|ZIONS BANK||MIN. TRANSFER||SPEED||FX MARGIN RATE||*GUIDE RATES||MORE DETAILS|
|GBP £ - to USD||NO MINIMUM||5/7 DAYS||5.0%||$1.173|
|EUR € - to USD||NO MINIMUM||5/7 DAYS||5.0%||$1.026|
|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%||$1.222 to $1.227|
|EUR € - to USD||FROM £100||FROM 1 DAY||0.7 to 1.0%||$1.07 to $1.074|
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 Zions Bank account in US dollars, UK pounds, the euro and other currencies. Zions Bank international money transfers to or from the USA have higher transaction charges, due to a less competitive exchange rate offered by Zions Bank. Skip to: USA Money Transfer Specialists
Typically, sending funds to or from your Zions Bank account in US dollars 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 Zions 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 Zions Bank services would have a transaction exchange rate margin of around 5.0% – or $5,000 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 Zions Bank could take longer to arrive than using a private currency exchange provider and you will also need to be an existing Zions Bank account holder to use their services. Zions 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, Zions 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.
Zions Bank (a division of Zions Bancorporation) was first created in 1873 and is today one of the largest banking companies in the United States. The bank serves individuals, businesses and corporate clients through over 500 banking branch locations in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington.