Facts for the Visitor
required, visitors permitted to stay 3 months.
visa required, visitors permitted to stay 3 months.
Language Skills Needed
sufficient to get around as a tourist.
|Available everywhere. Most are on the Plus
and Cirrus networks.
|US$ 1 =
401.166 Greek drachma (dr) on June 11, 2001. Currency will change
to the Euro on January 1, 2002.
|220V, 50Hz. Plugs have
2 round pins.
|International Certificates of Vaccination are not required.
service charge is included in restaurant bills, but it's
customary to round up the bill and leave a little extra.
selection of youth hostels, bed and breakfasts, hotels,
apartments, and rooms in private houses are available in nearly
use OTE pre-paid telephone cards available at OTE telephone
offices and kiosks.
Information and travel agents have daily schedules for trains,
buses, and ferries across Greece. Tickets bought at a travel
agent have a small surcharge.
Athens, the 1000 dr 24-hour ticket is valid on all public
transport (train, tram, bus, and minibus) in and around the
city, including the Athens International Airport. Validity
starts when the ticket is first stamped with date and time on a
bus or at a train entrance.
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