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Travel Information

Travel Information

If you are coming to Paros or Greece in general, you are certain to have a number of questions concerning the island and country respectively. How much to tip (or not) in restaurants, which banks have main branches on the island?

Is smoking permitted in public and private buildings, where to get information and maps of the island? You can find all the answers in the guide below.

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Healthcare Healthcare

Healthcare

Healthcare

Citizens of the European Union (as well as Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Lichtenstein) traveling to Paros and Greece in general are entitled to free public health care on production of a European Health Card.Otherwise, any care needed, apart from visits to the emergency room, has to be paid for.

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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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.

Passport-Visa

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

Those of you who decide to visit Paros with your own vehicle or choose to rent a car or a motorbike for your transportation, you should know that gas stations can be found in Parikia, Naoussa, Cambos, Kambi and the regional road of Parikia. For more information on addresses and prices, please visit...
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Banks

In Paros you can find branches and automatic teller machines (ATMs) of all the major Greek banks, in order to cover your needs. Indicatively, the banks that can be of service for you are the following: 1) National Bank, Parikia, tel. +30 22840 27041/ Naoussa, tel. +30 22840 55501 2) Piraeus Bank, Parikia, tel....
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