Greece's country code is 30. Athens landline numbers begin with 21; mobile numbers begin with 6. Public phones allow international calls. Purchase phonecards at kiosks (periptera).

Mobile Phones

Mobile shops sell reasonably priced local SIM cards; you must show your passport to register the number. Local SIM cards can be used in European and Australian phones. US/Canadian phones need to have a dual- or tri-band system.