For петербуржцев, планирующих летний отдых в Греции, визу выдаютwithout registration – it’s enough to work in the Northern capital. Дляconfirmation of a trip to Greece is required to submit to Consulate General tickets, booking hotels, help with work and insurance. According to the consul of the republic in St. Petersburg Panaiotis Beglitis, this list of documents may still be reduced.
The initiative earned in the cross year of Greece and Russia and in the future will be extended. According to market participants, talk about the long Schengen to Greece went from December. Already at the end last year, Russian tourists received two-year visas. “Now, in 99% of cases, our clients receive a multivisa for three of the year. Exceptions are tourists who enter the country. Schengen for the first time. There the consulate puts the term on his discretion “, – told TourDom.ru portal general director of “Pantheon” Anatoly Garkushin.
In other regions, work is under way to simplify the procedure for obtaining Schengen.
This summer, Greece has ambitious plans for tourists from Russia. The country expects to repeat the success of the year before last and take in 2016 1.2 million people.