Foreign Exchange Rates

Today's Foreign Exchange Rates for Internal and External Transfers

Cater Allen Private Bank offers clients the opportunity to hold current accounts in sterling, US dollars and euro with instant transfers between linked accounts.

Instant transfers from your sterling account to another linked currency account can be made either using our internet banking service or via our Client Team, who you can call on 0800 092 3300.

Exchange rates are shown below, please note these are updated Monday - Friday. Weekends and bank holidays will show the previous working days exchange rate.


Sterling Sell Rates

GBP to USD: 1.381050

GBP to EUR: 1.130184

Today's Date: 24th April 2018

Rates are used in the following instances:

  • For internal linked account transfers* from your sterling account to your US dollar or euro account
  • For in-bound sterling deposits being credited to your US dollar or euro account
  • For US dollar or euro TT/SWIFT payments** made from your sterling account.

Sterling Buy Rates

USD to GBP: 1.408950

EUR to GBP: 1.153016

Today's Date: 24th April 2018

These sterling Buy Rates are used in the following instances:

  • For internal linked account transfers* from your US dollar or euro account to your sterling account
  • For in-bound US dollar or euro deposits being credited to your sterling account,
  • For sterling CHAPS/TT/SWIFT payments** made from your US dollar or euro account.

We can accept deposits and send payments in a variety of different currencies (see listing), for indicative exchange rates on any of these currencies please call our Client Team on 0800 092 3300.


* Preferential rates are available on internal linked account transfers only for amounts of GBP £25,000 and over (currency equivalent). Please be aware that preferential rates on internal linked account transfers can only be executed Monday - Friday (excluding Bank Holidays). Please contact the Client Team for further details.

** For certain transactions additional charges may apply, please see our Banking Tariff for details.


Charges and fees for foreign payments and deposits

Charges will be applied to inbound deposits/cheques and outbound transfers/payments for non-sterling currencies.  Full details can be found in our Banking Tariff.

The fee for receiving in-bound electronic deposits is $11.00 for US dollar bank accounts and € 8.00 for euro bank accounts.

The fee for the negotiation of Foreign Cheques is $12.00 for US dollar bank accounts and €8.50 for euro bank accounts.

The fee for outbound CHAPS payments and Telegraphic Transfers is $40.00 for US dollar bank accounts and € 29.00 for euro bank accounts.

If you have any queries regarding these charges please call us on 0800 092 3300.