Hellenic Seaways has been presented in the Greek Navigation since 1999 and has managed to be today one of the leading companies in the field of merchant marine. Hellenic Seaways has 34 vessels that serve itineraries in many islands in the Aegean Sea, giving an impulse to the Greek tourism and a better quality of life for the permanent residents of the islands.
Hellenic Seaways makes sure that its vessels provide passengers with luxury, comfort, quickness and regular itineraries. Its vessels include normal ferries, high speeds, flying cats and flying dolphins which are newly-built and equipped with all the modern facilities. In fact, two of its ferries, Nisos Mykonos and Nisos Chios, have been awarded as the Best Ships of the Years 2006 and 2007. Moreover, the company pays a great attention to the protection of the environment, which gave Nisos Mykonos the Green Star certificate.
General Terms & Conditions
Passengers must report at the embarkation port for check-in half an hour before departure time and if travelling by car an hour before departure time.
Up to 14 days before departure date: 100% refund on tickets value.
Up to 7 days before departure date: 75% refund on tickets value.
Up to 12 hours before departure date: 50% refund on tickets value.
Cancellations made in less than 12 hours before departure are not entitled to a refund.
There is a choice of changing the tickets into Open Dated tickets in order for them to be used for another trip.
HIGH SEASON: from 21/05/2010 until 24/05/2010 and from 18/06/2010 until 06/09/2010
up to 6 hours before departure, valid for the HIGHSPEED VESSELS HS1-HS4-HS5-FC3-FC4
up to 4 hours before departure, valid for the vessels NISSOS MYKONOS & NISSOS CHIOS
up to 2 hours before departure, valid for the itineraries within the Saronic and Sporades islands (the Highspeed vessels serving the itinerary Piraeus-Aegina-Agkistri-Piraeus and the Conventional vessels serving the Saronic are excluded as tickets can be changed to Open-Date tickets up to the time of departure).
LOW SEASON: Periods not mentioned above up to 2 hours before departure, valid for the HIGHSPEED VESSELS HS1-HS4-HS5-FC3-FC4 (every Friday-Saturday-Sunday)
Before departure, valid for the vessels NISSOS MYKONOS & NISSOS CHIOS
Before departure, valid for the itineraries within the Saronic and Sporades islands.
The Open Date tickets are replaced by a new ticket, of the same or bigger value, by paying the difference, upon availability for the same or different trip. For this new ticket all the above cancelation terms are not valid and any difference in price is not refunded. Please not that the new ticket cannot be issued with any discount if the initial ticket did not have a discount and vehicle tickets can be replaced by passenger tickets and vice versa.
Open tickets (may be replaced) are valid until the end of the year that the initial ticket had been issued for.
In case of ticket loss, passenger should purchase a new one in order to sail and report such loss to the travel agency or to the shipping company, mentioning the departure date, the route and the number of the lost ticket as well as the number of the new one (photocopy). In case that it is proved that the ticket has not travelled, after a thorough search within the company’s files and within 1 month from the trips date, then the passenger is entitled to a new ticket of the same amount.
Passengers’ Name List
Pursuant to E.U. Directive 98/41, the shipping company has the obligation to keep a passengers’ name list at any voyage, for safety reasons. For the purposes of such registration, tickets should be issued in the name of each passenger and should especially include:
PASSENGER’S FIRST AND LAST NAME
GENDER: MALE / FEMALE
When reserving a ticket (either online or at a travel agent), the passenger must provide full details of his / her ID, telephone number and e-mail in order to be noticed and informed by the company in the case of any delay or cancellation of the itinerary. In the case that the passenger is not willing to provide the company with his contact details this is noted on the ticket. Online Reservations: the passenger fills in his contact details in the appropriate fields available or chooses the option “I do not want to be informed in the case of any delay or cancellation of the itinerary”.
The passenger must also check that the details printed on the ticket are correct (date, time, itinerary, vessels name, ID details, etc.) and not to accept any ticket in the case something is wrongly printed.
Upon ticket reservation travel agents or companies kiosks must be informed if a person with SPECIAL NEEDS will be travelling,
All the above terms and conditions serve in cross checking passengers and tickets details.