Major banks have branches around Syntagma. ATMs are plentiful enough in commercial districts, but harder to find in more residential areas.

Currency Exchange

National Bank of Greece Has a 24-hour automated exchange machine.

Onexchange Currency and money transfers. Branches: Syntagma, Monastiraki.


  • Restaurants If a service charge is included, just round up the bill. If there's no service charge, leave 10% to 20%.
  • Taxis Round up the fare by a couple of euros. There's a small fee for handling bags; this is an official charge, not a tip.
  • Bellhops Bellhops in hotels and stewards on ferries expect a small gratuity of €1 to €3.