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Travel Information

Travel Information

If you are coming to Rhodes 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 can you find petrol stations, where to get information and maps of the island? You can find all the answers in the guide below.

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Rhodes Tourist Information Office

Rhodes Tourist Information Office

For tourist information concerning Rhodes, make your way to the Municipal Tourist Information Office. Here you can get a map of the island and information about places of interest you would like to visit.During peak tourist season, the Municipality has an office in the Medieval Town.
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Petrol Stations

Petrol Stations

Petrol stations can be found in central parts of Rhodes town and beyond. Petrol prices range from €1.669-1.828/liter (May 2014), but fluctuate frequently.
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Foreign Exchange

Foreign Exchange

Those traveling to Rhodes from countries outside the Euro zone can find currency exchange at central points in the town.Eurochange Hellas SA, 17, Ippokratous Square, tel. +30 22410 31847.

Banks

Banks in Rhodes are open daily from 08.00 to 14.30 with the exception of Friday when they close at 14.00. ATMs can be found in abundance and therefore you will have no difficulty withdrawing money.
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Healthcare

Healthcare

Citizens of the European Union (including Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein) traveling to Rhodes enjoy the right to free public health care, on production of the European Health Insurance Card. Otherwise, any care needed, except for emergency room visits must be paid for.

Shopping

Generally speaking, shopping hours are as follows: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 09.00-15.30 and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 09.00-14.30 and 17.30-21.00. Department stores, shopping centers and shops
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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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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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