As of April 17, 2013, electronic visa (e-Visa) replaces “sticker visa” which was issued at the border crossings. Applicants just need to log on to www.evisa.gov.tr , provide the requested information, (after the application is approved) make online payment and download their e-Visa.
Please note that e-visa is only valid when the purpose of travel is tourism or commerce. Other purposes, such as work and study, require regular visa given by Embassies or Consulates.
KLM has reviewed the checked baggage policy for Flying Blue Ivory members travelling within Europe on a KLM Economy class ticket.
The travel needs of each passenger are not always the same.
In order to cover each and every possible need you may have regarding your trip, with the most popural airlines, we offer you the opportunity to choose between fares that have different privileges. You can compare the prices and the privileges between the different ticket categories that the airline provides and choose by simply clicking that really suits you, like fares which not include or don’t include baggage as well as fares which provide you the ability to change or cancel your ticket (with a minor penalty or with no penalty depend on the fare), or even fares which do not include baggage or/and which do not provide the option to cancel or change your ticket after its purchase.
The penalties for any ticket change/cancellation depend on the fare rules which each airline applies.
The detailed fare rules are available for review on our site, before purchase under the details of each flight you have chosen.
For every cancellation/change Viva.gr charges a service fee, which is in addition to any charges from the airline company. Viva.gr service fees is based on the current pricelist
Press here to see the fees for ticket cancellation/change
If your Greek identity card does not have your details in English then you should have your passport (which should be valid and not expired). For flights within the Schengen area it is necessary for you to have your ID card, which should indicate your name in Latin characters.
Greece is a member of the Schengen Treaty as well as the following countries:
For domestic flights you have to be at least 1 hour before the departure at the airport and for international flights at least 2 hours before.
In order to travel, children need their own documents, passports and visa depending on the trip.
The available payment methods are the following:
The EU (European Union) has set the dimensions of hand luggage and must not exceed the following dimensions: 56cm x 45cm x 25cm (including handles, exterior pockets, and wheels).
The weight of the luggage is usually 20 kilos per passenger.
(Note: Each company may adopt different limitations, so it is advisable to contact the airline)
Under the rules and conditions that are set by the European Union for the safety of flights, passengers should not carry any of the following in their baggage:
For any changes/cancellation of your reservation, you will have to fill in the from for changes or the cancellation form as soon as possible.
Please note that in many cases the airlines may have set a charge that depends on the kind of fare ticket. There are also some tickets that can not be changed at all. In case of an online reservation you have to send your request for a cancellation via eletronic form on our website.
In case of a reservation via telephone you have to call us and tell us the reservation number. We will contact the airlines and inform you accordingly. For the work of Viva 15€ will be charged for domestic flights and 15€ for international flights. Don´t forget that the every airlines has its own pricing policy for changing/cancelling their tickets.
The department for changes and cancellations is opened from Monday to Friday and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Note: Please note that for Low Cost Airlines (eg EasyJet, Ryan Air, Vueling, Air Berlin, etc.) in accordance with policy cancellations and changes implemented by these companies, you should contact the airline directly in order to implement your request to cancel or change a ticket purchased through VIVA. Almost all of these airlines allow you to submit a request to change or cancel your tickets directly through their website.
Όλα τα αποτελέσματα αναζήτησης πτήσεων παρουσιάζονται βάση της διαθεσιμότητας που παρέχουν προς το Viva.gr τα συστήματα κρατήσεων που το τελευταίο χρησιμοποιεί.
Στην αναζήτηση με ενεργό το +/- 3μέρες, η ενημέρωση που παρέχεται απο τα συστήματα κρατήσεων δεν πραγματοποιείται σε πραγματικό χρόνο.
Αυτό έχει ως αποτέλεσμα κάποιες από τις εμφανιζόμενες πτήσεις ίσως να μην είναι πλέον διαθέσιμες ή ακόμη και κάποιες από τις τιμές να μην ισχύουν πλέον.
Σε κάθε περίπτωση μπορείτε να κάνετε αναζήτηση με συγκεκριμένες ημερομηνίες και να δείτε την τρέχουσα διαθεσιμότητα ταξινομημένη βάση καλύτερης τιμής.
Η αναζήτηση διαθεσιμότητας με συγκεκριμένη ημερομηνία ανανεώνεται σε πραγματικό χρόνο τη στιγμή που πραγματοποιείται η αναζήτηση δρομολογίου.
This situation can arise for 2 reasons:
• During your search, someone else bought the last available tickets of the flight or specific fare.
• The seats of the flight were filled before your search, but the flight is displayed in the results of the booking system because the system does not have the time needed to update the the new data.
The tickets are electronic (e-ticket). Upon completion of the payment of your tickets, we'll send you an email with details of your booking. You do not need to have a print of your reservation (email will send you) when you go to the airport. At the Check of the airline, you will have to present your ID or passport, and then you will receive all the necessary documents for you to board.
Viva Travel gives you the necessary security required for electronic transactions through your credit card. Click here to read more about secure transactions.
Each airline follows a different policy for unaccompanied minors and for this reason we suggest you contact the airline company that will carry out the flight.
Many airlines provide a traveling partner. Charges for these services rely on the pricing policy of each company.
No passengers under the age of two can travel without being accompanied by an adult passenger. There is a small charge for an infant passenger of this age group, for example 10% of the adult escort’s ticket price.
The pricing of your purchase is made through a automatic pricing system.
If you have not selected the billing information during the payment, the invoice is issued on the first passenger's information. It is not possible to change the data of the invoice after the invoice has been issued.
• Adult passengers are considered to be from the age of 12 and older.
• Children passengers are considered to be from the age of 2 to 12 years old.
• The passengers from the age 0 to 2 years old are considered infants.
Also many companies classify their elderly citizens over the age of 65.
Note: Age limits may vary from company to company and depend on the policy of the respective airline.
There are three classes depending on the aircraft type and configuration of the seats which are determined by each airline:
The economy class normally occupies most of the seats in the cabin. They are seats offered at a lower cost and fewer services and amenities are offered to the passengers. If you are traveling with conventional companies and depending on the flight, usually the cost of the ticket includes free drinks and meals. Low cost companies often do not include food and drinks for free.
These seats are expensive in relation to the economy seats. Business class offers more amenities and services to the passengers. The business class is separated from the economy class and is located in the front part of the aircraft cabin. The seats are wider and there is a greater variety in dining and drinks.
It is the luxurious and expensive seat in the aircraft. It is located in the front of the cabin with comfortable seats and a number of upgraded services. Also, it includes a large variety of meals (subject always to the type and duration of flight). The first class passengers enjoy more benefits and other services outside of the aircraft for example, separate Check in and separate airport lounges.
Passengers with disabilities and passengers with reduced mobility are required under EU law / regulation to inform the airline or travel agent for the need and type of assistance a minimum of 48 hours before the published departure time.
If you wish to carry special equipment, it’s necessary to contact the airline.
In most cases, special equipment is not included in the free kilos you can carry in your luggage. The charge depends on the type of equipment and the policy of the airline.
• Ryanair – New Baggage Allowance policy, valid as of Nov.1st,208
As of November 1, 2018, passengers who have not purchased a Priority Boarding and want to get a second larger suitcase (10kg) on their trip must purchase a 10kg check-in baggage at the cost of 8 € / £ during the original booking of the ticket, or 10 € / £ when booking online up to 40 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the flight.
Passengers who have not purchased a priority boarding and have not added a baggage to their booking can buy the 10kg suitcase and the airport at the cost of 20 € / £ at the check-in desk, or 25 € / £ at the boarding gate.
Furthermore, the allowable dimensions for small hand baggage have been increased by 43% - ie: from 35x20x20 cm to 40x20x25 cm.
During the reservation or by checking-in online, the customer is given the option of either selecting Priority Boarding or not.
If a passenger has not purchased Priority & 2 hand luggage, they are not allowed to take the trolley bag in the cabin. Baggage will be transferred to the baggage delivery at the gate, free of charge.
The small baggage should not exceed 35x20x20cm and should be able to be placed comfortably below the front seat.
Failure to comply with the above, will result in a charge of € 50 per item at the departure gate.
Priority & 2 hand luggage
Only customers who have purchased Priority & 2 hand luggage, will be allowed to take their usual hand luggage in the cabin.
The small baggage should not exceed 35x20x20cm and should be able to be placed comfortably below the front seat.
Failure to comply will result in a charge of € 50 per item at the departure gate.
What's the difference from the old cabin baggage policy?
According to the old policy, all non-priority passengers could carry 1 (small) baggage and 1 larger (with wheels) baggage, free of charge.
The larger baggage was handed over to the gate, receiving a sticker, and was stored (free of charge) in the luggage compartment of the aircraft.
This led to delays as signs had to be placed in up to 120 luggage and could not complete the arrival / departure process in less than 25 minutes.
As of November, non-priority passengers will be able to carry 1 free (small) baggage - they will not be able to carry second baggage free of charge at the gate. Only priority passengers will be able to carry 2 free baggage in the passenger compartment (1 small + 1 with wheels).
• EasyJet – Baggage Allowance
• Maximum dimensions of Hand Baggage should not exceed 56x45x25 cm (including wheels, pockets and handles).
• There are no weight restrictions on a piece of hand baggage with reasonable dimensions. For example, the passenger should be able to safely place and get hand luggage from the cabinets over the seats without assistance.
• Any hand bag, briefcase and / or notebook case should be carried within one hand baggage.
• Passenger's name or other personal identification data must be included in checked baggage.
• Each piece of checked baggage must not exceed the total dimensions (ie, length + width + height) of 275 cm, except for objects accepted for transport as athletic equipment.
• Each piece of allowed luggage shall be charged. During the booking process (through the ariline's website), the passenger may, upon payment of the fee, be entitled to carry up to three pieces of luggage delivered per passenger depending on the type of his ticket. The current online charge appears during the booking process where the passenger declares that he wishes to travel with checked baggage.
• Upon payment of the relevant fee, the passenger is given a maximum permissible weight of either 15 or 23 kg per piece of luggage checked, depending on the product he has chosen. If the permissible luggage weight is exceeded, you can only increase this weight by paying the overpayment fee per kilo for up to 32 kg per piece of luggage, according to the Airline fees. The maximum allowable weight for each item of baggage is 32 kg (depending on the type of passenger's ticket). Checked Luggage that exceeds the abovementioned weight will not be accepted.
Passengers can carry their laptop on the aircraft.
Laptop computers will be removed from the hand luggage during the security control in the airport.
Yes you can transfer such electrical devices on your trip.
Note: You need to check them in separately at check-in.
Regulations and procedures for transporting pets is different depending on the policy of the airline and destination.
Note: Pets may enter either in the cabin or in the storage hold of the aircraft, either as a commodity.
Frequent Flyer Program (FFP) is a service offered by airlines to regular passengers in order to provide them with better services and benefits when traveling with their company.
The tickets are electronic (e-ticket). Even in the case of the loss of the email that we sent you with the details of your reservation, there will be no problem presented. You will only need to present your identity card or passport at the Check of the airline at the airport.
Unfortunately you can’t change the name on a confirmed booking.
Your name should be filled out as indicated on your ID or passport. In any case, you should pay close attention to proper completion of your name, because even if you have mistakenly entered you name, the booking will still be completed.
Note: Some low-cost airlines accept changing your name but there is a charge which depends on the policy of each company.
You should call us as soon as possible if you want to make any changes to your booking.
Please note that in many cases, airlines may have set a charge which depends on the type of fare ticket.Also some fares do not allow any changes to be made. If you proceeded with an online booking, you should submit your request online via the special form on our site. If you proceeded with a telephone reservation, you should call us and tell us the number of your reservation. We will contact the airline and we will let you know. For actions that will made by Viva.gr, there will be a charge of 15 € for each domestic ticket and 15 € for each international ticket, without including any possible charges set by the airline for the change.
The department for cancellations/changes is opened from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The refund of the total or partial amount of the air ticket depends on the policy of the airline and the fare you have selected.
Upon completion of your reservation, the confirmation email informs you about all the rules regarding the fare you have selected.
Sometimes airlines are forced to make changes and modifications on the schedules, hours and number of flights.
The passenger may be entitled to seek compensation from the airline, depending on the change that has been made by the airline on a flight.
In any case, our company will make every effort in order to inform you as soon as possible of any change.