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A Wise multi-currency account for travellers, expats and freelancers lets you spend in any currency, receive money like a local and send money around the world with your own foreign currency account — cheaper than old-school banks. With the Wise debit card, you can spend in the local currency — wherever you are. It's accepted anywhere that takes Mastercard or Visa.
A Wise multi-currency account for travellers, expats and freelancers lets you spend in any currency, receive money like a local and send money around the world with your own foreign currency account — cheaper than old-school banks. With the Wise debit card, you can spend in the local currency — wherever you are. It's accepted anywhere that takes Mastercard or Visa.

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Your easy alternative to a bank account abroad.

Send money for less

Save up to 7x compared to the banks when you send money abroad.

Convert 50+ currencies

Hold and switch between multiple currencies in seconds with low, transparent fees.

Get paid like a local

Receive money with your own local bank details.

Open an account in seconds

Sign up and get verified online — without a local address or visiting a branch.

Get your Wise debit card

Zero foreign transaction fees

Plus no annual fees and low currency conversion fees.

Fee-free withdrawals abroad

Up to £200 free every month.

Auto-convert any currency

Spend in any currency and our smart tech will auto-convert it with the lowest possible fee.

Easy-to-use app

Add and convert money, get instant notifications, and freeze or unfreeze your card anytime.

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