Moving to Greece Guide | Relocation Advice | Bishop's Move
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Guide to Moving to Greece

Whether your moving to or from Greece Bishop’s Move can help with your removal. Our service can include the full export packing and wrapping of your furniture and personal effects, or you can chose to pack all the small items into cartons yourself prior to moving and leave us to protect your furniture.

What Can I Expect From Bishop’s Move?
Upon your initial enquiry Bishop’s Move will arrange a free survey and quotation. Our expert staff will advise and support you on every step of your journey, providing you with advise on the regulations and documents you will require.

What Services Do We Provide?
We offer a range of removal services including the following:

Direct Load
We pack, wrap and protect your furniture and household effects, then load onto one of our dedicated specialist removal
vehicles. Our team then travel directly to your new home and deliver on a date that is suitable for you. We also offer an
unpacking service.

Part Load
Your furniture and household effects are packed and collected on an agreed date and then taken to our safe secure
warehouse. Our team will then agree a delivery time frame with you and once a schedule is planned we will confirm a
delivery date. This is a more cost effective way of moving as you only pay for a proportion of our vehicle.

Storage
We can also offer storage at both origin or destination should you require this service.

Getting to know Greece:

  • Officially the Hellenic Republic.
  • Population approximately 11 million people.
  • Greece has the 11th longest coastline in the world 13676 km / 8498 miles.
  • Greece joined the Euro 2001.
  • International dialling code is +30.
  • Tourism is an important part of the Greek economy with almost 20 million visitors in 2009.

Things You Should Be Aware of:
If you are moving to a town there maybe potential access issues or parking restrictions. Narrow streets or apartment
blocks can all pose potential problems when unloading at your new home.

If you can advise us in advance then Bishop’s Move through its network of European Partners can arrange smaller shuttle
vehicles, tranships and specialist equipment such as hoists to ensure a smooth pain free delivery of your effects.

Useful Information:

  • The electrical current is 230 V 50Hz. Domestic appliances from the Uk will not work/operate without a transfer.
  • Greece is Eastern European Time meaning it is GMT + 2Hrs.

Internet:
There are internet café’s in most urban areas, ISP include Otenet, Cyta Hellas, Forthnet, Vivodi Telecom, Hellas On Line
& Tellas.

Mobile Phone Service:
Telecommunications and postal services are regulated by the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post commissions. There are 3 main service providers Cosmote, Vodafone and Wind and they will offer a range of tariffs to suit.