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|Holiday Insurance |
| Can anyone recommend a company for travel insurance please
Marion ... |
|ALPHA BANK €200 Maintenance Account Charges |
| I’m with Alpha Bank and have received notification about going to €50 per quarter. I wrote an email questioning the unreasonable charges. They told me it is for international customers which I think is even worse than the ... |
|Coin counting machines |
Does anyone know if there are any coin counting machines around please?
Thanks ... |
|BoC looking at more automation, cost-cutting, bank tells sta |
| BoC looking at more automation, cost-cutting, bank tells staff |
Shifting to an increasingly automated environment, reduced red tape, and
simplified processes, created opportunities for cutting labour cost, an i ...
|Bank of Cyprus phone app digipass |
| Anybody else been brave enough to download this and get it going before the current card reader digipasses stop working, on 17th September I think?
What a freaking nightmare! After quite a lengthy process I now seem to ha ... |
I am looking to change banks at the moment with Alpha Bank but their charges are going from 25 euro tp 50 euro per quarter
Can anyone recommend a bank please ... |
|Medical Insurance |
| I'm sure I've seen medical insurance cover posts before but can't find them. Any recommendations for medical insurance cover for an EU country? My son lives in Malta and he's looking for advice. Joyce ... |
| Hi can anyone recommend an insurance broker house and car. I have heard the Bank of Cyprus do a good deal anyone used them? ... |
|Cruise Insurance |
| For the cruise experts out there,which company would you recommend for competitive Insurance please.realise it can only be when a claim is made that you find out just how good they are but would still like recommendations p ... |
|Russian deposits leaving, Cypriot ones coming back |
| Russian deposits leaving, Cypriot ones coming back |
The drop in Russian funds in Cypriot banks continues month after month
but at the same time Cypriots seem to systematically deposit even a small
|Anti-money laundering campaign drives non-EU depositors away |
| Anti-money laundering campaign drives non-EU depositors away |
from Cypriot banks
The volume of deposits in Cypriot banks held by non-EU citizens — mostly
Russians — has dropped to an all-time low as a re ...
|Toxic Investments in Insurance Bonds |
| I'm a financial adviser and yesterday I met with a potential new client who had been sold an offshore insurance bond which contained 'Investment' funds, all of which were suspended which meant that the bond owner could acces ... |
|FATCA Check |
| Has anyone received a letter from their Cypriot bank asking for these forms to be filled in and returned?
I've downloaded the forms from the website, in our case Hellenic but as usual they are pretty vague and ask for infor ... |
|Investment, Insurance, Banking |
| Hello Members of Cyprus Eastern Forum|
After following this forum for many years, I have now become a Forum Sponsor. My company, 3D Global Wealth Management was founded in Cyprus in 1997 and has been assisting locals an ...
|Travel insurance |
| Can anybody suggest where to buy travel insurance please ... |
|Link symbol |
| Does anyone know of any bank in Paralimni that displays the "Link" symbol . ... |
|Allianz insurance |
| Hi all
Does anyone have home insurance with Allianz. I sold my apartment and cancelled my policy. Emails from Allianz stating the refund would be paid into my bank account. That was 3 weeks ago and still nothing. Tried pho ... |
|Cyprus life insurance |
| Is there an online calculator which allows you to calculate the cost of life insurance and conveniently compare different companies offering life cover? ... |
|Cyprus Banks! |
| Alpha Bank has just informed me that they have introduced YET ANOTHER charge! :evil:
It is a One Euro a month 'maintenance fee' for each account which began in July, and to which I received no prior notification!
I ac ... |
|House and contents insurance |
I intend changing my house and contents insurance after an unsatisfactory experience with a local insurance firm after insuring with them for the past 3 years.Has anyone used Intasure and if so, would you mind letting me ... |
|Sending money from UK |
| I have never needed to send money to my bank. We with Hellenic bank.
We were actually supposed to be in Cyprus but my house buyer in Uk was messing us about. So wanted to stay here. (lost 3 mortgages and pulled out)
So w ... |
|visa Debit card past date for renewal |
| After many years living in Cyprus. Owing to illness for for about past 2 years I had to return to UK for medical treatment. My Visa Debit Card with Bank of Cyprus ran out of date a while ago but the bank have insisted I mus ... |
|BoE fires warning shot at EU over £41 trillion contracts |
| The EU is using £41 trillion of financial contracts as a Brexit bargaining tool, putting the EU’s financial sector at risk if a deal is not reached on the issue by Christmas.
The Bank of England has warned in its latest as ... |
| With all the NPL'S in Cyprus with people not paying i could not believe it when i recieved a phone call from the BOC yesterday Telling me and i say telling me in a arrogant forcefull manner that i had not paid my mortgage fo ... |
|Banks given until Monday to find solution to wrongly offset |
| Banks given until Monday to find solution to wrongly offset accounts |
IN AN extraordinary meeting on Saturday, the parliamentary audit committee
gave the Hellenic Bank and the legacy Co-operative Bank until Mo ...
|Credit cards |
| We need a credit card, as most hotels, car hires etc require this as security.
I think to get one from our bank here (Hellenic), they will block off a sum of money from out account before issue.
Our UK bank (Halifax) only ... |
|Bank of Cyprus |
| A friend has transferred funds from the uk (in Euros) to his Bank of Cyprus. Being told 4 to 7 working days before it hits the account. Will there be a charge for the Bank of Cyprus to receive this? ... |
|PPI and the Laiki Bank |
| Does anybody know if Cyprus is like the UK regarding claiming mis-sold PPI?
We had a mortgage with the Laiki bank back in 2006 to 2011 we think the Laiki was taken over by the bank of Cyprus ?
Has anybody tried to clai ... |
|Deutsche Bank Moving Financial Instrument to Frankfurt? |
| From the Evening Standard, a normally deeply Remain Supporting Rag. Quote:
"Ever since the Brexit vote, City types have been sweating over losing business worth billions to London’s financial centre: euro-clearing. It’s a ... |
|‘End’ of foreign presence for Cyprus banks |
| ‘End’ of foreign presence for Cyprus banks |
Bank of Cyprus has signed a binding agreement to sell its subsidiary bank in the
UK after 63 years of operations, effectively ending of the presence of Cypriot
|Co-Op Bank |
| I'm in the UK and haven't logged on to on-line banking at the Co-Op for a while now. When I open up the page there isn't anything that says 'on-line banking'. Can anyone give me guidance on how to log on please and has thei ... |
|travel insurance |
| Hi, need some help/advice please. Been here since March. Await immigration interview in July then hopefully medical card interview. I am planning to go on a weeks cruise with Salamis Cruises (from Limassol) in August for 7 d ... |
| I've accounts with BoC and Hellenic. The new requirements are a pain in the posterior. I'm closing the BoC a/c because they require details of a smart phone, which I don't have, and I consider a security risk (what if I lose ... |
|Travel Insurance |
| Sorry if this has already been asked before, but does anyone know of any companies which would insure non UK residents for worldwide travel. I have looked online and found a couple, but the cover has not been as good as I wa ... |
|insurance over the north |
| Does anyone have the phone number to the Umbrella shop and is it open Saturdays please. ... |
|Cyprus banks step up fight against money laundering |
| Cyprus banks step up fight against money laundering |
Local banks have closed or suspended accounts of foreign clients as they step
up efforts to combat money laundering.
Bank of Cyprus has closed or susp ...
|US forces Cypriot banks to crack down on accounts of Russian |
| US forces Cypriot banks to crack down on accounts of Russian clients – report |
The step was reportedly triggered by pressure from Washington. Banks in
Cyprus now require Russian customers to confirm earnings an ...
|Paying cash into A.N. Other's account |
| I'm sure most Forum members are aware of some new extended Anti-Money-Laundering legislation.
However, as a reminder:
In some instances you can no longer pay cash into a bank account other than your own (certainly alre ... |
|Travel insurance |
| Any suggestions or recommendations for travel insurance companies that include cruise cover please?
Most UK companies won't cover us now we live in Cyprus
Thanks ... |
|insurance for apartment |
| Hi all
i have a ground floor apartment near what was dangerous bend that is only used for holidays at the moment, but selling up in UK and moving out fulltime so will be my main residence, and decided to insure it, seems ... |
|Money is far too important to be left to the banks alone |
A balanced documentary. ... |