Capital City: Athens
Time Zone: Greece follows the Eastern European Time Zone UTC +2, with Eastern European Summer Time UTC +3 being in effect from late October until late March.
International Airport: The main airport in Greece is Athens International Airport (ATH), with most international flights connecting through Athens. Many of the islands, including Santorini also have their own airports, although flights might not be as regular.
Currency: The currency in Greece is Euros €. At the time of writing, 1€ converts to $1.59AUD, $1.12USD or £0.89GBP.
Although a handful of places around Greece might accept credit and debit cards, Greece is generally a cash country so it’s important not to rely on it. Make sure you have some cash on you at all times so you’re not caught out.
Driving: Always drive on the right side of the road in Greece.
Power: In Greece the power plugs and sockets are of type C and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
Internet Access: Internet access in Greece can be unreliable at best and just plain unusable at worst. Most hotels and resorts do offer wifi, although the speeds are quite slow and you shouldn’t rely on downloading or uploading anything on wifi during your visit.