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Those who work in the UK need to transfer money from there back home sometimes. Here is a way how to perform it cheaply, easily and quickly.

There are several ways, of course, but Opal company transfers money for a very low fee, so there is no point to further analyze other alternatives. For completeness: Western Union, transfer by your own bank, PayPal, Moneybookers. Opal performs this transfer for three pounds and it is very simple and clear.

Here is the procedure. OPAL Transfer allows to transfer money from British pounds to any account in Czech Crowns opened at a bank in the Czech Republic. Fee for the service is three pounds regardless of the amount!

Transfer via Internet Banking:

  1. Transfer your money to OPAL Transfer account via internet banking at home: BARCLAYS Bank Account holder: Opal Transfer Ltd Sort Code: 20-65-63 Account number: 73854582 Reference: As „reference“ state your name.
  2. Make a phone call to Call Centrum OPAL Transfer: Czech and Slovak speaking operator 020 7233 8555 – tell your name (client number) – tell the amount you sent to the account at BARCLAYS Bank in the UK - tell the date of the transaction.
  3. The transfer is executed and the money will be credited to the beneficiary´s account within one working day*.


* If the operation was done before 16:45 of UK time, otherwise within 2 working days.

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