As reported on GCT, Greece opens to all tourists on May 14 so long as they have a certificate confirming their vaccination for COVID-19 or have a negative test no older than 72 hours upon arrival.
On Wednesday, Greek Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister Akis Skertsos announced that rules will apply for travel (by ferry and plane) to and from the islands.
Travelling to the Greek islands
Residents and visitors will be allowed to travel to the Greek islands only if they have one of the following:
- A vaccination certificate (stating that 14 days have passed since their 2nd dose of the vaccine)
- A negative PCR test performed less than 72 hours
- A negative rapid antigen test or self-test taken 24 hours prior to travel
- An "immunity" certificate, issued to those who have recovered from COVID-19
The staff of ferry and airline companies will be responsible to check that passengers have the correct documentation before boarding.
Passenger Locator Form
Passengers of international flights to Greece must continue to fill in a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) at least a day before arrival, providing information that will include their departure airport, the address where they will be staying and the expected duration of their stay in Greece, among others.
* Further travel information is expected to be released soon.