We are the UK’s leading supplier of foreign currency to businesses in financial services, travel and tourism and the retail sector
First Rate are the UK’s leading supplier of foreign currency to businesses in financial services, travel and tourism and the retail sector.
Did you know?
Did you know that 1 in 4 outbound travellers leaving the UK with foreign currency are carrying currency supplied by First Rate Exchange Services?
No, neither did they.
We are the UK’s leading supplier of foreign currency to businesses in financial services, travel and tourism and the retail sector. And through them, to their customers.
More than just a B2B company, we think of ourselves as a B2B2C company - carrying out every transaction under a complete ‘white-label’ policy that ensures all the customer goodwill comes back fairly and squarely to our partners and clients.
These are businesses like yours. Businesses that can benefit from part or wholly outsourced foreign exchange to enhance their customers’ foreign travel experience and provide a lucrative additional revenue stream.
First Rate has a major global presence as a wholesale banknote provider, with trading relationships in 40 countries and associations with 12 central banks.
If you’re here, you’re probably already considering introducing or upgrading an FX facility within your company. With our experience and know-how, nothing could be simpler for you, your staff or your customers.
So please, have a look through the pages and discover what a First Rate service really means.
First Rate presents the Holiday Confidence Index, the industry monitor for overseas travel
The Holiday Confidence Index created by First Rate is a new monitor of the consumer appetite for overseas holidays. Produced in partnership with the Institute of Travel & Tourism, the University of Wolverhampton and YouGov, the report will be published three times a year, providing valuable data about the outlook for holidays abroad in the following 12 months.
Best prepaid consumer programme in the UK
Post Office Travel Money Card Plus, supplied by First Rate, picked up the “Best prepaid consumer programme in the UK” at the Prepaid & Emerging Payments awards on the 02/10/2013.