In a recent blog article (Two Lucky CurrencyFair Customers Will Be Sharing €5000 – Will It Be You?) we announced a special peer-to-peer competition to celebrate our 5th birthday.
In the 5 years we’ve been operating, we’ve helped over 100,000 people transfer more than €2 billion, saving them well over €100 million in the process.
To celebrate, we thought we’d have little fun and reward two customers in the process.
Why Two Winners?
We randomly selected two winners because we are a peer-to-peer business.
This means that the more people within the system sending money in opposite directions, the greater the chance you’ll have to beat the interbank rate with our amazing MarketPlace.
You’ll also get matched faster too.
If you prefer the QuickTrade option, more people in the system will produce even better exchange rates when you choose to exchange immediately . . . and yes, you can still beat the interbank rate with QuickTrade.
In short, the more people using CurrencyFair, the more money you’ll save.
The Competition Winners
The rules of the competition were simple: during the month of May 2015, customers used their CurrencyFair refer a friend code to tell people about the savings they can achieve with CurrencyFair.
Every person who joined and completed an exchange with CurrencyFair during May 2015 went into the draw.
We then randomly selected one of those people as the winner and then looked back to see who introduced them to CurrencyFair.
And the winners are . . .
Mark Kowalski and Brad Porter – congratulations to both!
We spoke to the winners and they were delighted with this unexpected surprise.
When discussing their win, here’s what they had to say:
Mark: “I’ve honestly tried most transfer services out there, having moved to the UK from Canada several years ago to attend university (and with that pay the fees!). I now live and work here full-time and have saved a small fortune using CurrencyFair to pay off my Canadian loan. The website is easy to use and a very smart concept indeed – the banks claim they don’t charge commission but it’s all lies (having personally worked in FX). I always recommend CurrencyFair to friends. Glad you guys exist – will definitely continue to recommend.”
Brad: “CurrencyFair has provided me with a quick & reliable way in transferring money between the UK & NZ. It is by far the best FX service I have used, in both the rates received and ease of use!”
At CurrencyFair, we’re delighted for Mark and Brad and we wish them all the best. (Thanks to Shen too, our excellent photographer who caught up with the winners in London).
We’d also like to give a big Thank You to everyone who entered the competition to help spread the word about CurrencyFair – we really appreciate your support!