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Travel Information

Travel Information

If you are coning to Syros 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 Syros 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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Petrol/Gas Stations

Those who are visiting the island with their own mode of transportation, or those who choose to travel in a rented car or motorbike will be pleased to know that several petrol/gas stations operate in Ermoupoli and Syros' villages.
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