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OFX

This Agility Forex alternative has its headquarters in Australia, with offices also in Canada, the U.S., the UK, Hong Kong and New Zealand. The company began operations in 1998, as an information-only website. It rebranded in 2015 from OzForex. Other websites under the OFX group, which included CanadianForex, UKForex, and NZForex, have transitioned to the global OFX website. You can use the global OFX website in English only. You can register as an individual, a business, or an online seller.

Pros

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Serves individuals, businesses and online sellers
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Headquartered in Australia, offices also in Canada, the U.S., the UK, Hong Kong and New Zealand
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Fee-free thresholds
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Lets you schedule transfers easily
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Provides forward contracts and limit orders
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Send money online of over the phone
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Get local phone support depending on where you live

Cons

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Sending some currencies is possible only over the phone
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No multilingual website
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Absence of an agent network for cash transfers

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WorldFirst

UK-based WorldFirst has been around since 2004. This alternative to Agility Forex also has offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. The company operates dedicated websites for different countries, which include the UK, France, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. Access to these websites is offered in English, French, Chinese, and Japanese. You can register as an individual, a business, or an online seller. However, this depends on the World First website you choose.

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Provides services for individuals, businesses and online sellers
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UK-based, offices also in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, the Netherlands and Australia
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Operates dedicated websites for residents of the UK, the Netherlands, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Japan and Australia
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A transparent pricing band applies over existing interbank/mid-market rates
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Scheduling transfers is easy
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Choose from spot and forward contracts
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ntegration of different World Account currency accounts with Xero is simple – you can then reconcile payments through matching currency accounts without paying currency conversion fees
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Send money online or over the phone
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Multilingual website

Cons

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Does not let you send money from the U.S.
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Minimum transfer limits depending on where you live
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Absence of cash pickup centers

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Currencies Direct

This Agility Forex competitor is headquartered in the UK. The company also has offices in the U.S., France, Portugal, Spain, India and South Africa, along with operations in Ireland, Scandinavia and Malta. It has been operating since 1996. Currencies Direct operates dedicated websites for the U.S., the UK, France, Portugal, Spain, Germany, Norway, Italy and China. Access to these websites is available in local languages. This company provides services to individuals, businesses, and online sellers.

Pros

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Sign up as an individual, a business or an online seller
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Register from most countries
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UK-based, offices also in the U.S., France, Portugal, Spain, India and South Africa
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Lets you schedule transfers with ease
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Provides forward contracts and limit orders
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Multilingual website
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Local phone support provided in some countries
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Residents of the UK may use its travel money solutions

Cons

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Does not provide services in all American states
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No cash transfers

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Global Reach Group

Global Reach Group has its headquarters in the UK, with international offices in the Netherlands, South Africa and Cyprus. This Agility Forex alternative serves individuals and businesses. Website access comes only in English.  Click to see the Global Reach Group review.

Pros

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Register as an individual or a business
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UK-based, offices also in the Netherlands, South Africa and Cyprus
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Get access to currency dealers
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Schedule transfers with ease
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Choose from forward contracts, stop loss orders, and limit orders

Cons

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No multilingual website
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No cash transfers
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Fees may vary depending on the transfer amount

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