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Forum: Hungary
Aug 3rd 2017, 1:29 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,400
Posted By mr87009

Re: Newbie, ready to take the plunge!

Hi,

We bought near Balaton 5 years ago and haven't regretted it since, although for the foreseeable future it's only a holiday home. We tend to spend a month or so here each summer and pop over at...
Forum: Hungary
Jan 12th 2015, 10:10 pm
Replies: 285
Views: 55,615
Posted By mr87009

Re: English TV in Hungary

Michael - I think we're at cross purposes here I was replying to Pollypaprika's post. I haven't got a dish, nor do I want one really! :-)

Matt
Forum: Hungary
Jan 12th 2015, 6:40 pm
Replies: 285
Views: 55,615
Posted By mr87009

Re: English TV in Hungary

Can you get all the UK channels then? Is it really that easy?!!

Matt
Forum: Hungary
Apr 29th 2014, 1:21 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By mr87009

Transferwise

Hi all,

I note that this new peer-to-peer money transfer service now deals with HUF. Rates and fees look to be better than I've seen anywhere else (especially for small amounts).
...
Forum: Hungary
Apr 28th 2014, 6:08 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,793
Posted By mr87009

Re: Gadgets & Internet TV

I guess so John, yes. But I think it's like anything wireless it takes a lot more memory etc. I got a much better quality from my iPhone than my laptop with the Chromecast.

For £30 I can't...
Forum: Hungary
Apr 27th 2014, 6:56 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,793
Posted By mr87009

Re: Gadgets & Internet TV

Hi all,

Just thought I'd update you all with my findings on the Chromecast.

Yes it does work straight out of the box, really easy to set up and works fine straight away. You Tube works off the...
Forum: Hungary
Apr 9th 2014, 12:27 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,793
Posted By mr87009

Re: Gadgets & Internet TV

Thanks Rural and thanks Fen too!

Just out of interest Fen apart from iPlayer what other TV from the UK do you get with the Chromecast?
Forum: Hungary
Apr 9th 2014, 12:10 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,793
Posted By mr87009

Re: Gadgets & Internet TV

Thanks Rural - having previously researched all about VPN's and the like this all seemed a little too easy! But I'm not complaining. We recently had broadband installed and are over again on Sunday...
Forum: Hungary
Apr 9th 2014, 9:39 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,793
Posted By mr87009

Re: Gadgets & Internet TV

I'm a little confused with all this. So if I buy one of these Roku or Chromecasts will it just plug into my TV and hey presto - or do I need to do/buy something else??
Forum: Hungary
Feb 10th 2014, 7:07 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By mr87009

Re: Coach travel From Budapest To Balaton Region

Can't help with the query I'm afraid, just don't understand why you'd use the bus when the train is direct and so convenient between Budapest and Balaton.

Matt
Forum: Hungary
Jul 29th 2013, 10:54 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By mr87009

Re: A Place inthe Sun - Home or Away

Yes I guess so. I quite liked the Héviz property myself, but not the price!

Matt
Forum: Hungary
Jul 29th 2013, 10:44 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By mr87009

Re: A Place inthe Sun - Home or Away

I think they made the right decision too given the 3 expensive properties they were shown!!! :thumbdown:

Matt
Forum: Hungary
Jul 29th 2013, 9:05 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By mr87009

Re: A Place inthe Sun - Home or Away

You're welcome :-)

Given that this is from over 7 years ago some of the predictions didn't quite come true!!!

Matt
Forum: Hungary
Jul 29th 2013, 8:44 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By mr87009

Re: A Place inthe Sun - Home or Away

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mW63g3w2t4U

You Tube is your friend!

Matt
Forum: Hungary
Jul 25th 2013, 7:57 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By mr87009

Re: A Place inthe Sun - Home or Away

I agree, but sshhhh, we don't want the masses to find out! :thumbup:

Matt
Forum: Hungary
Jul 21st 2013, 10:20 am
Replies: 23
Views: 9,075
Posted By mr87009

Re: Mattresses

We've bought two bunk beds from Jysk for the kids' bedroom. They have a small double on the bottom and a single on the top and are quite good for the money. It also means we'll have plenty of...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 6th 2013, 2:13 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By mr87009

Re: Car rental Vienna/Balaton

Thanks for the thoughts folks, but as in my original posting I don't arrive into Vienna until late (flight arrives after 2200), so going via Budapest will add a good morning onto my journey to...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 6th 2013, 10:54 am
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By mr87009

Car rental Vienna/Balaton

Hi folks,

Over again next month for a few days. Couldn't get a reasonable flight into Budapest so have booked to arrive in Vienna late evening, so hire car needed. Most of the car rental companies...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 5th 2013, 1:58 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,037
Posted By mr87009

Re: About to purchase :-)

Funnily enough John that's exactly what's now happened. The carpenter who's replacing some floorboards and other bits is now arranged to build our kitchen too :D

Had a great, if tiring, few days...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 4th 2013, 7:24 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,037
Posted By mr87009

Forum: Hungary
Jun 1st 2013, 6:05 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,037
Posted By mr87009

Re: About to purchase :-)

Hi all,

Just thought I'd give everyone a quick update on what's been going on and ask a question of you knowledgeable people!

We bought the house and renovation is well on it's way. Although...
Forum: Hungary
May 17th 2013, 9:35 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 8,503
Posted By mr87009

Re: money transfer / exchange rates

I suggest you set up a Metro Bank account. To do this you have to go to London and visit one of their branches (https://www.metrobankonline.co.uk/). Having an account with them is handy anyway as...
Forum: Hungary
May 15th 2013, 3:14 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,751
Posted By mr87009

Re: EON New regulation

Ah my mistake then I thought you were implying that the consumer would have to pay for the road to be dug up etc. Yes I'm expecting to pay for all the work in the house. The house is all being...
Forum: Hungary
May 14th 2013, 5:58 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,751
Posted By mr87009

Re: EON New regulation

Hi Rural,

We're upgrading to 2 x 32amp from 1 x 20amp.

The meter is due for replacement as well.

To quote what I've been told: "The electricity company only brings the meter and hooks it up...
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