Hellenic Bank Association President Louka Katseli said Greek Banks will remain closed until Friday, July 10. ATMs Will continue Operate with 60 euro per day for the pensioners and for cash card holders.
The daily withdrawal limit will remain at 60 euros. Pensioners who did not collect the 120 euros they were eligible to claim last week can collect it this week. However for those that did collect the sum Might to collect again this Thursday, according to Deputy Finance Minister Dimitris Mardas.
“We decided to extent the bank holiday for another two days,” said Hellenic Bank Association President Louka Katseli.
The same bank branches that worked last week will work during the bank holiday as well. Mardas said that there will soon be a New Act of Legislative Content on the matter.
Web banking transactions will be mostly free, allowing people to pay their bills online. However, they cannot move money to accounts abroad.
Credit and bank cards issued abroad can be used at the ATMs with no restrictions. This will benefit foreign visitors to Greece and the tourist industry.
For emergency needs, such as importing medicines or sending remittances abroad, the Greek Treasury was creating a Banking Transactions Approval Committee to examine requests on a case-by-case basis.