GREECE WELCOMES THE WORLD

Greece is ready once again to welcome the world. Here is how:


Phase 1 – Until 15 June

International flights are allowed only into Athens airport.

All visitors are tested upon arrival and are required to stay overnight at a designated hotel. If the test is negative, then the passenger self-quarantines for 7 days. If the test is positive, the passenger is quarantined under supervision for 14 days.


Phase 2 – Bridge phase- 15 June to 30 June

International flights are allowed into Athens and Thessaloniki airports.

If your travel originated from an airport not in the EASA affected area list, then you are only subject to random tests upon arrival.

If you originate from an airport on the EASA affected area list, then you will be tested upon arrival. An overnight stay at a designated hotel is required. If the test is negative then the passenger self-quarantines for 7 days. If the test is positive, the passenger is quarantined under supervision for 14 days.


Phase 3 – 1 July onwards

International flights are allowed into all airports in Greece.

Visitors are subject to random tests upon arrival.

Additional restrictions regarding certain countries will be announced at a later date.


In addition:

Land border arrivals from Albania, North Macedonia and Bulgaria will be allowed as of 15 June. Visitors will be subject to random tests upon arrival.

Arrivals by sea will be allowed as of 1 July. Visitors will be subject to random tests upon arrival.

Greece at any stage retains the right to modify any of the above in light of changing circumstances.


Frequent Questions and Answers

Q: The European Commission has recommended to member States to restrict non-essential travel from third countries until 15 June 2020. Is this applicable to Greece?

A: Yes. Non-essential travel from third countries to Greece is restricted until 15 June 2020.


Q: Until 15 June 2020, all travelers arriving in Greece undergo a compulsory Covid-19 test and a quarantine. Is this applicable to citizens of all countries?

A: Yes. All travelers, irrespective of nationality, including nationals of EU and Schengen Plus countries, are tested and quarantined. The same rules obviously apply to Greek citizens. If the test is negative, they are placed in a 7-day self-quarantine; if the test is positive, they are under monitored 14-day quarantine. The measures are for the protection of public health and are applicable to all travelers without discrimination.


Q: Are there direct commercial flights from international destination to all Greek airports?

A: Throughout the Covid-19 crisis, there have been direct international flights from many Schengen Plus airports. Until 15 June, international flights arrive only into Athens International Airport. As of 15 June, international flights resume at the Thessaloniki Airport and as of 1 July international flights resume to all Greek airports. Domestic flights have been allowed throughout.


Q: What will change on 15 June 2020?

A: 15 June inaugurates the gradual return to normalcy. Compulsory testing and quarantine will be limited only to travelers, irrespective of nationality, arriving from airports of affected areas with high risk of transmission of the Covid-19 infection, as assessed by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The list is constantly updated and travelers should check before traveling.

All other travelers will enter restriction-free and may be subject to random tests upon arrival.


Q: What will change on 1 July 2020?

A: All travelers will be subject to random tests upon arrival. Additional restrictions regarding certain countries will be announced at a later date.


Q: Is there a difference whether travel is direct or via transit?

A: No. The same rules apply whether travel is completed directly point-to-point or via transit.


SUMMER 2020 SPECIAL BOOKING POLICY

Dreaming of an island getaway as soon as these difficult times are over? Here at Aqualiving we are ready to make it happen! Your safety and peace of mind are our top priority.


Privacy and Safety in all our villas


  • Relaxing in your own private villa surrounded by family members and a few friends is the perfect answer to globally implemented social distancing.
  • Prior to your arrival, your villa will undergo a deep housekeeping service with appropriated procedures and specially trained staff.
  • Normal daily housekeeping time included with your rental will be doubled if needed, free of charge.

More Flexible Booking Policies mean Peace of Mind


  • Book with a 20% down payment.
  • Settle your balance payment just 14 days prior to your arrival.
  • Cancel penalty-free in case of Covid-19 related issues preventing you to travel to your destination.

Find out more about our special Complimentary Welcome Home this summer!

Review in full our 2020 Special Bookings Conditions.