Can I tip the crew using Zelle or Venmo?

We fully understand that you may not want or be able to carry enough cash to tip at the end of your charter. In that case, you can certainly send us a tip electronically via one of three options:  1. Zelle: austin@greekseas.com  2. Venmo: @austinmartin ( [-1705 confirm) *This is my account, which we use because if you choose to “send to…

What hotels do you recommend on Santorini?

If you are interested in traveling to Santorini there are several airlines, including Olympic, Ryan Air, Sky Express, and Volotea, that operate flights. We suggest using Google Flights to search for options between Athens (ATH) and Santorini (JTR). Your charter captain can return the yacht to Athens early on Friday if needed, but it’s advisable to…

What’s the best month to sail in Greece?

We find the most enjoyable times for charter sailing in Greece are in May/June as well as September/early October. The weather is generally dry as well as nice and warm between June and October (there is a small increase in rainy days in May, Sept, and October). The Aegean tends to warm up during the…

Should I get trip insurance?

While Greek Seas isn’t able to provide travel insurance, our past guests have had positive experiences with third-party insurance providers that offer various options. Here are a couple of options that have worked well for past customers: It’s important to note that Greek Seas doesn’t offer refunds. However, in the event of a pandemic preventing…

What restaurants and hotels do you recommend around Alimos Marina?

Athens Information and Hotel Recommendations Your catamaran and charter will depart and disembark from Alimos Marina near Athens. We’ll provide fully detailed arrival information in your final pre-trip email. Central Athens is about a 15-20 min taxi ride away from Alimos Marina (the Athens airport is about a 45 min ride). If you have time to explore, I’d…

What restaurants and hotels do you recommend around Zea Marina?

Athens Information and Hotel Recommendations Your catamaran and charter will depart and disembark from Zea marina near Athens and the large port of Piraeus. We’ll provide fully detailed arrival information in your final pre-trip email. Central Athens is about a 20-minute taxi ride away from Zea marina (the Athens airport is about a 45 min ride). If you have…

What about gratuity? How do I tip the crew?

Concerning tipping, our crew is dedicated to making your trip unforgettable, and tipping is a wonderful way to express appreciation for their efforts. In the yachting culture of Greece, tipping holds significant value as genuine feedback on the crew’s performance. However, it’s important to keep in mind that tipping amounts may vary based on factors…