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by Houmeri91
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: VPN recommendation please
Replies: 9
Views: 227

Re: VPN recommendation please

Just literally moved to Nord yesterday found it quicker and more easy to use than previous supplier which was LeVPN as just stopped working with my Chromebook . Spent ages working with their support before I gave up and moved , first impression is excellent .
by Houmeri91
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Roberts Radio
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: Roberts Radio

Hi Clio , what area do you live in ?
by Houmeri91
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Car rental - Excess Damage Waiver
Replies: 7
Views: 702

Re: Car rental - Excess Damage Waiver

Totally agree and always have an annual excess policy . There is a another company that provides cover for EU residents I get my general Travel Insurance through Globelink https://www.globelink.co.uk/collision-damage-waiver-insurance.html Although if you are resident in the UK there are cheaper supp...
by Houmeri91
Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Clocks go back this weekend
Replies: 13
Views: 956

Re: Clocks go back this weekend

According to the BBC will be implemented in 2021 see attached link BBC .Will be either implemented in March or October 2021 depending on what the Greek Government decides whether to use Day Light Saving Time ( Summer Time ) or Eastern European Time i.e. Winter Time ! https://www.bbc.com/news/world-e...
by Houmeri91
Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Ryanair 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1795

Re: Ryanair 2020

Birmingham Flights now there on their website so still doing those but axed Leeds Bradford
by Houmeri91
Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Ryanair 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1795

Re: Ryanair 2020

I think they were just holding back on some routes only released that initial tranche , problem is lack of planes ,they have the Boeing Max planes currently grounded as they tend to fall out the sky and more on order so don't have capacity anymore . Last I saw they have 500 staff at risk of redundan...
by Houmeri91
Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Amalia G. Makrydaki anyone know her?
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Re: Amalia G. Makrydaki anyone know her?

Hi Yes used Amalia from Rethymnon to buy my house 15 years ago and know few who have used her since , she is very good in my experience and had no negative feedback since I bought my property using her . You can still contact years later like I did regarding the loss of my contracts when moving over...
by Houmeri91
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Ryanair 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1795

Re: Ryanair 2020

Just looked this morning Flights from Manchester now released so looks like they have released more flights now as they weren't showing the other day. Checked Leeds Bradford as nearest to my daughter but had heard they had axed that route anyway nothing showing there .
by Houmeri91
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Computers, TV, Telephone and Internet
Topic: BBC Radio iPlayer App
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: BBC Radio iPlayer App

I use the BBC sounds app on my mobile , can't remember if used the VPN or just downloaded on UK Mobile data so thought I was in the UK. I use VPN to listen to the football on Radio 5 . Once you get used to it find it better than iplayer and can use abroad without a VPN just used in Canada and USA .U...
by Houmeri91
Mon May 20, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Transferring funds, and pink slips
Replies: 26
Views: 3743

Re: Transferring funds, and pink slips

I used to used to use Smart Currency but now use Transferwise as well so easy and quick and excellent rates . Compared a transfer with one with my bank who were offering free transfers now and for a £1000 with Transferwise got an extra 30 euro so was a no contest and if I do in the morning money is ...
by Houmeri91
Wed May 08, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: buying stuff for house rebuild
Replies: 12
Views: 2246

Re: buying stuff for house rebuild

There are plenty of building type merchants that supply base stuff and specialist suppliers for each type of activity in Rethymnon , just doing myself as well additionally a bit down the road but they do deliver is Practika in Heraklion near the Airport . It much more B&Q like , some prices are ...
by Houmeri91
Sun May 05, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: Overland to Crete & Ferries
Topic: Realistic Driving Costs
Replies: 23
Views: 4585

Re: Realistic Driving Costs

Yes very true Warwick it is about personalising , and yes for for ferry over from Ancona with a pet friendly cabin was 348 euros because we had a roof box on and our vehicle was tall anyway had to pay extra and could have taken a vehicle upto 6 m long and 4m high , which would have been cheaper with...
by Houmeri91
Sat May 04, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Overland to Crete & Ferries
Topic: Realistic Driving Costs
Replies: 23
Views: 4585

Re: Realistic Driving Costs

In the words of Homer Simpson DOHHHHHHHHH!

Forgot the U tube link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIFeFs6K1DA
by Houmeri91
Sat May 04, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Overland to Crete & Ferries
Topic: Realistic Driving Costs
Replies: 23
Views: 4585

Re: Realistic Driving Costs

Additionally just thought I looked at this sequence of utube video's of this lorry driver doing the journey as far as Athens found that useful and when I saw how they load the Greek ferries made me re think bringing a camping trailer ! But found the insight of a professional driver useful although o...

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