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Thinking of coming to Ios next summer

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Thinking of coming to Ios next summer

Hiya!

I've never been to Ios before, but a work colleague has said it's one of the most beautiful places in Greece that he has been to and it's got me tempted.

I'm 23 and will be travelling on my own (aaaggh!) I'd like to come for the whole summer next year, so would be really useful to know some info from people who have visited in the past.

- When is the best time to come? Is April too early?

- Would it be best to try and get a job before I arrive or is it easy to find one?

- Same goes for getting accommodation, is it best to wait?

- As someone that can't drive, what are the more accessible areas of the Island?

Any kind of local knowledge and advice would be great.

Thanks in advance,

Rachel :-)

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1. Re: Thinking of coming to Ios next summer

hi rachel

im originally from portsmouth uk,

and been living in ios now for years ,

best time to come to look for work is mid may,

( easyjet has just released flight prices to santorini from gatwick may 12th is 36,99£ 1 way )

great price!! and only 30 mins by boat santorini to ios!!!)

most people on ios like to hire people face to face so id come and find work , its easy enough , finding accomadation should be easy , just get a cheap room for a few nights to start with in the village ,

as u get off boat in ios your see hotel and room owners with there signs trying to get people to rent a room check them out as its a good price till you find cheap workers accomadation

rooms can be cheap in may starting from 10 euros a night !!! only !!!

theres a few of us been in ios for years working from pompey

myself piperri restaurant ios village,

tracy.. lord byrons restaurant,

kaeti .. fun pub

kyle ... rehab and flames

sahala ...mother and wife lol

feel sure to contact me if you need anymore info ok

oioi

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