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During this difficult time for humanity, due to the pandemic of the new coronavirus, the Greek authorities took measures to protect the lives of all citizens and visitors right away!

The Greek government has introduced health protocols and measures to ensure the safety of visitors, which must be followed by hoteliers, tour operators, restaurants, cafes, etc.

If you are concerned about social distancing, there are plenty of outdoor spaces and activities in Santorini to have a great time with your loved ones!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Urgent Notice

Announcement regarding flights from Sweden, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands, Albania and the Republic of North Macedonia to Greece.

Passengers of flights from Bulgaria, Romania, U.A.E. and Malta (as of August 11, 2020 until 31 August 2020) and passengers of flights from Sweden, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands, Albania and the Republic of North Macedonia (as of August 17, 2020 until 31 August 2020) to Greece will be required to have a negative molecular test result (PCR) for COVID-19, performed up to 72 hours before their entry to Greece.

Learn more https://travel.gov.gr

Q: Who can visit Greece?

A: Residents form EU+ countries are allowed to travel to Greece. EU+ consists of the European Union, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Norway, Lichtenstein, and Iceland.

Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China*.

*subject to confirmation of reciprocity.

Q: Who will cover expenses in the event of a Covid-19 patient's air transportation and hospitalization?

A: The Greek state will cover expenses related to hospitalization of visitors suffering from Covid-19 symptoms.

Q: What is the procedure to visit Greece?

A: All travelers must complete their PLF until the day before entering the country, providing detailed information on their point of departure, the duration of previous stays in other countries, and the address of their stay while in Greece. In case of multiple stays, they are required to provide the address for the first 24 hours at least. One PLF should be submitted per family.

  • Travelers will receive a confirmation email upon submission of the PLF.
  • Travelers will receive the PLF with their unique Quick Response (QR) code on the day of their scheduled arrival in Greece (at midnight) and will be notified via email (the QR code will be provided in a link in the confirmation email).
  • Travelers boarding or embarking on the previous day of the arrival will be allowed to do so upon showing the confirmation email since they will receive their QR code during their flight or voyage.
Learn more https://travel.gov.gr

Q: What is the protocol for air arrivals?

  • Arrival at the entry gate.
  • Transfer to the area where the screening personnel is located. Travelers are requested to show their QR code either on their mobile phone screen or in print. If travel departure begins prior to the day of arrival, travelers are allowed to board after showing the confirmation email (and not necessarily the QR code which is scheduled to arrive during their trip.)
  • Depending on their QR code/confirmation, travelers are directed either to the screening area where they will be tested for the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 by a trained health team or to the exit (to baggage claim area or passport control).
  • Upon completion of the test, travelers are directed towards the exit (to baggage claim area or passport control).
  • The test results are expected to become available within 24 hours. During that time, passengers who are tested are advised to practice social distancing according to local guidelines and self-monitoring for symptoms that could indicate COVID-19. In case of such symptoms, medical advice and/or contact with the National Public Health Organization (EODY) Operations Centre should be immediately sought. Only in case, they test positive, the authorities will contact them and proceed with the health protocol in place. Otherwise, they may continue with their holidays, adhering to the general public health safety guidelines.
  • If travelers plan to have multiple stop-overs in Greece, they must declare this and report their initial destination and their travel itinerary for the next 7 days.
All travelers must comply with all of the necessary preventive hygiene measures (use of masks and physical distancing) according to local guidelines.

Q: Announcement regarding traveling from Bulgaria, Malta, Romania and United Arab Emirates to Greece.

  • Passengers traveling from Bulgaria and Romania (as of Tuesday July 28th, 2020) and Malta and United Arab Emirates (as of Wednesday August 12th, 2020 at 00.01 pm GMT+3) to Greece will be required to have a negative molecular test result (PCR) for COVID-19, performed up to 72 hours before their entry to Greece.
  • Travelers should be laboratory tested with RT-PCR of oropharyngeal or nasopharyngeal swab.
  • Only travelers who carry a certificate of a negative RT-PCR test result will be allowed by the border authorities to enter the country. The certificates should be written in English and bear the name and passport/national ID number of the traveler.
  • The Laboratories that perform the RT-PCR testing should be:National Reference laboratories,National Public Health Laboratories or Private laboratories which are accredited from the respective national accreditation authorities (not necessarily specifically for COVID-19).
  • Certificates that do not fulfill the above criteria will not be accepted. Certificate forgery is punished by Greek Law.
  • Travelers will still have to complete and submit their PLF form and may be subject to random testing upon arrival to the Greek border.

Q: Are the shops and restaurants open?

A: Yes, most of the shops and restaurants are operating this year. Each table of the restaurant must have 2 meters distance between them. The shops have a restriction that they do not allow to enter many persons inside of the shop, the number of customers is depending on the size of the shop.

Q: Are the beaches open?

A: In all the beaches in Santorini you have free access. Maybe, you can find some beach bars/restaurants closed, but you can sit in front of it your towel.

Q: Who will cover expenses in the event of a Covid-19 patient's air transportation and hospitalization?

A: The Greek state will cover expenses related to the hospitalization of visitors suffering from Covid-19 symptoms.

Q: What happens if an infection is confirmed at a hotel?

A: In the event of confirmed infection, close contacts of the case will be transferred to a separate quarantine accommodation at the expense of the Greek state. Remaining guests will continue their holidays.

Q: Can a visitor provide the results of a molecular test (conducted up to 72 hours prior to arrival) to avoid being tested?

A: Subject to evaluation, such tests can be accepted.

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