method for the recipient to receive the funds is directly into a bank account although certain providers also provide the facility to allow them to collect it in cash or top up a mobile wallet. How much does international money transfer cost? In one way or anoth