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by Jeffstclair
Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: IKA INFO FOR THE BUILDERS
Replies: 25
Views: 1792

Re: IKA INFO FOR THE BUILDERS

When I speak to my neighbours about things like IKA and building permits , they laugh and say " that's for Athens and the big cities we don't worry about that here, if you want to build something just do it ..no problems " .. it's charming, but I think it's a bit short sighted ...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Friend or Foe?
Replies: 5
Views: 751

Re: Friend or Foe?

Yeah it a weekly thing around here out East , they fly down the valley very low and buzz the nato radar base up on the hill ..sometime two planes and sometime three ...
by Jeffstclair
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Carry-On Counting
Replies: 14
Views: 1254

Re: Carry-On Counting

I had to look up Jack Reacher ...haha
by Jeffstclair
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Carry-On Counting
Replies: 14
Views: 1254

Re: Carry-On Counting

Yes, having dog's and. Chickens means we very rarely go to the UK. together....however my partner is the same she will pack more books than clothes...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Carry-On Counting
Replies: 14
Views: 1254

Re: Carry-On Counting

These days I don't take any luggage on a plane just phone , laptop and cameras, spare t shirts , socks and under ware in a small back pack ...any thing else I can get the other end ... if I'm in the UK for a few days and need more I go to a charity shop for a shirt or a pair of jeans ...and put them...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Sending a package to the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 663

Re: Sending a package to the UK

That's very handy,I don't have a base in the UK and so I would have to get a courier to pick up from Nomad and deliver to London...plus day driving to vamos and back and a tank of diesel in me old truck...I,m still working out the logistics...
by Jeffstclair
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Sending a package to the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 663

Re: Sending a package to the UK

I just had an reply from Ben at Greengibble ...sadly they don't shift parcels to the UK anymore ...it seems the food supplies now arrive in containers so they don't have empty vans heading north ..they do however sometimes have space in containers coming here ...jeff
by Jeffstclair
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: No more free plastic bags in Greece
Replies: 6
Views: 717

Re: No more free plastic bags in Greece

Hoorah...I'll drink to that....
by Jeffstclair
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Sending a package to the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 663

Re: Sending a package to the UK

Thanks Warwick... I 'm going to get on to this after the holiday . We don't have an English Shop down this end apart from the British food shop in Agios Nikolaos. and I think their stock comes via a wholesaler . I sent some oil out to the UK with Nomad years ago , and it worked OK, so I guess I'll u...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Insurance for a British reg van in Crete?
Replies: 12
Views: 582

Re: Insurance for a British reg van in Crete?

Yes that is the only option, get on to the insurance company , tell them your dilemma ,if they want your business they could send the papers out to you, issue a new green card so you can get it back to the UK ...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Insurance for a British reg van in Crete?
Replies: 12
Views: 582

Re: Insurance for a British reg van in Crete?

I'ts not possible to insure a UK registered vehicle with a Greek company . You have to use a UK company to issue the green card . Some UK companies will give you a 12 months greencard , but the vehicle can only be used in Greece for 6 months legally , then it should return to it's country of origin ...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Sending a package to the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 663

Sending a package to the UK

I want to send a container of our olive oil to my daughter in London, has anyone done this ? who did you use ? we live at the East end of the Island ...but I will deliver it up the other end if I need to ...thanks ...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Parcel Delivery Crete - Send Parcels From UK to Crete
Replies: 10
Views: 3497

Re: Parcel Delivery Crete - Send Parcels From UK to Crete

That is a shame ...they gave me a price to deliver some of our olive oil to my daughter in London ...and I was going to run over to their office with it next week ....thanks for the heads up ....jeff
by Jeffstclair
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: selection packs
Replies: 18
Views: 1541

Re: selection packs

A selection pack of what ?...am I missing something ....jeff
by Jeffstclair
Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Importing vintage vehicles
Replies: 2
Views: 455

Re: Importing vintage vehicles

What a great idea ..I have a hankering for a BSA c15 like I had when I was a teenager ...I don't know anything about importing Bikes but if it is like a car ...the rule is get all the paper work done and dusted before you bring the bikes over ...and declare them when you arrive. Don't wait the 6 mon...

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