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by Houmeri91
Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Greece Flight Ban Extended to 15 May 2020
Replies: 42
Views: 3792

Re: Greece Flight Ban Extended to 15 May 2020

Still awaiting refunds from both Easyjet and Ryan Air here as well but as usual don't expect Ryan Air to do you any favours seems they are issuing vouchers even though you claim a refund and then you have to claim a refund again and join the queue according to Money Saving Expert !!!! Well they are ...
by Houmeri91
Sat Apr 11, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: EU Says Passengers Not Owed Money For Most Coronavirus Cancellations
Replies: 3
Views: 991

Re: EU Says Passengers Not Owed Money For Most Coronavirus Cancellations

Hi , if like me you are waiting for a Ryan Air refund you may be in for a long wait by the look of it ... they re starting to issue vouchers now and giving you virtually Hobson's Choice accept or wait til whenever ...... https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/travel/europe/coronavirus-ryanair-sus...
by Houmeri91
Sat Apr 11, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Credit to Greece
Replies: 8
Views: 1202

Re: Credit to Greece

Yes Definitely nothing but praise for the Greek Government they have not been afraid to take the hard decisions but this is my favourite lockdown story so far :- https://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2020/04/10/aek-grandpa-fined-visite-football-stadium/ The UK police could take some lessons on dealing w...
by Houmeri91
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:55 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Accountant in Rethymnon area
Replies: 4
Views: 799

Re: Accountant in Rethymnon area

Hi , I currently use an accountant based in Rethymnon there are two based in the practice Katerina and Effie .Effie is our accountant . She speaks excellent English and is very friendly and professional as we have so far observed ,we moved to her last year when our former accountant retired. I would...
by Houmeri91
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: What is to be done with Spivs?
Replies: 1
Views: 664

What is to be done with Spivs?

With all the wartime rhetoric should we look at there were those who tried to profiteer during what was the finest hours of the majority of the people of a country? I for one will going forward will remember those who attempted to make profit or rip us off after this crisis is over . https://www.the...
by Houmeri91
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: FULL Lockdown Monday 23 March 6a.m. in Greece
Replies: 130
Views: 14031

Re: FULL Lockdown Monday 6a.m. in Greece

https://greece.greekreporter.com/2020/0 ... -lockdown/

This article expands on the lockdown to a certain extent , we live in interesting times !
by Houmeri91
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: EasyJet waive booking change charges
Replies: 7
Views: 1492

Re: EasyJet waive booking change charges

Well EasyJet now cancelled April Flights so won't be seeing my son but least I can get a refund now perhaps I should buy a pallet of loo roll now got the money back ! lol
by Houmeri91
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: EasyJet waive booking change charges
Replies: 7
Views: 1492

Re: EasyJet waive booking change charges

Ryan Air being Ryan Air have done the same but only for flights upto 31st March at this stage , as ever reluctant to give anything to customers !
by Houmeri91
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: cement mixer
Replies: 2
Views: 885

Re: cement mixer

Complete store up the road from Lidl out of town defintely have them seen them there . Personally brought mine from the UK as wanted a easily portable Belle one with a stand much better for moving about my property and up and downstairs etc . But never seen them here just the standard frame mixers .
by Houmeri91
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Channel 5: My New Greek Life
Replies: 41
Views: 5771

Re: Channel 5: My New Greek Life

Hi as far as Matt and Steph who are renovating the cottage , I can confirm it is still work in progress ! There is a story behind that they have been doing some really interesting other eco activities including a composting toilet and water recycling system on their home , as well as returning to th...
by Houmeri91
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: There must be a better way?
Replies: 15
Views: 1915

Re: There must be a batter way?

Yes sounds like need switches on the electrical circuits to the panels or just use the circuit breaker in the main panel which seems to be the normal method anyway. When I was try to get our spark to fit a switch for this purpose it was a alien concept ended up buying a UK timer switch to fit myself...
by Houmeri91
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: How fast can a bank transfer in Greece be made?
Replies: 7
Views: 1046

Re: How fast can a bank transfer in Greece be made?

Someone on here previously recommended Transferwise for changing currency and sending cash over in Euro's . Been using them ever since have to say they are quick if I order transfer early in day often there the same day . Really easy to use off an app on my phone . They maybe worth a look at .
by Houmeri91
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: The final countdown....
Replies: 7
Views: 1275

Re: The final countdown....

Hi I have had a RHD old Peugeot Partner over here since we moved over to the Rethymnon Area 18 months ago and it is diesel which is soooo much cheaper than unleaded never regretted for a moment bringing it over especially when I see the cost of alternative of a local vehicle. Sometimes can be limite...
by Houmeri91
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Walking group?
Replies: 5
Views: 1539

Re: Walking group?

Hi I walk with a group called the happy wanderers they normally meet up every second sunday or so over the cooler part of the year. All volunteer walk leaders and normally stop at a great taverna for a meal post walk to socialise further . This is the link to their Facebook page https://www.facebook...
by Houmeri91
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: A Greek International Driving Permit
Replies: 10
Views: 970

Re: A Greek International Driving Permit

Yes noticed that on the bottom of the rear of my licence had my old UK number on there, was looking closely as I had lost a lot of categories off my licence but mainly stuff inherited ( larger vehicles etc ) as passed my test years ago that you don't tend to use and may not be legal in Greece e.g. C...

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