WorldFirst Foreign Exchange Services

HIGHLIGHTS

WorldFirst is an online foreign exchange company that offers money transfer services to individuals and businesses around the world. Customers can choose from a number of foreign currencies to convert to any other currency and transfer internationally. WorldFirst promises a better exchange rate than banks, resulting in savings of up to 4% of the amount being transferred.

Making international payments and money transfers is easy with WorldFirst. Customers simply have to create an account, book a rate, and send their amount via bank transfer. WorldFirst takes care of the rest; it converts the funds to the desired currency and sends the money out to the recipient, who receives the funds in 1 to 4 days.

Based in the United Kingdom, WorldFirst started back in 2004 and has helped tens of thousands of individuals and businesses transfer money safely ever since. WorldFirst is registered as a Money Services Business in the US with FinCEN and has a 3A2 credit rating from Dun and Bradstreet. Dedicated to understanding the money transfer needs of its clients, WorldFirst boasts a 99% customer satisfaction rate thanks to its excellent exchange rates, low or nonexistent transfer fees, and outstanding customer service.

Note: Transfer time usually takes between 1 and 4 days depending on the currency being transferred, even though payments are sent out on the agreed date. Customers sending USD to another country should expect up to 4 days for their fund to reach the recipient.

What's Good About WorldFirst

Mid Market Exchange Rate. 
No Fees on any transfer over $10,000. Under $10,000 and its only $10.
Offer the World First Price Promise so that if you do manage to find a more favorable rate - they'll better it.
Buy Now, Pay Later: If you want to lock in a rate but aren't ready to make a transfer - fix it up to 3 years in advance.

 

FEATURES (Currently showing rates for USA to IND change )

Exchange Rate Type
Indicative
Transfer Time
Bank Deposit
3 Days
Transfer Type
  • ACH Transfer
  • Wire Transfer
Daily Transfer Limit
No Limit
Customer Service Info
Toll Free: 844.571.2682
Company Headquarter
London, UK
Company Type
Remittance Providers
Mobile App
Company Established
2004
Text Update (SMS)
Yes
Email Updates
Yes
Referral Program
No
Key Feature
-
Document Requirements
-

USER REVIEWS

Sanjay Kumar Prasad
Posted on January 18, 2018, 07:38 pm

* Very slow transfer process * Inflexible rate, you have to call and get a quote and lock the rate offered * poor customer service * no instant transfer status update, you have to call them and check repeatedly * lot of documentation, which is not required by other websites I initiated a transfer from World first and then by Transferwise on 17th Jan 2018 I received the money from Transferwise on 18th and was able to utilise the live exchange rates World first money has not reached my account as of 19th Jan I created an account and did a transfer from Remitly on 19th at 9:35 AM and money was there in my India account by 11:20

 
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