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    • Ken-out-of-Bath's Profile Photo

      Laundry Service

      Marathokampos Aug 23, 2016 at 1:15 PM

      Is there a Laundry service in Marathokampos or Ormos?

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      Randi Forest

      Ikaria Island Aug 18, 2016 at 2:25 AM

      Does anybody know which is the best way to access the Randi Forest?

    • Sports bars?

      Kavos Aug 20, 2016 at 6:17 PM

      Hi, what are the best British sports bars to watch the football and boxing? Am in kavos first 2 weeks in September

    • Mid march in athens and santorini

      Greece Aug 10, 2016 at 10:00 PM

      Is it a good idea to visit athen and santorini in mid or late march?do we feel the real sense of travelling to Greece?

    • Trying to pre book boat hire

      Sivota Aug 4, 2016 at 12:28 PM

      Is there anyway I can pre book a boat for private hire?

    • Camping Sites

      Samothraki Island Aug 2, 2016 at 7:30 AM

      Where can we camp unorganized in samothraki? We would just like to know some nice places to set up a tent.

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      From Skyros to Karystos on Evia end of september

      Greece Jul 28, 2016 at 7:15 AM

      I will be on Skyros for 1 week, then go by ferry to Kymi on Evia.
      My destination is Karystos.
      I planned to stay 1 night in Chalkida, as there will be no busconnection to Karystos from Kymi.
      Or will it be better to spend 1 night in Eretria ?
      Will the bus from Kymi to Chalkida / Athens stop in Eretria ?
      Will the bus from Chalkida to Karystos stop in Eretria ?

      Thank you !

    • Way to delphi

      Delphi Yesterday

      How can i get from athens aiport to delphi

    • How to get from Thessaloniki air port to Ohrid

      Thessaloniki Yesterday

      We intend to travel in Macedonia by car but no greek car rental agency allow to drive to macedonia. What are the options to arrive from Thessaloniki air port to Ohrid?

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      What hotel in Corfu Town

      Corfu Island Aug 21, 2016 at 1:16 AM

      I would appreciate your help in choosing a hotel in Corfu town. We plan on eating out so we are looking for something that does bed & breakfast, and as I have limited walking abilities close to restaurants would be ideal.
      One other question:- has anyone over the age of 75 been successful in renting a car from Corfu airport.

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      Greece 6 hours ago

      My daughter (13) and I will be visiting Greece 27 September - 6 October 2016. This trip is more of an education/cultural experience rather than island hopping and beaching (which is something we'll do with the whole family in the next couple of years) . Not that we'll shy away from a day or 2 beaching this time round... :)

      So here are a few questions.. would love to hear of any advise/suggestions/recommendations etc.. this is our first time and thought we'd do/see the following:

      Start off or end in Athens (3 nights)
      Do a 2 day guided tour to Olympia & Delphi (1 night) - any recommendations who could do this for us?
      Visit Poros & Hydra ( can do 1 night on each or 2 nights on one of the islands)
      Maybe Corfu for a couple of nights

      Is this advisable? I will not be hiring a car, so will be relying on ferry's / public transport etc.
      Is this a good combination? As my daughter loves Greek mythology, hence visiting the more ancient sites etc.

      Your input will be greatly appreciated!

      Thanks in advance!

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      Kaiki Agios Kirikos - Fourni

      Fourni Aug 18, 2016 at 1:35 AM

      Does anyone know if the kaiki from Agios Kirikos to Fourni is still running in september and which days it is running from Ag. Kirikos -> Fourni & Fourni -> Ag. Kirikos ?

    • Car rental using debit?

      Athens Aug 14, 2016 at 12:09 PM

      Hi guys,

      Me again... We have a free day in Athens, and was thinking about renting a car from the airport for about 12 hours... Problem is, we only have a visa debit card... Not credit card.

      Does anyone know of any rental agencies at the airport that accepts Debit?

      Thanks in advance.

    • Zakynthos to go or not

      Greece Aug 11, 2016 at 4:37 AM

      I wonder if it worth to go to Zakynthos to visit Navagio - the beach ship wreck .

      Basically I fly to Athens and catch the Bus + ferry to Zakynthos then have to go the other way to Athens where I catch the ferry to Mykonos / Santorini .

      As it takes a long time to get to Zakynthos 6/7 hours each way, it is worth to go, or should I just go to the other islands whem i arrive to athens

    • Bus to Finikia

      Santorini Island Aug 7, 2016 at 3:41 AM

      Hi all,

      I will be travelling to Santorini by ferry, which I will arrive at Athinios port. However, my hotel is located at Finikia.
      I have checked the bus timetable online, but I could not find a bus stop at Finikia.
      Could anyone please tell me which bus stop should I get down?
      Thank you.

    • 10 day itinerary for solo traveller 35 year old in Crete

      Crete Island Aug 17, 2016 at 6:49 AM

      Hi guys

      I am hoping that someone may be able to help me come up with an itinerary please.

      I am a single traveller, age 35 and I have just booked my flights to Crete for a ten day trip! Very exciting.

      I am struggling to come up with a viable itinerary for my trip and would love any advice from experts on the island.

      What I am after:

      I like a variety when on holiday, I like to cover a lot of ground and see lots but also have some beach/chill days inbetween. So I want to include a town, villages, the best beaches and harbours/ports.

      I love photography, village life and would love to ge some typical Cretian snaps.

      I love history, beaches, port towns, hidden gems such as old villages.

      I will be on public transport.

      I dont like mega touristy places but wouldnt mind seeing this for a small amount of time.

      Restaurants cafes and bars are a must.

      Happy to stay in smaller cheaper places rather than big hotels.

      Would prefer to stay near a beach for most of the trip.

      Want to include some typical Cretian villages.

      This is my base itinerary below, I have a number of days left over and I am unsure whether it is worth me going to Loutro for a few days?

      Really I would like to get an idea of the most scenic places to visit which arent completely 'dead'

      Will I have enough time in Chania and Heraklion or have i given them too many days?

      I have read about Chrissi Island and would love to have this in the itinerary, but perhaps stay somewhere in the south then head over.

      I have read so much and I am so confused by the suggestions, there are so many places to chose from! Any help is gratefully recieved.

      Thanks in advance :)




      26 SEP DAY 3 HERAKLION - Palace of Knossos, Heraklion Archaeological Museum OR Historical Museum of Crete

      27 SEP DAY 4 HERAKLION - Spinalonga day trip 40 euros

      28 SEP DAY 5

      29 SEP DAY 6

      30 SEP DAY 7 LOUTRO

      01 OCT DAY 8 LOUTRO

      02 OCT DAY 9 CHANIA - Chania Old Town and Old Venetian Harbour

      03 OCT DAY 10 CHANIA - Balos Beach and Lagoon Trip

      04 OCT DAY 11 CHANIA FLY AT 20:25


    • Plan for march

      Greece Jul 29, 2016 at 9:29 PM

      Hello,i and my family wish to travel to Greece for the first time and mostly like to see athen and santorini,as our holiday is at the end of march,and as we are not going to swim in sea,is it ok to visit there specialy santorini in march and is there any tourist in that time to see the beauty athen and santorini?i know its not high season but is there any problem to come there at the end march?

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      Parking in Thessaloniki

      Thessaloniki Aug 2, 2016 at 10:09 AM

      Hello VTers,
      We will stay a few days in Thessaloniki this month and we wonder where we can park the car. I know there are some open air parking lots but I don't know where. Are there parking meters? If so, how do they work? Closed parkings seem to be quite expensive, but perhaps they are safer... I would appreciate any tip, or any link to a website with information on parking (English or Greek).
      By the way, I am also looking for a leisure guide, to find out if there is a concert or any kind of event during our stay in the city. Any suggestion?
      Thanks in advance

    • Uber in Athens?

      Athens Aug 13, 2016 at 4:49 AM


      I know that you can use uber in Athens, but I was wondering if anyone has done so, and how was the experience? I know that they use taxis instead of personal vehicles, so I'm hoping uber works like it normally does in the US, where you only pay on your phone and don't have to deal with cash.

      Thanks in advance!

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      Samaria Gorge

      Crete Island Aug 15, 2016 at 3:03 PM

      In the second week of October, we want to go to the gorge by either car or bus. We can take a tourist bus day trip, via to and from the site? And take the ferry, from Agia Roumeli to Sfakia, to meet the bus ride back to Chania, all in one day? Yes If we choose to drive to Omalos, does it become more complicated: staying the night in Roumeli, taking the ferry to Sfakia late the next day, staying overnight there, and then a cab, back to the car, on the third day? We are a couple in our late 50s, no kids. Thanks!

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      How I can go to fira from Athens?

      Santorini Island Aug 15, 2016 at 1:42 AM

      Please guide me to choice best way?

    • Meteora by car

      Meteora Aug 15, 2016 at 2:32 AM

      Hello everyone,

      We are planning to visit Meteora on 4th of July by car. We will be leaving Thessoloniki early in the morning and plan to be there around 9:00 or 10:00 AM. It's Sunday so all the monasteries are open, as far as I know. I've read many comments, so I know that 1 day is not enough to visit all the monasteries. But we have a packed schedule and we wanna see/do as much as we can in one day and stay overnight in Kalambaka or Kastraki. My question is : All the monasteries and caves are reachable by car ? Even if not, is there anybody to advise me a full day itinerary/route within Meteora to get most of it, car-foot combined. We are above average walkers and I am asking about driving just to buy us some time.
      Thanks in advance

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      Trip to Greece

      Greece Jul 29, 2016 at 4:55 AM

      Hello VTers,

      We are planning a trip to Greece next month and I have a few questions.

      1. We will fly with Aegean airlines, if possible with hand luggage only. Are they very strict in this sense? Will I be able to carry a bag besides a small suitcase?

      Once in Greece we will rent a car and go across Macedonia. There are some "must see" places such as Thessaloniki, Pella, Vergina, Philippos, Kavala, Xanthi... But we dont have a concret plan for every day.

      2. We would like to take a boat trip around mount Athos. Is it easy to find tickets from Ouranoupolis?

      3. We read recently a report about some excavations in Estagira. Are they worth a visit?

      4. We would also like to do some trekking and visit some picturesque villages. Epiro and the Zagorohoria must be wonderful, but I am afraid this would mean long drives. Could anyone recommend some places in central Macedonia instead?

      Although we are doing our research, I would appreciate your suggestions.

      Thanks in advance

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      Car rental recommendations?

      Athens Aug 20, 2016 at 9:34 PM

      My husband and I will be heading to Greece this November, and we are hoping to rent a car for a few days so we can do a Meteora-Delphi trip from Athens... does anyone have recommendations for rental companies they've had good experience with in Athens? Is it better to book something online now, or wait until we're there since it's the off-season? Any advice is appreciated! :)

    • Sunset cruises

      Santorini Island Aug 24, 2016 at 10:53 AM


      I was looking on Viator for Caldera Cruises, and for the sunset cruises with dinner, it's 70€, but someone on there sad not to book online, just book when you get to Santorini as the prices online are almost triple what they normally are.

      My question is:

      Is this true?

      If I wanted to book when I get there, where do I go?

      Does anybody know approximate prices on the different sunset cruises?

      Also, will be looking to cruise on or around September 10, so as it is technically low season, am I safe to wait to book until I get there? Or is there a good chance that everything will be booked up?

      Thanks so much, you guys are amazing.

    • Cigarette Stockist Please

      by shashasha Online Now Jul 26, 2015 at 5:35 PM

      Where can I buy berkeley superking cigarettes and also how far is it from atlantis hotel to Lido waterpark and the approx cost of journey in a taxi

    • mobility scooters

      by yellow22 Online Now May 19, 2015 at 11:17 PM


      1 Answer May 20, 2015 at 1:24 AM
    • Taxi price

      by Dar7gjr Online Now Apr 19, 2015 at 4:08 AM

      What is price of taxi from airport to mitsi Nordic beach hotel? Should I book in advance or just get at airport?

      1 Answer Apr 19, 2015 at 4:29 AM
    • getting to Kos Ferry port

      by josiebarker Online Now Apr 18, 2015 at 4:50 AM

      whats the cheapest way to get from kefalos to kos ferry port? on the 4th of May

      5 Answers Apr 18, 2015 at 7:01 AM
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      taxi in town

      by lewis-gunn Online Now Mar 1, 2015 at 8:33 AM

      What is the cost of say a 5 min journey to a local hotel from the town centre

      2 Answers Mar 1, 2015 at 11:10 AM
    • ferry prices

      by pinkpost Online Now Dec 31, 2014 at 3:26 AM

      Hi, does anyone know the up to date prices for the ferry to bodrum from kos town, and the best place to buy them? X

      4 Answers Dec 31, 2014 at 11:27 AM
    • how much is standard taxi fare from Kos town to the airport in the evening

      by maureentait Online Now Aug 14, 2014 at 3:16 AM

      how much is standard taxi fare from Kos town to the airport in the evening

      3 Answers Aug 14, 2014 at 6:11 AM
    • Renting a caicco just for few days

      by letibart Online Now Aug 11, 2014 at 1:15 AM

      Hi! Considering the possibility to leave Istanbul just for few days, I would like to know whether and how it would be possible to rent a cabine for two people in a local caicco and just for four days (instead the usual week). Would you suggest me a local company?
      THANK YOU!!

    • First time

      by Lizaj Online Now Jun 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM

      First time going to Kos. Any suggestions?

      4 Answers Jun 20, 2014 at 1:53 PM
    • Accomodation

      by Pearl10 Online Now Jun 9, 2014 at 6:21 AM

      Hi. I'm looking for something low cost but livable. We're 4 adults, so we'd need two bedrooms. A little appartment or two studios would be perfect, cuz we want to prepare our own food. What price can we expect? Any advice on where to look?

      2 Answers Jun 9, 2014 at 9:01 AM
    • Meeting ferry from Turkey

      by aneka Online Now Jun 1, 2014 at 9:43 AM

      We are meeting friends from the ferry. Is there good parking at the ferry terminal and where should we arrange to meet? Is there a bar/cafe there to meet as I understand that passport checks can take a long time for travellers. We are staying at a hotel in Lamdi.

      Many thanks

      1 Answer Jun 1, 2014 at 9:54 AM
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      Kipriotis Village

      by reddc Online Now May 6, 2014 at 1:57 PM

      Has anyone stayed here as going next week and getting mixed reviews about the hotel, what is the italian restauraunt like, is there any english places to eat, cant understand how some people say it is a brilliant place to stay and others say its the worst?

      5 Answers May 22, 2014 at 3:58 PM
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      rent wheelchair

      by kklijn Online Now Apr 25, 2014 at 7:41 AM

      Is it possible to rent a wheelchair on Kos, Greece

    • Are there any Bead shops in Kos?

      by NailseaGirl Online Now Mar 28, 2014 at 9:14 AM

      Or somewhere that might sell them?

      Many thanks!

    • are there any gay bars on kos?

      by Tadpole1973 Online Now Sep 2, 2013 at 6:08 AM

      are there any gay bars on kos?

    • Food

      by elena.fuller Online Now Jun 8, 2013 at 7:17 AM

      Never been to Kos before and interested in how much an average meal might cost. There are 5 of us and I don't like cooking on holiday so need to eat out

      2 Answers Jun 9, 2013 at 6:56 AM
    • which month do the bars start to open?

      by Boroboyjohnn Online Now Mar 21, 2012 at 5:46 PM

      just a general question as too when they start to open

      3 Answers Mar 25, 2012 at 5:40 AM
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      Buses from Kos to Antimachia

      by Hayedorojo Online Now Sep 4, 2011 at 3:40 PM

      Hi, could someone be so kind of giving me some information about buses from Kos town to Antimachia. Thank you very much.

      3 Answers Sep 8, 2011 at 3:12 AM
    • What is worth seeing on Kos? What not to see?

      by arismother Online Now Aug 17, 2011 at 10:31 AM

      Is there anything to do on Kos other than go to the beaches?
      any suggestions on what to see and what to avoid?

      I will be in Kos for 1 day (11.00 - 18.00).

      What can I get to by public transport?
      How long does it take to get there and how frequent is the public transport?
      I dare not miss my ship!!!!



      1 Answer Aug 17, 2011 at 5:29 PM
    • Transport in Kos

      by arismother Online Now Aug 9, 2011 at 2:27 AM

      I will be in Kos for 1 day with a boat cruise.

      Is there public transport from the harbour?
      What are the costs of public transport to the various beaches?
      Do the busses go to the ancient Roman agora & Asclepion?
      Has anyone been on the Blue Train (Asklepieion tour) and the Green train (City tour)? What are the costs of these tours? What language are they in?

      Is the tourist office close to the harbour? Any idea how to contact them by email

      2 Answers Aug 13, 2011 at 8:23 AM
    • kos bus time table

      by scombrus Online Now Jul 11, 2011 at 11:38 PM

      I will be arriving at Kos port on Monday 18th July and would like to travel by bus to the airport. Can you let me have the bus times please. Thankyou

      2 Answers Jul 12, 2011 at 2:21 AM
    • Wedding in Kos

      by Travelmonkeyx Online Now Feb 27, 2011 at 11:23 AM

      I'm thinking of getting married in Kos next year in the south of the Island probably Kefalos.

      If anyone has there, can you advise me on what it is like. I dont want to get married anywhere that is a neon lit Brits abroard kind of place, we are looking for a picturesque traditionaly Greek location for a quiet family do.

      If anyone could suggest anywhere else in Greece that would be suitable I would love to hear your suggestions.

      Thanks =-)

      1 Answer Mar 2, 2011 at 1:28 AM
    • ferry from kos to santorini

      by miklik Online Now Feb 13, 2011 at 10:48 AM

      i'm planning to take an overnight from pireus to kos. is it worth it to book a cabin? is it possible to sleep well in the airplane seats?
      i want to take a ferry from kos and stay around bodrum a couple days, take a ferry back to kos, then a ferry to santorini. i'm going in mid may.


      6 Answers Feb 16, 2011 at 8:12 PM
    • Bodrum, Kos, Patmos ferries

      by dulcieanderson Online Now Sep 27, 2010 at 11:52 AM

      We wish to visit Patmos and want to know if this can be done by leaving Bodrum by hydrofoil to Kos and on to Patmos, stay overnight and return from Patmos to Izmir - what route would we have to take and can we do this whole trip in three days in October 2010?

      2 Answers Sep 27, 2010 at 2:32 PM

      by AMANDA2 Online Now Aug 5, 2010 at 4:49 AM

      Is there anyway I can get a bus timetable for Kos as I would like to travel around while I am there in September?


      2 Answers Aug 8, 2010 at 4:53 AM
    • Has Greece got more affordable.

      by Brynnwelch Online Now Aug 2, 2010 at 10:24 AM

      We are holidaying in Kos (Kefalos) during September this year. On other internet posting sites I have read that bars and tavernas are struggling and are thus lowering prices. Last year on Skopelos I paid between 3 and 5 euros for 500ml of Mythos lager, and felt that I was being ripped off every day. What are prices like in Kos this year. Also, is it better to change my GB pounds over there. Thanks in advance for any advice given. Brynn and Pam Welch.

      2 Answers Aug 3, 2010 at 2:00 PM
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      KOS airport- Tigaki by taxi or bus?

      by FHO Online Now Jun 29, 2010 at 2:06 AM

      Hello everybody!
      I`ve booked my tickets to Kos and arrive by Norwegian at 03:50 02/July. I need to get to Irina Beach Hotel at Tigaki. Could anybody tell me aprox price by taxi there or if there is any bus transfer?
      I checked out this given web site to book an advance but the price of 49 €
      Airport - Tigaki (one-way transfer) seems a bit too high
      Do you think it is easier and cheaper to get taxi just at the airport?

      Me and my friend shall stay about 6 days in Kos. Does it make sence to hire a car for a day or two to explore the island or bus connections are ok?
      In case of car hire, is it cheaper/better to do it in advance by internet or just get the car in the island?

      Any specific day trips to the other Greek islands you could reccomend?

      2 Answers Jun 29, 2010 at 2:28 AM
    • Travelling to Kos alone for some fun

      by Filthymutt Online Now Jun 11, 2010 at 9:19 AM

      Hey everyone,

      I'm 26 and a bit of a spur of the moment kind of guy, i have just booked a week in Kos and i will be traveling alone (as i decided i would have a holiday and booked it with the hour, so my mates cant get the time off). My question is, where is the best place to go to meet new people... I'm looking to tear it up for a week so want to meet people who live for the moment like me :)

      I will be arriving July 3rd and staying just outside Kos Town.


      2 Answers Jun 11, 2010 at 11:28 AM
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      Quiet and Traditional, but not dead!+

      by jules64 Online Now Feb 10, 2010 at 5:34 AM

      My husband and I used to go to the Greek Islands most years, but after an awful holiday in Corfu. Sidari to be precise which was more like Blackpool. Plus my husband got very ill from what the locals told us pollution in the sea and had to spend a few days in hospital and then was hospitalised in the UK.

      Anyway we have decided to try the Greek islands again and have chosen Kos. Can anyone recommend somewhere nice which is family or couples orientated. Ie not a place with a bar street or where youngsters are all over the place drunk.

      We dont want somewhere dead, but we would prefer somewhere more traditional. we like going for meals and a few drinks in the evening, so we want some kind of night life. Oh and nice beaches.


      2 Answers Mar 13, 2013 at 1:00 AM
    • Airport to Marina transport

      by Malaguena Online Now Aug 25, 2009 at 1:38 PM

      Hi does anyone have any info re buses from the airport to the new marina in Kos town? I arrive at 9.30pm at night. If there are no buses does anyone have an idea of cost of a taxi. Thanks.

      2 Answers Aug 26, 2009 at 1:57 PM