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by Carolina
Sat May 19, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: UK v Greek Driving Licence
Replies: 17
Views: 1180

Re: UK v Greek Driving Licence

I'm totally confused by this thread. Yes , that is kind of the response I got from DVLA. when I asked about hiring a car on a visit back to the UK using my UK license...as long as the hire company has your real Greek address it's fine and DVLC would not prosecute ... Yet DVLA state that you must tel...
by Carolina
Sun May 13, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: UK v Greek Driving Licence
Replies: 17
Views: 1180

Re: UK v Greek Driving Licence

This page too -
'You can be fined up to £1,000 if you don’t tell DVLA when your address changes.'
https://www.gov.uk/dvla-change-address
by Carolina
Sun May 13, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: UK v Greek Driving Licence
Replies: 17
Views: 1180

Re: UK v Greek Driving Licence

Legally speaking, the Greek policeman is correct? From DVLA website - Change the address on your driving licence- "You must tell DVLA when your address changes so your driving licence, vehicle log book (V5C) and vehicle tax are up to date. This includes if you’re temporarily moving home (if you...
by Carolina
Sun May 13, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Opa!
Replies: 2
Views: 482

Opa!

Charles and Camilla dancing Kritika (Pentozali) in Arhanes, Crete https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... TUT_D0Sn9k

I was waiting for the γρήγορο part to start .. 8)
by Carolina
Thu May 10, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Festivals, National Events & Courses
Topic: Battle of Crete 77th Anniversary
Replies: 0
Views: 245

Battle of Crete 77th Anniversary

77th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete,16-20 May 2018. Programme:
www.livingincrete.net/battleofcrete.html
by Carolina
Mon May 07, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Looking to buy a holiday home..
Replies: 21
Views: 1479

Re: Looking to buy a holiday home..

UK after Brexit if no EEA type agreement The definition of short stay of non-EU citizens in the Schengen area is "90 days in any 180 days period" Rules for third countries in Schengen Area - there are visa and visa-exempt nationals. non-EU/EFTA visa-free visitors may not stay more than 90 ...
by Carolina
Sun May 06, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Working in Crete Info
Topic: Moving to crete and self employed
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Re: Moving to crete and self employed

As self employed/ a freelancer in Greece you need to register as a small business. Have a look at this thread too - http://www.livingincrete.net/board/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=11152 You might try cash in hand work, difficult to say how much work you could expect, but it's illegal to work that way. Y...
by Carolina
Fri May 04, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Don't pay electricty bills at post office
Replies: 16
Views: 1012

Don't pay electricty bills at post office

Thousands of Greeks appear to have debts to Public Power Corporation (DEH) although they have paid their bills on time. Not only have they been deprived of the 15% discount for payment on time, they are also at risk of having the power supply to their homes and businesses cut. The reason for this we...
by Carolina
Fri May 04, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Registration Procedures Survey
Replies: 3
Views: 420

Re: Registration Procedures Survey

I came across it yesterday too & meant to post it here. Thanks for posting.
by Carolina
Tue May 01, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Heraklion Airport Upgraded
Replies: 1
Views: 253

Heraklion Airport Upgraded

Heraklion Airport has had a revamp! 13 million euros - paid for by Hellenic Duty Free Shops and has been completed in under 6 months.

More info and pics here
http://livingincrete-carolina.blogspot. ... nt-of.html
by Carolina
Tue May 01, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greece strikes, other potential disruptions & Bank Holidays
Replies: 5
Views: 167720

Re: Greece strikes, other potential disruptions & Bank Holidays

Mid-season spring sales begin in Greece on May 2 and will end on May 15, according to ANA. Some shops will also stay open on Sunday, May 6, from 11:00 to 20:00.

www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/society ... -2-15.html
by Carolina
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greece strikes, other potential disruptions & Bank Holidays
Replies: 5
Views: 167720

Re: Greece strikes, other potential disruptions & Bank Holidays

Friday 18th May 2018 International Museums Day

Free entrance to sites and museums.
by Carolina
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greece strikes, other potential disruptions & Bank Holidays
Replies: 5
Views: 167720

Re: Greece strikes, other potential disruptions & Bank Holidays

ADEDY and GSEE plus other workers' unions have called a 24hr General Strike for Wednesday 30th May 2018 http://www.cnn.gr/news/ellada/story/127495/adedy-24ori-apergia-stis-30-maioy I'll keep a look out for info on Greek Air Traffic Controllers - they could possibly join the strike with 3/4 hour wor...
by Carolina
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greece strikes, other potential disruptions & Bank Holidays
Replies: 5
Views: 167720

Re: Greece strikes, other potential disruptions & Bank Holidays

MAY DAY / LABOUR DAY - PNO 24 hour strike to keep ferries docked ferries on Tuesday 1st May 2018.

The strike will start at midnight on Monday 30th April and end midnight Tuesday 1st May.
https://www.newsbeast.gr/greece/arthro/ ... otomagia-2

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