|FIRST TENNESSEE||MIN. TRANSFER||SPEED||FX MARGIN RATE||*GUIDE RATES||MORE DETAILS|
|GBP £ - to USD||NO MINIMUM||5/7 DAYS||3.8%||$1.172|
|EUR € - to USD||NO MINIMUM||5/7 DAYS||3.8%||$0.991|
|CURRENCIES DIRECT||MIN. TRANSFER||SPEED||FX MARGIN RATE||*GUIDE RATES||MORE DETAILS|
|GBP £ - to USD||FROM £100||FROM 1 DAY||0.7 to 1.0%||$1.206 to $1.211|
|EUR € - to USD||FROM £100||FROM 1 DAY||0.7 to 1.0%||$1.019 to $1.024|
Table *GUIDE RATES are updated daily (Monday to Friday) at 09:00 GMT.
Save on the exchange rate conversion when transferring money overseas to or from your First Tennessee Bank account in US dollars, UK pounds, the euro and other currencies. First Tennessee Bank international money transfers to or from the USA have higher transaction charges, due to a less competitive exchange rate offered by First Tennessee Bank. Skip to: USA Money Transfer Specialists
Typically, sending funds to or from your First Tennessee Bank account in US dollars or UK pounds will involve a margin rate of 3.8% – much higher than most currency broker rates (typically 0.7 to 1.0%).
Sending foreign currency to or from your First Tennessee Bank account in the USA 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 US dollars (USD) using First Tennessee Bank services would have a transaction exchange rate margin of around 3.8% – or $3,800 USD. Using a specialist broker, in this example TorFX – the exchange rate margin would work out at 0.7% – or only $700 USD in total, which is a large saving over the bank service.
International money transfers from First Tennessee Bank could take longer to arrive than using a private currency exchange provider and you will also need to be an existing First Tennessee Bank account holder to use their services. First Tennessee 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, First Tennessee Bank’s 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.
First Tennessee was created in 1864 and is a regional bank which operates primarily from the US state of Tennessee through over 150 banking branches. Banking services are offered to personal, business and corporate customers. First Tennessee Bank is owned by First Horizon National Corporation, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.