Greece has extended the quota for the entry of Russians until February 8
Greece has extended again the permit for Russians to enter the country with a quota of 500 people per week. This measure has been extended for another 2,5 weeks, from January 22 to February 8.
To enter Greece, citizens of the Russian Federation, with the exception of children under the age of 10, must have a certificate in English with a negative PCR test for COVID-19, made no earlier than 72 hours before arriving in Greece, with indicating of personal information.
In addition, passengers, with the exception of persons traveling with a transit purpose, must fill out a special PLF form (passenger locator form) at travel.gov.gr website no later than one day before arrival.
After completing the form, passengers will receive a confirmation email with a QR code, which must be presented at check-in. One PLF is allowed per one family.
All passengers arriving in Greece must undergo through mandatory self-isolation within 7 days at the place of stay, which is indicated in the PLF form.
On arrival in Greece, random testing for coronavirus can be done. Results will be known in 24 hours.
Aeroflot has resumed flights to Athens since November 21 with a frequency twice a week. According to the Aeroflot reservation system, the price for the flight to Athens starts from 210 – 222 Euros (without luggage). A ticket with luggage will cost 299 – 321 Euros.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.