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Your Essential Guide to the Cost of Living in the UK for Immigrants
Posted: Monday,
July 8, 2024

Navigating the cost of living in the UK is crucial for immigrants seeking better opportunities, whether for education or career advancement.

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Opal Transfer, a 20-year journey for a better life
Posted: Wednesday,
May 3, 2023

Opal Transfer celebrates 20 years of moving your money with care and speed and making immigrants’ life abroad easier. A modern digital platform, a friendly mobile application with money transfers available 24/7, and a multilingual call centre in 4 countries are helping hundreds of thousands of customers to send money abroad to their loved ones.

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Latest sanctions that financial institutions in the UK must apply
Posted: Monday,
December 5, 2022

Following the United Kingdom (UK) law and Opal Transfer internal policy, we are not allowed to send money to certain countries and regions.

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At Opal are… “No robots, only humans”!
Posted: Friday,
October 14, 2022

In recent years, there has been an exponential increase in the use of robots instead of people in the customer service departments of medium and big companies.

Whether you need assistance to schedule a flight, speak with a mobile company, or deal with money transfers, the first one to answer your question is a robot, easily called a chatbot or bot. Often when facing the simplest customer queries, the chatbots turned out worthless. The result: lots of clients felt frustrated, even disrespected.

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5 reasons to choose and love us
Posted: Wednesday,
September 21, 2022

Send money across Europe with Opal! Here, money transfers are fast, easy, reliable, and convenient, and speak your language. Find out what is all about.

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NEW! Superfast Payments via Bank Transfers
Posted: Wednesday,
June 1, 2022

You can pay our money transfer services in an easier, faster, and safer way! All you need to do is log into your Opal Transfer App or on our website, choose Bank Transfer as a payment method, and send the money to your receiver directly from your bank account.

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Get a Visa to live and work in the UK
Posted: Wednesday,
January 26, 2022

For living or working in the United Kingdom temporarily or permanently, all EU or non-EU citizens need a Visa. Our team is happy to provide information and advice to all EU citizens that want either to relocate to the United Kingdom, either live here. In our role of community supporter, we are committed to improving the lives of our fellow expats. Find out what steps to follow if you plan to move, work, and experience life on British land. 

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Valuable lesson to learn: “Don’t lose yourself!”
Posted: Tuesday,
July 13, 2021

Moving abroad to start over or look for better opportunities is among the most daring journeys a person can take in life. Most of the time, that path is not easy but quite challenging. For those who believe in themselves and their ability to fulfil their dreams, just like our client Sebastian Mackowiak, that journey can be also exciting and rewarding.

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Spread your wings
Posted: Friday,
June 11, 2021

Since he was a boy, Robert Burczak felt the urge to get into a plane and join the birds in the sky. However, he never flew until 2004, when he moved to the UK. His adventure is part of our series of inspirational stories from the community of expats. Life is our inspiration. Join us. Feel inspired.

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18 successful years together! Happy birthday, Opal Transfer!
Posted: Friday,
April 23, 2021

Dear friends, it's a great moment for Opal Transfer! On 23rd April, we celebrate our 18th anniversary, a beautiful age that reflects our company’s adulthood and evolution. Our company was born on this date in 2003 in London and founded by a group of expats. We started small, but we dreamt big, and we remained a company of good friends.

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