Mask use extended

From today, Saturday 1st August, it is necessary to wear a face covering in all indoor public spaces. Many establishments will enforce this at the entrance or display notices outside but they are not obliged to. Local police will be carrying out spot checks to ensure compliance and a fine of €150 will apply to …

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More masks..

From Wednesday 29th July it will be mandatory for all staff and customers to wear a mask just about all shopping locations. In addition to supermarkets; you must now wear one in banks, butchers, bakeries, patisseries, doctors surgeries, medical centres, beauty salons and hair dressers to name but a few – it’s probably easier to …

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Direct UK flights into Greece from 15th July

Just in case you missed it, Stelios Petsas – a Greek government spokesman – has recently announced that direct flights between Greece and the UK can resume from the 15th July. Beleaguered hotel, bar and taverna owners, as well as many thousands of tourism workers will doubtless have cautious optimism about this move. British holidaymakers …

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FAIRFX cards working again

After the news last Friday that FairFx cards were locked due to the collapse of payment processing company Wirecard, they have announced early this morning that all restrictions have been lifted and all cards should start working again within hours. Card users that are currently overseas will doubtless be pleased that they are now able …

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FairFX – Important notice

If you pay attention to international business and finance news you can hardly have failed to notice the collapse of the card payment processor Wirecard. The ramificaions of this may not be immediately obvious, but this is big news for international travellers, especially those who use FairFX for their foreign currency needs. For those not …

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