Generally not required for stays of up to 90 days; however, travellers from some nations may require a visa, so double-check with the Greek embassy.
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Greece is easy to reach by aeroplane or ferry – particularly in summer when it opens its arms (and schedules) wide. Getting to or from Greece by train or vehicle take more planning but isn't impossible. Flights, cars and tours can be booked online at www.lonelyplanet.com/bookings.
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Greece is an easy place to travel around thanks to a comprehensive public transport system.
Air Domestic flights are abundant and significantly cut down travel time. In high season, flights fill up fast so book ahead.
Boat Ferries link the islands to each other and the mainland, including catamarans, well-equipped modern ferries and overnight boats with cabins. Schedules can be unreliable. In high season it's smart to book ahead.
Bus Generally air-conditioned and frequent, buses are a good way to travel between major cities.
Car Rentals are reasonably priced and found on all but the tiniest islands. They give you the freedom to explore the islands, but you'll need a good dose of bravery and road smarts.