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by Stavros
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Road Tax 2021
Replies: 22
Views: 1611

Road Tax 2021

The Road Tax notice is now available to download for 2021. Use the link below in order to print your notice.

https://insurance-greece.com/insurance- ... -road-tax/
by Stavros
Sat Sep 26, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Residency
Replies: 48
Views: 3615

Re: Residency

I'm interested in if/how expats are obtaining private health cover to satisfy the requirements of their new biometric permits. We currently spend just under 6 months a year in Crete, and would have no problem making that just over 6 months. We are tax-resident in the UK. We obtained our beige resid...
by Stavros
Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Is driving with flip flops legal?
Replies: 11
Views: 1573

Re: Is driving with flip flops legal?

Tim wrote:
Stavros wrote:https://insurance-greece.com/driving-flip-flops-legal/


A lot of people don't realise that this type of footwear was named after its French inventor. A Monsieur Philippe Phlopp.

Tim


Good info Tim, thank you!
by Stavros
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Changes in car registration documents
Replies: 16
Views: 3025

Changes in car registration documents

If you use a trailer or tow-bar in your car, read on! The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has issued a new Directive regarding towing and trailers which affects all passengers with private and commercial vehicles. All trailers will be considered to be separate vehicles from now on, and will...
by Stavros
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Coronavirus and travel insurance
Replies: 17
Views: 3388

Coronavirus and travel insurance

As many people will probably join a travel insurance plan when they plan to travel I though to point out how insurance companies will handle a claim in the case of the now famous Coronavirus. The terms and condition of each plan is the analytical guide in which exemptions are outlined. Many Travel i...
by Stavros
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Road Tax online now - useful guide
Replies: 2
Views: 1342

Road Tax online now - useful guide

The road tax for 2020 is now online!

For those who use Greek e-Banking it is an easy way to pay through there.

If not, you can use the steps as shown in this guide:

https://insurance-greece.com/insurance- ... -road-tax/
by Stavros
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: IKA and AMKA
Replies: 42
Views: 12978

Re: IKA and AMKA

That is a great find dear Carol! My only concern with this (and apologies if I sound pessimistic...) is that it was introduced in 2016 by the current ''left -ish'' Government, in line with its humanitarian approach to support people hit but the Greek crisis. As we will have elections this year, most...
by Stavros
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Holiday home insurance
Replies: 8
Views: 3367

Re: Holiday home insurance

Thank you all for your recommendations!

I would recommend this article with tips for House insurance which was composed based on an actual claim:

https://insurance-greece.com/insurance- ... insurance/
by Stavros
Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Donations to the Needy
Replies: 13
Views: 4684

Re: Donations to the Needy

Brilliant idea, thank you for sharing dear Warwick! :!: :!: :!:
by Stavros
Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: 2019 Car Circulation Tax
Replies: 4
Views: 3958

Re: 2019 Car Circulation Tax

It is indeed, and here is a guide that will help you print and pay your Road Tax (it's from last year but the process is still the same). https://insurance-greece.com/insurance-tips-in-greece/print-pay-road-tax/ :!: Tip.: If you use a Greek bank's e-Banking facility you can log in and pay it through...
by Stavros
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Read this before you buy car insurance in Greece!
Replies: 10
Views: 6637

Re: Read this before you buy car insurance in Greece!

While talking about insurance, I changed insurance companies last year as I had a better deal from another company and did not notice that there was a weeks gap between the date of the old and new. I came to insure again this year and was told by the insurance company that they could not re-new bec...
by Stavros
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Medical Insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 3341

Re: Medical Insurance

How to register with the family doctor:

https://insurance-greece.com/register-family-doctor
by Stavros
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: How to register with the family doctor
Replies: 0
Views: 1806

How to register with the family doctor

Hello,

After Warwick's post I thought to put together a step by step guide which will help you to register with your family doctor in Greece, or check if you are already allocated to one.

The details are here:

https://insurance-greece.com/register-family-doctor

I hope it helps!

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