If you travel to the U.K. or need to make transactions in British Pounds, you’ll appreciate having funds readily available. Plus, you can purchase British Pounds whenever rates are favourable and keep them in your account until you need them – reducing the need to exchange funds when it may not be as financially advantageous.
You can transfer money between your other HSBC accounts through Online Banking, Telephone Banking and in-branch.
You don’t pay a monthly administration fee, so your savings work harder. And no minimum balance means even a little can grow a lot.
Open a British Pound High Rate Savings Account today.
Key features and benefits
- Provides a convenient way to save British PoundsBuy British Pounds when exchange rates are favourable and have them available when you need them.
- Make transactions in British PoundsAvoid extra exchange rate charges when making transactions in British Pounds.
Open an account
New to HSBC?
Complete and submit our convenient online contact form in just minutes.
An HSBC representative will connect with you within 2 business days to discuss your financial needs and direct you to the nearest HSBC branch to complete your application.
Existing HSBC customer
Open an account instantly, transfer funds and start saving right away.
This product is not insured by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC).
Regular Savings Accounts in CAD and foreign currencies (U.S., Euro, Swiss, British, Japanese) and Investment Savings Accounts are no longer offered by HSBC. For information on any of these accounts, call us at 1-888-310-4722 or visit your local branch.
3 Including Telephone Banking and Online Banking withdrawals. Interac®1 Direct Payments, ATM withdrawals/transfers out and pre-authorized debits not available for Foreign Currency High Rate Savings accounts and Foreign Currency Savings Accounts. Only Canadian dollar accounts can be linked to HSBC debit cards.