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Travel Information

Travel Information

Coming to Naxos and Greece in general, you'll surely have a few basic questions that concern most tourists and visitors of the island and the country respectively. How much should you tip at a restaurant? Which banks have branches on the island?

Can you smoke in public and private places? Where can you find a gas station? Who can give you information and maps for the island? You'll find all of those responses in the guide below.

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Banks

In Naxos you'll find branches and ATMs at all major Greek banks to cover your needs.
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Hospital Care Hospital Care

Hospital Care

Hospital Care

Citizens of the European Union (including Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein) traveling to Naxos have the right to free public health care, when bearing with them a European Health Insurance Card. Otherwise, you must pay for any care needed, except for emergency room visits.
Smoking Smoking

Smoking

Smoking

Smoking prohibition in public buildings was implemented by law and passed in 2000, followed by tighter restrictions in 2008, which came into effect in on 1 July 2009.

Tipping

A service charge is included in restaurant bills when you dine and bar bills for drinks. However, it is customary to leave a 10% tip on the total of the bill, if you are happy with the overall experience.
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Passport-Visa

Citizens of the European Union only require an ID card/passport for entry to Greece for unlimited stay.
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Petrol Stations Petrol Stations

Petrol Stations

Petrol Stations

In Naxos' Chora and other areas of the island, you'll find petrol stations to fill up your car. Petrol prices range between €1,53-1,63 per litre (April 2015), but are changing on a frequent basis.
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Currency Exchange

Currency Exchange

Those traveling to Naxos from countries outside the euro zone can find currency exchange services in the banks of the island and Naxos' state airport, "Apollon".