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New Covid-19 Rules for Ferry Travel in Greece

Greek authorities have announced new measures for ferry travel to and from the islands and mainland Greece, in efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Shipping Minister: No Covid-19 Tests Needed for Vaccinated Ferry Passengers

Vaccinated travelers using ferries to visit the Greek islands will not be required to take Covid-19 tests before boarding, but must fill in a special health form, said Greece's Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis.

24-hour Ferry Strike at Piraeus Port on Thursday

Ferry transport in Greece is expected to be disrupted on Thursday, September 24, due to a 24-hour strike at the Piraeus Port by five seamen’s unions.

Covid-19: Masks Now Mandatory Outdoors on Greek Ferries

Passengers traveling on Greek ferries will be required by law to wear masks inside and outdoors through to August 18.

Minister: Covid-19 Checks Continue on Board Greek Ferries

Greek coast guard officials will continue coronavirus screening on board all ferries during the entire summer period.

Ferry Travel in Greece: Passengers Must Fill Out Health Questionnaires Before Boarding

A health declaration questionnaire must be filled out by all travelers prior to boarding ferries in Greek ports during the post-Covid-19 period.