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Greece Travel Insurance Quote

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Greece Travel Insurance

A country with a rich history and civilisation, Greece is located in the South East of Europe and comprises of thousands of islands, some of the most well known are Santorini and Mykonos.

To get a quote by telephone or email, contact us on 0800 047 5065 (FREEPHONE) or 01273 773 017 info@jsinsurance.co.uk

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Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum
Cancellation or Curtailment £1,000 £3,000 £7,500
Medical and Repatriation £10,000,000 £10,000,000 £10,000,000
Personal Baggage £1,000 £1,500 £2,500
Personal Money £150 £500 £750
Delayed Departure £100 £1,000 £1,000
Missed Departure £250 £500 £1,000
Legal Expenses £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Scheduled Airline Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Missed Connection Cover* £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Terrorism Cover Extension* £2,000 £2,000 £2,000
Standard Excess** £100 £50 £35

*AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL PREMIUM: This extra cover is only available by contacting us and we can add this to your policy. 

**The excess payable does vary depending on the claim benefit.

Please read the full Terms and Conditions of this policy offered by JS Travel Insurance.

This Travel Insurance policy for Greece is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities and Insured by Union Reiseversicherung AG, UK. Travel Insurance Facilities are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Union Reiseversicherung AG are authorised by BaFin and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Travel Insurance Extras

Single Trip

Extension Benefit Europe (per person) Worldwide (per person)
Excess Waiver £5.00 £5.00
Terrorism Cover £7.00 £13.00
Missed Connection £5.00 £5.00

Annual Multi Trip

Extension Benefit Europe (per person) Worldwide (per person)
Excess Waiver £36.00 £36.00
Terrorism Cover £16.00 £24.00
Missed Connection £10.00 £10.00

Excess Waiver

By purchasing the excess waiver option, the excess on the policy is reduced to £0 and you would therefore not be responsible for making a payment toward a claim.

Missed Connection Cover

This extension provides additional travel insurance cover in the event you miss a connecting flight, ferry, cruise ship, train or motor vehicle as a result of a delay to your initial outbound transport.

Terrorism Cover Extension

This extension provides additional insurance cover to enable you to cancel or cut short your trip if a terrorist act occurs within a 40 miles radius of your pre booked accommodation and you no longer wish to travel.

Popular Destinations in Greece


Visit Greece’s ancient capital. With so many ruins to explore, you’ll find yourself lost within the rich history of this old Greek town. Impossible to cram everything into just one day,

Athens is a trip best taken when you have at least two days, otherwise you’ll kick yourself at all the sights you’ve missed.

If beaches are more your thing, take a small trip by car down the Attica Peninsula and you’ll find beautiful and stunning waters.


Dare to take a trip to the active volcano of Santorini. The islands of Santorini came into existence due to volcanic activity, however, the last eruption was 3,600 years ago.

Santorini is a romantic’s paradise, with gorgeous clear waters, this is the perfect getaway for couples who want to soak up the sun !

Santorini is known for its quirky, Whitewashed Greek Architecture, the perfect backdrop for any holiday photo.

Filled with excellent wineries and restaurants, as well as fantastic historical sights, there’s something for everyone.


Unwind on the exotic beaches of Kefalonia Island. Known for its azure waters and fine, white sand, Kefalonia is the perfect beach getaway when travelling in Europe.

This island is usually very busy, but due to its large size, you’re sure to find a quiet hideaway to relax in, even in high season.


Visit Greece’s second largest city, Thessaloniki. It is also the capital of the Macedonian Region of Northern Greece.

Lively nightlife and beautiful scenery make it a top destination for the whole family to visit in Greece.

Thessaloniki offers a mix of ancient and modern attractions, from Byzantine Architecture to warm, Turkish Baths and colourful food markets, there is something to do every day of the week, Thessaloniki provides it all.


Escape the city life in Zagori. This region is filled with natural beauty, gorgeous cliffs, and two national parks.

Gaze at the fabulous sunset with a glass of wine, and marvel at its dense, lush forests and mountainous peaks.

Go Rafting along the rivers in the valley and get your heart racing ! Zagori is perfect for Hiking and other activities, as well as being dotted with traditional villages where you can sample the most authentic Greek cuisine.

Popular Sports and Activities




Ice Hockey





Travel Risks in Greece

Most visits to Greece are trouble free, but theft of passports, wallets and handbags are common on the train and in crowded tourist places.

Make sure to keep an eye on your belongings, and keep your valuables in a safe in your hotel.

Beggars are common in Greece, but you will rarely come across a violent or aggressive beggar.

Avoid organised protests and demonstrations, as these can start out peaceful and end up turning violent.

Embassy | Consulates

British Embassy in Greece

Address: 1, Ploutarchou str, 106 75 Athens, Greece

Telephone: +30 210 7272 600

British Honorary Vice Consulate Zakynthos

Address: 28 Foskolou Street, 29 100 Zakynthos, Greece

Telephone: +30 26950 22906

Visa Requirements for Greece

Nationals of the European Union do not require a Visa, you are allowed to stay in Greece for up to 90 days.

EHIC (European Health Card Insurance)

Your EHIC card will cover you for emergency healthcare in Greece, but make sure you have the correct Travel Insurance before you leave the United Kingdom.

Pre Existing Medical Conditions

If you have pre existing medical conditions and you plan to travel to Greece, we are able to provide you with a policy.


Please check the Terms and Conditions for any Restrictions or Exclusions.

Living in Greece or Already Travelled

World Nomads offers Travel Insurance if you are living in Greece.

World Nomads also offers cover if you have already left your home country and you are in Greece. You can also add Sports and Activities to the policy, as well as High Value Items.


Please check the Terms and Conditions for any Restrictions or Exclusions.

Useful Websites

Brexit Information

A JS Travel Insurance blog post regarding Brexit, and the changes it may make to your holiday.

Holiday Weather

Daily worldwide forecasts and weather averages for your holiday.

Foreign Travel Advice

Information on safety, local laws, entry requirements, and more.

Barrhead Travel

Get a great holiday to Greece at an amazing price!

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