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by Mackie
Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: More Questions from the newbies
Replies: 156
Views: 44423

Re: More Questions from the newbies

Thanks Warwick Very informative as usual I have a quote from Intasure but the Interamerican is nearly €100 cheaper. Now that I have resigned from my Job, time to watch the budget but only for stuff that we don't enjoy :lol: Glad you mentioned the Car as this is next on the list for the to do. Will t...
by Mackie
Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: House Insurance
Replies: 22
Views: 6961

Re: House Insurance

Having been with Intasure for over eight years I finally got fed up with having to haggle over the price for renewals each year and switched to my local branch of Interamerican in Rethymnon. The premium was substantially lower for the same cover so I am happy. A point mentioned by them at the time,...
by Mackie
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: More Questions from the newbies
Replies: 156
Views: 44423

Help with insurance please

While we wait to hear about the contracts and prepare for our return journey to Crete, I got in touch with Interamerican to get a quote for home insurance. Initially contacted them via the website and someone got back to us but we are struggling to get some decent information. The quote she sent us ...
by Mackie
Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: More Questions from the newbies
Replies: 156
Views: 44423

kicking the can down the road again

http://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/02 ... k-bailout/

The International Monetary Fund will stay in Greece’s bailout program and debt relief will be postponed for 2018.
by Mackie
Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Thought we'd seen the back of him
Replies: 56
Views: 12522

Re: Thought we'd seen the back of him

I don't like the guy for various reasons and think he is as much of a clown as the lot of them but, he makes a good argument and the markets clearly responded to his speech this morning :roll:
by Mackie
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Taxing motorbike
Replies: 11
Views: 3797

Re: Taxing motorbike

Cheers Warwick
Much appreciated
by Mackie
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Overland to Crete & Ferries
Topic: Driving England to Crete March 2013
Replies: 54
Views: 33229

Re: Re:

Great post Steve. Have you done it again recently? Any changes? Cheers Mackie Will be doing a Crete-UK trip in a few weeks but will not be detailing it like this. Only changes that I am aware of will be prices of various tolls, fuel etc as all of the roads still exist LOL! Steve :lol: Found more in...
by Mackie
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Alternative Facts?
Replies: 4
Views: 1710

Re: Alternative Facts?

Hard to believe any of the news and data you see at present. Bloomberg was reporting this morning that data will not be available until April !!

A couple of articles / video worth reading / watching on here though

http://greece.greekreporter.com/category/greek-news/
by Mackie
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Taxing motorbike
Replies: 11
Views: 3797

Re: Taxing motorbike

How much can I expect to pay for a 50cc to use as runner round?
Just looking for approximate costs or a link
Cheers
Mackie
by Mackie
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Important Thursday???
Replies: 8
Views: 2715

Re: Important Thursday???

Hi all, Today we were invited to a village party at lunchtime in Paidohori where we live. It seemed to be a big do! We asked what it was for and they said it was 'something' Thursday but we couldn't work out what they were telling us in Greek. The priest was there! As we were the only English there...
by Mackie
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: More Questions from the newbies
Replies: 156
Views: 44423

Re: More Questions from the newbies

We could be talking in $ and not € soon :wink:

http://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/ ... ed-Malloch

The old School Rothschild now also on board advising the Greeks, if you believe the reports this morning !!
by Mackie
Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: More Questions from the newbies
Replies: 156
Views: 44423

Re: More Questions from the newbies

Many thanks. Please keep the suggestions / links coming.

Just in case you have not seen this:
Initiative launched calling for UK citizens to be issued with EU passports after Brexit

edit ..... posted in the right thread
by Mackie
Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Overland to Crete & Ferries
Topic: Driving England to Crete March 2013
Replies: 54
Views: 33229

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Great post Steve. Have you done it again recently? Any changes? Cheers Mackie OK, I said I would post back with the details of our journey to Crete by road so here we go: The car was a 2.2L diesel Mercedes, fully loaded & I mean fully loaded! Time of year – November 2012. DAY 1 (WEDNESDAY) HULL ...
by Mackie
Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: More Questions from the newbies
Replies: 156
Views: 44423

Re: More Questions from the newbies

As is demonstrated if you watch this interview. Fascinating stuff. Andrew There are a lot of good articles in the FT & Telegraph yesterday and today but his two interviews on Aljazeera over the last two days are good and especially where he summarizes the situation as "extend and pretend&q...

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