International
Bank Accounts

International Bank accounts allow funds to be managed abroad in a number of different currencies. If you live abroad or simply wish to invest in a foreign currency, International Accounts provide an effective solution to help you manage your money.

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Lloyds TSB 1 Year eBond

This account is available in both Euros and Pounds and offers a healthy 1.55% AER (including a 12 month 0.5% AER bonus) on balances of £10,000+

International Fixed Rate Bonds

Provider
Account
AER
Duration
Interest Paid
Min Bal
Apply
Choice of currencies to save in offshore including; Australian Dollar @ 4.05% AER & British Pound @ 2.00% AER
4.05%
Fixed term for 1 year
On Maturity
£10,000
Choice of currencies to save in offshore including; Australian Dollar @ 3.75% AER & British Pound @ 1.50% AER
3.75%
Fixed term for 6 months
On Maturity
£10,000
1.10%
Fixed term for 1 year
On Maturity
£10,000

Lloyds Bank International 1 Year Bond

Lloyds Bank
  • Save for 1 year
  • Fixed interest rates of 2.75% AER/Gross*.
  • Save from £10,000 up to £5,000,000
  • No withdrawals are allowed.
  • Rate is fixed for the term of the deposit.
  • YOUR SAVINGS ARE PROTECTED UP TO £85,000 PER PERSON BY THE FSCS - Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Barclays Wealth 12 Month Offshore Fixed Term Deposit

Barclays
  • Open a fixed term deposit account with Barclays Wealth, and enjoy the GBP USD EUR AUD CAD SEK DKK NZD
  • 2.00% 1.40% 0.95% 4.05% 2.30% 2.30% 0.55% 3.55%
  • CHF NOK
  • 0.30% 2.40%
  • Interest paid on maturity.
  • No withdrawals allowed.
  • Minimum deposit is £10,000 (or currency equivalent).
  • If you are planning to deposit or invest more than £50,000 (or currency equivalent) you will qualify for our free Relationship Manager Service.
  • To open a Barclays Wealth Deposit account you'll need to open either a banking or savings account in the same currency.

Barclays Wealth 6 Month Offshore Fixed Term Deposit

Barclays
  • Open a fixed term deposit account with Barclays Wealth, and enjoy the benefits of saving offshore in a choice of major currencies.
  • GBP USD EUR AUD CAD SEK DKK NZD
  • 1.50% 1.20% 0.80% 3.75% 1.90% 2.10% 0.36% 3.25%
  • CHF NOK
  • 0.25% 2.15%
  • Interest paid on maturity.
  • No withdrawals allowed.
  • Minimum deposit is £10,000 (or currency equivalent).
  • If you are planning to deposit or invest more than £50,000 (or currency equivalent) you will qualify for our free Relationship Manager Service.
  • To open a Barclays Wealth Deposit account you'll need to open either a banking or savings account in the same currency.

International Savings Accounts

Provider
Account
AER
Min Bal
Currencies Accepted
Apply
1.00%
£5,000
Sterling or Euros
Minimum deposit £5000 or 5,000 Euros. NO withdrawal Penalties. Sterling = 1.30% AER (0.50% AER bonus period for 12 months inc)

Lloyds Bank International Bonus Saver Account

Lloyds Bank
  • Get 0.60% for deposits £1 to £5,000 (including a 12 month introductory bonus of 0.5%).
  • Get 1.00% AER for deposits of £5,000+ from a Sterling account (including a 12 month introductory bonus of 0.5%)
  • Get 1.00% AER from a Euro account (including a 12 month introductory bonus of 0.5%)
  • Lloyds TSB International Account is designed for people working, living and banking abroad.
  • You get a Debit card in your chosen currency or currencies24 hour phone and internet banking
  • Minimum deposit of just £5, or 5,000 euros
  • Competitive interest rates
  • Be tax efficient — depending on your circumstances, offshore banking could save you tax on your interest payments

International Bank Accounts

Provider
Account
AER
Min Bal
Currencies Accepted
Apply
0.05%
£100
Sterling, US Dollars or Euros
Choice of Sterling, Euro or Dollar account options. Get Worldwide family travel insurance, plus other benefits...
0%
£100
Sterling, US Dollars or Euros
Choice of Sterling, Euro or Dollar account options.

Lloyds Bank Premier International Account

Lloyds Bank
  • Inclusive Worldwide family travel insurance — for travel together or alone (see T&Cs)
  • Concierge service — 24/7 phone-based assistance worldwide
  • Choice of sterling, euro and US dollar accounts — save on foreign exchange & currency fluctuation
  • Visa debit cards to use worldwide — save on cash withdrawal fees
  • 24/7 Internet Banking and PhoneBank
  • Easy and secure international transfers — send and receive money worldwide with confidence

Barclays Wealth International Account

Barclays
  • Control over your finances with one banking facility from almost anywhere in the world
  • A choice of Pound Sterling, Euro or US Dollar currency account or a combination of three
  • International debit and credit cards1, designed to be accepted worldwide
  • Discounted international payments online, by telephone, post or fax
  • International telephone and online banking, seven days a week2
  • Quick and simple international and multi-currency transactions
  • Mortgage services for buying property in the UK, Isle of Man, Gibraltar and the Channel Islands
  • Multi-currency investment, savings and lending options
  • Assistance with investments and wealth structuring
  • The reassurance that your money is held by a bank with over 300 years' experience and that currently serves over 48 million customers worldwide.

International Bank Accounts Explained


What are International Bank Accounts?

International bank accounts are designed to allow consumers to bank abroad, to manage and access funds internationally with offshore accounts in currencies which include Sterling, Euro and US Dollars.

If you currently live, or are intending to move outside the United Kingdom, or you simply wish to invest in a foreign currency, you may benefit by placing your savings in an international account.

They can also be useful if you spend a lot of time in another country and find yourself juggling between a number of currencies.

What are the key features of International Bank Accounts?

Most international bank accounts:

  • Provide access to funds from anywhere in the world;
  • Give the ability to send and receive money internationally;
  • Allow you to keep your money in one place wherever you go;
  • Provide the security of a British bank;
  • Allow you to be tax efficient.