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Trip Preparation and Helpful Links - Greece

 

http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1127.html

Passport: Required; make sure it is valid through 3 months after the end of your trip.

Visa: Not required for less than 90 days.

Insurance: International Student ID Card (ISIC – through STA Travel, or myisic.com). Confirm with Matt and Jewell

Vaccinations: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/greece.aspx

Routine – MMR, DPT, flu, chickenpox, polio, etc.
Hepatitis B

Malaria: No risk

Notices: See the above CDC link for travel and safety notices about additional diseases and other recommendations for safetyy.

Currency/Exchange: Euro

10/12/10: $1 = 0.718 Euro; 1 Euro = $1.393

Money: Check with your bank: some US banks are partnered with foreign banks and will not charge you fees for using those ATMs.

Weather: In June (for Athens): Average temperatures: 85 high / 68 low. Average rainfall: 0.4 inches

IPO 24 Hour Emergency Number: +1(602) 220-1372

Other Notes:

Call your bank and credit card companies to inform them you will be out of the country and using your cards abroad, so they don’t freeze them.

At LAX, for example, you have to walk outside to the international terminal, or take a bus there. You may consider looking up the layouts of the airports you will be using in advance.

You may need a power adapter in order for your plugs to fit. You can probably get them there, but you may want to buy one here before the trip. http://www.world-import.com/plugs.htm

Helpful Links

Program Link: : http://international.missouri.edu/study-outside-the-us/getting-started/programs/flp-greece-english/index

 

Greece