Important! Traveling during COVID-19 - mandatory PLF form
You must complete the PLF form before arriving in Greece.
Complete the form (https://travel.gov.gr/#/)
Details and instructions (https://www.itaka.pl/bezpieczne-wakacje/#grecja)
Pilot: tourists are looked after by a Polish resident, whose tasks include help upon arrival, departure and stay, as well as registration for local trips.
Flight duration: Poland-Samos - approx. 3 h.
Local time: GMT + 2h
Area: 778 km².
Population: approx. 34 thousand
Language: Greek, communication in English and German also possible.
Capital city: Samos
Voltage: 220 V.
Prices in hotels and taverns: Greek salad – from 4 EUR, spaghetti – from 5 EUR, moussaka, pizza – from 6 EUR, meat dish with extras – from 6 EUR, seafood – from 8 EUR, beer – from 2.5 EUR, glass of wine – from 2 EUR, bottle of wine – from 8 EUR, cooling drinks – from 2 EUR, coffee and tea – from 2 EUR.
Prices in shops: mineral water 0.5 l – from 1 EUR, bread – from 1-1.5 EUR, beer – from 1 EUR, wine – from 5 EUR, feta cheese– from 2.5 EUR.
Car rental: from approx. 35 EUR/day; car rentals accept Polish driving license, however, it is recommended to have an international driving license; due to insurance problems we recommend using the services of well-known car rentals.
Beaches: free, rental of 2 sunbeds and umbrella – approx. 5-7 EUR/day.
Transport: buses go to every town in Samos, ticket price from 1 EUR. Taxi fare approx. 2 EUR/1 km.
Obligatory tourist tax: Customers are covered by an obligatory tourist tax in the amount of: 0.25-4 EUR/day/room/depending on the categorisation of the hotel; the fee collected since 01.01.2018, paid in the hotel.
1* and 2* – 0.5 EUR/day 1* and 2* – 0.25 EUR/day
3* – 1.5 EUR/day 3* – 0.5 EUR/day
4* – 3 EUR/day 4* – 1 EUR/day
5* – 4 EUR/day
Local trips: organized by local tourist agencies on terms specified by them. There is a possibility that, if there are too few participants, a trip may be canceled.
You can always find up to date information about security in this country on your Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.