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Travelers to Greece can Submit PLF Form Anytime Before Flight

All travelers to Greece can now submit the mandatory Passenger Locator Form (PLF) at any time before the departure of their flight to the country.

Covid-19: Rules for Ferry Travel to the Greek Islands from the Mainland and Vice Versa

Information on the documents needed to travel from the Greek mainland to the islands and vice versa.

Ferry Travel: Coast Guard to Check Passenger Documents at Greek Ports

Officers of the Hellenic Coast Guard as of July 15 will be in charge of checking the documents of travelers at ports before they board ferries to travel in Greece.

Greece Updates Rules for Ferry Travel from the Mainland to the Islands

The Greek authorities have announced some changes to the rules for ferry travel from the mainland to the islands.

Negative Covid-19 Rapid Tests Now Accepted for Entry in Greece

Greece is permitting entry for travelers who present negative rapid antigen tests as proof that they are not infected with Covid-19.

Passenger Rules for Travel on Domestic Flights to the Greek Islands

The HCAA has announced rules that all Greek and foreign passengers must follow to travel on domestic flights to island destinations in Greece.

Greece Allows Travel to Islands Only with Covid-19 Vaccine Certificate, Negative Test

The ban on domestic travel in Greece will be lifted on Friday, May 14, but rules will apply for movement to the islands.

Aviation, Travel & Tourism Sectors Welcome EU-wide Digital Green Certificate Idea

The world’s aviation, tourism and travel sectors have warmly welcomed the idea of an EU-wide digital green certificate verifying Covid-19 vaccination.

EU Tourism Ministers Put Forward Proposals for Sector’s Recovery

EU tourism ministers are calling for the need of digital health information tools and financial support, to speed up the sector's recovery.

EU Closer to Agreeing on Digital Vaccination Passport

The EU member states appear ready to agree on the introduction of a digital Covid-19 vaccination passport as early as this month.

EU Lawmakers Propose Testing Protocol to Get Travel Started

EU lawmakers are requesting that a new strategy on sustainable tourism include an EU Health Safety protocol for testing before departure.

IATA: Global Airline Industry to Remain Cash Negative in 2021

Covid-19 measures will keep the global the airline industry cash negative throughout 2021, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate, Travel Restrictions to Top EU Leaders Meeting 

Vaccination certificates and non-essential travel restrictions will top the agenda of an EU leaders video conference on Thursday.

Sweden, Austria, Denmark to Introduce Vaccination Certificate 

Austria, Denmark and Sweden are among the countries planning to introduce a Covid-19 vaccination certificate to facilitate travel.

Cyprus to Allow Vaccinated Israelis Restriction-free Admission 

Israeli travelers who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed restriction-free admission into Cyprus starting April 1.

More Countries Consider Covid-19 Health Passport Idea

One by one countries across the globe are announcing or considering plans to allow admission to tourists with proof of Covid-19 vaccination.

Safe Travel, Covid-19 Certificate on Greece-Cyprus Agenda

Greece and Cyprus are looking into ways to simplify travel for Europeans wishing to visit both countries this summer.

Greek PM Expects Tourism to Pick Up in Summer 2021

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis expects to see tourism to Greece pick up pace this summer after the sector took a blow last year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

IATA Calls on Governments to Partner for Air Travel Restart

IATA has called on governments to partner with the air transport industry to devise plans to safely re-link people, business and economies when the Covid-19 epidemiological situation permits.

EU Leaders Fail to Agree on Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate

The EU has not reached a decision on a unified approach to movement of individuals in the Covid-19 era, which would help restart the economy and facilitate travel.
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