I did a quick search, but need some clarification. I remember the VAT refund the last time I took an extensive trip in Europe, but never really bought any goods there, so never pursued it. However this time around, in Greece, there is a good chance I will be spending a lot of money on some things to take home.
My questions are:
-Is the VAT refund only applicable on material goods and not food or hotel stays?
-Can I claim a VAT refund on a larger item that I may have had shipped home and not brought back through airport customs?
-Should I request a receipt for every single item or service that I purchase, no matter how big or small, or only on expensive items?
-Where do I claim my refund? I can't remember.
Are there any other things I should do or look out for? Thanks!