Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Athens
Which car rental companies are near or in Athens?
There are over 17 car rental companies in Athens. Car rental companies such as Dollar on 1 Karaiskaki & M Alexandrou St, Hertz on Syngrou Av 12, Tipoa on 22 Syngrou Ave, Thrifty Hertz on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 12, Enterprise Downtown on Sidirokastrou 9, Hertz on Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias 71, Enterprise on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 19, Thrifty on Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias 71, Global Reliable on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 22, Avis on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 23, Sixt on Syngrou Avenue Lempesi 11, Budget on Center, Interrent on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 25, Dollar on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 12, Budget on Town 23 Syngrou Avenue, Sixt Peristeri on Leoforos Kifisou 138 140, Avis on Priamou 13, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Athens?
You can make a booking without a credit card with autoprio.com. 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 in Athens, 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.
How can I find car rental near me in Athens?
Do a search for Athens. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Athens from companies such as Thrifty Hertz on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 12, Enterprise on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 19, Sixt Peristeri on Leoforos Kifisou 138 140, Tipoa on 22 Syngrou Ave, Avis on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 23, Budget on Town 23 Syngrou Avenue, Global Reliable on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 22, Hertz on Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias 71 and others.
What types of car can I rent in Athens?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as 7 seater minivan, small-medium truck-lorry, moped, cargo van, suv, medium suv, convertible, small suv, intermediate elite, special cars, electric cars, minibus, fullsize cars, minivan, economy cars, 5 seater minivan, compact elite, mini elite, luxury elite, standard cars, exotic cars, hybrid cars, jeep, economy elite, intermediate, estate, 9 seater minivan, fullsize elite, compact cars, premium cars, luxury cars, large truck-lorry, mini cars in Athens with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Athens and Greece?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in Greece on Autoprio.com were found at Drive Hellas S.A., AutoCandia, Caldera, Drive Rhodes, Grentals, Vips Cars, AbbyCar and AutoHolidays. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Athens than at the airport. However, it often pays off to compare the price between the airport and nearby cities before booking.
What is the best rental car company in Athens and Greece?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Greece are National, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty, Enterprise, Europcar, Avis and Sixt. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Athens?
Yes, in most cases the car rental company will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location like airports such as Ioannina Airport, Heraklion Crete Airport, Thessaloniki Airport, Nea Anchialos Airport, Rhodes Airport, Patras Araxos Airport, Athens Airport and Larissa Airport, instead of Athens. Autoprio.com 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.
Which optional extras are available in Athens?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Athens and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Infant child seat, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Roof Rack, Wi-Fi Access, Booster seat, Child toddler seat, Luggage racks, Electronic toll pass, Ski Rack, Additional driver, Snow Chain Set and Snow Tyres. 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 Athens. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Which additional charges could apply in Athens?
Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking at Autoprio.com. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers, winter tyres, out-of-hours pick-up and senior drivers. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Athens.
Compare rental cars and renting of a vehicle from several companies in the city, Athens in Greece. We compare large companies as well as small and find the best price for all types of cars.
When you are looking for rental cars we compare these companies Hertz on Syngrou Av 12, Dollar on 1 Karaiskaki & M Alexandrou St, Avis on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 23, Avis on Priamou 13, Dollar on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 12, Enterprise on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 19, Interrent on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 25, Thrifty Hertz on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 12, Budget on Town 23 Syngrou Avenue, Tipoa on 22 Syngrou Ave, Enterprise Downtown on Sidirokastrou 9, Budget on Center, Global Reliable on Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 22, Hertz on Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias 71, Thrifty on Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias 71, Sixt on Syngrou Avenue Lempesi 11, Sixt Peristeri on Leoforos Kifisou 138 140. Car rental at Athens’s airports like Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport 20 km (12 mi) and Porto Cheli Airport 92 km (57 mi), ATH, train stations (Acharnes, Rentis, Agii Anargyri, Pentelis, Athens, Kato Acharnai, Metamorfosi, Piraeus) and travel centers etc. We can offer a car rental service where every cost is included. There are no hidden fees or free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. An easy, straight forward and safe search for car rental online. With our search engine, you only need to write the name of the city, place etc. and you will immediately get a list of choices.
Facts about Athens
About the city Athens (Athinia, Athína, Αθήναι, Afini, Athen, Athenai, Atene, Athínai, Athénes, Αθήνα), located in the Nomarchía Athínas part, Attica region, Greece. The city is the capital of the country. 1th largest town/city when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 1th largest town/district in Greece. The population of the city is about 664,000 in 2018. Smaller communities, villages and suburbs nearby are Tavros, Pallini, Paianía, Kalývia Thorikoú, Drapetsona, Papagou, Omonoia, Agios Konstantinos, Vathi and Koumoundoúrou. Whether you are visiting the city Athens just for one day or for a longer period, there is plenty to do. Read more further down. The city is located about 70 meters (230 ft) above sea level. Piraeus (c. 163,700 pop), Peristeri (c. 140,000 pop), Kallithea (c. 100,600 pop), Acharnes (c. 99,300 pop), Nikaia (c. 89,400 pop) and Glyfada (c. 87,300 pop) are other larger communities, cities nearby. Bus stop? These stations and stops are located in the city, KTEL Athens Bus Station Terminal A, Lines 413 and 409, 543 and KTEL Terminal B. Subway (metro) stations in the city are Attiki, Peania Kantza, Argiroupoli, Thiseio, Irini, KAT, Kallithea, Agia Marina, Marousi and Agios Nikolaos. Get some tips on local companies in Nomarchía Athínas.
Activities, Sights and Attractions
Wondering what there is to see and do in Athens? Here are a few suggestions on activities, attractions, museums, events, destinations, places and experiences that are worth a visit during your vacation in the city. monument of Philopappos, Hellenic Parliament and Zappio Megaro are monuments and statues of fascinating historical events and individuals. Platia Tasou Vourna, Syntagma square, Plateia Mavili, Platia Koumoundourou and Plateía Karytsi are notable squares or large open spaces close by in the central parts of town. A day for relaxing and sunbathing on the beach at A Alimos Beach Stolidi, Palmyra and Blue Lagoon. They are all close to the city. Music, plays and shows in the town center? We recommend Athina Cinemas and Piraeus Municipal Theater. Located within walking distance.
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Car rental companies in Athens, Greece
When you are looking for rental cars we compare these companies Rhodium, Goldcar, Global, Oscar, Thrifty, Alamo, AutoUnion, Enterprise, Centauro, Firefly, Payless, AutoHolidays, Sixt, Grentals, InterRent, Europcar, Hertz, Drive Hellas S.A., Green Motion, AutoCandia, Carwiz, Caldera, AbbyCar, Surprice, addCar, Avis, National, U-Save, SK Rent, Vips Cars, Drive Rhodes and Budget. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Athens Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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