|Copyright © 2004-2018 All rights reserved. Carol Palioudaki Living in Crete www.livingincrete.net
|Living in Crete
Living - The Book
|Living in Crete - The Book
|The Living in Crete Book
A one- stop survival manual no long or short term EU resident, property investor, worker or traveller in Crete or
Greece should leave home without!
All you need to know before and after a move or property purchase in Crete and Greece.
- Considerations before moving, retiring or buying property in Crete
- Cretan culture and traditions
- Ways to deal with Greek bureaucracy
- How things work, in theory and in reality
- Advice and tips on where to go, who to contact, and what NOT to do.
- Directory of local Crete addresses and telephone numbers for all the main government offices, utilities and
- Save time, trouble and money
- This valuable resource can be used time and again as a reference book.
Pooling twenty years experience of living and working on the island of Crete, the Living in Crete guide is packed with detailed
information to make your stay on the island – however long or short it may be – as painless and trouble free as possible.
Featured in the Sunday Telegraph Property Article and in 'GREECE' Magazine Aug 2007
**Scroll down for a list of Contents **
Reviews and Testimonials
'This is the most informative book I have read on living in Crete, or living in Greece for that matter. It gives you loads of information,
people to contact, government departments, etc. I highly recommend this book to anyone hoping to move to Crete, or just wanting
J.M. Amazon.co.uk customer review
'A gold mine of information'
'Bringing together 20 years experience of living on the island, Carol Palioudakis' book 'Living in Crete' is a treasure trove of
information on the realities of residing in Crete.'
A. Harrison . www.exepose.ex.ac.uk
'This resource is a must-have for anyone moving to Crete. Carol Palioudaki's "Living in Crete - A Guide to Living, Working,
Retiring & Buying Property in Crete" seeks to take as much of the tension and stress out of being a new expatriate as possible'
de Traci Regular www.go.greece.about.com
'Just to let you know I got your book this morning and I haven't put it down yet! Many thanks for an absorbing read - when we get
around to buying it will serve us well! '
BW via email.
'Telling sketches of the nature of the people and the places, the joys and the pitfalls of living in Crete abound and leap graphically
from the pages..... And of course there is the advice. Where to go, who to contact, and even more importantly, hints at what NOT to
do and who NOT to trust without careful thought in advance. Well written and exhaustively researched.'
Victor Hardbattle - Novelist and Travel Writer
|'Living in Crete
A Guide to Living, Working,
Retiring & Buying Property in
From £9.50 GBP + £2.80 postage
Living in Crete.
Considering A Permanent
Retiring To Crete
Cost of Living
Culture & People
Where to look for work
4.Red Tape in Greece
Residence Permit EU
Tax Number & Tax Returns
National Insurance- IKA,
TAXI, OGA, TEBE.
Benefits of IKA
Private Health Insurance
Driving in Crete
Importing a Car
New and secondhand cars
8. Greek Banks
Opening a bank account.
Importing and Exporting
English and other
foreign language schools
10. Getting Married in
Greek Orthodox and
PET passport scheme
Animals in Crete
12. Leisure & Shopping
Groups and Associations
Further Help and Advice
numbers and websites
of useful contacts and
List of Lawyers in Crete
|"Living in Crete. A Guide to Living, Working, Retiring and Buying Property in Crete."
ISBN 978 960 631 560 2 Published by Carol Palioudakis March 2007
The updates page on this website keeps you informed of changes