Horse Riding

Zoraïda's Horse-Riding offers hourly rides to full equestrian holidays located in Kavros which is 4km from Georgioupolis, 20 km from Rethymnon, and 45 km from Chania. All riding levels are catered for from beginners with no experience required to advanced for anyone that has been riding for 2 years or more. You can do rides on the beach, country rides, mini safaris, and day...

Digital Nomad Visa

December 2nd 2020 Greece passed a law allowing digital nomads to half their income tax by working from Greece.  The scheme is open to both employed and self-employed starting from January 2021 as long as you have not previously been a tax resident of Greece or taking someone else's job.As Crete has been voted one of the top 5 countries in the world to live in we cannot think of anywhere better to work...

Hiking in Crete

Hiking in Crete

Do you have a passion for the natural landscape? are you looking to live in Crete for the deep canyons, high mountains, and countless Kilometres of coastlines? Even if you are familiar with these types of landscapes you may now be aware of the locations and possibilities on the island and this is where Alternative Crete is the only choice for your next adventure in hiking, climbing, river trekking, or...

Car Hire

Voyager Car Rentals based in Rethymnon provide car, motorcycles and scooters rentals on daily or weakly terms. The cars and bikes come with full insurance and airport pickup services at reasonable prices. Voyager Car Rentals can also provides a wider range of services for visitors to Crete including apartments or villas in Rethymnon and its surrounding prefecture. They can also organize tours and...

True Meaning of Philoxenia

"Friend to the Stranger" The roots of philoxenia live deep in the hearts of every Greek person and there is alot more to philoxenia than just “hospitality”. Translated from Greek “philoxenia” means “friend to a stranger” and this way of life is the reason why millions of people are visiting Crete every year and indeed buying property in Crete. It is not uncommon for village people wanting...

Golden Visa

Investment An investment of €250,000 is required in real estate in Greece making the Greek programme the lowest investment level of any real estate residency visa scheme in Europe. The property, which can be located anywhere on the Greek mainland or the islands, can be either residential or commercial. Any number of properties can combine to make up the €250,000 minimum investment. Joint buyers can...

Helpful Phone Numbers

Here are some helpful Telephone numbers for when you do move to Crete.  If you do need any more information then please contact us and we will be happy to help and advise you.Country dialling code: +30 Emergency Number 112 Police 100 Fire Brigade 199 Ambulance 166 Doctors SOS...

Currency Exchange

Buying a property in Greece will for most of us involve a conversion of money between currencies. Whether it is deposit followed by a balance, stage-payments on new build or mortgage payments, you’ll need the help of an international payment specialist to ensure you don’t lose money to poor exchange rates, high bank charges or currency market volatility. The two most common mistakes that many people...

Pet Relocation

Transfur as specialists in International Pet Relocation, aim to bring as many elements of the pet relocation process as possible ‘under one roof’ to minimise the stress and strain on you as a pet owner in the making of the relocation arrangements for your beloved pet(s). As part of this process we will… Arrange flights Arrange Vet Sealing at Heathrow where applicable Obtain UK Customs...

Moving Home

No.1 Choice for Moving Overseas PSS International removals, we believe in providing a friendly, professional moving service to every customer, which is one of the reasons why we are known as the UK’s 1st Choice for International Removals & International Shipping from the UK. International Removals Excess Baggage Car Shipping Express Overseas Parcel Service You Pack we Ship...

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