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Greece Travel warnings

Greek Strike - Travel Alert

A new general strike has been called in Greece for October 18th and it is expected to cause widespread disruption to travel and the closure of many services. Be warned there may be violent protests in central Athens and

Greek Strike – Travel Alert

A new general strike has been called in Greece for October 18th and it is expected to cause widespread disruption to travel and the closure of many services. Be warned there may be violent protests in central Athens and

Europe Travel Alert - Greece Strikes (& other troubles)

A nationwide 48 hour strike planned for 19 and 20 October 2011 is expected to cause widespread inconvenience for travellers in Greece. More significantly the strikes will be accompanied by large rallies and protests. In

Europe Travel Alert - Greece Strikes (& other troubles)

A nationwide 48 hour strike planned for 19 and 20 October 2011 is expected to cause widespread inconvenience for travellers in Greece. More significantly the strikes will be accompanied by large rallies and protests. In

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Athens clashes in #Greece over Greece Eurozone austerity deal http://t.co/QVKRgswi #ttot

over 4 years ago

The future of Greece remains uncertain http://see.sc/GcApli

about 5 years ago

#newsdaily - Riots in Vancouver after hockey final... as riots in Greece continue - plus more! http://bit.ly/kUlnhl

about 5 years ago

Scorpions & Other Nasties in Greece http://nblo.gs/c7Byo

over 5 years ago

Petty Crime in Greece http://nblo.gs/c7aVT

over 5 years ago

Toilets in Greece - Tissue Issues http://nblo.gs/c2GV2

over 5 years ago

Recommended vaccinations for Greece

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.

    Tetanus

    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

    Typhoid

    Typhoid is the most serious of the Salmonella infections. There are two types of vaccine:  1. Vaccine for injection,  one  vaccination protect up to 3 years.  2. A live vaccine in capsules, which is swallowed. Three capsules are taken 2 days apart and provide protection for a year.

    Typhoid

    Typhoid is the most serious of the Salmonella infections. There are two types of vaccine:  1. Vaccine for injection,  one  vaccination protect up to 3 years.  2. A live vaccine in capsules, which is swallowed. Three capsules are taken 2 days apart and provide protection for a year.

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Is it safe to travel in Greece 2012

Amanda, the other Nomads are right... there's no civil war. There are, however, occasional large street protests, and they sometimes descend into conflict wi... read more »
almost 4 years ago

Is it safe to travel to mykonos on august? I was wondering if the current status of greece would make a trip to there dangerous?

Sinitar, safe: yes, inconvenient: a bit. The protests are usually confined to downtown Athens outside government offices. The days of the strikes are adverti... read more »
over 4 years ago

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