About Us

Our service is specifically designed for anyone making overseas payments to buy, maintain, or sell an overseas property. We understand the importance of an efficient and transparent currency service and have an experienced team in place to help make your money go further and secure your very own “place in the sun”.

From a deposit on a house through to settling the balance, for regular monthly payments or one-off items, A Place in the Sun Currency ensures your funds reach the right destination, at the right time, at a competitive rate.

A Place in the Sun Currency is majority owned by APITS Ltd, the organiser of A Place in the Sun Live exhibitions and the team behind aplaceinthesun.com.

The business was set up in 2008 and since then has helped thousands of customers transfer money overseas. We are an Authorised Payment Institution under FCA regulations.

A Place in the Sun Currency is authorised by the FCA to provide payment services under the Payment Services Regulations 2017 (firm reference 504353), and is supervised by HMRC under the anti-money laundering directives. You can verify both of these independently on the FCA and HMRC websites and find more details on our page about regulations.

Our team and our principal banking are UK-based, and we operate Safeguarded & client bank accounts in line with FCA regulations. Unlike online-only services, we are also ever a phone call away, for any questions you may have.

Buying and transferring currency across borders is a critical part of any overseas property transaction to get right, and our personal account-manager led service is here to help you understand and navigate the process safely and securely, without incurring any unnecessary costs. You can benefit from our knowledge about both the currency markets, and the logistics of international payments.