|LAURENTIAN BANK||MIN. TRANSFER||SPEED||FX MARGIN RATE||*GUIDE RATES||MORE DETAILS|
|GBP £ - to CAD||NO MINIMUM||5/7 DAYS||5.0%||$1.635|
|EUR € - to CAD||NO MINIMUM||5/7 DAYS||5.0%||$1.364|
|CURRENCIES DIRECT||MIN. TRANSFER||SPEED||FX MARGIN RATE||*GUIDE RATES||MORE DETAILS|
|GBP £ - to CAD||FROM £100||FROM 1 DAY||0.7 to 1.0%||$1.703 to $1.71|
|EUR € - to CAD||FROM €100||FROM 1 DAY||0.7 to 1.0%||$1.422 to $1.428|
Table *GUIDE RATES are updated daily (Monday to Friday) at 09:00 GMT.
Save on the exchange rate conversion when sending money abroad to or from your Laurentian Bank account in Canadian dollars, UK pounds & euro currencies. Laurentian Bank international money transfers to or from Canada have higher transaction charges, due to a less competitive exchange rate offered by Laurentian Bank. Skip to: Canada Money Transfer Specialists
Typically, sending funds to or from your Laurentian bank account in Canadian dollars (CAD) or UK pounds will involve a margin rate of 5.0% – much higher than most currency broker rates (typically 0.7 to 1.0%).
Sending foreign currency to or from your Laurentian bank account in Canada needn’t be a complex matter, moreover, you can save time and money when you use a specialist currency broker instead.
Specialist foreign exchange companies including our recommended providers here can save you money and time on the transaction. Our recommendations are based on international coverage and office locations together with the lowest foreign exchange margin rates offered.
Example: A typical overseas currency transfer of $100,000 Canadian dollars (CAD) using Laurentian Bank services would have a transaction exchange rate margin of around 5.0% – or $5,000 CAD. Using a specialist broker, in this example TorFX – the exchange rate margin would work out at 0.7% – or only S700 CAD in total, which is a large saving over the bank service.
International money transfers from Laurentian Bank could take longer to arrive than using a private currency exchange provider and you will also need to be an existing Laurentian bank account holder to use their services. Laurentian Bank may additionally charge a flat rate commission fee when sending money abroad into another currency and bank transfer commission fees vary depending on the amount you need to transfer. Private brokers offer commission free currency transfers, typically over a value of $5000.
Unless you pay a premium, Laurentian Bank service will take from 5 to 7 days for your funds to arrive at the destination bank. Private foreign exchange companies typically complete the transaction either same day, or next day.
Laurentian Bank was created in 1846 and today is one of the largest and oldest banks in Canada. There are over 150 banking branches across Canada as well as 38 commercial banking centres, serving banking services to personal and business customers.