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Travel Searches Surge as Covid-19 Restrictions Ease, Says Expedia

The further opening of borders and easing of Covid-19 travel restrictions led to a significant increase in travel searches during the first three months of 2022, says Expedia.

EU Approves €6.8m Greek Aid Measure to Compensate Ellinair for Covid-19 Damages

The European Commission has approved a €6.8 million Greek aid measure to compensate Ellinair for the damage suffered due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19: Greece Keeps its Airport, Airplane Mask Mandate

Although Greece has lifted all Covid-19 restrictions for domestic and international flights, the mask mandate for indoor areas of airports and while on flights is still in force.

Greece Drops Covid-19 Requirements for Country Entry

As of May 1, travelers coming to Greece will no longer be required to show a Covid-19 vaccination certificate, recovery certificate or test to enter the country.

Covid-19: No Change Yet to Greece’s Travel Rules

The rules that must be followed by travelers arriving in Greece on international flights have been extended once again, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has announced.

Greece Relaxes Covid-19 Measures for the Summer

Covid-19 vaccination or recovery certificates will no longer be required for admission to bars, restaurants, cafes and other venues in Greece starting May 1.

Emirates SkyCargo Transports Over 1 billion Doses of Covid-19 Vaccines

Emirates SkyCargo reaches 1 billion vaccine doses milestone 18 months after transporting the first trial shipment of Covid-19 vaccines.

Greece to Suspend Covid-19 Vaccination and Recovery Certificates Next Month

The Greek government will temporarily suspend the use of Covid-19 vaccination and recovery certificates in Greece as of May 1, according to Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

HCAA Extends Covid-19 Rules for Travel to Greece

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has extended its Covid-19 aviation directives that include the rules travelers arriving in Greece on international flights must follow.

Greece to Announce Summer Covid-19 Plan in Coming Days

Greece’s full plan to deal with Covid-19 from May into the summer will be announced in the coming days, said Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris speaking during the 7th Delphi Economic Forum.

Greece Increases Voucher Period for Canceled Trips Due to Covid-19

Greek authorities have extended the voucher period for canceled trips due to Covid-19 to June 30, 2022.

Covid-19: Greece Extends Validity of Vaccination and Recovery Certificates for Domestic Travel

The HCAA has updated the rules for travelers flying on domestic flights in Greece with Covid-19 vaccination and recovery certificates.

Greece’s Covid-19 Travel Rules for Int’l Flights Get Extension

The rules that passengers must follow to enter Greece on international flights have been extended until April 11.

Covid-19: CDC Lifts All Cruise Travel Warnings

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently dropped all warnings for cruise travel.

Greece Keeps Covid-19 Measures in Place, Considers 4th Vaccine Shot

Greece’s health authorities announced that Covid-19 measures will remain as they are in the country until the end of April.

Covid-19: Greece Changes Expiration Dates of Vaccination and Recovery Certificates

The Greek government is considering to harmonize Greece’s domestic validity period of vaccination and recovery certificates with the expiration dates recommended by the EU.

Covid-19: Up-to-date Info for Tourists in Greece

Traveling to Greece soon? Here’s what you need to know about some of the Covid-19 safety measures still in force in Greece.

EU Urges Member States to Lift Last Remaining Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders has called for Member States of the European Union to lift the last remaining Covid-19 travel restrictions within the bloc.

Covid-19: Greece to Drop Fine for Unvaccinated Seniors

Greece will stop fining seniors who have not been vaccinated starting April 15, according to Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

Covid-19 Travel Rules Stay the Same in Greece

Besides abolishing the once mandatory PLF, the Greek authorities have kept in place all other Covid-19 rules that travelers from abroad must follow.