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Forum: Cyprus
Jan 18th 2011, 8:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,483
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Residents permit expired

In order to get the residency permit, you need to prove that you can support yourself and that you won't be a drain on the system. So, no, you don't have to work, but you do need money to support...
Forum: Cyprus
Jan 17th 2011, 6:52 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,483
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Residents permit expired

Technically, no you don't need one, but its very hard to do anything with out one. Tell her to get it renewed and then go and get a ID card (very cheap - about 7 euros), then that will cover you for...
Forum: Cyprus
Jan 13th 2011, 2:26 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,020
Posted By Honest_H

Re: considering moving to cyprus

Your obviously considering your options carefully. Cyprus is great to live in if you all you want it a bit of sun and sea, cos really, thats all it has going for it at the moment! Prices of...
Forum: Cyprus
Dec 22nd 2010, 2:11 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 8,988
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Lidl's in Cyprus

Really? I found the cereals fanstatic. I eat bran flakes, and have had to make do with a rubbish Carrefour brand for ages. The Crownfield Bran flakes are about €1.50 cheaper and are of much better...
Forum: Cyprus
Dec 20th 2010, 12:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 8,988
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Lidl's in Cyprus

Lidl's has had a huge impact!!

Firstly, we're saving about €50 a week on our shopping. Fruit juices, dairy (inc ice-cream) and soft drinks are just a few areas where we save money. The prepacked...
Forum: Cyprus
Nov 10th 2010, 12:15 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 6,072
Posted By Honest_H

Re: moving to cyprus plss help

What do yo need to know?
Forum: Cyprus
Nov 9th 2010, 11:10 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Pets in Rental Accomodation

It very much depends on your landlord. In my row of houses there are 3 rental properties and between then they have 3 dogs and 3 cats. I don't think you'll have a problem.
Forum: Cyprus
Oct 8th 2010, 2:32 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,551
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Moving to cyprus with current conviction

Probably best to contact the probation service, they will be able to advise if he's allowed to leave the country.

An EU resident should be able to live anywhere in the EU, but not sure how it...
Forum: Cyprus
Oct 7th 2010, 11:38 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,072
Posted By Honest_H

Re: moving to cyprus plss help

Myself and my husband were very lucky (eventually) getting jobs. We both work for huge international companies. We don't need to speak Greek and get paid very well in comparison to other jobs we've...
Forum: Cyprus
Oct 6th 2010, 11:36 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,072
Posted By Honest_H

Re: moving to cyprus plss help

Hi,

I'd stick to one of the major towns, say Larnaca or Limassol if you want to be near the coast. There are lots of nursery schools around. Have you thought about Cypriot schools or English...
Forum: Cyprus
Oct 6th 2010, 11:32 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By Honest_H

Re: information needed for future

Robert,

Lots of questions, not enough full stops!! lol

Rent - depends on what you want really. You'll pay anything between 400 and 1000 euro. Its probably best to have a look at what there is...
Forum: Cyprus
Oct 4th 2010, 11:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Private health insurance

If you are 65+, then you will be entitled to a E121. This will be enough. It will allow you to use the state hospitals and doctors, but be warned. Its not exactly UK standard.
Forum: Cyprus
Oct 4th 2010, 11:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 8,988
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Lidl's in Cyprus

I'm hoping it is. Shopping is just crazy here. We thought that when Carrefour arrived on the island that the prices would be good, but the government impossed a pricing structure on them. Its...
Forum: Cyprus
Sep 29th 2010, 10:56 am
Replies: 6
Views: 3,049
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Hi Everyone :)

If you cook on gas it will be bottled. Most people use electric for cooking.

Very very few people are able to flush toilet roll down the loo (I'm fortunate! we had a British project manager for...
Forum: Cyprus
Sep 28th 2010, 7:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 3,049
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Hi Everyone :)

You should definitely haggle!! There are hundreds of houses empty, so you could get yourself a real bargain. Even if you see a house with a for sale sign on it, try and contact the owner to see if...
Forum: Cyprus
Sep 27th 2010, 11:40 am
Replies: 6
Views: 3,049
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Hi Everyone :)

Hi there,

One question? How cold does it get in the winter? It gets cold here too, and with no insulation in houses, its really very cold at night time.

The language isn't much different, its...
Forum: Cyprus
Sep 27th 2010, 11:31 am
Replies: 4
Views: 5,757
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Bringing my car to Cyprus?

mmm, difficult. I hear that the only ship that allows cars on comes from Italy. In saying that, I did read something about shipping starting again from Greece - but don't quote me on that.
...
Forum: Cyprus
Sep 22nd 2010, 1:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 8,988
Posted By Honest_H

Lidl's in Cyprus

Can't wait for the opening!!

I know that the distribution centre opens on the 27th Sept, and I've heard that the first store will open at 10.10am on the 10/10/10.

Anyone else heard anything?
Forum: Cyprus
Sep 17th 2010, 9:35 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Help please!

lol.

Thanks for trying to cheer me up! bless you.
Forum: Cyprus
Sep 17th 2010, 6:32 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Help please!

mmmm, little thing called "pride". The only time I was unemployed was when we moved to Cyprus, and even that only lasted 2 weeks.
Forum: Cyprus
Sep 16th 2010, 2:51 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Help please!

Tell you what, you come out here and I'll go back to NI. Have been trying to get back for a few years, but no jobs :(
Forum: Cyprus
Sep 16th 2010, 1:59 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Help please!

electrics will all work fine. Some older models of TV's need a slight adjustment, this this can be done easily. We brought everything with us, and everything worked.

We were told at the time...
Forum: Cyprus
Sep 14th 2010, 11:13 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Help please!

Exciting times!!

You don't need to fill a container, companies will take part filled containers that are then shared with other loads going to the same place.

You can also use air cargo. Its a...
Forum: Cyprus
Aug 27th 2010, 10:57 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,705
Posted By Honest_H

Re: looking for work in Cyprus

[QUOTE=jonesa80;8804449]Hi everyone

I'm Andy 29... recently married and currently living in London.
I have been working as cabin crew for the last 7.5yrs travelling the world but now would love...
Forum: Cyprus
Aug 13th 2010, 6:33 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,434
Posted By Honest_H

Re: Location Advice?

Hi,

Just a few suggestions......

Larnaca. Its about 30-40 min drive from Larnaca. There are lots of places to rent in the Dhekhlia road area, which is right on the beach. Its also really...
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