Easy, effortless and safe car rental where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations and amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. We have an easy and safe booking of rental cars online. At autoprio.com you can search for cars at and in the most popular cities, train stations, ferry terminals and airports in Greece.
Here you can compare rental cars and hiring of vehicles from several companies in cities in Greece. Look for and find the best prices on car rental. Search for and book directly in cities such as, Athens, Thessaloniki, Pátrai, Piraeus, Larissa, Peristeri, Heraklion, Kallithea, Acharnes, Kalamaria, Nikaia, Glyfada, Volos, Nea Liosia. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you want to pick up your car.
Info about Greece
Greece (Hellenic Republic) is located in Europe and is a country that has about 11,000,000 inhabitants. The capital is Athens which has 664,000 inhabitants. Total surface/area 131,940 km² / 50,942 mi². Europe’s 14th largest when it comes to the surface area and the 11th regarding its inhabitants. Other names are Vasilion tis Ellados, Ellás, Ellinikí Dimokratía, Ελληνική Δημοκρατία, Ελλάς, Ellinikí Dhimokratía, Hellas, Elláda, Grecia, Hellenic Republic, Ελλάδα, Griechenland, Grece, Kingdom of Hella. Greece is the 98th largest country in the world when it comes to the surface and the 75th regarding its inhabitants. The country is divided into fourteen regions/counties/states where the largest are Attica, Central Macedonia, Thessaly, West Greece, Peloponnese, East Macedonia and Thrace, Central Greece, Crete, Epirus, South Aegean, West Macedonia, Ionian Islands, North Aegean and Athos. Athens (c. 664000 pop), Thessaloniki (c. 354300 pop), Pátrai (c. 168000 pop), Piraeus (c. 163700 pop), Larissa (c. 144700 pop) are the five largest cities. The official currency is Euro (EUR) and is used for your payments. Sites on internet often have the domain ending .gr. See the weather reports and find maps of Greece. We give tips and recommendations on attractions, museums, experiences, and destinations which you can visit during your stay in the country. Mount Olympus (2917 m / 9,570 ft), Óros Smólikas (2637 m / 8,652 ft), Voras (2524 m / 8,281 ft), Óros Týmfi (2497 m / 8,192 ft) and Parnassus (2457 m / 8,061 ft) are the top five highest mountains of the country. Do you need to make a call? To make a call with a phone you use the country code +30. Albania, North Macedonia, Turkey, Bulgaria are countries with close borders. Is it included in the price to cross national borders? Usually not, the car rental company may charge a fee to cross national borders to Albania, North Macedonia, Turkey, Bulgaria. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Euro (EUR). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. French, English, Modern Greek (1453-) are languages used in the country.
Tourist attractions & activities in Greece
Mini zoo are tropicarium, tropical house, animal parks, aquarium, zoos and terrarium. Spend a day looking on animals? Experience an amusement park, water park or theme park, then there are these options, Sniperclub paintball Pallinis, Adventure Park, Copa Copana water park, Skate park, Magic Paintball Arena, Athens Paintball Village, Smart Playland, Acqua e sole, Paintballers, Allou Fun Park, Luna Park, Ilioupolis Fun Park, Fantasypark, Allou Fun Park Kidom, Aqua park Water Fun and Invader Paintball Park. Do you want to do something fun with the whole family? Wineries and wine producers located in Greece are, for example, Nemeion Estate, Karipidi Winery, Raptis Estate, Zacharis Wines, Barafakas Winery, Koutsodimos Winery, Ieropoulos Family and Palivou Estate. Are you dreaming of going on a wine trip to Greece? Many vineyards also offer accommodation and other activities.
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Greece
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Greece: Electric cars, Luxury elite, Premium cars (Premium), Minivan, 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Economy elite, Exotic cars (Exotic), Moped, 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Small SUV, 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), SUV / Jeep (SUV), Convertible, Luxury cars (Luxury), Standard cars (Standard), Estate, Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Cargo van, Economy cars (Economy), Medium SUV, Fullsize elite, Compact cars (Compact), Mini cars (Mini), Special cars (Special), Intermediate elite, Intermediate, Hybrid cars, Compact elite, Mini elite. Big cities and popular destinations have more car types to choose from. If you want to rent a luxury car then search at the major airports and the most popular destinations in the major regions such as Attica, Central Macedonia, Thessaly, West Greece, Peloponnese, East Macedonia and Thrace, Central Greece, Crete, Epirus, South Aegean, West Macedonia, Ionian Islands, North Aegean and Athos etc. It can also be harder to find and book special cars during peak season, if you do not search well in advance, before you need your rental car.
Cars you can rent in Greece are e.g. Economy elite, etc. Luxury cars: e.g. Mercedes S Class, Range Rover Sport, Mercedes S350, Porsche Boxster Convertible, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Daihatsu Terios, Suzuki Jimny Convertible, Nissan Juke, Hybrid cars, etc. Compact elite: e.g. BMW 1 Series, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Volkswagen Sharan, Electric cars, etc. 5 seater minivan: e.g. Renault Scenic, Citroen C3 Picasso, Citroen Berlingo, Ford C-Max, Mini elite, Exotic cars, Luxury elite, etc. Premium cars: e.g. Mercedes E Class, Special cars, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Ford Tourneo, Ford Transit, Mercedes Vito Traveliner, Fullsize elite, etc. Convertible: e.g. Audi A3 Convertible, Mercedes SLK, Mini Convertible, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Opel Insignia, Audi A4, Volkswagen Passat, etc. Small SUV: e.g. Suzuki Jimmy, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Volkswagen Polo, Renault Captur, Toyota Yaris, Ford Fiesta, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Volkswagen Touran, Ford Galaxy, etc. Minivan: e.g. Mercedes Viano, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. Audi A5, BMW 3 Series, BMW 3 Series Coupe, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Mini Clubman, Toyota Aygo, Fiat 500 S Dualogic, Medium SUV, Moped, Small-medium truck-lorry, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Audi A3, Citroen C5, Opel Mokka, Ford Mondeo, Audi A3 Sedan, etc. Intermediate elite: e.g. BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, etc. Estate: e.g. Skoda Octavia Estate, Ford Focus Estate, Volkswagen Passat Estate, etc. Compact cars: e.g. BMW 1 Series, Fiat 500L, Hyundai i30, Opel Astra, Large truck-lorry, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Crete, Euboea, Rhodes, Corfu, Mitylene Island, Chios, Zakynthos, Salamis Island, Kefalonia, Kos, Samos Island, Lefkas, Syros, Naxos, Lemnos, Kalimno Island, Santorini, Thasos, Paros, Aegina, Mykonos, Andros, Tinos, Icaria, Léros Island, Karpathos, Skiathos, Milos Island, Nisí Skópelos, Nisí Spétses, Nísos Póros, Kythera, Ithaca, Patmos, Skyros, Samothrace, Nisí Alónnisos, Sifnos, Nisí Sými, Kea, Paxi, Ios, Amorgos, Hydra, Kythnos and Serifos etc, the range is smaller.
Tips on finding rental cars in Greece
How do you find the cheapest rental car in Greece? Book your car online, it is cheaper, easier and saves time. Book as early as possible, it becomes more expensive the closer you get to your trip. Book before you leave, especially if you are going to collect your car at an airport, such as Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Thessaloniki Makedonia Mikra Airport, Patras Araxos Airport, Heraklion Crete Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Larissa Thessaly Airport, Volos Nea Anchialos Airport of Central Greece, Ioannina Epirus King Pyrrhus National Airport, Rhodes Diagoras Paradisi International Airport, Kalamata Captain Vassilis Constantakopoulos Airport and Kavala Alexander the Great International Airport. When you are searching with us you will find the best prices. Enterprise, AutoCandia, Firefly, Caldera, Budget, AbbyCar, AutoUnion, Sixt, InterRent, Vips Cars, Global, Centauro, Goldcar, Alamo, Rhodium, Surprice, Hertz, Avis, Drive Rhodes, National, Thrifty, Payless, Oscar, Carwiz, Green Motion, Grentals, Europcar, addCar, SK Rent, AutoHolidays, U-Save, Drive Hellas S.A. are the companies autoprio.com compares in Greece to find the best price.
Traffic and parking regulations
As in all countries on earth the number of traffic rules in Greece can be endless, but it does not impose any problems renting and driving a car. In larger cities such as Athens, Thessaloniki, Pátrai, Piraeus, Larissa, Peristeri, Heraklion, Kallithea, Acharnes, Kalamaria, Nikaia, Glyfada, Volos, Nea Liosia, it is sometimes difficult to drive a car. At rush hour, there can be a lot of traffic and it can be difficult to find parking. Learn the most important traffic and parking regulations to ensure a safe trip and that you abide the law.
Destinations in Greece
Compare car rental in regions such as: Cheap Rental Cars Attica, Rent a Car Cheap Central Macedonia, Thessaly, West Greece, Peloponnese, East Macedonia and Thrace, Central Greece, Crete, Epirus, South Aegean, West Macedonia, Ionian Islands, North Aegean and Athos. Compare car hire for a day, long term, one year, a whole month, week, weekend or for as many days as you wish in Greece. Car rental in towns such as: Cheap Car Hire Athens, Rental Cars Thessaloniki, Pátrai, Piraeus, Larissa, Peristeri, Heraklion, Kallithea, Acharnes, Kalamaria, Nikaia, Glyfada, Volos, Nea Liosia, Ilioúpoli, Keratsini, Chalandri, Néa Smýrni, Marousi and Agios Dimitrios. Car rental in airports such as: Car Rental Athens Airport, Compare Car Rental Thessaloniki Airport, Patras Araxos Airport, Heraklion Crete Airport, Larissa Airport, Nea Anchialos Airport, Ioannina Airport, Rhodes Airport, Kalamata Airport, Kavala Airport, Chania Airport, Alexandroupoli Airport, Kephalonia Airport, Samos Airport, Mytilene Airport, Corfu Airport, Chios Island Airport, Syros Island Airport, Kos Airport and Naxos Airport.
Frequently asked questions about car rental & renting a car in Greece
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Greece?
Yes, in most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. We will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
Can I book without a credit card in Greece?
Yes. You can make a booking without a credit card. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Greece?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars were found on Autoprio.com at Drive Hellas S.A., SK Rent, Drive Rhodes, AbbyCar, Grentals, Vips Cars, AutoCandia and Caldera.
What are the most popular car rental locations in Greece?
Based on searches on autoprio.com, the most popular cities to rent a car in Greece are Athens, Thessaloniki, Pátrai, Piraeus, Larissa, Peristeri, Heraklion, Kallithea, Acharnes, Kalamaria, Nikaia, Glyfada, Volos, Nea Liosia and Ilioúpoli.
Where can I purchase car rental insurance in Greece?
We recommend purchasing the damage refund insurance at the time of booking. Our insurance partners offer a complete damage refund insurance package which is up to 50% cheaper than what you would pay at the rental supplier’s desk. The insurance cost and conditions will be displayed at the time of booking.
How can I find car rentals near me in in Greece?
Do a search for the city, island or airport closest to you in Greece. A search for country or e.g. island in Greece lists the largest airports. Then take a look at our map of car rental companies to find the best rental cars near you.
Which optional extras are available in Greece?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked online: Additional driver, Booster seat, Child toddler seat, Infant child seat, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Ski Rack, Snow Chain Set, Snow Tyres, Wi-Fi Access, Luggage / Roof Rack. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk in Greece. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Which documents do I need to bring to the rental desk in Greece?
The rental voucher we will send you as part of the booking confirmation contains all documents required at the time of pick-up in Greece. In most cases, in order to release the reserved vehicle, you need to bring: Credit card in the name of the driver. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases, American Express. Please consult your Booking Confirmation for list of accepted Credit Cards. Driving licence. Please note that only a full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements will be accepted. Read more about requirements for driving licence. Booking voucher. This will be sent to you within 48 hours after booking and must be printed out. Any other forms of identification requested by the car rental agent in their terms and conditions. Details can be found on your rental voucher.
How much do you charge for excess in Greece?
The excess amount depends on the car rental agent and the rented vehicle and it will be refunded within 10-28 days after the rental if there has been no damage. Cartrawler offer damage refund insurance in association with our insurance partners, which will allow you to claim for reimbursement in the event that you have been charged for collision damage or theft. This damage refund insurance can be purchased at the time of booking.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Greece?
Most car rental agents have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination country. Please note that there may be additional charges if the main driver is under 25 or over 75 years old to cover the extra insurance cost. Any additional fee will be mentioned at the time of booking under summary of charges before you confirm the reservation.
Which costs are included in the rental price?
In the majority of cases the rental price includes collision damage waiver, third party liability protection, tax, airport fee, unlimited mileage and breakdown assistance. Please note that the costs included may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination. The car rental agent may also choose to ask you for a deposit or excess at the rental desk in Greece. Make sure to check the rental conditions at the time of booking.
What are the best rental car companies in Greece?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Greece are Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Sixt.
Which additional charges could apply?
Please note that each car rental agent in Greece has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours pick-up/drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers or senior drivers and winter tyres. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency.
Car rental companies we compare in Greece
When you are looking for a rental car in Greece, autoprio.com compares, for example, these companies: Surprice, SK Rent, U-Save, Drive Rhodes, Payless, Budget, Vips Cars, Green Motion, Firefly, Sixt, Alamo, Carwiz, AbbyCar, Grentals, Goldcar, Hertz, AutoUnion, Drive Hellas S.A., Thrifty, Oscar, AutoHolidays, Europcar, AutoCandia, National, Avis, Caldera, InterRent, Rhodium, Global, addCar, Centauro and Enterprise.