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Expats to lose bank accounts due to Brexit

It’s been announced in the UK press today that Expats will lose their bank accounts due to Brexit. The banks are Barclaycard, Coutts and Lloyds Bank. These banks have been contacting their customers to advise that as part of Brexit withdrawal agreements, they will not be allowed to remain customers of …

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Medicane leaves trail of damage behind. No lives lost.

Zaknthos Informer team would like to thank ALL for the messages received. We are all safe!  That is the main thing after a rare and dangerous phenomena such as Medicane Cassilda. The hours between 03.00a.m and 09.00 a.m yesterday morning were the most horrific. Winds blowing at 12beaufort made it …

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Zakynthos:- Great care need whilst driving.

Great care needed on the roads of Zakynthos. The Mediterranean cyclone ‘Ioanas’ has already hit zakynthos with rainstorms and gusts of wind. Ditches have already flooded causes driving on the roads of the island to be quite dangerous as shown by the picture. Don’t travel unless it is necessary. Stay …

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Zakynthos:- Mayor closes schools for precaution in wake of Medicane Ianos.

Medicane Cassilda is known to the international community but to Greeks Ianos. Due to hit Zakynthos over the next few hours our authorities have issued a warning. All citizens to be on alert, making sure that objects are tied down or put away safely. Obviously basic common sense is needed …

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Zakynthos:- Ferry boat line closed until further notice due to extreme weather conditions.

The ferry line between Zakynthos and Kyllini has closed. The ferry line will remain closed between Zakynthos and Kyllini for the next few hours due to the extreme weather conditions. The first ferry left the island this morning as normal. Winds are due to reach up to 9 beaufort. Anyone …

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Zakynthos:- Precaution measures in light of Medicane Cassilda. EMY issued warning. (video)

Medicane Cassilda which seems to start tomorrow, Thursday 17/9 at noon and evolve during the night towards Friday. According to today’s forecast and maps, the phenomenon will be created in the South and West of Zakynthos, will be driven south of our island and will enter the Peloponnese. The islands …

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Our Covid stories

Two members of our admin team have recently been affected by Covid, in different ways. Due to some extremely negative events and comments of late, they have chosen to share their stories, to try and explain Covid from their personal perspectives. Thank you to both Chrissie and Louise as we …

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Early “end” of the tourist season in Zakynthos. The role of the British media.

Some British media report on the exaggerated headlines and reports based on the testimonies of a tourist, the impact it has on tourists vacationing on one of the 7 islands, including Zakynthos, from which those returning to Britain will enter, from tomorrow, a 14-day quarantine.   One of these media …

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TUI suspends its travel programme to Zakynthos.

In an urgent letter to all its partners, TUI UK announced late last night, just hours after the FCDO announced quarantine on 7 Greek islands, the suspension of its travel program for three islands and two destinations in Crete, from today Thursday and until September 22.   More specifically, it …

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England includes Zakynthos in quarantine list.

Reports from National news channels have said that 7 Greek islands are on the quarantine “Safe List”   Travellers arriving in England from the islands Zakynthos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini, Lesvos, Tinos and Serifos will have to self isolate for a period of 14 days. The announcement came from Mr Grant …

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