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OFX

OFX is headquartered in Australia, with offices also in the UK, New Zealand, the U.S., Canada and Singapore. You may sign up with this alternative to Privalgo as an individual, a business or an online seller. If you register for the OFX Global Currency Account, you get access to free receiving accounts in multiple currencies.

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Serves individuals, businesses and online sellers
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Australia-based, offices also in the UK, New Zealand, the U.S., Canada and Singapore
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Charges no fees for personal transfers
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Provides forward contracts and market orders
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Lets you schedule transfers
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Get free receiving accounts in GBP, EUR, AUD, USD, CAD and HKD through the Global Currency Account
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Get local phone support from different countries
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Initiate transfers online or over the phone

Cons

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Does not do cash transfers
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Some currencies may be traded only over the phone
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No multilingual website

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WorldFirst

If you are looking for alternatives to Privalgo that serve online sellers in addition to individuals and businesses, WorldFirst is an option. This UK-based company also has offices in the Netherlands, Australia, Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong. With the World Account, you get access to free receiving accounts in multiple currencies. The company operates dedicated websites for different countries.

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Sign up as an individual, a business or an online seller
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Headquartered in the UK, offices also in the Netherlands, Australia, Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong
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Dedicated websites for the UK, the Netherlands, France, Australia, Japan, China, Singapore and Hong Kong
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Personal transfers attract no fees
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Allows scheduling of transfers
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Provides spot transfers and forward contracts
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Multilingual website
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The World Account comes with free receiving accounts in GBP, EUR, AUD, NZD, USD, CAD and JPY
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Initiate your transfer online or over the phone

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Sending money from Singapore or Hong Kong comes with minimum transfer limits
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Maximum transfer limits may vary depending on where you live
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Does not process transfers from the U.S.
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Transfers only to bank accounts

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Currencies Direct

This UK based Privalgo competitor began operations in 1996. Currencies Direct has offices in the UK, US, France, Spain, Portugal, South Africa and India. It also operates out of Scandinavia, Ireland and Malta. You can utilize this money transfer company as an individual, a business or an online seller.

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Serves individuals, businesses and online sellers
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Access to an account manager upon sign up
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Schedule transfers with ease
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Provides spot orders, forward contracts and limit orders
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Headquartered in the UK – offices also in the U.S., France, Spain, Portugal, South Africa, India and China
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Use its website in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian or Chinese
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Residents of the UK can benefit through its travel money solutions

Cons

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Only bank account transfers
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Does not accept customers from all states in the U.S.

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Global Reach Group

Global Reach Group is a UK-based company with offices also in the Netherlands, South Africa and Cyprus. This Privalgo alternative has been around since 2002. It serves individuals and businesses. Website access comes only in English.

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Provides services for individuals and businesses
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Headquarters in the UK, offices also in Cyprus, the Netherlands and South Africa
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Choose from limit orders, stop loss orders and forward contracts
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Schedule transfers easily
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Get access to a currency specialist upon signing up

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Access to website only in English
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No cash pickup centers

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