I need to transfer a relatively small amount of money ($44) to a South African bank by SWIFT and am trying to find out a way of doing it that doesn't cost the earth. Anyone got any suggestions?
Might not work any more; Barclays divested their Africa Group, including ABSA, a couple of years ago - they're now a minority shareholder.Barclays if the recipient in ZA is also Barclays (ABSA or subsiduery as well). Free if I remember for such a small sum.
Daughter has just transferred money to the SiL in Seffrica through Barclays. Afaik, it was to an ABSA account. She's at work - I will have to ask her tomorrow.Might not work any more; Barclays divested their Africa Group, including ABSA, a couple of years ago - they're now a minority shareholder.
The Africa operations kept the branding for a while, but I think that has now gone.