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What to know about travelling from Singapore to Greece during COVID-19
The latest on quarantine status, COVID-19 vaccine and test requirements and local restrictions for Singaporeans travelling to Greece.
In this guide you’ll find the current rules for Singaporeans travelling to Greece, the permits needed and the requirements for quarantine and COVID-19 testing.
Can I travel from Singapore to Greece?
Singaporeans who are citizens or permanent residents of Greece are allowed to enter at any point in time.
If you’re not travelling from or an essential reason, you’ll only be allowed to enter Greece from the following countries:
- United Kingdom
- New Zealand
- South Korea
- United Arab Emirates
Travellers from the Singapore should keep in mind that flights to Greece are few and far between, so return plans may be disrupted.
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Getting to Greece and travelling around once there
Which entry points in Greece are open to travellers from Singapore?Greece has multiple points of entry, and the following are accepting international travellers from Singapore:
- Open Borders: None
- Open Airports: All
As a traveller from Singapore, can I travel anywhere once I'm in Greece?Yes, once in Greece, Singaporeans are free to travel anywhere.
What's open in Greece?
Most major attractions are closed. Archaeological sites such as those listed below are set to open from 18 May 2021 along with botanical gardens and zoos.
Major tourist attractions that are open:
- Acropolis of Athens
- Temple of Olympian Zeus
- Archaeological site of Mycenae
- Walking trails, parks and beaches: National parks in Greece are open to locals and Singaporeans alike, including Vikos National Park, Mount Olympus National Park, Oeta National Park and Alonissos Marine Park. Singaporeans should keep in mind that beaches in Greece open seasonally between spring and autumn. Be sure to check local council sites to confirm exact dates. Some popular beaches that people from Singapore should check out once they've open include: Elafonissi Beach in Crete, Balos in Crete, Paradise Beach in Mykonos, Plaka Beach in Naxos, Agios Prokopios Beach in Naxos and Red Beach in Santorini.
- Shopping centres and stores: Select shopping centres and retail stores remain open to people from Singapore and locals between 7:30am and 8:30pm on weekdays, 7am and 8:30pm on Saturdays and 7am and 5:30pm on Sundays.
- Restaurants, cafes and bars: Singaporean travellers need to keep in mind that restaurants and cafes are only offering delivery and take away services. Public gatherings are prohibited.
Can I cruise to or around Greece?No, due to COVID-19, travellers from Singapore cannot cruise to Greece.
What are the entry requirements for Greece coming from Singapore?
Do I need a permit to enter Greece?Yes, all travellers from Singapore must complete a Passenger Locator Form before arriving in Greece. Singaporeans will receive a confirmation email once they've successfully completed the form, which comes with its own unique code.
Do I need proof I've had a vaccine to travel?At this point in time, people from Singapore don’t need proof of vaccination to enter Greece but it may be required
From 14 May 2021, Singaporeans will need to provide proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result.
Do I need proof I've had a negative test before departing Greece?All visitors from Singapore must submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test result completed no earlier than 72 hours before their arrival in Greece. Singaporeans might also be required to complete a rapid test upon entry and after the seventh day in quarantine.
Do I need to quarantine when I arrive in Greece?Once Singaporean travellers arrive in Greece, they must self-quarantine at home for 7 days. Singaporeans who test positive for COVID-19 will be required to complete a full 14-day quarantine in an isolation hotel.
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