Greece checklist car: what is mandatory in the car in Greece?
What should I bring in the car in Greece? Whether you are going to Greece by car or rent a car: first check what you are obliged to take with you in the car in Greece. Did you know that when you drive a car in Greece, you are required to have a warning triangle, first-aid kit and a fire extinguisher with you? We have listed the things that are mandatory in the car.
Mandatory items in the car in Greece
Greece Checklist Car – mandatory in the car
- Warning triangle – It is mandatory to have a warning triangle in the car.
- The use of a warning triangle in the event of a breakdown or an accident is only mandatory if your car outside the city limits is not visible to other traffic in time (for example in the dark, in poor visibility or because of a bend or hill).
- Place the warning triangle at least 100 m behind your car.
- First-aid kit – It is mandatory to have a first-aid kit in the car.
- Fire extinguisher – You are also required to bring a fire extinguisher in the car.
- A safety vest and spare bulbs are not required.
Greece Checklist Car – advice to bring with you in the car in Greece
- Safety Vest – Drivers are advised to bring a reflective safety vest. We advise you to bring a safety vest for all passengers.
- Flashlight – Drivers are advised to bring a flashlight.
- Note: When renting a car, always check that the mandatory equipment (warning triangle, first-aid kit and fire extinguisher) is present.
- Also check which safety equipment is mandatory in the countries you will be traveling through on Travel information
If your car uses natural gas, of which the availability in Greece is very limited: an up-to-date overview of all gas filling stations can be found in the PitPoint app for IOS and Android. We advise you to download the app before you travel to Greece.
Here you will find more information about Greece.