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Practical information and traveling tips

Language • Greek (but English is widely used in places of tourist interest).
Currency • Euro.
Greek Time • GMT+2 (or CET+1).
Greece calling code • 0030.
Local (Kos) calling code • 22420.
Banks • All major Greek banks have branches and operate ATMs in Kos town and in other towns in the island. Bank opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 8:00 to 14:30 and Friday from 8:00 to 14:00.
Police • Kos Town police station: tel: 22420 24444; Antimacheia police station: tel: 22420 24444 and Airport police station: tel: 22420 56051.
Health Care • Kos General Hospital, 3 Mitropoleos Street, Kos Town, tel: 22420 22300 and 22420 28050.

 

Power supply • The power supply in Greece is 220 V AC at 50 Hz and sockets in use are with two round pins.
Access • Kos can be accessed by boat from Pireaus and other Greek ports as well as from the Turkish port of Bodrum (port authority tel: 22420 26594-5). Greek and international airlines operate in the International Airport of Kos (tel: 22420 56000 and 22420 51591-51567).
Transportation • A dense network of buses operates in the island (bus station tel: 22420 22292). Also taxis and radiotaxis (tel: 22420 22777, 22420 23333-4, 22420 21666) are available in many different places on the island. Many visitors though choose to rent cars from the many car rentals that operate in the island.
Climate • The climate of Kos is typical Mediterranean with lots of sunshine, long hot summers, and mild winters.

Paradissi (Psalidi), Kos Island, Dodecanese - Greece, Tel: +30 22420 23537, Fax: +30 22420 48734, email: info@aegeanview.gr