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AEGEAN Introduces New Voucher Option for Greater Flexibility

AEGEAN is introducing a new voucher option for passengers who want to voluntarily cancel their ticket due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Greece Revises Law on Vouchers for Canceled Travel Due to Covid-19

Greece has revised regulations on refund claims for bookings of airlines, ferries, yachts, hotels and travel packages that were canceled due to Covid-19.

KLM: All Tickets Can be Exchanged for Refundable Voucher

KLM customers can request a refundable voucher free of charge for all tickets with a planned departure up and until 31 March 2021.

Ταξιδιωτικά voucher έως 300 ευρώ ανά εργαζόμενο στον ιδιωτικό τομέα

Θεσμοθετούνται ταξιδιωτικά voucher ύψους έως 300 ευρώ ανά εργαζόμενο σε επιχειρήσεις του ιδιωτικού τομέα.

Airlines, Travel Agents Say EU Covid-19 Guidelines for Vouchers are ‘Confusing’

Europe’s airlines and travel agents said that the Commission's recommendations for travel in Covid-19 times are confusing, unclear and non-binding.

European Commission Takes a Stand on Vouchers for Canceled Travel

Making vouchers for canceled travel more attractive, as an alternative to reimbursement in money, would increase their acceptance by consumers, according to the European Commission.

EU States Urge Commission to OK Vouchers Over Refunds for Covid-19 Travel Cancelations

Twelve EU member states, including Greece, have requested for the European Commission to approve the temporary issuance of vouchers for canceled trips due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Voucher Plan for Covid-19 Canceled Trips Raises Concerns

Greek consumer groups say that a voucher plan, drawn up to reimburse customers for canceled trips to Greece due to Covid-19, defies national and EU regulation.

Travel Vouchers Should Remain Voluntary, Says European Commission

The European Commission is not against vouchers as an alternative to cash refunds for canceled travel bookings due to Covid-19, but only if they are voluntary and secured against insolvency of travel operators.

Covid-19: Greece Covers Canceled Bookings with Vouchers Instead of Refunds

Greek airlines, ferries and tourism enterprises are allowed to reimburse customers with 18-month vouchers for canceled bookings due to Covid-19, instead of cash refunds.

Greek Consumer Groups: Travel Vouchers Should be Optional

Consumer groups in Greece are calling for the implementation of EU regulations that foresee full refunds for travel plans that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Greek Tourism Businesses to Offer 18-month Vouchers Instead of Refunds

A provision is expected to soon pass in Greek Parliament that will allow tourism enterprises to issue 18-month vouchers to customers, instead of paying cash refunds, in efforts to mitigate the effects of Covid-19 cancellations.

Travel Agents: IATA Flexible on BSP Payments but Picks Vouchers Over Refunds

IATA’s CEO explains to travel agents the association's “flexible approach” to BSP payments, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and informs that it considers travel vouchers as "the best answer" instead of ticket refunds.

EU Commission Urges Vacationers to Accept Vouchers for Future Travel

Τhe European Commission is encouraging customers to opt for vouchers instead of refunds and consider traveling at a later date, in an attempt to offset losses for the travel industry due to COVID-19.

Airlines Pressing to Offer Vouchers Instead of Refunds Due to Covid-19

Airlines are requesting flexibility to offer rebookings or vouchers in place of refunds to passengers due to the Covid-19 situation.

Scoot Offers Voucher Refunds for Flexible Rebooking

Scoot is offering voucher refunds for the full value of bookings made on or before 15 March 2020 for travel up to 31 May 2020 with immediate effect.

ΙΝΣΕΤΕ: Ανακοινώθηκαν τα αποτελέσματα του Προγράμματος Voucher για τον Τουρισμό

Ανακοινώθηκαν τα αποτελέσματα του Προγράμματος «Επιταγή εισόδου για νέους έως 29 ετών σε ιδιωτικές επιχειρήσεις στον κλάδο του τουρισμού για απόκτηση ...

Greeks May Apply For Social Tourism Vouchers As Of 12 March

Greeks that are eligible to receive vouchers for subsidized vacations, through the Greek National Tourism Organization's social tourism program "Tourism For All," may apply to the Citizen Service Centers (KEP) as of 12 March.
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Application Deadline Tomorrow For OAED Social Tourism Vouchers

Tomorrow, Tuesday 10 September, is the last day the Greek Manpower Employment Organization (OAED) will accept applications for social tourism vouchers for its 2013-2014 program.
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“Tourism for All” Vouchers Will Be Distributed Friday, 19 July

Vouchers for this season’s “Tourism for All” state-subsidized vacation program will be distributed on Friday, 19 July, from the Citizen Service Centers (KEP).