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tourism tax

coming to kalamaki im august and noticed theres a new tourism tax in place , im staying at the venus can someone explain how it works ?

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1. Re: tourism tax

first check the official star rate of the hotel and then scroll down here to greece to see the tax for this star rate..

https://www.holidaywithus.co.uk/hotel-tax/

it is per night ,per room..it will add up to a few euros,nothing much.

Edited: June 10, 2018, 8:31 pm
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2. Re: tourism tax

thanks

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3. Re: tourism tax

We have just paid €10.50 for a 7 night stay

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We have just returned from the meandros hotel having stayed for 7 nights and the tax was 21 euros.Its just another way for the greek govenment to screw more money from the tourists.Without tourists they wouldnt have a lot but it is what it is.Still a great place to holiday

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5. Re: tourism tax

A lot of other countrys do this.Its a pain as a two week holiday in a 4 star hotel will come to 42 euros.That may not be alot to some but those on a tight budget its a meal out with a bottle of house white and change in a taverna

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The tax was not the government's plan,it was part of the 3rd memorandum they were forced to sign back in 2015 to keep greece in the eurozone..the other countries have much higher tax,for most tourists it is an insignificant number..i am not sure who on a tight budget goes for a two weeks holiday in a four star hotel ,but i doubt 40 euros is something so big for them..

Edited: June 11, 2018, 3:21 pm
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8. Re: tourism tax

I travel on a budget all the time, so I don’t stay in 4* hotels, it’s usually apartments or lower category hotels, therefore mostly costs us 50 cents a night between us. That is totally manageable on a budget.

It’s all relative, if I could afford 4 or 5* I could afford the tax.

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10. Re: tourism tax

Be grateful if you travel as a couple, or occupy one room as a family. Solo travellers have to pay the same room rate. My recenr 3 week trip cost me €10.50. I am still on a diet of bread & marg trying to recover from this huge hit on my holiday costs. LOL!!

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