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by Carolina
Fri May 04, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Registration Procedures Survey
Replies: 3
Views: 475

Re: Registration Procedures Survey

I came across it yesterday too & meant to post it here. Thanks for posting.
by Carolina
Tue May 01, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Heraklion Airport Upgraded
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Heraklion Airport Upgraded

Heraklion Airport has had a revamp! 13 million euros - paid for by Hellenic Duty Free Shops and has been completed in under 6 months.

More info and pics here
http://livingincrete-carolina.blogspot. ... nt-of.html
by Carolina
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: If somebody found a bunch of keys where would they take them?
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Re: If somebody found a bunch of keys where would they take them?

DobbyTheHouseElf wrote:If a kind person found them would they take them to the police station?

Yes!
by Carolina
Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Greek Driving Licence
Replies: 34
Views: 2692

Re: Greek Driving Licence

Just one point to remember that I don't think is covered above. If you change to a Greek licence, that is renewable every 3 years Only for those over 65yrs, Bob. Normally the Greek plastic licence is renewable every 15 years up to age 65 when it is then every 3 years. I changed mine 2 years ago, no...
by Carolina
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: IKA Renewal Online
Replies: 16
Views: 1433

Re: IKA Renewal Online

...I have EFKA (self employed) ... I thought virtually everything came under EFKA now? Isn't EFKA more or less the final amalgamation of all the funds like IKA, OGA etc? Warwick Yes they are all connected now, but I'm not sure how much as I still have an OAEE health book rather than an IKA one and ...
by Carolina
Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: IKA Renewal Online
Replies: 16
Views: 1433

Re: IKA Renewal Online

There is some talk on Greek online forums that some people are having problems checking their IKA renewal online. Suggest you go to KEP or IKA. I have EFKA (self employed) which runs from Jan - Dec (not Mar - Feb, like IKA) and it is only just showing as a renewal online, a few days ago.. I was abou...
by Carolina
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Easing of Capital Controls restrictions as of Mar1st
Replies: 13
Views: 1415

Easing of Capital Controls restrictions as of Mar1st

Changes in capital controls: The monthly withdrawal limit is raised to 2,300 euros from 1,800 since June 2015. The withdrawal refers to calendar months and withdrawals from Greek and banks abroad. Travellers abroad are allowed to take with them banknotes in euro or other currency up to 2,300 euros. ...
by Carolina
Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Overseas Voting Rights Bill
Replies: 8
Views: 740

Re: Overseas Voting Rights Bill

You can watch Friday's MP debate here (from 12.22 mins) http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/1ce6883b-4481-4adb-87d2-91ead4e04bcc Couple of points - - the Brexit vote and last year's General Election, which was also largely based around Brexit, had life changing ramifications for many UK citizen...
by Carolina
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Overseas Voting Rights Bill
Replies: 8
Views: 740

Overseas Voting Rights Bill

Yesterday MPs approved the second reading of a bill to remove the 15-year limit on UK expats voting in elections.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-43172394
by Carolina
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: New routes Chania to Lyon & Nice - Easyjet
Replies: 0
Views: 286

New routes Chania to Lyon & Nice - Easyjet

EasyJet has announced the addition of new Greek destinations to its summer schedule, connecting Chania with Lyon and Nice in France.

https://news.gtp.gr/2018/02/21/easyjet- ... nce-italy/
by Carolina
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Please settle a wager .
Replies: 13
Views: 1094

Re: Please settle a wager .

Kilkis wrote:Well I've been fighting it in my garden for ten years and it's still there and I started my career as a rocket scientist so don't pretend it is easy to get rid of.

Warwick


Love it Warwick. Quote of the year so far :)
by Carolina
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Theodori Island
Replies: 3
Views: 847

Re: Theodori Island

I think it is just one day per year that you can visit Agios Theodoros - Αγιος Θεοδώρος - on the Name Day, June 8th.
by Carolina
Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: ATM withdrawal charges for prepaid cards
Replies: 12
Views: 1140

Re: ATM withdrawal charges for prepaid cards

Had mine for about two years and always been charged for withdrawals, but I've just realised that mine is a Caxton 'Business' prepaid debit card.
by Carolina
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: ATM withdrawal charges for prepaid cards
Replies: 12
Views: 1140

Re: ATM withdrawal charges for prepaid cards

I have a Caxton pre- paid currency card and have always been charged for ATM withdrawals here in Greece (1.50 pounds per withdrawal, not euros) .

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