Greece abolishes the obligation to fill in the PLF for visitors

Greece abolishes the obligation to fill in a visitor location form

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Greece is another country that has made the decision to loosen covid restrictions. As of March 15, travelers will no longer need to complete a localization form.

Until March 15, 2022, it is not possible to enter Greece without completing the form in advance. After completing it, you will receive a QR code, which must be presented to the border authorities at the airport. From mid-March it will no longer be necessary.

The Minister of Tourism, Vasilis Kikilias, made the following statement:

& # 8220; As recommended by the Committee of Experts at the Ministry of Health, the completion of the Passenger Locator Form & # 8211; PLF by visitors from all countries for entry into Greece is abolished from March 15, 2022. The abolition of the PLF simplifies the entry process for travelers by shifting the focus to the control of vaccination certificates.

In addition, the adoption of new health and safety protocols for travel companies gives Greece a competitive advantage. For another year we are ready to welcome our guests safely.& # 8221;

The commission also recommended increasing the permitted occupancy rate for sightseeing buses from 85%. up to 100 percent. from Saturday 5 March 2022., but leaving protective measures – natural ventilation, the use of masks.

The new special health protocol indicates that in the case of tourist accommodation with more than 50 rooms, cooperation with a doctor or health care structures remains obligatory. The instructions of the Hellenic National Public Health Organization regarding the control of Covid-19 remain in force providing

  • Provision of disposable gloves for cleaning service staff and kitchen staff.
  • Resignation from the use of disposable gloves by tourists when using the shared buffet. The use of a disinfectant remains compulsory.
  • Giving up the use of disposable tablecloths.
  • No need to clean the surface with a steam oven at a temperature >70 degrees.C. The procedure will be implemented as part of the disinfection of the room, only after a confirmed case of illness.

The new special sanitary protocol regarding the operation of the tourist accommodation facility will apply from the publication of the relevant decision in the Journal of Laws.

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