Saturday , July 4 2020

Greece:- Quarantine Information for entering Greece.

Quarantine Information:

  • Today through June 14:

  • All international passengers must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. All are required to stay overnight at a designated hotel provided by the Greek authorities.  You are escorted off the plane and asked to fill out a tracing form.  You are then taken into a booth in the arrivals lounge for a throat swab.  After collecting your luggage, you board a bus which takes you to the designated hotel where you must remain until results come through the next day. If the test is negative, you are released for a seven day self-quarantine.  If the test is positive, you are quarantined under supervision for 14 days.  For any other arrival questions, consult directly with the airport. (Athens Airport, Greece)
  • June 15 – June 30:

  • If your travel originates from an airport on the European Union of Aviation Security Agency affected area list. (which we have provided in a Pdf on the below post):-

Entering Greece

You will be tested on arrival.  An overnight stay at a designated hotel provided by the Greek authorities is required.  If the test is negative, you are released for a seven day self-quarantine.  If the test is positive, you are quarantined under supervision for 14 days.  For any other arrival questions, consult directly with the airport. (Athens and Thessaloniki Airports only).

      • Origination is the first flight on your travel itinerary.  For example, if you travel from England and connect through Germany, your English flight is considered your origination.  If your origination airport is on the ESA affected area list,  you are subject to testing and quarantine per above.
      • We have requested clarification on several scenarios, such as transit from a country not on the EASA affected area list through a country on the EASA list.  We will update this page as more information becomes available.

If your travel originates from an airport NOT on the EASA affected area list, you are subject to random tests upon arrival

  • July 1: 

  • The Greek government is expected in the coming weeks to announce additional restrictions regarding certain countries effective July 1.  We will update this page when the information is available.  We cannot answer questions regarding travel on or after July 1 at this time. All airports around Greece are expected to be open.

Zakynthos informer will up date information once it has been officially announced on Greek government sources.

Source:- gov.gr

 

About Louise Inzk

Louise is Australian born and has been a Greek citizen since 1991. She has deep cultural ties with the island, often writing about Zakynthian Traditions and Culture. She is also an active member of the Volunteer Group of Zakynthos, Giostra Di Zante and is a member of the women's choir "Rodambelos". Her love of the island and all it offers saw her joining the Zakynthos (Zante) Informer admin team in 2014.

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