Greece is part of the European Union and Schengen area, and European citizens do not require a visa.
Citizens of the following countries do not require a visa if staying for less than three months: USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan.
Passport validity entry requirements change per nationality. We generally recommend to have a passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
This information is provided only as a guidance, we strongly advise that you check with the consulate or embassy as this information can change at any time and with little notice. It is your responsibility to make sure that all the required travel documents are ready when travelling.
Yes, all passengers travelling with Travel Talk must have travel insurance before participating in any of our tours. Your guide will collect your travel insurance details on the first day of your trip.
It is your responsibility to make sure you have an adequate and suitable travel insurance in place. You may read more about this here
The temperate climate of Greece allows travellers to enjoy this gorgeous country all-year-round.
Summer is best in Greece, and Greece is best in Summer. It is one of the most popular countries of the Mediterranean for summer holidays.
Spring and Autumn is great to avoid the crowds while enjoying the occasional sunny weeks and warm seas.
Complimentary wi-fi is available in many hotels, cafes and restaurants, however the quality of the connection may differ. You can also find internet cafes in the cities visited. Make sure to enable data roaming on your mobile if you wish to use 3G/4G.
If you come from another EU Country you may be able to use your phone without any additional roaming charges, please consult with your mobile provider.
Coverage is generally quite good in Greece, however may be spotty on some small islands.
Make sure to enable global roaming before leaving home to be able to use your mobile in Greece. 3G/4G is commonly available throughout the country, however may be unreliable in rural areas.
The currency in Greece is the Euro.
A few examples of approximate prices:
- Crepe: 1.50 EUR
- Muffins, bagels: 0.30 - 2.00 EUR
- Sandwiches: 2.50 EUR
- Pies: 2.00 EUR
- Corn: 2.00 EUR
- Soft Ice Cream: 1.35 - 1.90 EUR
- Nut Coco: 1.00 EUR
- 500 ml water in vending machines: 0.35-0.50 EUR
Although it is usually safe to drink tap water in Athens and Thessaloniki, we would recommend to ask beforehand, especially on the islands.
Alternatively, bottled water is commonly available. However, please consider using a reusable water bottle, especially if you're on a longer trip, and reduce your use of plastic.
Credit cards are widely accepted in Greece. However, small shops and vendors may not accept cards, we would recommend to carry cash with you for such small purchases.
ATMs are commonly available in most towns of Greece. They can be easily found on the streets, hotel lobbies, restaurants, tavernas...
Airport transfer service isn't available in Greece. All our hotels are centrally located & easily accesible via public transport or taxi.
The welcome meeting will be held in the hotel lobby around 6pm with your group and guide. You can find the arrival information for Greece tours here
. If there is any change in your arrival hotel, we will send you an e-mail to inform you before the trip.
Don't worry if you will miss the welcome meeting on Day 1 as some travellers arrive late in the day - just make sure to let us know in advance.
There is no pre or post tour accommodation available in Greece.
Solo travellers often join our tours to meet and travel with like-minded adventurers, forming longstanding friendships. We also strive to provide a relaxed and sociable tour experience to allow the group to weld throughout the journey.
Solo travellers will be roomed with another solo traveller of the same gender, or can upgrade to a solo room by paying the single supplement.
There are always solo travelers on our tours. If you don’t mind being roomed with another single traveler of the same gender, you do not need to pay the supplement. Single supplement is for travelers who would like to stay in a single room for the duration of their tour.
Please contact us with your request & we will do our best to arrange your room accordingly. firstname.lastname@example.org
0208 099 9596
Our tours do not include airfare to/from the destination, and we do not advise on, ticket or sell flights. It is your responsibility to make it to the starting point of your tour on time.
If you provide your dietary requirements at the time of booking, we will do our best to make the necessary arrangements where available. You can leave a comment under the "Notes" section when making an online booking or simply contact us. Please note that gluten-free & vegan options can be limited.
The currency of Greece is the Euro. Avoid changing the bulk of your money at the airport as the exchange rates are usually more favorable in the city. Your tour leader will be pleased to help you if you need any assistance.
Good news, there isn’t any luggage restriction on our tours as long as you’re able to carry your own luggage - usually just for a very short distance.
Tips are a common reward for service staff in Greece, make sure to check if the tip is included in your bill at restaurants. Your tour guide will also be especially appreciative and honored with this kind of traditional gratitude at the end of your tour.
You can join a tour late or miss the Welcome Meeting on Day 1 if you inform us prior to the departure date. Please note that it will be your responsibility to make the necessary arrangements to catch up with the group.
Please contact us at email@example.com
or +44 0208 099 9596.
For all emergencies, you can contact +44 208 099 7536.
Yes, the tour price includes ferry tickets and transfers to/from the ports.