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by Jeffstclair
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Chimney
Replies: 6
Views: 282

Re: Chimney

I'm the other end of Crete ,but If you want you can borrow my rods and brushes ...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Arrivals at Heraklion airport
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: Arrivals at Heraklion airport

Yeah there is two exits from airside at Heraklion ... I either flit between the two or phone who ever I am meeting ....if you know what luggage belt their flight is on you can make a informed guess as to which door they will leave by .....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare
Replies: 43
Views: 2536

Re: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare

Yes all my Albanians friends around here ,either own or rent houses, have full time jobs ,and children at school. Most still have family ties with Albania and some of them spend some of the year there. You have to admire young people who are prepared to up stumps and work hard , and make a life in a...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare
Replies: 43
Views: 2536

Re: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare

People under the state retirement age and working and in the IKA system should hopefully carry on as normal, if they meet possible residency requirements ie 5 years permanent residence in Greece, or will we all get residency if we live here before the UK leaves the EU. It would be nice if details w...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare
Replies: 43
Views: 2536

Re: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare

Yeah, you and me both ,BST...I like being a European ...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare
Replies: 43
Views: 2536

Re: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare

Yes It's not vague at all , I don't qualify for reciprocal health care until I'm sixty five and get state pension until then I have an insurance policy that covers me for hospital stuff, I had to get it to get a residence permit , I've never used it ... either of them ...but I'm glad I've got them ....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare
Replies: 43
Views: 2536

Re: POST-BREXIT continuing healthcare

Yeah .Don't give up ,the whole thing is a bit of a dog breakfast ...but we must hope for the best .
by Jeffstclair
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Citreon 2CV
Replies: 18
Views: 909

Re: Citreon 2CV

2cvs were great in their day , but they are a bit basic compared to cars made today , ....with abs , airbags , power steering ,aircon,crumple zones ,sib protection ..The rag tops were the best, we had one in Spain one summer in the 70s ..that had a backup kick start!. Handy 'cos the battery was alwa...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Self Adhesive Covering
Replies: 3
Views: 397

Re: Self Adhesive Covering

Looks a bit like fablon ....or sticky back plastic as they called it on Blue peter ....with light thing like this I get them posted to a mate , and get them to forward it on to me ...the parcel service from the UK to Crete is good but a bit slow ... Crete to the UK is very good and cheap ....
by Jeffstclair
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Business registration plates for imported van?
Replies: 15
Views: 829

Re: Business registration plates for imported van?

... but I had to wait six months for the plates.... That's pretty usual even for new cars bought completely normally in Greece. You often see cars driving around with a paper number plate stuck in the rear window. Some areas even run out of numbers. It is then impossible to register a vehicle in th...
by Jeffstclair
Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Business registration plates for imported van?
Replies: 15
Views: 829

Re: Business registration plates for imported van?

Your dead right with that Warwick .. dealers generally don't register cars until they have a buyer 12 years ago ...when I bought our truck , I test drove it on trade plates as it had no greek papers or number plates 'cos the dealer had bought it in Germany . I paid a deposit and agreed a time to mee...
by Jeffstclair
Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Exchange rates
Replies: 12
Views: 892

Re: Exchange rates

filippos wrote:If you get rid of money altogether what do you replace it with? Some means of exchange will be needed.

Here you could use cheese pies and buckets of tomatoes ....
by Jeffstclair
Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Business registration plates for imported van?
Replies: 15
Views: 829

Re: Business registration plates for imported van?

I thought if you brought a vehicle into Greece from any where you were charged import duty and a fee for Greek plates ... I was asked for twelve thousand euros for my old but still in good nick Volvo estate when I tried to import 12 years ago ....have the rules changed ? I was also told then that yo...
by Jeffstclair
Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Business registration plates for imported van?
Replies: 15
Views: 829

Re: Business registration plates for imported van?

I would get the dealer to do the paperwork for you as the importation of vehicles into Greece can be a minefield.. ,you get so many conflicting reports from different sources...Have the import duties been paid?.....
by Jeffstclair
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Bad smell from sump pump
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Re: Bad smell from sump pump

Maybe there is a rodent drowned in the sump ...

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