Wedding Forex is an international payments platform specifically for the destination wedding sector, it is the only service of its kind in the world. We are run by wedding industry professionals and bring a much needed solution to a commonly faced problem with planning destination weddings.
When so many couples and suppliers are working across borders, countries and oceans, planning a truly modern wedding requires the ability to seamlessly transfer funds across several currencies, without losing out to unfavourable exchange rates or frustrating bank charges.
Whether you're a professional wedding supplier or a couple about to embark on planning a destination wedding, Wedding Forex can save you time and money.
Wedding Forex is streamlined and simple to use – we want to save you time, as well as money. Once you register, you are taken through to our payments provider where you will be able to access your own personal account. There, you will be able to view live rates, place live bookings and even use tools options to help you purchase the best currency rate possible.
For Couples - It can be difficult negotiating fees when sending money abroad, especially when using your bank to make your foreign currency payments. You don't know what the wedding venue or supplier will be receiving at their end, and as a result, you might end up having to make another payment with another charge. You worry if your money will get there, and whether it will be secure.
Wedding Forex eliminates these stresses. Our trusted source will get your funds securely to the wedding venue or supplier you are paying. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, and will track your payment every step of the way to give you peace of mind.
For Suppliers - It can be difficult working out what to invoice your clients, especially when there is so much fluctuation on market movement. You invoice a client in their currency, but as a result, you end up losing money on the receiving end. By using Wedding Forex you can secure a live rate, which fixes that rate until your clients are ready to pay.
You can secure your rate BEFORE your client makes the transfer to you for the invoice. Once the rate is secured Wedding Forex physically purchase the currency, so this rate never changes.
Security - We understand that it can be a worry when sending money overseas. At Wedding Forex, the security of your money is of paramount importance to us and we take careful measures to ensure your peace of mind.
You get to see your funds every step of the way and will receive confirmation emails throughout the process.
You keep complete control of how, when and to whom payments are arranged. Only you can instruct where and to whom payments are sent.
We will let you know when the payment has been received at our end, when the payment is processed and when the payment is finally sent.
You will get a clear date on when the funds will be received either in your account or that of the supplier you are paying.
You can contact Illy or Zsofia by emailing [email protected] to answer any of your wedding related questions.
Why should I use Wedding Forex compared to the banks?
The answers are simple. We keep our margins low so we can give you a competitive rate compared to your bank. We charge no more than 1% above the interbank rate, while most high street banks will charge as much as 6% above the interbank rate!
If you are getting married, you don't want to be giving your money away to the banks, you want to be spending it wisely, investing in making your wedding day the best it can possibly be.
If you are a wedding professional receiving destination wedding payments from your clients, you deserve to keep all of your hard-earned funds when converting between currencies. Moving across to our easy-to-use platform will guarantee that more of your money makes its way to your pocket. The percentage different makes for a huge saving, and you'll really see the difference.
What about processing fees or hidden costs?
There are no hidden fees or nasty surprises with Wedding Forex. We keep our fees to a minimum with just a £10 processing fee for any transactions under £3000. Any payments over this do not incur any fees.
I need to make an urgent transfer. How quickly will my funds reach the beneficiary account
This depends on the currency you are sending. British Pounds Sterling, US Dollars, Euros and Canadian Dollars are all a same day transfer if we receive your funds by midday.
All other currencies take 2-3 working days to reach the beneficiary account.
Please note, your payment could be affected when there is a banking or religious holiday.