Compare SatchelPay vs TransferWise

Satchelpay UAB Logo
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Reviews 2 | Average
 (3.7)

Satchelpay UAB is an electronic money institution focused on facilitating global payment transactions. Satchelpay UAB offers virtual personal IBAN accounts, virtual business IBAN accounts, merchant accounts with IBAN, physical prepaid cards, virtual prepaid cards to private individuals, international businesses, financial institutions. In 2019 Satchelpay UAB had total customer funds to be safeguarded of 2.42 mln EUR, Satchelpay UAB generated gross profit of 633,000.00 EUR. Incorporated in Lithuania, Satchelpay UAB is authorized and regulated by the Bank of Lithuania.

Transferwise Ltd Logo
Trustpilot Rating
Reviews 94,805 | Excellent
 (4.6)

Transferwise Ltd is an electronic money institution focused on international money transfers. Transferwise Ltd offers prepaid cards, international money transfers, virtual accounts with IBAN to individuals, businesses. In 2019 Transferwise Ltd had total assets of 1,108.80 mln GBP, Transferwise Ltd generated net income of 10.30 mln GBP. Incorporated in the United Kingdom, Transferwise Ltd is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

SatchelPay Business Focus
facilitating global payment transactions
SatchelPay Products
  • virtual personal IBAN accounts
  • virtual business IBAN accounts
  • merchant accounts with IBAN
  • physical prepaid cards
  • virtual prepaid cards
SatchelPay Clients
  • private individuals
  • international businesses
  • financial institutions

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TransferWise Business Focus
international money transfers
TransferWise Products
  • prepaid cards
  • virtual accounts with IBAN
TransferWise Services
  • international money transfers
TransferWise Clients
  • individuals
  • businesses

View TransferWise Profile +

Compare Personal Accounts

SatchelPay TransferWise
CurrencyEUR, GBP, CHF
and 22 more
EUR, GBP, AUD
and 43 more
Payment Cards physical
virtual
physical
virtual
Personal IBAN available (LT IBAN) available (BE, GB IBAN)
UK Account Number not available available
Customer GroupsEU residents
non-EU residents
all countries
Pricing Plans EU
non-EU
single for all customers
Open Account Open Account
 

Currency

SatchelPay

Personal Current Account is a multi-currency account, allowing the account holder to have funds in EUR, GBP, CHF, CNY, JPY, AED, TRY, ILS, PLN, HUF, DKK, SEK, NOK, RON, HRK, CZK, AUD, NZD, CAD, MXN, HKD, SGD, RUB, ZAR, SAR.

TransferWise

Borderless Account is a multi-currency account, allowing the account holder to have funds in EUR, GBP, AUD, AED, ARS, BDT, BGN, CHF, CLP, CNY, CZK, DKK, EGP, GEL, HKD, HRK, HUF, CAD, IDR, ILS, INR, JPY, KES, KRW, LKR, MAD, MXN, MYR, NGN, NOK, NPR, NZD, USD, PEN, PHP, PLN, PKR, RON, RUB, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, UAH, VND, ZAR.

Payment Cards

SatchelPay

Satchelpay Personal Card (MasterCard) can be ordered together with Personal Current Account.

TransferWise

TransferWise Personal Card (MasterCard) can be ordered together with Borderless Account. Virtual cards are not available.

International Transfers

SatchelPay

  • SWIFT Transfers
  • SEPA Credit Transfers
  • SEPA Instant Transfers

TransferWise

  • SWIFT Transfers
  • SEPA Credit Transfers
  • SEPA Instant Transfers

Personal IBAN

SatchelPay

  • available for verified customers
  • purchased from 7,00 EUR per month

TransferWise

  • available for verified customers
  • appears automatically for EUR balances
  • UK sort code and account number available for GBP balances
  • ABA and account number available for USD balances
  • BSB and account number available for AUD balances
  • account number available for NZD balances
  • account number available for PLN balances

IBAN Countries

SatchelPay

Personal IBANs assigned to Personal Current Account belong to Lithuania.

TransferWise

Personal IBANs assigned to TransferWise Borderless accounts belong to:

  • Belgium for EUR balances
  • the United Kingdom for GBP balances

Account Security

SatchelPay

n/a

TransferWise

TransferWise uses HTTPS encryption, and two-factor authentication to protect all customer transactions and make sure everything is secure. TransferWise will never misuse or sell customer data.

Pricing Plans

SatchelPay

Personal Current Account is offered with several pricing plans for different customer groups, namely EU, non-EU.

  • EU
  • offered to: EU residents
  • Initial Fee 0.00 EUR
  • Monthly Fee 1.00 EUR
  • Closing Fee 50.00 EUR
  • SEPA Outgoing 5.00 EUR
  • SEPA Incoming 0.00 EUR
  • SWIFT Outgoing 35.00 EUR
  • SWIFT Incoming 5.00 EUR
  • Open Account
  • non-EU
  • offered to: non-EU residents
  • Initial Fee 575.00 EUR
  • Monthly Fee 35.00 EUR
  • Closing Fee 150.00 EUR
  • SEPA Outgoing 5.00 EUR
  • SEPA Incoming 0.00 EUR
  • SWIFT Outgoing 45.00 EUR
  • SWIFT Incoming 10.00 EUR
  • Open Account

TransferWise

Borderless Account is offered with a single pricing plan for all customers.

  • Borderless Account
  • offered to: all countries
  • Initial Fee 0.00 EUR
  • SEPA Outgoing 0.60 EUR
  • SEPA Incoming 0.00 EUR
  • SWIFT Outgoing 0.60 EUR
  • SWIFT Incoming 0.00 EUR
  • Low conversion fees
  • Zero transaction fees
  • Free ATM withdrawals up to £200 per 30 days
  • Open Account

How to Open SatchelPay Account

Opening Personal Account
1.
Provide your details online
2.
Upload your proof of address
3.
Upload your proof of identity
4.
Pass video authentication
5.
Account is ready to use in a few minutes
Proof of Address. These documents are accepted as a proof of address: utility bill, bank reference, bank statement.


How to Open TransferWise Account

Opening Borderless Account
1.
Provide your details online
2.
Upload your proof of identity
3.
Upload selfie with your proof of identity
4.
Account is ready to use in 2 days
Proof of Identity. Depending of the client's country, TransferWise accepts the following documents: passport, national ID card, driver's licence.


Compare Personal Cards

SatchelPay TransferWise
Satchelpay UAB CardTransferwise Ltd Card
Card Typeprepaid
physical, virtual
contactless
debit
physical
Currencysingle currency
EUR, GBP, USD, PLN
multi currency
as per account
Card ProviderMasterCardMasterCard
Order Card Order Card
 

Card Type

SatchelPay

SatchelPay cards are prepaid cards, rather than debit cards. SatchelPay cards are issued as both physical (plastic) and virtual cards; plastic cards are delivered to the customer's address.

TransferWise

TransferWise cards are debit cards, rather than prepaid cards. TransferWise cards are issued only as physical (plastic) cards and are delivered to the customer's address.

Currency

SatchelPay

Satchelpay Personal Card is a single currency card, it can be issued in either EUR, GBP, USD or in PLN.

TransferWise

TransferWise Personal Card is a multi-currency card, the funds can be held in different currencies at the same time. TransferWise Personal Card can hold funds in any as the corresponding account, namely in EUR, GBP, AUD, AED, ARS, BDT, BGN, CHF, CLP, CNY, CZK, DKK, EGP, GEL, HKD, HRK, HUF, CAD, IDR, ILS, INR, JPY, KES, KRW, LKR, MAD, MXN, MYR, NGN, NOK, NPR, NZD, USD, PEN, PHP, PLN, PKR, RON, RUB, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, UAH, VND, ZAR.

Customer Group

SatchelPay

SatchelPay cards are available in the European Economic Area (EEA) countries.

TransferWise

TransferWise cards are currently available for the holders of TransferWise borderless accounts in the United Kingdom, United States, Switzerland and the European Economic Area (with the exception of Greece), Gibraltar (British Overseas Territory) and the UK Crown Dependencies: Guernsey, Isle of Man, and Jersey.

Card Loading

SatchelPay

SatchelPay cards can be loaded directly from the cardholder's SatchelPay account.

TransferWise

TrnaferWise card does not have a separate balance from TransferWise borderless account. So, topping up a TransferWise borderless account actually loads the TransferWise cards connected to the account.

Card Security

SatchelPay

3D Secure Payments. SatchelPay applies 3D Secure program for secure online payments.

TransferWise

3D Secure Payments. For some online payments, a TransferWise cardholder can be asked to approve the payment from his/her TransferWise app, or by using a code sent by SMS or voice call. This is called a 3D Secure online payment, and is an added level of security some websites ask for. At the moment, 3D secure payments are only supported for cards issued in the UK and the European Economic Area (EEA).

Pricing Plans

SatchelPay

Card Fees and Limits
EUnon-EU
Card Issuance Fee24.00 EUR64.00 EUR
Card Shipping FeeRegular: 15.00 EUR
Express: 55.00 EUR
Regular: 15.00 EUR
Express: 80.00 EUR
Monthly Fee1.75 EUR1.75 EUR
Card Loading Fee5.75 EUR0.5% (min. 5.75 EUR)
ATM Withdrawals FeeDomestic: 2.50 EUR
International: 1.1% + 2.75 EUR
Domestic: 2.50 EUR
International: 1.1% + 2.75 EUR
POS Purchase FeeDomestic: 0.40 EUR
International: 0.75 EUR
Domestic: 0.40 EUR
International: 0.75 EUR
POS Single Transaction Limit20,000 EUR20,000 EUR
POS Daily Spend Limit20,000 EUR20,000 EUR
ATM Single Withdrawal Limit500 EUR500 EUR
ATM Daily Withdrawal Limit2,500 EUR2,500 EUR
Daily Load Limit5,000 EUR5,000 EUR
Monthly Load Limit20,000 EUR20,000 EUR
Yearly Load Limit80,000 EUR80,000 EUR
Maximum Card Balance20,000 EUR20,000 EUR

TransferWise

Card Fees and Limits
UK/EUAPACUS
Card Issuance Fee5 GBP/6 EUR10 AUD/10 NZD/10 SGD7 USD
Currency Exchange Fee0.24–3.69%0.24–3.69%0.24–3.69%
ATM Withdrawal Feeup to 200 GBP: free
above that: 2.00%
up to 350 AUD/350 NZD/350 SGD: free
above that: 2.00%
up to 250 USD: free
above that: 2.00%
ATM Withdrawal Daily Limit1,500 GBP2,700 AUD/NZD/SGD1,000 USD
ATM Withdrawal Monthly Limit4,000 GBP7,000 AUD/NZD/SGD4,000 USD
Contactless Payment Daily Limit1,000 GBP1,750 AUD/NZD/SGDn/a
Contactless Payment Monthly Limit4,000 GBP7,000 AUD/NZD/SGDn/a
Magnetic Stripe Daily Limit6,000 GBP10,500 AUD/NZD/SGD6,000 USD
Online Purchase Daily Limit10,000 GBP17,500 AUD/NZD/SGD2,000 USD
Online Purchase Monthly Limit30,000 GBP52,500 AUD/NZD/SGD10,000 USD

Compare Business Accounts

SatchelPay TransferWise
CurrencyEUR, GBP, CHF
and 22 more
EUR, GBP, AUD
and 43 more
Payment Cards physical
virtual
physical
virtual
Personal IBAN available (LT IBAN) available (BE, GB IBAN)
UK Account Number not available available
Customer GroupsEU based
non-EU based
all countries
Pricing Plans EU
non-EU
single for all customers
Open Account Open Account
 

Currency

SatchelPay

Business Current Account is a multi-currency account, allowing the account holder to have funds in EUR, GBP, CHF, CNY, JPY, AED, TRY, ILS, PLN, HUF, DKK, SEK, NOK, RON, HRK, CZK, AUD, NZD, CAD, MXN, HKD, SGD, RUB, ZAR, SAR.

TransferWise

Business Account is a multi-currency account, allowing the account holder to have funds in EUR, GBP, AUD, AED, ARS, BDT, BGN, CHF, CLP, CNY, CZK, DKK, EGP, GEL, HKD, HRK, HUF, CAD, IDR, ILS, INR, JPY, KES, KRW, LKR, MAD, MXN, MYR, NGN, NOK, NPR, NZD, USD, PEN, PHP, PLN, PKR, RON, RUB, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, UAH, VND, ZAR.

Payment Cards

SatchelPay

Satchelpay Business Card (MasterCard) can be ordered together with Business Current Account.

TransferWise

TransferWise Business Card (MasterCard) can be ordered together with Business Account. Virtual cards are not available.

International Transfers

SatchelPay

  • SWIFT Transfers
  • SEPA Credit Transfers
  • SEPA Instant Transfers

TransferWise

  • SWIFT Transfers
  • SEPA Credit Transfers
  • SEPA Instant Transfers

Personal IBAN

SatchelPay

  • available for verified customers
  • purchased from 7,00 EUR per month

TransferWise

  • available for verified customers
  • appears automatically for EUR balances
  • UK sort code and account number available for GBP balances
  • ABA and account number available for USD balances
  • BSB and account number available for AUD balances
  • account number available for NZD balances
  • account number available for PLN balances

IBAN Countries

SatchelPay

Personal IBANs assigned to Business Current Account belong to Lithuania.

TransferWise

Personal IBANs assigned to TransferWise Borderless accounts belong to:

  • Belgium for EUR balances
  • the United Kingdom for GBP balances

Account Security

SatchelPay

n/a

TransferWise

TransferWise uses HTTPS encryption, and two-factor authentication to protect all customer transactions and make sure everything is secure. TransferWise will never misuse or sell customer data.

Pricing Plans

SatchelPay

Business Current Account is offered with several pricing plans for different customer groups, namely EU, non-EU.

  • EU
  • offered to: EU based
  • Initial Fee 375.00 EUR
  • Monthly Fee 35.00 EUR
  • Closing Fee 100.00 EUR
  • SEPA Outgoing 5.00 EUR
  • SEPA Incoming 0.00 EUR
  • SWIFT Outgoing 45.00 EUR
  • SWIFT Incoming 10.00 EUR
  • Open Account
  • non-EU
  • offered to: non-EU based
  • Initial Fee 1075.00 EUR
  • Monthly Fee 50.00 EUR
  • Closing Fee 250.00 EUR
  • SEPA Outgoing 5.00 EUR
  • SEPA Incoming 0.00 EUR
  • SWIFT Outgoing 75.00 EUR
  • SWIFT Incoming 10.00 EUR
  • Open Account

TransferWise

Business Account is offered with a single pricing plan for all customers.

  • Business Account
  • offered to: all countries
  • Initial Fee 0.00 EUR
  • SEPA Outgoing 0.60 EUR
  • SEPA Incoming 0.00 EUR
  • SWIFT Outgoing 0.60 EUR
  • SWIFT Incoming 0.00 EUR
  • Batch payments
  • Xero integration
  • Open API
  • Monthly statements
  • Open Account

How to Open SatchelPay Account

Opening Business Account
1.
Provide your details online
2.
Upload your corporate documents
3.
Upload your company details
4.
Upload your proof of address
5.
Upload your proof of identity
6.
Pass video authentication
7.
Account is ready to use in 1 day - 2 weeks
Proof of Address. These documents are accepted as a proof of address: utility bill, bank reference, bank statement.
Company Details. SatchelPay requires a detailed business description including source of funds, website, incoming and outgoing transfers, involved countries.
Corporate Documents include certificate of incorporation, memorandum and articles of association; appointment of directors and shareholders; certificate of good standing (for companies older than 1 year).


How to Open TransferWise Account

Opening Business Account
1.
Provide your details online
2.
Upload your company details
3.
Upload your proof of identity
4.
Account is ready to use in 4-7 business days
Company Details. To open a TransferWise Business Account, a client needs to provide company details, including business registration, the industry which the company operates in, any online or social presence, name, date of birth, and country of residence for all legal business owners and directors.
Personal Details. Customer applying for opening TransferWise Business account, should provide his/her personal details and describe the role in the business.
The application is submitted for review, and TransferWise team will contact the customer back to clarify additional details.
It usually takes between 4-7 days to open a business account.
Country-Specific Requirements. If the business is registered in the United States, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, or New Zealand, there may be additional things TransferWise needs before having the account verified.


Compare Corporate Cards

SatchelPay TransferWise
Satchelpay UAB CardTransferwise Ltd Card
Card Typeprepaid
physical, virtual
contactless
debit
physical
Currencysingle currency
EUR, GBP, USD, PLN
multi currency
as per account
Card ProviderMasterCardMasterCard
Order Card Order Card
 

Card Type

SatchelPay

SatchelPay cards are prepaid cards, rather than debit cards. SatchelPay cards are issued as both physical (plastic) and virtual cards; plastic cards are delivered to the customer's address.

TransferWise

TransferWise cards are debit cards, rather than prepaid cards. TransferWise cards are issued only as physical (plastic) cards and are delivered to the customer's address.

Currency

SatchelPay

Satchelpay Business Card is a single currency card, it can be issued in either EUR, GBP, USD or in PLN.

TransferWise

TransferWise Business Card is a multi-currency card, the funds can be held in different currencies at the same time. TransferWise Business Card can hold funds in any as the corresponding account, namely in EUR, GBP, AUD, AED, ARS, BDT, BGN, CHF, CLP, CNY, CZK, DKK, EGP, GEL, HKD, HRK, HUF, CAD, IDR, ILS, INR, JPY, KES, KRW, LKR, MAD, MXN, MYR, NGN, NOK, NPR, NZD, USD, PEN, PHP, PLN, PKR, RON, RUB, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, UAH, VND, ZAR.

Customer Group

SatchelPay

SatchelPay cards are available in the European Economic Area (EEA) countries.

TransferWise

TransferWise cards are currently available for the holders of TransferWise borderless accounts in the United Kingdom, United States, Switzerland and the European Economic Area (with the exception of Greece), Gibraltar (British Overseas Territory) and the UK Crown Dependencies: Guernsey, Isle of Man, and Jersey.

Card Loading

SatchelPay

SatchelPay cards can be loaded directly from the cardholder's SatchelPay account.

TransferWise

TrnaferWise card does not have a separate balance from TransferWise borderless account. So, topping up a TransferWise borderless account actually loads the TransferWise cards connected to the account.

Card Security

SatchelPay

3D Secure Payments. SatchelPay applies 3D Secure program for secure online payments.

TransferWise

3D Secure Payments. For some online payments, a TransferWise cardholder can be asked to approve the payment from his/her TransferWise app, or by using a code sent by SMS or voice call. This is called a 3D Secure online payment, and is an added level of security some websites ask for. At the moment, 3D secure payments are only supported for cards issued in the UK and the European Economic Area (EEA).

Pricing Plans

SatchelPay

Card Fees and Limits
EUnon-EU
Card Issuance Fee64.00 EUR 114.00 EUR
Card Shipping FeeRegular: 15.00 EUR
Express: 55.00 EUR
Regular: 15.00 EUR
Express: 80.00 EUR
Monthly Fee1.75 EUR1.75 EUR
Card Loading Fee0.25% (min. 5.75 EUR)0.5% (min. 5.75 EUR)
ATM Withdrawals FeeDomestic: 2.50 EUR
International: 1.1% + 2.75 EUR
Domestic: 2.50 EUR
International: 1.1% + 2.75 EUR
POS Purchase FeeDomestic: 0.40 EUR
International: 0.75 EUR
Domestic: 0.40 EUR
International: 0.75 EUR
POS Single Transaction Limit20,000 EUR20,000 EUR
POS Daily Spend Limit20,000 EUR20,000 EUR
ATM Single Withdrawal Limit500 EUR500 EUR
ATM Daily Withdrawal Limit2,500 EUR2,500 EUR
Daily Load Limit5,000 EUR5,000 EUR
Monthly Load Limit20,000 EUR20,000 EUR
Yearly Load Limit80,000 EUR80,000 EUR
Maximum Card Balance20,000 EUR20,000 EUR

TransferWise

Card Fees and Limits
UK/EUAPACUS
Card Issuance Fee5 GBP/6 EUR10 AUD/10 NZD/10 SGD7 USD
Currency Exchange Fee0.24–3.69%0.24–3.69%0.24–3.69%
ATM Withdrawal Feeup to 200 GBP: free
above that: 2.00%
up to 350 AUD/350 NZD/350 SGD: free
above that: 2.00%
up to 250 USD: free
above that: 2.00%
ATM Withdrawal Daily Limit1,500 GBP2,700 AUD/NZD/SGD1,000 USD
ATM Withdrawal Monthly Limit4,000 GBP7,000 AUD/NZD/SGD4,000 USD
Contactless Payment Daily Limit1,000 GBP1,750 AUD/NZD/SGDn/a
Contactless Payment Monthly Limit4,000 GBP7,000 AUD/NZD/SGDn/a
Magnetic Stripe Daily Limit6,000 GBP10,500 AUD/NZD/SGD6,000 USD
Online Purchase Daily Limit10,000 GBP17,500 AUD/NZD/SGD2,000 USD
Online Purchase Monthly Limit30,000 GBP52,500 AUD/NZD/SGD10,000 USD