Kefalonia is on Greek time which is 2 hours ahead of GMT.
There are banks in most towns and villages on the island with the exception of Assos. 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.
There is a Post Office in each of the following towns: Argostoli, Lixouri, Skala, Sami, Agia Efima and Fiskardo. Opening hours are generally 8-00AM -1-00PM Monday to friday and 9-00AM -1-00PM on Saturday. Closed on Sunday. Outside of these towns, you will find yellow Post Boxes. Stamps are available from most mini markets.
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 British 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.