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Do you have any recommendations regarding mobile phones? Did you keep your home-country plan or use a local provider?

The pay as you go system works well. - Oct 3, 2017
The main companies are Vodafone and WIND. We were happy with the level of service with Vodafone. We know some people who preferred WIND. - Dec 20, 2016
No trouble with cell service. My service even worked outside of Greece in Italy. The cost depends on the service. Buying a cell phone is expensive, but you can buy a SIM and use it in a U.S. phone. - Sep 7, 2013
Cell phones are everywhere and almost all of the country has coverage. Athens is completely covered by both GSM 900 MHz and 1800MHz, so you will need a multi-band phone or buy one there. Smartphones are available, but expensive, and so are the rates. - Jul 14, 2012
Available and easy. - Jun 30, 2010
Greece has plenty of modern cell phone companies, cost are about the same in U.S. - Jan 6, 2009
Widely available. Get a pay-as-you-go one to save money. - Dec 27, 2008
I have a phone with a plan and we have a prepaid phone as a backup. Both are easy enough and cheap enough to use. The folks at the stores are usually helpful with initial setup and problem solving. - Jun 20, 2008