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Wildfires in Athens, Greece

Wildfires in Athens, Greece

Following the news of the Wildfires that have affected Athens, Greece, we at Postcard would like to extend our sympathies to those affected.

We always advise all travellers to check the FCO’s advice for their chosen destination and the current advice on this matter can be found here –

For residents of Ireland please follow the advice of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as follows



Cover for cancellation due to the Wildfires that have affected Athens, Greece is available under your Postcard policy as long as the event took place after the date you paid your premium.


Additional travel and accommodation costs

Should your travel and accommodation arrangements have been affected by the fire your policy may cover reasonable additional costs within a certain radius to provide you with alternative options. To find out more please contact your claims team.


If you need to come home early

Your Postcard policy has a number of benefits available in the event of Wildfires, including the option to either return home or move to a safer area. Please refer to your Postcard policy wording to understand what cover may be available to you.

In the event that you have specific questions not answered by this directive, please feel free to contact us on and we will endeavour to offer an answer.


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