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Sending money to South Africa? Compare & save in 3 simple steps

In just 3 simple steps, we will search to find you the cheapest money transfer deals. We list only FCA regulated companies so you can trust that our service is reliable and equitable; simply choose one from the table, submit your details and we do the rest.

Compare cheap money transfer deals to South Africa

Join the revolution! To date, we have helped thousands of individuals and businesses save when sending money to South Africa (ZAR) and we dont intend on stopping. In contrast to high street banks, we focus exclusively on finding visitors a fairer and more transparent currency exchange rate. When transferring money to south african rand, dont settle for the first deal you stumble across. Compare & save up to 85% on your currency transfers. Above a minimum amount, our panel of providers will waive transfer fees and offer you free money transfers.

Whether you are looking to transfer money to relatives in Johannesburg, buying property in Cape Town or paying suppliers in Durban, we aim to save you a large percentage of money comparing only companies regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), so you can rest assured that you are in the safest of hands when making overseas payments to South Africa. We provide you access to multiple quotes, dynamically generated from the worlds leading money transfer companies.

What do I need to send money to South Africa


For your convenience, we have compiled a checklist of the account details you will need to transfer money to the beneficiary.

Not Applicable for South Africa
internationally agreed means of identifying bank accounts across national borders with a redued risk errors.
Swift/BIC code
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication more effiecient and secure system for inter bank communications and transfer of funds
Bank Name/Address
the name and address of the recipient bank
Account Number
the primary account number found on credt cards and bank cards
Account holders name
the primay account name found on credit cards and bank cards


  • Standard Bank
  • FirstRand Bank
  • Nedbank
  • Absa Group

Money saving and currency tips for South Africa

If you are emigrating to South Africa, have a budget in place, including paying off any existing debts and arriving with South African Rand in your back pocket.
If you are moving to South Africa, you can claim your UK state pension but it will not be uprated each year in line with inflation as within the UK.
All first-time taxpayers, irrespective of their salary, need to register with the South African Revenue Service (SARS) as a taxpayer.
As a UK citizen you can visit South Africa for up to 90 days without a visa, subject to proof you can support yourself during that time with e.g. bank statements.
The most popular reason for transfering money to South Africa is
The average amount transfered to South Africa is
Most transfers to South Africa will be completed within
1 working day
Individual tax rate in South Africa is
The Average property price per square meter in South Africa is
11,330.26 ZAR
The Average price of rent for a 3 bed city apartment in South Africa is
9,152.57 ZAR

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