Ten reasons to visit A Place in the Sun Live at Olympia London

17 Feb 2014

A Place In The Sun Live returns to Olympia National from 28-30 March. Here's ten reasons why you should attend:

  1. Thousands of properties in Spain for sale
    Consistently voted the most popular place for Brits to buy a property abroad, Spain continues to draw those seeking a new life or a bolthole in the sun. Undoubtedly there are some fabulous bargains to be had in Spain right now and at A Place in the Sun there are thousands to choose from
     
  2. Meet the TV presenters
    Who better to answer your questions about buying a property abroad than four of the most experienced overseas property hunters out there? Laura Hamilton, Jasmine Harman, Jonnie Irwin and Amanda Lamb will all be appearing at the show, giving interviews on the A Place in the Sun Hub each day and personally answering your questions during their magazine signing sessions
     
  3. Free advice sessions
    Where else can you pick a lawyer’s brain for free? As well as listening to the free advice sessions taking place on the A Place in the Sun Hub at the centre of the show and in the specialist country areas, you can catch up with the experts after their sessions and ask them your specific questions about legal issues, tax matters, foreign exchange solutions and much much more
     
  4. Francophiles paradise
    Meet agents selling property in France, taste a new French cheese and generally immerse yourself in all things Français. As well as estate agents selling a wide range of houses, gÎtes, chalets and farmhouses from across France, there are tax and inheritance planning specialists as well as the Village’s sponsor FC Exchange who can help you work out the best way to plan and finance your property purchase
     
  5. Take a screen test to appear on the TV show
    It’s an exclusive chance to get yourself in front of the camera to see if you can land yourself a place on the UK’s most popular overseas property TV show. The researchers from Freeform Productions will be on hand throughout the show to find new faces to appear in the next series. So come prepared with a clear idea of what and where you would like to buy and the budget you have to spend your dream home
     
  6. Own a slice of the Sunshine state
    Another destination with property ripe for the picking is Florida, the USA’s year-round holiday hotspot and home to the world’s top theme parks. Florida has always been a favourite holiday home destination for Brits, especially those wanting to rent out as well as use their property for themselves. Experts in The Florida Property Pavilion can explain all the rules and regulations about buying and renting out property in Florida and make the visa system easier to understand
     
  7. Portugal
    Whether you’re a golf junkie or prefer to chill with a glass of mateus rose, there are hundreds of reasons Brits love to buy property in Portugal. The Algarve’s beaches and laid back lifestyle, along with its glorious weather and wonderful food are just to name a few. The Portuguese Property Pavilion sponsored by Premier FX give you the chance to speak to a bi-lingual British owner of Portuguese property who also just happens to be the Managing Director of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce to the UK
     
  8. Living La dolce vita
    If a life under the Tuscan sun is what you’ve always dreamed of, then a trip to A Place in the Sun Live could be just the thing to jump start your journey to owning your very own piece of this beautiful country. The Italian Property Pavilion features agents and developers with properties in regions as diverse as Puglia, Abruzzo and the Veneto along with Italian legal specialists, and sponsor Gate-away.com a specialist Italian property portal
     
  9. Grab your free copy of the latest issue of A Place in the Sun magazine
    Every issue of A Place in the Sun is full of expert advice, destination guides and celebrity property news as well as features from our TV presenters and of course hundreds of properties for sale. Every visitor to A Place in the Sun Live can pick up a free copy of A Place in the Sun magazine at the show
     
  10. Play the currency field
    Getting the best exchange rate could potentially knock tens of thousands of pounds off your purchase price, so it’s a good idea to get an account set-up at the start of search so you can buy your currency at the best rate, not necessarily at the time you find your dream home. At the show there are several foreign currency exchange companies, each of which you can meet at the show and find out which offers the best service that suits you

 


Notes to editors

About Olympia London

Olympia London is more than an exhibition venue, conference centre and live-event space. It’s an inspiration. Against a backdrop of grand Victorian architecture, the seven connected spaces inspire engagement and enjoyment.

The recent £30 million redevelopment of Olympia West and Central has provided the venue with new-found flexibility for events of every size, bringing modern facilities and British heritage together.

Olympia London presently operates alongside Earls Court, with shared staff and values. Together our businesses are recognised in the industry for exceptional levels of customer service and support, and our numerous awards are testament to our clients' satisfaction.