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Greece Travel Tips


Immerse yourself into the beauty of Greece, including Santorini, Crete, and Mykonos. And don't miss the centuries-old heritage of the capital Athens and the charming city of Thessaloniki. Enjoy a worry-free Greece vacation with centrally-located hotels, private transfers, top-notch service, exceptional guided tours, unforgettable activities, and, of course, spectacular surroundings! To ensure you're prepared for your trip, we've put together some helpful tips, recommendations, and information to help you.

Weather & clothing

ClothingWhat to pack and when to travel
The climate in Greece is the Mediterranean, meaning that summers are hot and sunny, but winters can be mild and rainy.

Money & ATMs

MoneySituation with currencies & cash
EUR is the currency code of the Euro, which is used in Greece. You can also withdraw cash at an ATM, which will also give you a great rate. But make sure you use a debit card that does not have foreign transaction fees or ATM withdrawal fees.

1 USD = 0.99 EUR

Restaurant prices

MealAverage cost of meals
Meal prices in Greece vary a lot, but the average cost of food is €32 per day. However, a single meal in a mid-range restaurant in Athens might cost €35.

Tipping etiquette

TipsGiving tips to guides & drivers
Tipping is optional, but if you enjoyed the service, you leave from 5 to 10 euros.


LanguageHow to blend in with the locals
The national language in Greece is Greek. However, English is also widely spoken, meaning you shouldn't experience problems visiting the country.


ElectricityCharging your phone & camera
In Greece, type C and F sockets are the official standards. Plug type C has two round pins, and type F has two round pins with two earth clips on the side. Also, Greece operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.

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