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by Houmeri91
Thu Feb 18, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Temporary AMKA registration for COVID vaccination
Replies: 4
Views: 605

Re: Temporary AMKA registration for COVID vaccination

Thanks for the info Rick , very helpful. Went to our local KEP in Perama this morning and he seemed willing to issue an AMKA only hold up was we need an official translation etc of our marriage certificate . So contacted our lawyer about that hopefully once we have that go back and see him he will p...
by Houmeri91
Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Biometric permits
Replies: 115
Views: 14558

Re: Biometric permits

Hi Phil , As far as health insurance she just asked me if I renewed it annually and left it at that they were happy to proceed. I had previously contacted our agent, who had advised that at some other stations with similar circumstances ,as a work around they got them to sign a declaration to state ...
by Houmeri91
Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Biometric permits
Replies: 115
Views: 14558

Re: Biometric permits

Well attended my appointment yesterday and in possession of the temporary document now told to go back in 15 days to collect the cards ! Couple of hiccups but this is Greece after all , they hadn't asked me to bring E9 even though I had the deeds to property with me . So had to nip to the accountant...
by Houmeri91
Mon Feb 08, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Biometric permits
Replies: 115
Views: 14558

Re: Biometric permits

Hi Phil , have an appointment for Friday 12th booked that on 1st Feb so no great queues at Rethymnon Station so will be able to provide feedback then . They asked for the usual stuff including an Electric Bill, bank statement. health cover etc . One thing they did was query was Health Insurance as h...
by Houmeri91
Sun Jan 31, 2021 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Coronavirus vaccine registration
Replies: 35
Views: 3350

Re: Coronavirus vaccine registration

Well the old adage " if it looks to good to be true .......!" . Classic Greek Catch 22. So followed the link registered stating didn't have an AMAKA number as per option . As under pension age and not employed in Greece can't get one now because the new government changed the rules . Got a...
by Houmeri91
Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Coronavirus vaccine registration
Replies: 35
Views: 3350

Re: Coronavirus vaccine registration

Hi Dave , yes had the same issue when I had VPN on as had watched the " Pembrokeshire Murders " on ITV Hub but as soon as took it off. Bobs your uncle no problem getting in ! Like Warwick assume you are actually in Greece at moment if not my VPN allows me to change country to all over the ...
by Houmeri91
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Brexit and Living in Greece
Topic: Brexit Living in Greece Website
Replies: 45
Views: 4424

Re: Brexit Living in Greece Website

Hi so anyone living in Rethymnon Prefecture had any experience of this ? Do we have to contact the main station Rethymnon ? Got a number ? "I contacted my local police station this morning and they said that everybody English living in Chania is supposed to apply at the main police station in C...
by Houmeri91
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Coronavirus vaccine registration
Replies: 35
Views: 3350

Re: Coronavirus vaccine registration

Thanks for that Andy good info , was wondering how me and the good lady would get it once the initial rush for priority groups is over .
Now we are on the list ! lol
by Houmeri91
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Road Tax 2021
Replies: 32
Views: 4541

Re: Road Tax 2021

Thanks for the info. Stavro , was wondering when they would release as wasn't there early this week when tried it . There can be an easier way to pay I find . If you use Ebanking ,I use Eurobank, you can cut out the middle man by just going into transactions and pick vehicle circulation tax , it fin...
by Houmeri91
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Kalo Horio Woodworker/Handy person /Volunteer
Replies: 5
Views: 1745

Re: Kalo Horio Woodworker/Handy person /Volunteer

I visited yesterday to drop off a couple of beds . Found it on google maps but the pin is just a collection of bins as you climb up the hill outside the village . So risked an adventure into the olive groves.There is a concrete road next to the bins no signs or anything to highlight it is there. You...
by Houmeri91
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Spouses selling a house
Replies: 24
Views: 4652

Re: Spouses selling a house

I am no expert or lawyer but I would say if you do eventually find a lawyer neither of you actually has to be there for the actual day of completion if you give the lawyer power of attorney. When I purchased my house back in 2003\4 neither of us were in the country when the final deed was done as we...
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: 10588

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: 1773

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: 2259

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: 1605

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...

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