Skopelos is on Greek time which is 2 hours ahead of GMT.
There are three banks in Skopelos Town: The Emporiki Bank OF Greece, The National Bank Of Greece and The Agricultural Bank Of Greece. Opening times are normally 9-00AM - 2-00PM Monday to Saturday. Most of the banks have ATM cash point machines which are available 24 hours.
The post offices in Skopelos (located in Skopelos Town and Glossa) are supposed to be open 07.30 - 14.00 Monday to Friday, though times can vary depending on how busy the office is.
Post boxes are bright yellow and have E.L.T.A written on them, they can be seen directly outside post offices and also in prominent positions throughout the island.
This is a scarce commodity on the island. Please use sparingly. The tap water is fine for cleaning teeth,or boiling a kettle for tea or coffee, but for drinking we recommend that you buy bottled water.
Mains electricity is supplied at 220 volts. Continental style plugs are used. Two pin plug adapters are available at most mini markets.
Most of the British national newspapers and other major international papers are now printed in Athens and can normally be purchased on the day of publication, albeit late in the day.
Use the SMART system to ensure you and your family do not burn in the strong sun.
As with anywhere in Europe the emergency services can be contacted by calling 911 from any telephone.
Skopelos Town Police: +30 24240 22.235
Glossa Police: +30 24240 33 333
Skopelos Town Fire Station: +30 24240 22.768
Port Authority of Skopelos Town: +30 24240 22180
Port Authority Of Glossa: +30 24240 33 033
Pharmacies: +30 24240 22.66, +30 24240 22.252
Health Centres: +30 24240 22.222, +30 24240 22.739, +30 24240 22.592
Peripheral Imfirmary Glossa: +30 24240 33 504
Peripheral Infermary Elios: +30 24240 33 000
Post Office Skopelos Town: +30 24240 22.203
Post Office Glossa: +30 24240 33 555