Up to 8 times cheaper than the banks
One small fair fee of £2.50
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With our bank-beating exchange rates and small fee, transferring money home to the UK is up to 8 times cheaper with CurrencyFair than the banks. Make sure you’re using the cheapest way to transfer AED to a bank account in the UK.
Safe & Secure
Trusted by over 100,000 customers worldwide, CurrencyFair has a 5-star rating with independent review site Trustpilot. You can be confident your money is secure when using CurrencyFair to send AED home to a UK bank account.
Easy & Convenient
Get started in minutes with our simple signup process. Send money home on the go with our mobile app, and stay up to date at every stage of your transfers with our email updates.
How to send AED to a bank account in the UK in three simple steps.
Create your free account
Opening your account is quick and easy and can take just minutes.
Set up your transaction
Tell us the amount and currency you want to exchange into GBP, and send the money to your CurrencyFair account by bank transfer.
Transfer your money
We'll convert your money to Sterling at the best available rate, and transfer it to your recipient.
World-class Customer Support
Our amazing customer support team are on standby to help you when need them. Get an answer to your question, fast.
Some common questions people ask when sending money to the UK
How long will it take for my money to reach the UK?
Sending in money to your CurrencyFair account can vary depending on the currency. AED typically takes 4-5 business days, EUR 2 business days, whereas other currencies may take up to 5 days. After we have exchanged your money into GBP, transfers to a GBP bank account typically can take 1-2 business days. Find out more about our estimated processing times.
Is my money safe?
Yes. CurrencyFair is fully regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Customer funds are ring fenced to ensure maximum security and protection, meaning your money is in safe hands.
How can I top up my CurrencyFair account?
You can top up your CurrencyFair account through a bank transfer. Additionally customers with Irish debit cards can make debit card payments, while Australian residents can use BPAY to top up their account.
Do I need to verify my account?
As a fully regulated financial services business, we are required to verify the identity of all our customers. Where possible we attempt to speed up the process through electronic checks. Where this isn’t possible, we require up to two proofs of ID and proofs of addresses and/or evidence of residency.
Transfer Emirati Dirham to the UK • Send AED to the UK
How to do a money transfer to the UK with CurrencyFair.
If you need to transfer money to a bank account in the UK or send money home, with CurrencyFair the process is easy and hassle-free. There are two options when exchanging money to GBP with CurrencyFair.
You can exchange your Emirati Dirham to Sterling in two ways:
Send in your Emirati Dirham to CurrencyFair to be exchanged straight away at the best rate available as soon as it reaches us.
Choose your Rate
Enter your desired rate in our Exchange and wait for the market to match it. This is only available to CurrencyFair customers.
Take a look at our process times to find out how long a Emirati Dirham money transfer to the UK could take.