Useful information

Santorini

Documents

Citizens of countries participating in the Schengen Agreement can enter Greece freely. However, it is recommended that you always carry a valid passport or ID card to avoid any problems.
Further information: https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/travelinformation.php

Currency

Local currency is the euro.
Banks are open Monday to Friday from 8am until 14pm.

Language

Official language is Greek. English is largely spoken.

Vaccination and Health precautions

Specific health precautions are not required. Before leaving it is recommended to obtain from your own National Health Service the “TEAM” (Tessera Europea di Assicurazione Malattia). In Italian this is known as the “Tessera Sanitaria”, which is the equivalent of the European Health Insurance Card. In case you will be in need of medical assistance, this card will allow you to obtain it for free. This card is a substitute of the old forms E110, E111, E119, E128, and it is available at the Ministero dell' Economia e delle Finanze. This card can be obtain from the National Health Service or, in Italy, ASL where a provisional certificate in place of this card may be obtained.

Compulsory vaccinations: none.

Pets:

You must have a pet passport if you are transporting animals such as dogs, cat and ferrets between member countries of the European Union and bordering countries with similar regulations regarding rabies.

Telephone:

To phone Italy from abroad, the country code is 0039 + city code + phone number. To phone Greece from abroad, the country code is 0030 + phone number.

Electronic equipments

Electricity is 220V.