The Greek island of Santorini is practically synonymous with a Mediterranean vacation, but just because it looks like a picture perfect holiday doesn’t mean it’s immune to the country’s financial woes.
By Monday, Greece had closed its banks and limited ATM withdrawals. Greece now stands at the precipice of an economic meltdown that has been years in the making. According to Mashable, many tourists are having difficulties withdrawing the amounts of cash they need during their vacation. Greek hotels and restaurants often refuse to accept credit cards. In response, tourists are choosing to only stay at Airbnb homes, where credit card payments are accepted, and only visit restaurants and tourist attractions that take credit cards.
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