Holidaymakers to Greece are being advised to take euros in notes and coins in case an escalating debt crisis prompts the country's banks to switch off their cash machines.
The Greek tourist board in London said that while it anticipated no immediate problems, visitors should avoid relying solely on credit cards or local ATMs.
Travellers should take "enough money to cover emergencies and any unexpected delays", the Foreign & Commonwealth Office added. Travel experts recommended taking around three to five days' worth of spending money in euros, alongside credit and debit cards.
The Greek economy edged closer to default yesterday [mon] when European finance ministers ruled out a "big" bail-out programme in the vein of action taken in 2010 and 2012.
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