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by Barbary Coaster
Sun Jun 17, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Tax Number
Replies: 8
Views: 7138

Can I just add that you will require a residents permit to buy a car. We needed the following to get the permit:- 1) 4 passport size photos 2) Passport 3) Copy of house deeds 4) Greek bank book showing sufficient funds to live in Crete 5) E111 card 6) Tax number I might add that these requirements c...
by Barbary Coaster
Wed Jun 13, 2007 5:08 pm
Forum: Chatter
Topic: Joke of the day
Replies: 2
Views: 3121

Do You Know What a 710 is?

Do you know what a 710 is ? A few days ago I was having some work done at my local garage. A blonde came in and asked for a seven-hundred-ten. We all looked at each other and another customer asked, "What is a seven-hundred-ten?" She replied, "You know, the little piece in the middle...
by Barbary Coaster
Fri Jun 08, 2007 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Carolina in the papers
Replies: 12
Views: 7887

Rethymno may be a few miles West of the centre of Crete, but I would hardly say it is located in the West - a bit like saying Birmingham is in the South of England.

I have always considered Heraklion and Rethymno to be fairly Central compared with Chania and Sitia etc.

Bob
by Barbary Coaster
Thu Jun 07, 2007 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Driver up your bum-per
Replies: 32
Views: 21647

filippos wrote:As with all things, Ken, integrate. When in Rome etc.

One soon adjusts.

Filippos.


Precisely !!

Bob
by Barbary Coaster
Wed Jun 06, 2007 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Traffic Fines increase up to 400% from today
Replies: 28
Views: 18720

Seems to me its the same as the UK if you stay within the law you cannot be ticketed/fined. :wink: Ken. I'm afraid its not that simple Ken. Many of the streets where you require tickets to park do not have signs telling you they are necessary. Then you have Kates problem that its not clear where to...
by Barbary Coaster
Wed Jun 06, 2007 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Traffic Fines increase up to 400% from today
Replies: 28
Views: 18720

Another consolation for many visitors is the little know fact that the police in the Ag Nik area do not prosecute hire cars! This is part of the "be friendly to tourists" approach. Recently I was parked, in Ag Nik, between two rental cars. I got a parking ticket, the hire cars did not! At...
by Barbary Coaster
Thu May 31, 2007 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: LAWYERS
Replies: 18
Views: 11482

Victor wrote:I used Amalia Makrydaki in Rethymno. We are very happy with the service we have and continue to have.

Her number is +30 697 255 3408 (mobile) or +30 283 102 3097


Agree with Victor about Amalia, we have used her to buy/sell twice and she is very thorough and reliable.

Bob

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