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by Cruc
Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Buying a car in Crete
Replies: 12
Views: 1422

Re: Buying a car in Crete

Thanks Warwick once again very informative and helpful advise.
by Cruc
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Buying a car in Crete
Replies: 12
Views: 1422

Buying a car in Crete

We are now looking to spend more time in Crete and am looking to purchase a car. We have a home here but are not tax residence. In the UK you just walk into a showroom choose a car and pay for it, simples. I have been advised that it is not that simple here in Crete (nothing ever is). Because we don...
by Cruc
Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Electric Bills
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Re: Electric Bills

Thank you much for the information Warwick.
by Cruc
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Electric Bills
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Electric Bills

Does anyone know how I can translate the electric bill into English as I am confused on how the discount works. Also what I am actually paying for. We pay all our bills within 7 days of receiving them but on some bills I received a discount and on others no discount. The bills also seems to be quite...
by Cruc
Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Self Adhesive Covering
Replies: 3
Views: 478

Self Adhesive Covering

Does anyone know if I am able to buy this covering in Chania?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/610-x-5-M-24- ... 1238986315
by Cruc
Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Earthquake
Replies: 3
Views: 619

Earthquake

Did anyone feel the earthquake on Crete yesterday. I didn't feel a thing but then again I am in the UK. :lol: :P
by Cruc
Sun May 28, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Robberies
Replies: 4
Views: 1210

Re: Robberies

Just seen this post, can anyone tell me where this robberies have taken place and how often?
by Cruc
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Tax 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 737

Tax 2017

We have usually received our tax bill from our accountant by now but, so far nothing. Has anyone else had theirs.
:mrgreen:
by Cruc
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: More Questions from the newbies
Replies: 122
Views: 16667

Re: More Questions from the newbies

We used Nomad to bring most of our furniture and fittings from the UK including glass and crockery. Not a single brakeage and have used Nomad a few times since. Great team and brilliant service. :D :D :wink:
by Cruc
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Electrical Wiring Approval
Replies: 27
Views: 3079

Re: Electrical Wiring Approval

It is true indeed that we have bought, and still have, a house in Crete and also have a bankaccount there. Does this mean that we have moved to, or from, Crete? I'll give you a couple of days to think it over! Had a couple of days to think it over, came to conclusion I don't give a toss :lol: Well,...
by Cruc
Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greengibble
Replies: 11
Views: 1735

Re: Greengibble

Try Nomad they run an excellent service.

http://www.nomad-international.com
by Cruc
Thu Dec 22, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Monte-dei-Paschi
Replies: 2
Views: 661

Monte-dei-Paschi

The world’s oldest bank has gone into meltdown. So we have had Greece now Italy where next?

https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... i-di-siena

:roll: :roll: :roll:
by Cruc
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: cash withdrawals
Replies: 38
Views: 5912

Re: cash withdrawals

Kilkis wrote: I can withdraw from the ATM in less time than it takes to operate the "air lock" door.

Warwick


What's the rush your in Crete with all the time in the world. σιγά-σιγά.
by Cruc
Wed Nov 16, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Olive Harvest
Replies: 23
Views: 2830

Olive Harvest

I was told by my wife last night that the olive harvest is going to be slim pickings this year. She said that reading an article in a magazine it said, the reason for this was there was very little or no rain and also a parasite had affected the majority of trees. Anyone know if this is true? :( :( :x

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