Local Bank Transfer vs International Bank transfer

Local Bank Transfer

If your payment is processed as a local bank transfer, it means that GetYourGuide is using a banking service or partnership that allows us to send money to your local bank account as if it were a domestic transfer. 

This is often facilitated by financial institutions that have operations in multiple countries or by specialized payment services that can handle local transactions in different regions, thus avoiding the higher bank fees and longer processing times associated with international bank transfers (Wire).

Local bank transfers within a country are conducted in the local currency, e.g. for bank account country USA, the accepted currency is the United States Dollar (USD). You will receive the payment as a local ACH (Automated Clearing House) transfer.

From September 2024, this payment method is available for the following currencies: 

Australian Dollar (AUD)

Bulgarian Lev (BGN)

Canadian Dollar (CAD)

Danish Krone (DKK)

British Pound Sterling (GBP)

Hungarian Forint (HUF)

Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)

Israeli Shekel (ILS)

Indian Rupee (INR)

Jamaican Dollar (JMD)

Moroccan Dirham (MAD)

Mexican Peso (MXN)

Norwegian Krone (NOK)

New Zealand Dollar (NZD)

Polish Złoty (PLN)

Romanian Leu (RON)

Swedish Krona (SEK)

Singapore Dollar (SGD)

United States Dollar (USD)

International Bank Transfer

An international payment transaction is a transfer of money between parties in different countries. This might involve converting currency from one country's money to another's based on current exchange rates.

Please note that GetYourGuide only covers fees charged by the sending bank. Additional fees may be applied by intermediary or recipient banks during a transaction, but these are not covered by GetYourGuide. GetYourGuide cannot confirm if and how high fees could incur as these are dictated by the pricing policy of intermediary/recipient bank.


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