General Info

Money
The unit of currency is Euro.

Banking Hours
All banks are open from Monday to Friday, 08:00-14:00. AT machines are at all tourist cities

Credit Cards
All major Credit Cards as well as Euro-cheques are recognized and accepted in most hotels, shops, travel and car rental agencies and restaurants. Stickers in the front windows will advise you as to which cards are acceptable.

Traveller's chequest
Issued by all the major companies are widely recognized. You can cash your traveller's cheques in all Greek and foreign banks, exchange bureaus and big hotels, not forget to have your passport. Identification is necessary for the transaction.

Safety
If you come in summer, be prepared for hot temperatures: Bring sun-block, dark glasses, and a hat.
Restaurant food is generally safe to eat.

Electricity
The power supply in Greece is 220 V AC at 50 Hz. You may require an adapter for the round two-pin sockets in use in Greece.

USEFUL PHONE NUMBERS
Local govrnment tourist information office
+30 26950 22518
Airport
+30 26950 28322
Police
+30 26950 22100
Tourist Police
+30 26950 27367