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      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?

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    • marathon to athens and vice versa

      Greece 2 hours ago

      hi, we are planing to stay in golden hotels and bungalows in marathon in september for 5 days and hotel and we will take the taxi from airport to the hotel, but we need to know how to use the bus near the hotel to reach athens city and what is the name of the nearest bus station,

      thank you

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    • 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

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    • 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?

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    • 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?

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    • 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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    • Way to delphi

      Delphi Aug 25, 2016 at 3:07 AM

      How can i get from athens aiport to delphi

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    • How to get from Thessaloniki air port to Ohrid

      Thessaloniki Aug 24, 2016 at 9:15 PM

      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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      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 ?

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    • 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.

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    • 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

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    • 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.

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    • 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 :)

      Leila

      24 SEP DAY 1 HERAKLION ARRIVE AT 20:55

      25 SEP DAY 2 HERAKLION

      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

       

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      ITINERARY ADVICE PLEASE - SEPT/OCT

      Greece Aug 26, 2016 at 6:53 AM

      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!
      Natasja

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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
      Carmen

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    • Uber in Athens?

      Athens Aug 13, 2016 at 4:49 AM

      Hello,

      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?

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    • 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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      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! :)

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    • Sunset cruises

      Santorini Island Aug 24, 2016 at 10:53 AM

      Hi!

      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.

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    • Where to stay

      by Adnilnewrad Online Now Jun 6, 2015 at 12:26 PM

      We are seasoned Greek travellers, an older couple who like to explore every square inch of where we visit(we don't sunbath) We will pick up a car at the airport and want to stay somewhere that will let us explore the whole island without having to use the same roads constantly. We where thinking of staying in Masthari(apologies if mis spelt) as our base as we don't like really bustling places, is this a good start or would you suggest elsewhere. Thanks in advance

      10 Answers Jun 10, 2015 at 12:14 PM
    • euro currency and paying by credit cards

      by MissLittleSunshine Online Now Jun 4, 2015 at 12:31 AM

      With the recent crisis in Greece does anyone know how easy it is to still pay by credit cards out their in restaurants etc

      Also does anyone know if it's easy to exchange money GBP into EURO and if it's a better rate in Greece

      Thanks

      6 Answers Jun 4, 2015 at 1:10 AM
    • Illegal migrants

      by Janettostar Online Now May 30, 2015 at 12:18 AM

      What is the situation like with the migrants that have arrived in Kos?

      7 Answers Jun 2, 2015 at 4:30 AM
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      Car hire in Kos

      by lewis-gunn Online Now Apr 13, 2015 at 11:25 AM

      can anyone recommend a car hire firm in Kos town

      3 Answers Apr 14, 2015 at 5:47 AM
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      Travel from Kos airport to Lakitira suites

      by theHeatingEngineer Online Now Mar 18, 2015 at 7:27 AM

      Is there a bus that goes past this the Lakitira Suites hotel from the airport?

      The hotel appears to be 4km west of Kardamena, not at Kardamena as shown by Google maps. This is a link of the possible routes. It may just be easier to hire a taxi, but I was hoping to master the public transport.

      google.co.uk/maps/dir/36.759...

      6 Answers Mar 20, 2015 at 1:36 AM
    • Cigarettes in Kos Town

      by oldgitshampshire Online Now Oct 6, 2014 at 2:51 AM

      Can anyone tell me how much cigarettes are in Kos Town and if they prefer cash, debit card or credit card? Thanks

      1 Answer Oct 6, 2014 at 5:58 AM
    • Ferry or hydrofoil etc. from other islands to Kos

      by JanetteMary Online Now Jul 19, 2014 at 11:17 PM

      What islands can we travel from to KOS? I can't find from Mykonos or Naxos - are there any?

      2 Answers Jul 22, 2014 at 12:49 PM
    • Cheap rent a car

      by qtorne Online Now Jul 18, 2014 at 9:45 AM

      Hi everyone! We're travelling to Kos late August and would like to rent a car there. Does somebody know if it is better to rent it using internet or it would be cheaper to wait and rent it in the island? Thank you in advance.

      2 Answers Jul 19, 2014 at 5:21 AM
    • Clubbing in Greece

      by JonnyCon Online Now Jun 23, 2014 at 11:13 AM

      Hi, I'm 17 - all of my mates are 18 (6 of them) - we all want to go clubbing in Kos but i realise that the publicly drinking /clubbing age is 18 - have I screwed myself over with this holiday or are they relatively chilled in Kos with access to clubs ? Less worried about the alcohol part- and am i likely to be IDd?

      3 Answers Jun 23, 2014 at 12:48 PM
    • cost of taxi from kos airport to kardamena?

      by LynneL15 Online Now Jun 14, 2014 at 8:56 AM

      how much for a taxi from kos airport to kardamena?

      1 Answer Jun 14, 2014 at 9:10 AM
    • Only one day/evening in Kos, what do you recommend?

      by mollygilfillan Online Now May 9, 2014 at 2:00 PM

      With only one day and evening, and having been to Mykonos Rhodes and Santorini, and, not liking crowds, what do you recommend (we are moderately active) and there may be about 10 of us. Thanks!

      3 Answers May 9, 2014 at 10:48 PM
    • Kardamena to asclepeion

      by sammy090 Online Now Apr 15, 2014 at 7:32 PM

      hi, I am going to be staying in Kardamena for a week this summer and I would love to visit the Asclepeion. does anyone know how to get there from Kardamena, and how much the travel will cost? is there a bus or a taxi, what is the best and cheapest way to get there?
      thanks!

      1 Answer Apr 17, 2014 at 4:53 AM
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      Summer work, kos

      by danielgillespie Online Now May 5, 2013 at 7:00 PM

      Hi all, me and my twin bro are coming to kos
      On the 28th of may and we are both looking
      To find work over there because we are hopeing
      To stay there for the whole summer, what is the
      Best way to find work ? And what about accommodation
      We're both 18 and want accommodation near people
      A similar age group to us

      17 Answers May 6, 2013 at 10:20 PM
    • public pools

      by mary2h Online Now Mar 24, 2013 at 1:00 PM

      We are staying at a house by Pili- are there any public pools around there?

      5 Answers Mar 25, 2013 at 9:18 AM
    • underage drinking

      by apriloneill Online Now Mar 3, 2013 at 9:09 AM

      guys basically i'm going on holiday with 3 friends in july to kos and we are all drinkers. we can get served no problem here in the uk but i was just wondering if anyone knew if its difficult to get served with no id? i'm 17, my only problem:(

      2 Answers Mar 15, 2013 at 9:55 AM
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      Volcano Hazard????

      by vdoortje Online Now Oct 27, 2012 at 2:25 PM

      We just returned from trip to Kos. We loved the island and plan to go back there.
      But something happened that is worrying me.

      We went for a daytrip to Nyssiros is order to see a sleeping volcano. You actualy can enter on of the caldera's. You can see steam and gasses comming out of holes in the caldera. And since it just was raining in Nyssiros there was water in the caldera and you could the water was boiling in the middle.
      Most of the people from our group went down into the caldera and all seemed pefectly OK.
      Until a man from our group came back with severe burns on his right foot. Seems that the crust of the caldera was quite thin and he stepped on it and went through. Probably in a hole with hot gasses or hot water. His burns were of 2nd degree and really serious, he was in a lot of pain.

      I wonder if this happened before. And question the actual safety of the caldera.

      Someone have any experience with this??

      Thanks, Dora.

      5 Answers Nov 1, 2012 at 8:06 AM
    • One day Visits

      by naimjabbour Online Now Jul 11, 2012 at 3:26 AM

      Hello, i'm going to the below Islands in this month by cruise,I will stay one day only in each one, what I have to visit (the famous places) in this short time? can someone advise?

      1- Rhodos
      2- Heraklion / Crete
      3- KOS
      4- Samos
      5- Izmir
      6- Mykonos
      7- Santorini

      Thank you

      7 Answers Jul 16, 2012 at 1:16 AM
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      Kos from Didim

      by chriso1969 Online Now Jan 15, 2012 at 6:19 AM

      Im travelling to Didim in June for 10 days and then to Kos for 2 days and I was wondering the following
      1.Roughly how much is local beer and import beer?
      2.Is there English and Irish bars/restraunts in Kos? 3.Can you travel from Didim to Kos and if so the best way to get there and price?

      1 Answer Jan 15, 2012 at 2:22 PM
    • Is there a drinking age in Kos?

      by lala.x Online Now Jan 9, 2012 at 3:00 PM

      I'm going to Kos in the summer with my friend but we're both 17, is there a legal drinking age? I went to Greece when i was 14 and got served in a supermarket and club but not sure if it's change.

      2 Answers Jan 10, 2012 at 11:07 AM
    • A pub/bar that show premier league matches

      by josephe1 Online Now Sep 14, 2011 at 5:01 AM

      Hi,

      I'd like to watch the Liverpool v Spurs match this coming Sunday. Is there any pub/bar in Kos that show premier league matches?I

    • ferry information

      by sylvialynn Online Now Jul 26, 2011 at 9:17 AM

      can anyone give me costs and timings for a ferry (hydrofoil?)from Kos Town to Altinkum .we are going to Kos for 1 week AND THEN WANT TO STAY A FURTHER 10 DAYS in Altinkum at a friends apartment
      We have lived in Altinkum and so did the VISA RUN a few times which was a return journey but have no info about one way trips ,or even if it can be done at all ?

      1 Answer Jul 26, 2011 at 10:14 AM
    • gay

      by markomarkomarko Online Now Apr 20, 2011 at 12:00 PM

      any gays beaches in kos?

      4 Answers Jul 31, 2012 at 3:06 AM
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      from kos town to Asclepieion

      by mkvalya Online Now Mar 2, 2010 at 1:54 PM

      how could I go to Asclepieion from kos town?

      2 Answers Mar 3, 2010 at 5:39 AM
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      from airport to kos town: how?

      by mkvalya Online Now Mar 2, 2010 at 1:52 PM

      there is a bus ? or is it possible only by taxi?
      thanks

      2 Answers Mar 3, 2010 at 5:26 AM
    • service bus to tingaki

      by mickcoulson Online Now Jun 30, 2009 at 11:57 AM

      hi.......... my wife and i will be in kardamena in september and would like to visit tingaki. can we catch a servce bus direct to tingaki from kardamena or do we have to travel via kos town.
      cheers
      mickcoulson

      3 Answers Jul 12, 2009 at 4:25 AM
    • Kos Info.

      by purple98 Online Now May 6, 2009 at 10:41 PM

      My friend and I are looking for the best part of Kos. We'll only be there two nights, and would like our location to be convenient to the ferry for Bodrum. What is the best town to stay in and do you have any hotel recommendations? Thanks so much! Also good restaurants would be great too!

      1 Answer May 7, 2009 at 5:51 PM
    • Santorini to Kos

      by purple98 Online Now May 6, 2009 at 12:49 AM

      We are looking to travel from Santorini to Kos. Is our only option a ferry from greekferries.com. We are not against taking an overnight ferry, but we would like to have as much time as possible on the islands. Are there any other options? Do you know of any island on the way that would could possible stop at to break up the trip? Any hydrofoils that go between Santorini and Kos?

      3 Answers May 6, 2009 at 11:29 AM
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      island hopping from Kos

      by sandysmith Online Now Jun 9, 2008 at 1:03 PM

      Hi looking to going to Kos in Oct - either staying in Kos Town or Mastihari
      would like to do daytrips from there. I know can got to Kalymnos and Nissiros but how about PAtmos, leors or Tendelos for day trips???

      17 Answers Sep 25, 2008 at 8:09 AM
    • travel by ship to kos island

      by dr_ar_rostami Online Now Mar 5, 2008 at 5:11 AM

      how can i travel to kos island by ship or boat from athene,or turkey or other countries?how much is the prices?any other information"?thanks a lot

      2 Answers Mar 25, 2008 at 9:18 AM
    • Travelling the island

      by EKF88 Online Now Feb 27, 2008 at 8:44 AM

      Hey, wonder if anyone can help. 5 of us are coming out in September, just wondering if you would recommend car or moped hire? How much do mopeds cost to hire roughly? And, is parking around the island (mainly near the beaches) easy?
      Thanks