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Car Rental Greece

You have come to the right place to rent your car in Greece. We believe to have a succesful experience it is important to make a well informed decision. Therefore read below some of our recommendations and do not forget to check the rental conditions before making a decision.

Is it possible to do a one-way rental between the Greek islands?

Only a few car rental agents in Greece allow one way rentals between the Greek Islands for example AVIS and Budget. You will need to have a written authorization by the station manager of the car rental agent and no insurance is valid while is on board of the ferry.

Travel Restrictions in Greece

Non of the car rental agents in Greece allow cross border, therefore the rented car is not allowed to travel outside of Greece.

Requirements to rent a car in Greece

The minimum age to rent a car in Greece is 21 years old, depending on the car category you select. Most of the car rental agents in Greece charge a young drivers fee for drivers below 25 years. Non European driving license holders need to have an International driving license besides their home driving license to be able to rent a car in Greece.

Toll Roads in Greece

In Greece there only two toll roads and they are situated in the main land of Greece. On toll road goes from Athens to Peloponneus and the second one goes from Athens to Thessaloniki. The cost for the toll road various from 1 EUR to 4 EUR.

  • All Locations for Greece

    • Crete Heraklion Airport [HER]
    • Ioannina Airport [IOA]
    • Kithira Airport [KIT]
    • Lemnos Island Myrina Airport [LYD]
    • Nea Anchialos Airport [VOL]
    • Crete
    • Agrinion
    • Alexandroupolis
    • Alonnisos
    • Argos
    • Athens
    • Chalkidiki
    • Chios
    • Corfu
    • Eretria
    • Ermioni
    • Ermoupoli
    • Evia
    • Galatas
    • Gavrio
    • Ioannina
    • Isthmos
    • Kalamata
    • Karpathos
    • Katerini
    • Kavala
    • Kefalonia
    • Kinetta
    • Korinthos
    • Kos
    • Larissa
    • Lefkada
    • Lefkas
    • Lemnos
    • Leptokaria
    • Lesbos
    • Lesvos Skala Kalonis Pasiphae
    • Loutraki
    • Loutraki Poseidon Hotel
    • Milos
    • Mykonos
    • Mytilini
    • Nafpaktos
    • Nafplio
    • Naousa
    • Naxos
    • Patra
    • Patras
    • Petra
    • Pylos
    • Rhodes
    • Samos
    • Santorini
    • Sivota
    • Skala Kalonis
    • Skiathos
    • Thassos
    • Thessaloniki
    • Tolo
    • Vartholomio
    • Volos
    • Zakynthos
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Experience the Wonders of Greece by renting a car

Greece is a nation in the southern part of Europe, politically considered part of the western part of Europe. The capital city of Grecce, which is also the biggest city in the country, is Athens. The population of the country is around 11 million. The coastline in Greece is the 11th longest coastline in the universe at 13,676 km, with a huge number of islands like Crete, Cyclades and Dodecanese among others.

Car hire

Car hire is one of the most efficient ways of touring around this great country. This gives you the freedom to move around every single place that you want to visit. With car hire in this country, you can explore its natural beauty and widespread historic background. You can also explore the several attractions across its mainland and several islands as well.

Driving in Greece

If you have settled on car hire, then you must familiarize yourself with the roads in Greece. The major roads in this country were made after the Second World War and they offer several diverse places to explore. Many of these roads twist around the scenic hills through the many small villages. Several of these villages give you the chance to see the Mediterranean Sea.

The speed limit  in Greece includes: across the city 30mph/50kph,across the open roads 50mph/80kph and across the highways 74mph/100kph.

Before choosing a car hire company, ensure to compare the prices with different companies so as to get cheap car hire services.

Things to do in Greece

  • Spend some time on the beaches in Greece

    -It does not matter the type of island you visit but there are normally a number of beaches to look out for. For the people who do not want to spend too much, the Halkadiki is a great choice. If you like Mykonos for example, there are several beaches to select from: nude beaches, beaches for the family among others. If you like Corfu, there are a few quiet beaches to look out for.
  • Spend some time at the Acropolis in Athens-

    The Acropolis is one of the most popular attractions in Greece. If you have the time, just plan to check the sunset right from the rock. It is a great sight.
  • Visit the fortress of Old Town situated in Rhodes-

    This is the most extraordinary towns to visit on your holiday. Prepare to spend several cool hours in this place and keep away from the sun.
  •  Have time to look at the sunset on Agios Georgios Castle, Kefalonia-

    Agios used to be the capital city of Kefalonia until the 17th century. The castle dates right from the times of Byzantine in the 12th century, however, it is the Venetians who completed it. While you can get lots of information on this destination, nothing beats experiencing it fisrt hand. Stare at the sunset as you enjoy the serene atmosphere for an unbelievable experience.
  • Sail or simply use a ferry to the islands of Greece-

    Sailing is normally the most ideal way of travelling around the islands in his country. If you can’t afford to hire a yacht, you can simply book a ferry and get across the islands.
  • Pay the fortress of Knossos in Crete a visit-

    This palace is certainly a place you should not miss. Try to stay away from the heat, get to this palace during the morning hours. You are always recommended to have a guide book with all the requisite information so that you do not get lost. Presently, 800 out of the 1300 rooms can be visited.

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