Greece – Tips to know before you go

Knowledge is power right? A collection of small but sometimes not quite so obvious knowledge nuggets, tips and information collected in one place to make your planning just that tiny bit easier.   Cash is King. The financial situation means harsh rules on cash withdrawals and transfers for Greek bank accounts. Be a good guest and pay your Greek bills with cash even if they don’t ask you to. Their livelihood may depend upon it. Petrol stations are not self-service, someone will come and fill your car up for you. It’s usual to ask for X amount of euros of petrol, not litres (so either say “full” or “30 euros” for example). Travel light. Everything is more casual than you think. If travelling by ferry, be aware that ferry schedules aren’t issued until the start of the season and that can be Easter. If you can’t find the ferry schedule you…

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Minca: Lush mountain greenery

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Cartegena or bust or are we there yet?

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Diakofti, Kythera: Time travelling in Greece

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Driving down the Peloponnese

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