Banks are open Mon-Thurs 8am-2pm, Fri 8am-I.30pm.
Most shops open Mon-Fri 9am-1.30pm, 5.30-8.30 and Sat 9am-3pm,
The tourist shops in Plaka will open seven days a week from 9am-10.30pm.

Museums and archaeological sites are generally open Tues-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-3pm.

The main Post Office is open Mon-Fri 7.30am-8pm; Sat 7.30am-2pm.

In January 2002 Greece adopted in the euro as its official currency and the drachma ceased its existence during February 2002.

There is no limit to the amount of foreign currency or euros you may import to Greece.

Most banks will operate currency exchange for foreign currency and travelers' checks and will charge a percentage comisssion for the service, variating between 1-3%.You can exchange money and travellers' checks at commercial centres which are found in all tourist centres which are open longer hours than the banks. .
Main Post Offices will also operate currency exchange services.
You will always need to prove your identity when exchanging money.

Electronic Currency Exchange: Next to an ATM you may also find a currency exchange machine, which will accept notes of all major currencies and deliver you euros in exchange. Just follow the instructions (in English and other languages) carefully.

Credit Cards: Many hotels, restaurants, ticket offices and shops accept credit cards but it
is always advisable to ask about credit card acceptance before you sign the register or order your food, to avoid difficulties later.

I want to change some Thelo na alaxo merikes pounds/dollars. lires/
merika dolaria.
Do you accept traveller's?
pernete "traveler's cheques"? cheques?
Can I pay with this credit card?
Boro na pliroso me afti ti pistotiki karta?