Below is a brief summary of how passengers will be handled on arrival either by air or sea.
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.
Arrivals by sea will be allowed as of 1 July. Visitors will be subject to random tests upon arrival.
Questions & Answers
Q: What will change on 15 June 2020?
A: 15 June will inaugurate 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). 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.
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