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Ferry to Skopelos with car...

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Ferry to Skopelos with car...

I will be spending two weeks on Skiathos next September (2014) and will have the use of a car for the duration. I was thinking of taking the car over to Skopelos on the ferry for a day. Has anyone done this and have any advice, or does anyone know how much it would cost?

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1. Re: Ferry to Skopelos with car...

Is it a private or a hire car? Many hire companies do not allow ferry travel, or if they do pile on extra charges to cover the risk, plus you would have the fare for the car & less choice of sailings as most transfers to Skopelos are via FlyingCat. Of course there are RoRo ferries, but with sorting timings for a day return it might be more cost effective to catch an early foot passenger only ferry, hire a car for the day on Skopelos as there are companies within a few minutes walk of the port where you land at Skopelos Town. And then catch the latest FlyingCat back to Skiathos at the end of your day.

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2. Re: Ferry to Skopelos with car...

Hey and welcome blueskies99:-) Even if you are allowed to take the car over, by the time you pay the passage as well as find appropriate vessel (chances are you won't be able to do it in a day) not worth the hassle IMO.. would do as suggested and take a passenger ferry over and back.. easy enough;-) You can certainly get a rental while there.. lots of choices close by where the ferry docks in Skopelos Town.. we usually use Magic Cars there.. nonetheless, if it's only for a day, you can take a ferry over to Glossa (takes 15 min max from Skiathos) which is one of 2 ports of call on the isle.. take the bus to Skopelos Town from there.. and return ferry from there;-) You can stop en route on the bus for beach break along the coastal road.. all depends on how much time you will actually have ON the isle.. all dependent on the ferry schedule at the time you are there;-) You can take a look at www.skopelosweb.gr/ for some isle info as well.. EnJOY!

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