Greece holiday warning – could you be left stranded with no money abroad?


A real threat could leave anyone on holiday in Greece with no cash machine access, card payments blocked and wire transfers declined.

Greece faces looming debt deadlines, its politicians are playing a game of brinkmanship and it COULD end up exiting the euro.

if Greece does quit the euro? Simon Phillips, from travel money specialist No.1 Currency, said there will probably be a transition period where euros are still accepted: “This means that if you have a holiday booked to Greece this summer, you shouldn’t be affected by a currency changeover.”

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