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COVID-19 update: Greece now open to US citizens

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By Nina Done  19 April 2021

In a recent formal briefing, Greece made the welcome announcement they are now welcoming US citizens to their shores who will no longer have to undergo a mandatory 7-day quarantine, just in time for Americans looking to book a yacht charter for the summer around this stunning destination. The new relaxed measures also incorporate arrivals who are citizens of the EU, UK, Schengen area, United Arab Emirates, Serbia and Israel.

Any citizens arriving from these countries will not be required to quarantine, provided they hold either a negative PCR test result within 72 hours of arrival into Greece, or have had a COVID-19 vaccination at least 14 days prior to their flight.

Yachts anchored in a sheltered cove in Greece

Yacht charters around Greece

Greece is a hugely popular yacht charter destination, beckoning vacationers from across the globe to its spectacular mainland shores and myriad islands sculpted by lush pine forests and pristine beaches surrounded by intense cobalt-blue waters.

Discover Greece's renowned hotspots; whether that's soaking up the bustling Cyclades islands of Mykonos and Santorini, or cruising the picturesque Ionian archipelago sampling the delights of Kefalonia, Zakynthos and Ithaki, or simply marveling at the majestic Acropolis in Athens, this magical destination has so much to offer, with a rich cultural heritage steeped in history, wonderful wine regions, exquisite local dishes and some of the clearest waters in the Mediterranean, Greece is sure to please even the most discerning yacht charter guest.

With over 6,000 islands to explore the perfect yacht charter experience awaits; whether you are looking for a vibrant, fun-filled adventure or prefer a more relaxing laid-back vacation, Greece has it all.  

Yachts anchored in a sheltered cove in Greece
White houses and blue doors in a cobbled alleyway in Greece

Need more information?

If you would like to learn more about yacht charters around Greece, please read our guide which has lots of useful information, including sample itineries and interactive maps.

If you are interested in booking a Greece yacht charter please speak with your preferred yacht charter broker for more information.


 
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