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Forum: Hungary
Jun 17th 2021, 1:25 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 1,472
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Scottish unFriendly!

Have SF said exactly why they can't deal with overseas clients. I can imagine several reasons e.g.-
1 They can't deal with non-UK citizens
2 They don't want to send monies to a non-UK bank
3 They...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 15th 2021, 2:24 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 1,472
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Scottish unFriendly!

I would never transfer my pension to a Hungarian pension provider.
Hungary does not have the financial safeguards for the consumer that the UK finance, banking and pension industry has. There have...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 13th 2021, 11:20 am
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Kayak or SUP

Inflatable kayaks are not efficient boats. Any inflatable boat will have a higher resistance through the water than a rigid hull and the softer the inflation the more the resistance. I would not...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 11th 2021, 1:03 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Location of outdoor oven/kitchen

As far as I know there are no rules about the siting of out door kitchens / BBQs etc. other than the usual regs regarding nuisance and fire safety if it is an open fire. Of course if they were there...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 8th 2021, 11:07 am
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Cherry Trees

Get something in writing that you own the trees (which goes along with the right to cut one or both down). A note from the council would do.
Forum: Hungary
Jun 5th 2021, 6:34 am
Replies: 29
Views: 427
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Suggestions for temporary hob and oven

There are two types of solar energy production, heat (hot water) and electricity. Heat is solar thermal abbreviated to ST and electricity which is photovoltaic ( = volts from light) abbreviated to...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 4th 2021, 7:44 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 427
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Suggestions for temporary hob and oven

An automatic cutover could be quite a cheap option. A contactor with a suitable number of changeover contacts held on by the grid would do the job and a delay would be easy to do to avoid swap over...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 4th 2021, 7:52 am
Replies: 29
Views: 427
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Suggestions for temporary hob and oven

You are not allowed battery to back up in the event of a power cut for a grid tied system in the UK either - same safety reasons.
The aim of solar power (PV) is not to make money but to reduce CO2...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 3rd 2021, 6:02 am
Replies: 29
Views: 427
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Suggestions for temporary hob and oven

Unless you are off grid totally solar power cuts out when a power cut happens because if it was connected then your solar power would be feeding the grid and could / would create a safety issue for...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 2nd 2021, 9:18 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 427
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Suggestions for temporary hob and oven

The reason there are a lot of combination ovens (electric oven gas hob) here is that not many houses have the required power from the electric co. to support an electric hob. The standard supply now...
Forum: Hungary
May 31st 2021, 8:09 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Obtaining an Hungarian ID card

I was told by officials that the forign residents ID was only good in Hungary and I would still need a passport outside of Hungary, but then that was a verbal answer to a question. I have not seen...
Forum: Hungary
May 31st 2021, 10:09 am
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Obtaining an Hungarian ID card

The residence card for foreigners is only good within Hungary (and usually has to be accompanied by your address card) and is noted "not valid for travel abroad" on the back. The old version was not...
Forum: Hungary
May 31st 2021, 8:26 am
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Cherry Trees

You need to talk to the land owner. You can't cut trees if they are on someone else land. You also need to find out it the wires are electric or phone (or tv etc.) If they are electric wires then...
Forum: Hungary
May 28th 2021, 6:21 am
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Floor level compound

As it happens a project I am doing needed some self levelling compound yesterday. The bag (25kg) and the builders merchant called it
Önterülő aljzatkiegyenltő and the trade name of the product was...
Forum: Hungary
May 27th 2021, 5:37 am
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Cherry Trees

Is there a gate to access the garage? If not it could be argued that it was put up as a shed. Ask the previous owners about access to the garage to find out the history. If there is no gate and never...
Forum: Hungary
May 26th 2021, 6:49 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Cherry Trees

First thing is to find out on whos land the trees stand. Cherry trees or plum trees are often planted on the roadside verge and are generally used by the people whos house fronts on to that part of...
Forum: Hungary
May 22nd 2021, 7:38 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 1,472
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Scottish unFriendly!

I have had a word with my IFA to enquire of my pension provider which is Standard Life. He says that SL will transfer funds directly to my Hungarian bank account, once the account has been verified....
Forum: Hungary
May 19th 2021, 12:34 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Appearing in/at court.

I was involved in a civil case some years back.
You are quite right to have a translator. This will be provided by the court.. (Court translators have to be accredited as such) and the translator...
Forum: Hungary
May 19th 2021, 7:05 am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,472
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Scottish unFriendly!

Its not that long ago that UK OAP was sent out as a cheque to those living in Hungary and this cheque had to be presented to your bank. Now you are right it can be paid directly into you bank account...
Forum: Hungary
May 17th 2021, 8:55 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 1,472
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Scottish unFriendly!

First the health warning - I am not an accountant and I would advise getting independent advice on this.

However
If you withdraw all of your wifes pension fund to move it to other than another...
Forum: Hungary
May 13th 2021, 6:42 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Bees or Hornets

Those are old hornets nests. Don't worry they are safe to remove because they are never reused - it's new build every year. Oh and if that is your smoking room, looking at the state of the walls you...
Forum: Hungary
May 13th 2021, 5:37 am
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Bees or Hornets

1.5" long is going to be a hornet.
This time of year the queens will have come out of hibernation and will probably have found a nest site and be growing the nest. My experience of them is that they...
Forum: Hungary
May 10th 2021, 6:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Sending gifts.

Not since Brexit - It would be nice to know the rules if anyone has post Brexit experience
Forum: Hungary
May 8th 2021, 3:52 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 8,062
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Transition period ends, some clarification documents

AFAIK the vaccination card comes automatically after you have had the jab. At least ours did.
Forum: Hungary
May 7th 2021, 8:36 am
Replies: 20
Views: 451
Posted By Peter_in_Hungary

Re: Coop

Actually its
coats an ats
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