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by Carolina
Sun May 13, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Opa!
Replies: 2
Views: 1069

Opa!

Charles and Camilla dancing Kritika (Pentozali) in Arhanes, Crete https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... TUT_D0Sn9k

I was waiting for the γρήγορο part to start .. 8)
by Carolina
Thu May 10, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Festivals, National Events & Courses
Topic: Battle of Crete 77th Anniversary
Replies: 0
Views: 1517

Battle of Crete 77th Anniversary

77th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete,16-20 May 2018. Programme:
www.livingincrete.net/battleofcrete.html
by Carolina
Mon May 07, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Looking to buy a holiday home..
Replies: 21
Views: 2331

Re: Looking to buy a holiday home..

UK after Brexit if no EEA type agreement The definition of short stay of non-EU citizens in the Schengen area is "90 days in any 180 days period" Rules for third countries in Schengen Area - there are visa and visa-exempt nationals. non-EU/EFTA visa-free visitors may not stay more than 90 ...
by Carolina
Sun May 06, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Working in Crete Info
Topic: Moving to crete and self employed
Replies: 3
Views: 2297

Re: Moving to crete and self employed

As self employed/ a freelancer in Greece you need to register as a small business. Have a look at this thread too - http://www.livingincrete.net/board/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=11152 You might try cash in hand work, difficult to say how much work you could expect, but it's illegal to work that way. Y...
by Carolina
Fri May 04, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Don't pay electricty bills at post office
Replies: 16
Views: 1713

Don't pay electricty bills at post office

Thousands of Greeks appear to have debts to Public Power Corporation (DEH) although they have paid their bills on time. Not only have they been deprived of the 15% discount for payment on time, they are also at risk of having the power supply to their homes and businesses cut. The reason for this we...
by Carolina
Fri May 04, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Registration Procedures Survey
Replies: 3
Views: 707

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: 519

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: 711

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: 43
Views: 4997

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: 1717

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: 1717

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: 1737

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: 864

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: 864

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

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