May 20, 2021

On 14 May 2021, the Greek Minister of Shipping and Island Policy announced the revised health protocols concerning the transports by ferry in view of the summer season 2021. More specific:

  • The capacity of ferries with cabins increased to 85%
  • The capacity of ferries without cabins increased to 80%
  • The capacity of the High-Speed Crafts that have special filters increased to 80% as well

Furthermore, passengers that wishing to travel by ferry should have:

  • either a vaccination certificate (14 days after the second dose)
  • a 72-hour PCR test or a 24-hour rapid test or a 24-hour self-test or a certificate of illness (2 months after disease and up to 9 months)
  • all domestic and foreign travelers, over the age of 5, are obliged to carry these special documents
  • the ferry companies will carry out all the necessary control checks on the documents mentioned