Greece aims to open tourism by May 2021
In general, it's safe to visit Greece during the Covid era, nevertheless, keep and follow the health rules. From all over Europe, Greece is a safe country to visit, but also they have string sanitary measures to restrict entry and prevent the spread of the Covid.
If you plan to travel to Greece in 2021, check out the following Travel Tips with the most up to date information provided by the Greek government:
- Download the QR code 24 hours before your flight. If you don’t do it on time, the airline might not let you board the plane. Check out the official government protocol for more details.
- Get a negative PCR test up to 72 hours before your arrival to Greece, make sure it is in English.
- Wear a mask and sanitize your hands often.
- Keep a safe distance and when possible avoid crowds, especially if you have a layover
- Check out the website of the embassy of your country, it will have useful travel advice. We recommend you have the emergency numbers listed by the embassy at hand.
If you have any symptoms or have been in contact with someone who had Covid, talk to your doctor and postpone your trip. We recommend you check this COVID-19 travel tool before finalizing your travel plans.
Greece will apply any COVID Test or protocol at the airports?
It is expected to establish random Covid Tests for passengers in the main airports. Keep in mind, it is mandatory, to have Covid negative results with 72hrs validity.
The Greek Islands will be open during 2021?
Yes. In March, the Greek government informed Greece and the greek islands will be open for tourism from 15 May 2021.
During COVID, are clubs and bars will remain open?
Expecting to be as last year, on 2021 with new covid measures, bars, and clubs expected to be open until 1:00 am. However, each greek island or region can change it according to their local law.
Remember that when you take care of yourself, you are taking care of others. Greece will always be waiting for you.
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