Local services | In Samos
BANKS & ATMS. Samos Town and Karlovasi is full of branches of nearly all Greek banks. Surrounding towns, villages and settlements also have bank branches according their population and size but most surely you will find in almost every town and settlement an ATM.
MONEY EXCHANGE. Banks exchange all major currencies, traveller’s cheques or Euro cheques; the commission is always lower for cash. Post offices exchange cash, but not traveller’s cheques, and usually charge lower commissions than banks. Travel agencies and larger hotels exchange cash and traveller’s cheques but usually charge a higher commission. Banknote exchange machines can be found in most tourist areas.
POST OFFICE. The Greek post office is called ELTA. Post Boxes in Greece are YELLOW for normal post, usually with 2 slots for INTERNAL POST (meaning inside Greece) and post for ABROAD.
RED Post Boxes are rarer and they are used for URGENT mail.
Boxes can be found in various spots of the town but in order to send your letter more quickly mind to use the main post office’s box.
POLICE STATION. Samos Town Police Station is at 3 Dimitriou Nikolaretzi Street
MUNICIPALITY OF SAMOS
The Municipality of Samos is in the centre of Samos Town, in the city park.
Tel.: +30 22730 27340, 28582, 81031