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Greece > Financial


How To Open A Bank Account In Greece

Thursday June 25, 2020 (12:34:47)

In terms of banking, there are a few options open to expats living in Greece. For example, some choose to maintain an existing account in their home country, which can be useful for things like paying recurring bills back home. Others choose to open an international account with their existing bank, which may eliminate or reduce penalties on moving currencies across borders. And still others prefer to open a local account in Greece. There is also the option of using a borderless account, such as TransferWise.   more ...

Greece > Living


How To Learn The Language In Greece

Tuesday June 23, 2020 (12:17:37)

Living and working in Greece will give you an ideal opportunity to learn one of the great classical languages of the world. Modern Greek differs somewhat from its ancient forbear, but it is still a rewarding language to learn, whether you will be working in a Greek-speaking workplace or simply visiting the country.   more ...

Greece > Property


How To Rent Or Buy Property In Greece

Tuesday April 28, 2020 (09:37:10)

Property prices in Greece were severely impacted by the 2008 financial crisis, but are on the rise again now that the Greek economy has stabilised. Over 80% of the Greek population own their own homes, and there is a thriving rental business to support the tourism industry. In addition, many foreigners choose to purchase second homes there. Airbnbs are unregulated in Greece, and rentals on their properties can artificially inflate local rates.   more ...

Greece > Moving


How To Apply For A Visa In Greece

Wednesday March 11, 2020 (16:02:50)

Greece, a popular Mediterranean destination, is part of the Schengen Agreement. The type of visa you will need to travel there will depend on the reason for your visit. If you are visiting the country from an EU nation, you will not require a visa, but you may need one if you are from outside of the EU, and are intending to enter Greece to live and work there.   more ...

Greece > Working


How To Find A Job In Greece

Thursday January 09, 2020 (17:58:45)

Greece has struggled economically during the last decade, and unemployment rates remain high. As a result, finding work in Greece can be difficult, and in most cases local workers take priority. In addition, fluency in modern Greek is a significant advantage. EU and EEA citizens may live and work in Greece without a work permit, but if they intend to stay in the country for longer than 90 days, they must register at a local Department of Aliens, and obtain a Certificate of Registration.   more ...

Greece > Health


Complementary Therapies In Greece And How To Access Them

Thursday September 26, 2019 (18:26:45)

Greece’s national health system is free at the point of service for anyone who is contributing to the tax system in the country. Emergency care is free for everyone all the time, whether they are residing in Greece or not. Public healthcare will cover all your basic and urgent needs, as long as you are eligible.   more ...

Greece > Health


Dental And Opthalmic Care In Greece: How To Find The Right Options For You

Thursday September 26, 2019 (18:13:27)

Medical care in Greece is generally of a very high standard, and healthcare is free for employed people who are officially resident in the country, and for people who are not working but are still contributing to the tax system.   more ...

Greece > Health


How To Look After Your Mental Health In Greece

Thursday September 26, 2019 (18:05:07)

Moving abroad is one of the main life stressors quoted by psychiatrists and doctors alike. Stress levels can have a big impact on your physical, as well as mental, health and it is important to try to keep yourself as healthy as possible throughout the duration of a significant life change such as moving to a new country.   more ...

Greece > Health


What Options Are Available For Chronically Ill Expats Living In Greece?

Thursday September 26, 2019 (17:56:48)

Moving abroad is a complex process for everybody, especially when it comes to sorting out healthcare in a country where you might not speak the local language. But for people living with chronic illnesses, the move can be fraught with difficulties, from setting up health insurance to making sure you can get the right medications to deal with your condition.   more ...

Greece > Health


Maternity Care In Greece: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Thursday September 26, 2019 (17:41:55)

The Greek health system runs on a two-tiered approach: the national health service provides care for all working residents, regardless of the length of their stay; and private healthcare covers everyone else, and also helps people in the interim period before their public health registration has been processed.   more ...

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