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Covid-19: Earlier Curfew on Weekends for Athens, Thessaloniki, Halkidiki

Greece's night curfew will start earlier in the evening - at 6pm - every weekend in Attica (Athens), Thessaloniki and Halkidiki, due to a rise in new Covid-19 cases.

Greece 2019 Tax Free Shopping on Upward Trend

Greece’s tax free shopping market is showing growth, with the total number of transactions marking a 22 percent increase in the January-September 2019 period.

Athens Retailers Call for Shopping Destination Promo Plan

Athens retailers say Greece must create and implement of a far-reaching shopping destination branding strategy if it wants to see revenues rise.

Chinese Travelers Stimulating Greece’s Tax Free Market

Chinese travelers account for more than 40 percent of all 2018 tax free sales in Greece, according to findings released by solutions firm Global Blue.

Greece Evolving into Tax Free Shopping Destination

Greece is slowly but steadily evolving into a strong tax free shopping destination, according to data for 2018 released by solutions firm Global Blue.

Chinese Drive H1 Tax Free Transactions in Greece 

Tax Free transactions in Greece are increasing as a result of strong tourism flows to the country, with the Chinese leading the way, according to Planet consultants.

Greece’s Public Revenue Body Issues Traveler Rights Guide

Duty free sales, VAT exemption and cash limits are some of the issues covered in a newly released guide by Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE), for travelers visiting the country.

Lower Purchase Limits Boost Tax Free Shopping in Greece by 12%

Tax free shopping picked up pace in Greece over the last 12 months marking a 63 percent increase in sales and a 12 percent rise in purchase value.

Tax Free Shopping in Greece Gains Momentum

Increasing tourist flows boosted tax free shopping in Greece by 44 percent in the first seven months of the year compared to 2016, according to Global Blue.

Main Greek Court Says Shops to Stay Closed on Sundays

Greece's Council of State has ruled against a 2014 decision by the serving development minister to allow the optional operation of shops across Attica and elsewhere on random Sundays throughout the year.