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  • What will the weather be like?
    • For the comfort and pleasure of our guests, our itineraries generally follow warm rather than hot weather patterns. The world's climate being at times unpredictable, our little ships are seldom far from a sheltered bay or port. Our thematic Greece cruises programs operate on June and September.

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  • What amenities will I find in my cabin?
    • All cabins have private, nicely appointed bathrooms with showers, while some of them include bathtubs. All ships have telephones for on board communications, TV's with satellite channels with at least English speaking channels. There are hairdryers in each cabin and hairdryers are offered at the reception for guest use. Piped music is also available in cabins as well as CD or DVD players (not in all vessels).

  • What services are available on board?
    • Aboard our small ships you will find elegant dining rooms, spacious sun decks and comfortable lounge. No pools are offered as it is common for our guests to swim off our ships or for passengers to reach some secluded beaches by tender.

      Your cruise program is either with breakfast plus lunch or dinner or sometimes with all meals. Meals are served at set times and there is flexible seating.

      Sports activities: Swimming off the ships is possible as well as snorkelling and canoeing. In some destinations it is possible to organize diving excursions.

  • What languages are spoken on board?
    • Language on board is English.

  • Which are the appropriate gratuities?
    • It is customary to give tips on cruise vessels. The suggested amount is Euro 60-80 per passenger. Guests have the choice to adjust the amount of gratuities reflecting the level of satisfaction.

  • What should I pack?
    • Please travel as lightly as possible so as not to restrict space in your cabin. Soft bags are more practical than hard suitcases. Sports or casual clothes are more useful.
      Plenty of swimwear is required and a pullover or cardigan is recommended for cool evenings. Comfortable walking shoes are suggested when ashore.

  • What travel documents are required?
    • Participants must be in possession of a valid passport and should obtain visas and health certificates where required. All requirements should be confirmed with appropriate government consulate or information office prior to departure.

  • What is the electric currently provided on your ships?
    • Our ship generators provide an electric current of 220v. Cabins are equipped with European type plugs so please remember to bring an adaptor if necessary.

  • Should I mention any health problems or special needs?
    • Due to safety reasons it is requested that physical disabilities of any kind should be advised at time of reservation. It is understood that passengers requiring special attention or treatment will be travelling with their personal escorts. The company retains the right to refuse to embark any pregnant woman beyond the 6th month of pregnancy.
      Greek Island Cruises ships are not suitable for passengers with special needs.
      Embarkation gang ways do not fit all types of wheel chairs. Cabin bathrooms and stair cases are unsuitable for disable passengers.

  • Should I mention any special dietary requirements?
    • Every attempt to meet special dietary requirements should be made provided in writing request at least 4 weeks prior to sailing.

  • What should I know about safety at sea?
    • An emergency drill is conducted by our crew before the ship sails and is to be attended by all passengers. The drill will provide passengers information about the alarm system, the master station position, their life jackets use and other emergency procedures.

  • Where can I keep my valuables while on board?
    • Jewellery, money, documents, etc., should be placed in your individual safe deposit boxes or given to the captain who will deposit items in the ship's safe boxes free of charge. The company and its personnel bear no responsibility for valuables kept by passengers.

  • What is the official currency while on board?
    • The EURO is the official currency while on board.

  • Is smoking permitted on board?
    • Smoking is not permitted to any of our passengers or member of the crew in any indoor part of the ship.

  • What kind of activities are provided on board?
    • There are fins, masks and snorkels available on board for use during the swim stops.
      You can also find a small borrowing library as well as board games and playing cards for your amusement. Movies are often shown in the vessels' Lounges, so please check in the Daily Program for show times.

  • Are there any excursions offered?
    • Shore excursions are included only in specific cruises such as Archaeological and Architect. In all other cruises, shore excursions are not included in the cruise fares and are available according to the cruise schedule/ports of call visited. Details are provided on a daily basis by the on board Cruise Coordinator. Shore excursions are subject to shore and weather conditions and based on a minimum participation.

  • When do I embark/disembark?
    • Passengers are requested to be on board 2 hours prior to departure. Disembarkation is after breakfast at approximately 9am. Please also note that sailing times are listed in the Daily Program and you must comply with the specified "ALL ABOARD" time, also posted on the Notice Board. If you are not onboard by the set time, it will be your own responsibility if you miss the ship. The "all aboard" time is 15 minutes prior vessel's departure time.

  • Where do I embark/disembark?
    • Embarkation/disembarkation is always done from Santorini.

  • Are children welcome onboard Greek Island Cruises ships?
    • Aboard the Greek Island Cruises ships there are no recreational facilities for children and reservations for those under the age of eleven are not advised. Taking that into consideration please note that children onboard are their parents' sole responsibility.

  • Is there medical care on board?
    • There is no doctor on board any Greek Island Cruises ships. In case of an emergency, some members of the crew are trained to offer first aid. Medical care is available on all ports of call visited, which are always very close. In case of discomfort, please contact immediately a crew member.