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Forum: Hungary
Jul 29th 2019, 7:56 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,727
Posted By kohoutek

Re: Electricity current question

E.ON have now completed the upgrade to the house.
We now have 3 x 25 A.
Small change left from £1300 ... but needed to be done.
Had to pay for extra 43 A, meters and box.
Old supply taken out...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 16th 2019, 2:41 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 12,092
Posted By kohoutek

Re: Living in Hungary - why?

I am 62 and the missus is 55.
Worked all my life in the UK, ran a security company for 10 yrs with Brother in Law, had enough of HMRC hounding us every week for this and that, so decided to jack it...
Forum: Hungary
May 2nd 2019, 3:30 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By kohoutek

Fence Post

Hi all

Is there a ready mix, just add water available? .... for fence posts
Need to take up the hill in bag format as it will be hard to get concrete and sand up the dirt tracks.

Thanks
Forum: Hungary
Apr 10th 2019, 6:15 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,727
Posted By kohoutek

Re: Electricity current question

We are currently modernizing a 1957 built house.
It has 25 A and 10 A fuse box with the newer EON meters,
I have just bought a 32 A ceramic hob cooker, which will not run at existing house as we...
Forum: Hungary
Jan 19th 2019, 5:36 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,345
Posted By kohoutek

Re: Bringing car to Hungary

We bought our Peugeot 307 SW over.from UK, took to a friend in next village who checked it over before booking into MOT, had to change the front lens and rear left to comply with LHD system. MOT was...
Forum: Hungary
Sep 9th 2018, 8:59 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 11,347
Posted By kohoutek

Re: English TV in Hungary

Yes you can, think they do a 24 hour trial too
Forum: Hungary
Sep 9th 2018, 1:24 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 11,347
Posted By kohoutek

Re: English TV in Hungary

We are in Vas Megye, have a Samsung Smart TV. IPTV is installed as an app, costs £6.99 to activate, and I subscribe to a friend in the UK for all channels inc sport, live stuff, PPV, US TV and sport...
Forum: Hungary
Sep 6th 2018, 11:07 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,599
Posted By kohoutek

UK Nationals living in Hungary

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/a-letter-to-uk-nationals-living-in-hungary?utm_source=9aedb670-4549-4c9f-b9e0-4f54659c614c&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate
Forum: Hungary
Aug 16th 2018, 9:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By kohoutek

Re: Second hand TV

There is a car boot every Sunday 06:00-12:00 opposite the Thermal Baths, Also there is a gypsy family that sells second hand goods near the Alliance Insurance office (same side)

Regards
Mike/Julie
Forum: Hungary
Aug 15th 2018, 6:50 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By kohoutek

Re: Vignette

Welcome to Vas Megye
Where about are you?

We are in Nick 9652
Forum: Hungary
Aug 9th 2018, 11:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By kohoutek

Re: British TV

We are in Vas Megye, have a Samsung Smart TV. IPTV is installed as an app, costs £6.99 to activate, and I subscribe to a friend in the UK for all channels inc sport, live stuff, PPV, US TV and sport...
Forum: Hungary
Nov 10th 2017, 12:24 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,608
Posted By kohoutek

Re: GGgrrrrr! Hungarian bureaucracy.

We had a scenario over the TAJ card, third time lucky in Szombáthely.
Turned away asked for form E104
Went this time with HMRC web page print out stating THEY need to contact the UK for form...
Forum: Hungary
Nov 7th 2017, 2:01 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,431
Posted By kohoutek

Re: TV & Internet

If you want to watch BBC and main UK channels in Hungary you will need a big dish 2m plus as they have moved transponders.

Found this online

Sky TV in Hungary!
In order to receive all of the...
Forum: Hungary
Oct 29th 2017, 9:59 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,431
Posted By kohoutek

Re: TV & Internet

We have 40meg cable modem and log into

https://www.firstonetv.net/Live/United-Kingdom
Sign up and you get more channels and it's free

Missus watches all her usual stuff with no probs

If...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 14th 2017, 6:15 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 17,485
Posted By kohoutek

Lidl

Went into our local Lidl in Sárvár today
and picked up

Steak & Ale pies
Cheese cakes
Irish Steaks
Smoked back bacon

UK food week?
Forum: Hungary
Jun 4th 2017, 4:51 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,011
Posted By kohoutek

Re: We have done it

I once read or was told the best way to size up living in a village was by it's church.

If it is maintained to high standard, a good sign .. whereas a tatty one is not ...

Ours is excellent,...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 4th 2017, 10:53 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,011
Posted By kohoutek

Re: We have done it

WOW talking big bucks there .. out of my league .. lol

We paid £8200 for our 100 m2 house with barns and a 2000 m2 garden and that included all the 60s furniture and tools galore ...

Glad we...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 4th 2017, 8:14 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,011
Posted By kohoutek

Re: We have done it

Thanks for the good luck wishes, life is peaceful
Plenty of gardening to do, lucky we purchased a ride on mower a few years back.
Just going to take it all in our stride, won't get my pension for...
Forum: Hungary
May 30th 2017, 11:05 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,011
Posted By kohoutek

Smile We have done it

Finally have retired and made the move to Vas Megye

Today is the beginning of a new life for us

Thanks to those who have made this possible

Now it's time to start doing some work to the...
Forum: Hungary
Mar 27th 2017, 8:03 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By kohoutek

Re: Translated Questions & Statements for utility companies.

Nice work and very handy

Over here at the moment (last transit van full), going back on Thursday to bring the missus and dog along with my Pug 307 and small caravan.
Then it's here for good......
Forum: Hungary
Feb 18th 2017, 3:34 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By kohoutek

Re: The Move

We have just returned today took 22 hours from Sarvar to Warrington, we will be returning again at end of March with more furniture and a transit van full of stuff, after Julie has an appointment at...
Forum: Hungary
Feb 11th 2017, 2:15 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By kohoutek

Re: The Move

We bought here three years ago after staying at Peter and Barbara's place, Julie fell in love with the 100 year old house so made an offer and completed the deal, then bought a 1957 house in the next...
Forum: Hungary
Feb 10th 2017, 6:42 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By kohoutek

Re: The Move

Thank You

We are staying for a week, then back off home for anther van load.

Need to bring some Corned Beef back as we like our Hash ...

Roll on

Michael/Julie
Forum: Hungary
Feb 9th 2017, 9:21 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By kohoutek

The Move

Hi all

Bought a couple of houses in last three years and now the time to retire has happened. Just landed this week with a van load of stuff from the UK.

Just sat here relaxing in the peaceful...
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