To book your flight from the UK check any Tour Operator’s web site.
You can use www.olympicair.com to check availability, rates and book a flight from Athens with Olympic Air or call +30 210 3550500.
To book a ferry or a catamaran use the Hellenic Seaways web www.hellenicseaways.gr or www.openseas.gr. Hellenic Seaways in conjunction with Alkyon Travel offer a package service of bus transfer from Kanigos Square in Athens to the port of Agios Konstantinos with sea crossing to Skiathos. For more information please call +30 210 3843220 or +30 210 3843221.
To check the weather forecast for Skiathos you can use the www.meteo.gr site.
The house of the famous Sciathitian writer, Alexandros Papadiamantis, is a museum now and is open to the public morning and evening 7 days a week at a small charge. The telephone number is +30 24270 23843.
There are about 20 taxis on the island working 24 hours round the clock. They are reliable and it is recommended to agree on the fare before the start of your journey. Their switchboard number is +30 24270 24461. A couple of taxi driver’s mobile numbers are +30 6976 761528 and +30 6977 741581 that belong to the Hootos family.
There are 5 busses running from Skiathos Town to Koukounaries and back with very frequent intervals from around 08.00 am until 01.30 am, depending on the time of the year.
There are plenty of car hire companies available, including Sixt, National/Alamo, Europcar, Avis, Hertz. For the best rates on rentals please contact Nikos Pappas on +30 24270 23666 or +30 6945 388725 or visit www.skiathoscars.com
The Tourist Police is situated on the ring road and their telephone numbers are +30 24270 21111 and +30 24270 23172.
There is a Health Centre on the island located on the top part of Skiathos, easily accessible and signposted from the bus stop number 4 and the telephone number is +30 24270 22222 or +30 24273 50043.
There are 4 chemists in Skiathos Town along Papadiamantis Street; their telephone numbers are +30 24270 22988, +30 24270 21230, +30 24270 22666 and +30 24270 24090.