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Forum: Hungary
Jul 14th 2022, 6:34 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Shotgun

Re: I hate Hungarian drivers!

On the very rare occasions when there's a build up of traffic on the motorway and I'm in the fast (overtaking) lane, I get drivers coming up behind me flashing their lights, wanting to get past.
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Forum: Hungary
Jun 30th 2022, 9:15 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,426
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Register My UK Car In Hungary.

Just be aware that petrol degrades after a few months storage, so don't leave it too long before you use it.
Forum: Hungary
May 7th 2022, 12:12 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,328
Posted By Shotgun

Re: I really hate Hungarian builders!

In England (not London) electricians charge circa £30, and for some strange reason plumbers charge more. Obviously there will be variations.
I doubt there will be many Hungarian manual workers...
Forum: Hungary
May 7th 2022, 10:37 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,328
Posted By Shotgun

Re: I really hate Hungarian builders!

I've no quibble with that, but I can't get that sort of hourly rate in England.
Forum: Hungary
May 7th 2022, 10:21 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,328
Posted By Shotgun

Re: I really hate Hungarian builders!

You pay him £45 per hour?
Forum: Hungary
Dec 16th 2021, 8:48 am
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Plaster on UPVC window frames

If it's the same plaster as in UK (can you even get this in Hungary - I struggled a few years ago when I wanted the equivalent of multi-finish), then hot water and elbow grease is all you need.
Forum: Hungary
Nov 10th 2020, 5:39 pm
Replies: 393
Views: 25,182
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Coronavirus

And we all know that Victor is a paragon of virtue!
Forum: Hungary
Aug 25th 2020, 6:13 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Hungarian Citizenship

it's just over 100 pounds sterling, at today's rate.
Forum: Hungary
Jan 30th 2020, 8:22 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,996
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Birds

Wolfi,

Nagybajom on your way to Tapolca? Depends where you're coming from of course, but...............

Have you moved? ;)
Forum: Hungary
Jan 6th 2020, 8:35 am
Replies: 195
Views: 19,012
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Viewing properties

<<<Moving house is reckoned to be the 2nd most stressful event you can do. (divorce comes in at no. 1)>>>

I have moved house on numerous occasions and never felt it stressful at all (haven't tried...
Forum: Hungary
Dec 25th 2019, 9:49 am
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Seasons greetings!

Season's greetings to all.
Forum: Hungary
Dec 15th 2019, 3:59 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 3,549
Posted By Shotgun

Re: How do you deal with Brexit friends

Fen sure has his knickers in a twist. I wouldn't like to go for a drink with him and not like what he was drinking!
Forum: Hungary
Sep 26th 2019, 8:26 am
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Tonights supper

Yes, Zalaapati. We are in Alsőrajk, so it's quite handy. I may try the dödölle, as you recommend.
Forum: Hungary
Sep 25th 2019, 5:43 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By Shotgun

Smile Re: Tonights supper

We'll probably go to the Green Elephant tomorrow, does that count?
Forum: Hungary
Mar 24th 2019, 8:34 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Vehicle insurance For less than 12 Months????

<<The reason I ask is my partner and myself own a property in Hungary and were thinking of purchasing a vehicle to use on the occasions we travel to Hungary. This usually is two to three times a...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 22nd 2018, 7:27 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Shotgun

Deleted threads.

What's with all these deleted threads from one poster. Have I missed something?
Forum: Hungary
May 15th 2018, 5:51 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Best way to transfer HUF to UK GBP bank account?

Follow Szeged's advice, I doubt you will find better than Transferwise. I have been using them for a number of years now and have always found them to be excellent.

When you change forints to...
Forum: Hungary
Apr 14th 2018, 8:54 am
Replies: 100
Views: 8,475
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Digger47

All the best to Digger.
Forum: Hungary
Nov 10th 2017, 3:56 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 6,725
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Dreaming of moving

I dislike the European electrical socket. It is constructed of a relatively soft plastic, fastened to an even softer back box by a couple of 'teeth' that attempt to grip the two components together....
Forum: Hungary
Oct 11th 2017, 2:37 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Credit Cards

<< if you do get a debit card make sure that it is the type with raised lettering because only that type will allow online purchases>>

Peter, can you explain this? I have just used my Raiffeisen...
Forum: Hungary
Sep 28th 2017, 9:27 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Joist hangers

If it's any help, joist hangers and nails are available from Screwfix, who deliver to Hungary.

Delivery is two or three working days and is free for orders over 70 euros.
Forum: Hungary
Dec 16th 2016, 8:31 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,632
Posted By Shotgun

Re: British hibernation

Thank you very much.
Forum: Hungary
Dec 16th 2016, 6:05 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,632
Posted By Shotgun

Re: British hibernation

<<The only place I know that supplies that material is a small shop in Nagykanizsa >>

Someone took me to this shop a couple of years ago (I assume it's the same one, it stocked Hep2O), but now I...
Forum: Hungary
Dec 3rd 2016, 7:24 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,632
Posted By Shotgun

Re: British hibernation

I agree, it's very quiet on here, especially since Rural Hungary stopped posting.
She was the life and soul of the forum.
Forum: Hungary
Sep 9th 2016, 10:15 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,577
Posted By Shotgun

Re: Can I register a car if I have a holiday home?

No excess, collect and drop off at airport, unlimited mileage, 1 additional driver.

I have annual insurance that covers anything that the included insurance doesn't cover (£40)

Car hire through...
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