Current travel advisories for Greece

Last Update: Monday, 15. July 2019 at 07:22

Travelling Greece is (relatively) safe.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 1.5 / 5

Greece is a country in Europe (Southern Europe) with around 11 million citizens and a land mass of 131,940 km². We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 1.7 / 5

Greece shares land borders with 4 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 1.7 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Turkey (3.1), Albania (1.5), Bulgaria with (1.0) and Macedonia with (1.0 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/greece

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 0

Exercise normal security precautions.

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/greece-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal precautions in Greece. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 1

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Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/greece/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Normal precautions

Danger level: 1

Normal precautions.

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/greece

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Greece due to the potential for civil unrest and an underlying threat of terrorism.

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion wishes to advise Maltese travellers that the Hellenic Police will begin implementing systematic passport control checks for all European citizens travelling to/from destinations outside the Schengen area (including the UK) in line with a 2017 Schengen Borders Code regulation; increased waiting times at passport control are possible on departure from and arrival into Greece; you should ensure you arrive at the airport in good time.

Danger level: 2

Exercise vigilance.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 11 million
Covering landmass
131,940 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Euro (EUR)
ISO 2-Letter Code
GR
Phone prefix
+30
Top Level Domain
.gr
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900/1800

Airports in Greece (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.