Travel Tips For A Holiday In Greece.
Greece is the most upcoming travel spot nowadays. This is because even in the times of recession, a trip to Greece is not very expensive. It works out to be far more economical than most of the famous tourist spots around the world. Let's not forget the scenic beauty and vast spread culture of this couuntry.
Keeping the huge demand for holidays in Greece, one should make sure that you book your tickets, cruise, hotels, and packages well in advance. The best time to go to Greece is between Easter and mid June. The crowd is comparatively lesser at such times. You can get hotel bookings easily during this time and that too at cheaper rates.
You should take a flight to Athens as it is very well-connected to the other parts of the country, be it through trains, buses, planes or ferries.
Travel light. Don't carry too many clothes with you. When in Greece, don't dress like a tourist, dress up like the locals. Wearing normal jeans and comfortable tops would work. Even shorts and summer dresses are acceptable. However if u plan to visit a religious place in Greece, u won't be permitted in with off shoulder tops, knee-length skirts or even dresses. If you plan to go during the summers, be prepared with cotton clothes to face the harsh Mediterranean sun.
Temperature in Greece is so high and the sun is extremely harsh. You should carry with you a sunscreen with a high SPF to avoid major sun tan. You should always carry water and consume a lot of liquids to avoid dehydration.
You should research a lot before planning your trip to Greece. What can be worse than missing the major attractions of the city because they were closed? You should check online portals and websites for information.
Most people in Greece can understand English but still to be on a safer side, you should learn some common phrases in Greek.
Plan well in advance and properly as to how you would go about the trip. Don't stress it up. Remember you're there to relax. Don't try to cover five islands in just ten days. It would be too much of traveling. Two islands in ten days sounds more convenient.
You should always book a taxi in advance. Even though you are paying almost double for it, it saves you from any sort of trouble. It is usually a safe bet. You get an English-speaking, well-mannered driver who knows where exactly you need to go.
Athens is the safest city in the world next to paris. Terrorism is next to non-existent in Greece. Greece is also the a very safe place for women. Women travelers can travel alone without any tension of safety.
Have a great trip to Greece. These tips will surely make your trip more comfortable and easy.