Important information for expats and people visiting Greece !

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Important Announcement:


* Tourists in Greece and travelers planning to visit will not be affected at all by the country’s recent developments, the Ministry for Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism said in an announcement on Monday, June 29, 2015.

* Tourists staying in Greece and anyone with a credit card issued in a foreign country will not be affected by the measures to limit bank withdrawals newly imposed by the Greek Government, it said in a statement late Sunday night.

* The statement informed “anyone visiting or about to visit Greece” that the capital control measures announced a few hours earlier “do not apply to those wishing to make transactions and withdrawals with a credit card issued in their home country.”

* Also note that all main Public Transport Means – Metro, Tram, Buses, Trolleys – (NOT the suburban railway) will be for free until the 6th of July.




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3 Replies to “Important information for expats and people visiting Greece !”

  1. Thank you for your question.
    We are sorry, but, for this complicated matter, we have to ask and get back to you.

  2. I Live in Greece and receive a United States Social Security pension deposited directly into Ethniki Bank(NBG) in US Dollars. What will I have to do to withdraw my money from my account?

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