Strikes in Greece May 5 through May 10, 2016

The public sector union has called a strike for May 6-7 over pension and tax reform. Also, seamen and port workers have called a four-day strike from 06:00 on May 6 through 06:00 on May 10. Other unions are expected to join the strike.

Protests are expected across the country.

Advice For Travellers

Ferry and port operations will be disrupted throughout Greece. Contact your tour or ferry operator for advice.

At this time, the strikes will not affect air travel.

Minimize safety risk by avoiding areas of large public gatherings and demonstrations. Even peaceful situations can quickly and unexpectedly turn violent.

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