Transfer Funds to France - Sending Money to France

Margin Rate: 0.7%
Minimum Transfer: £5000
Transaction Fees: £0
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Margin Rate: 0.8%
Minimum Transfer: £2000
Transaction Fees: £0
FCA Regualted: FCA Regulated
Margin Rate: 0.70%
Minimum Transfer: 250
Transaction Fees: £0
FCA Regualted: FCA Regulated
Margin Rate: 0.7%
Minimum Transfer: £2000
Transaction Fees: £0
FCA Regualted: FCA Regulated
Margin Rate: 1%
Minimum Transfer: £5000
Transaction Fees: £0
FCA Regualted: FCA Regulated

Send Money Transfer to France, find out which foreign exchange provider in France offers the best currency exchange rate.When sending international money transfer payments funds.

About France

  • Capital city: Paris
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Local time: GMT +1
  • Telephone code: 33

Currency Exchange Rules?

The Currency? Euro - (EUR). France switched to the Euro in 2002 and replaced their age-old currency the Franc.

Before the introduction of the Euro, the Franc had been in circulation, in some form since 1360! There have been many variations of the franc since then. However, with the most recent being the 'new Franc' or 'nouveau franc' which was succeeded by the Euro.

Currency Export regulations?
No restrictions if arriving from or travelling to another E.U. country.

If arriving from or travelling to a country outside the E.U.: amounts exceeding EUR 10,000. Or the equivalent in another currency (incl. banker's draft and cheques of any kind) must be declared.

Currency Import regulations?
Transfer Money To France? A popular destination for international money transfer. Here is everything you need to know about transferring money to France:

Currency Denominations?
Francs are no longer accepted within the country, with Euros (EUR) now being the official currency. Euros are available in a number of denominations in both notes. Also, coin format and will be used during currency transfer to France.

Notes range from 5.00 to 500.00 and are available in the following increments:

• 5.00, 10.00, 20.00, 50.00, 100.00 Euros as well as 200.00 and 500 Euros

Coins range from 1 Euro Cent to 2 Euros and are available in the following increments:

• 1, 2, 5, 10, 50 Euro Cents as well as 1 and 2 Euros

International Payments to France

Banks Opening and Closing Times?
French banks will handle a number of different types of money transfer and are therefore relatively easy to work with. Typically banks will be open from Monday to Friday between the hours of 0900-1200 and 1400-1630.

This will vary between regions and some banks in the capital (Paris) may be open for longer periods. During bank holidays the banks will not reopen after 1200 hrs but will remain closed. Some may even be closed the following day but this is not a common occurrence.

Other Currency Exchange Options?
Banks are not the only place to exchange currency in France. Hence some hotels will be able to provide the service as well. Visitors should, therefore, look at the Crédit Mutuel or Crédit Agricole.

Forms of Money Transfer?
French banks will typically support a number of major forms of money transfer, including those by credit card. American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard and Visa are all common examples of credit cards. Which accepted in this area, with Euro cheque cards also accepted.

If you are considering using credit cards for your transfer? Then it is important that you check with your provider beforehand. This is because certain services may not be as readily available.

Traveller's cheques, however, will not be accepted. This follows a 2002 decision by the Banque de France which saw them stop dealing in foreign currency. This will therefore not be a viable option for money transfer to France.

Send Funds to France

The regularity of Money Transfer?
Some people will transfer money more often than others and therefore different levels of services required. Those looking to send money to France on a regular basis should seek the advice. Also, services of brokers as this will help them attain the best exchange rate.

In order to do this, individuals simply need to open an account with a relevant broker. Following this, they transfer money to France regularly and benefit from more competitive rates than offered by high-street banks.

The speed of Money Transfer?
As one of the major currencies, transferring money to France completed fairly quickly. This form of transfer typically completed within the same or next day, adding another benefit to the service.

Reasons for Money Transfer?
The reasons to transfer currency to France are immaterial and whether it is to pay a mortgage. Pay suppliers or import goods a foreign exchange broker can help manage the transfers.

Important Information for Visiting France?
Electricity: two or three-pin plugs are in use throughout France with three pins being the more common, and modern version. These deliver 220 volts of power.

Water: there is universal access to water supply across the country.

Shops: Opening hours will vary but will typically be 0900 hours to 1200 hours. And 1400 hours to 1700 hours Monday to Friday. Other establishments, such as banks, pharmacies and restaurants, will have different opening hours.

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