Why choose Skipton?

Our mission since Skipton International was formed, is to help customers achieve their property owning and savings goals through delivery of quality products and an unrivalled customer service. In recent surveys, 98% of our customers would recommend Skipton and have given a Feefo* satisfaction rating of 4.7/5.

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Ethos

Skipton’s ethos is centred on three core values:

Trust
We are honest and forthright in our dealings. Building trust builds a better company.

Ownership
We are accountable to our stakeholders, our colleagues and our customers.

One Team
One team is so important because we can only become a great company, we can only progress, if we do it together. 

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Our savings products

Skipton offers a range of some of the best offshore savings interest rates in Sterling, including Notice, Easy Access and Fixed Rate accounts. We also offer US Dollar accounts in Notice and Easy Access products. Whether you are using your savings to provide an income, or saving for the future, Skipton could have an offshore account to suit you.

Skipton serves Channel Islanders, UK Expats and citizens of other countries around the world. We meet the offshore bank account needs of British Expats and other nationalities resident in over 100 countries.

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Our mortgage products

Skipton International offers a range of mortgages for British Expats and foreign nationals looking to purchase a Buy-To-Let property in England, Scotland and Wales. Skipton International also offers Limited Company Lending allowing borrowers to purchase a Buy-To-Let property through a limited company which is set up for the sole purpose of property investment.

We also offer a range of mortgages to suit your needs in Guernsey and Jersey. Skipton International is one of the largest providers of residential mortgages in the Channel Islands, where our customer centric approach and fast decision making is valued by ever increasing numbers of borrowers.

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  • Feefo Trusted Service Award 2023
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Our Awards

Skipton International is the three-time winner of the Moneyfacts ‘Offshore Bank Account Provider of The Year’ award, as nominated by our customers in 2022, 2023 and 2024. Moneyfacts.co.uk is entirely independent and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority for mortgage, credit and insurance products. Winning this award is a recognition of the consistently high levels of service, and long-term stable rates we offer our savings customers. Offshore accounts are an integral part of our business; we look after the savings of Channel Islanders, Isle of Man residents and British expats from more than 100 countries around the world.

We also won the Mortgage Introducer ‘Mortgage Employer of the Year’ award in 2022 and 2023. This award recognises organisations which demonstrate outstanding leadership in all areas which contribute to being a good mortgage employer; specifically, with regards to the way we treat our employees; our role in the local community; commitment to environmental sustainability; open, honest and proactive relationships with colleagues and customers.

Skipton International is a four-time Feefo Platinum Trusted Service award holder. Feefo is an independent review platform that recognises businesses that deliver exceptional experiences, as rated by its customers. The award is based on real customers’ reviews and determined by the average rating provided, with winners of a Gold Award needing a minimum of 4.5 out of 5 across a whole year. To qualify for the Feefo Platinum Service Award, companies must have been awarded a Gold Trusted Service Award for the past four consecutive years.

Skipton International was the very first Channel Island bank to have subscribed to the United Nations Environmental Programme Finance Initiative. This is a comprehensive UN initiative which raises awareness of the goals in the business community, and encourages support through strict sustainability and environmental targeting.

* Feefo is an independent reviewer of customer feedback