British pound to US dollar Exchange Rate History

These historical GBP to USD exchange rates are calculated from the highest closing exchange rate offered each day by our panel of US dollar travel money suppliers, and represent the actual exchange rates that US dollars could be bought for in the UK.

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British pound to US dollar exchange rates over the past 30 days

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We found 39 suppliers in the UK offering US dollars for sale right now. For more details and to order online, see our British pound to US dollar comparisons.

1 GBP = 1.2831 USD

Last updated a minute ago.

Secure delivery via Royal Mail Special Delivery by 1pm in two business days as standard, or choose optional next business day, nominated day and Saturday delivery. Go Premium for unlimited fast and free deliveries, premium exchange rates, exclusive airport parking and hotel discounts, and a very clever app to help you save and plan.

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1 GBP = 1.2757 USD

Last updated a minute ago.

With over 35 years experience in the foreign exchange sector, Sterling has established an excellent reputation for offering the best exchange rates and excellent customer service to a long standing and ever expanding clientele.

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1 GBP = 1.2291 USD

Last updated an hour ago.

You can order currency and travel insurance from Barclays providing you hold one of their credit or debit cards. Your currency can be delivered to your home or you can pick it up from your local branch at your convenience.

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1 GBP = 1.2120 USD

Last updated 29 minutes ago.

Saga offer over 60 foreign currencies at competitive rates with no commission and free insured delivery on all orders over £300. A refund service is also available under specific conditions. Saga accept most major credit and debit cards.

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