A better experience for you

Best price guarantee

Flywire aims to provide the best price for international education payments. If you find a better price at your bank within two hours of booking a payment with Flywire, they will match it and give you a gift card for your trouble.

Avoid unexpected fees

Unexpected bank fees can result in a short balance on your account when payment reaches your institution. Flywire ensures your tuition is delivered in full every time.

Pay in your home currency

Avoid unnecessary bank fees and receive favourable foreign exchange rates.

Payment tracking

Track your payment online 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and receive email and text alerts each step of the way.

Customer service

Enjoy multilingual customer support via phone, chat, and email.

Pay with Flywire

ELC Bristol has partnered with Flywire to make your international payments safe and easy. Flywire allows you to pay from almost any country and in almost any currency by bank transfercredit card and other local payment methods. Flywire is ELC Bristol's preferred method of payment.


Why ELC Bristol uses Flywire

Easy payment identification

International payments can be hard to identify. With Flywire, we are always able to identify and match your payment to your account.

Payment visibility

We will be able to follow when you make the payment to them and it arrives in our account.

Direct communication

Flywire has direct communication with us for fast and easy resolution should any problems arise.

How does it work?

Step 1

Click on the "Pay now with Flywire" button

Step 2

Enter the amount in GBP that you wish to transfer and select the country you are paying from and the payment type you wish to use. This will be a competitive exchange rate as part of Flywire’s Best Rate Guarantee and will therefore result in a lower cost to you in your local currency. Complete the rest of the registration details.

Step 3

Complete the payment transaction by either entering your card details, or printing the confirmation advice and taking it to your local bank, or complete an online bank transfer (if you have access to online banking) in your local currency to the bank details provided on the payment instructions.

Step 4

Payment confirmation will be emailed to you. You can also track the progress of your payment via an optional SMS service and a progress bar in your Flywire account.

Benefits / How to pay (choose your language)

Other payment options

Direct bank transfer

If you prefer to pay by a direct bank transfer, please contact us for bank details.

You are responsible for paying bank charges, so when transferring money you should add £12.00 to cover the charge made by our bank. You should also fax or email a copy of the bank transfer document to the school, stating clearly your name and course dates. You will also need to cover any charges made by your bank. In most cases, it is better to make a bank transfer by Flywire above as there will no bank charges.

UK Debit or credit card

There is no charge for paying by UK Debit or Credit Card.

To pay by UK Debit Card you will need to come into the school office or make a payment over the phone.

Credit card (non-uk)

Payment to the school can be made by credit card using Flywire above. There are no extra charges.


Cash payments can be made in the office at Pembroke or Abon House.

Frequently asked questions

Visit Flywire's FAQ (frequently asked questions) section if you have any queries.

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