All ferry services in Greece have been cancelled for Wednesday 3rd July due to a strike by the Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation. The ferries will remained docked from 01:00 – 24:00. Passengers who have booked tickets in advance are entitled to a full refund.
- Try to travel in advance of the strike, or extend/find accommodation and travel on Thursday.
- Be prepared for delays and disruption once ferry service resumes.
- Contact your travel insurance company to see what compensation/financial assistance you are entitled to.
Entitle to refund
GTP says that ‘Passengers whose trip is cancelled due to the strike are entitled to a full refund of their ticket. For additional information or queries, contact port authorities at the point of travel:
- Piraeus: 14944 – 14541 – 210-4172675;
- Rafina: 22940-28888;
- Lavrio: 22920-26589, 22920-25249,
- EKPIZO on 210-3304444
Official travel advice
From the US Embassy in Greece –
Locations: Athens and locations throughout Greece with ferry service
Events: All ferries in Greece scheduled for Wednesday July 3 have been cancelled due to a strike by the Seamen Union. According to information available to the U.S. Embassy in Athens, this strike will run twenty-four hours.
Actions to Take:
- Review your travel plans.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Keep a low profile.
Please click through here for the rest of the advisory, including contact information.
Further news and information
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