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GREEK OVERNIGHT STAY TAX

Greece Overnight Stay Tax
From 1 January 2018, you will need to pay an Overnight Stay Tax which has been introduced by the Greek Ministry of Tourism and aims to enhance the State’s revenue in the context of the current fiscal adjustment programme.

The tax works out at 0.50 Euro per room per night. So for a weeks stay it is 3.5 Euros.

This amount is based on the official rating of our hotel, according to the local Tourist Board classification.

When and how to pay:

You’ll be asked to pay the tax when you check-in at our hotel, this can be paid by cash or card

Why do I have to pay:

The tax is something new and specifically aimed at tourists. It’s a cost beyond our control as it’s a Government imposed tax that has to be paid when you stay in any accommodation in Greece. Whilst other holiday destinations in various countries implement local taxes like this, we understand this cost is something you probably weren’t expecting to pay and are sorry the Government has decided to bring this in so quickly.

Alex Bardis