Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Heraklion
Which car rental companies are near or in Heraklion?
There are over 12 car rental companies in Heraklion. Car rental companies such as Budget on Nikos Kazantzakis Her Iraklio, Autocandia on Agiou Alexandrou Karteros, Sixt Crete on 93 Ikarou Ave N Nea Alikarnassos, Hertz on 34 25th August Avenue Iraklio, Surprice Hq on Industrial Area of I Street 4th Square, Avis on Airport Iraklio, Europcar on Iraklio, Thrifty, GO on 1770 34 Iraklio, Firefly on Airport Iraklio, Sixt Crete Airport on Kazantzakis Airport, Green Motion on Airport N Kazantzakis Main Terminal, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Heraklion?
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 Heraklion, 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 Heraklion?
Do a search for Heraklion. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Heraklion from companies such as Sixt Crete Airport on Kazantzakis Airport, Budget on Nikos Kazantzakis Her Iraklio, Hertz on 34 25th August Avenue Iraklio, Sixt Crete on 93 Ikarou Ave N Nea Alikarnassos, Firefly on Airport Iraklio, Thrifty, Europcar on Iraklio, GO on 1770 34 Iraklio and others.
What types of car can I rent in Heraklion?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as intermediate elite, mini cars, hybrid cars, standard cars, minibus, estate, fullsize elite, premium cars, fullsize cars, 9 seater minivan, large truck-lorry, moped, small suv, intermediate, minivan, 5 seater minivan, exotic cars, luxury elite, electric cars, suv, medium suv, special cars, mini elite, economy cars, jeep, luxury cars, convertible, small-medium truck-lorry, 7 seater minivan, cargo van, economy elite, compact elite, compact cars in Heraklion with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Heraklion and Greece?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in Greece on Autoprio.com were found at AutoHolidays, Grentals, SK Rent, Drive Hellas S.A., AbbyCar, Drive Rhodes, Vips Cars and AutoCandia. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Heraklion 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 Heraklion and Greece?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Greece are Avis, Thrifty, Hertz, Budget, Sixt, Europcar, National and Enterprise. 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 Heraklion?
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 Athens Airport, Nea Anchialos Airport, Thessaloniki Airport, Heraklion Crete Airport, Larissa Airport, Patras Araxos Airport, Ioannina Airport and Rhodes Airport, instead of Heraklion. 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 additional charges could apply in Heraklion?
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: winter tyres, out-of-hours drop-off, one-way rentals, young drivers, border crossing, 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 Heraklion.
Which optional extras are available in Heraklion?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Heraklion and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Additional driver, Roof Rack, Child toddler seat, Ski Rack, Luggage racks, Electronic toll pass, Booster seat, Snow Chain Set, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Snow Tyres, Infant child seat and Wi-Fi Access. 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 Heraklion. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Comparison of rental car and car rental from several businesses in the city Heraklion, Greece. Find the best prices for rental cars online. Comparing prices online can be very profitable, many smaller companies can only be booked on site.
Rental cars at Heraklion’s train stations, travel center and airports like Heraklion Crete Nikos Kazantzakis Airport 3 km (2 mi), Sitia Crete Airport 88 km (55 mi) and Chania Crete Ioannis Daskalogiannis International Airport 93 km (58 mi), HER and ferry terminals and ports (Liménas Irakleíou, Heraklion, Venetian harbor, Yacht catamaran marina). We have an easy and safe booking system of rental cars online. Search and choose your destination, search for country, city etc. and choose from the list. A car rental service where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. When you are looking for rental cars we compare these companies Firefly on Airport Iraklio, Avis on Airport Iraklio, Green Motion on Airport N Kazantzakis Main Terminal, Hertz on 34 25th August Avenue Iraklio, Sixt Crete on 93 Ikarou Ave N Nea Alikarnassos, Autocandia on Agiou Alexandrou Karteros, Budget on Nikos Kazantzakis Her Iraklio, Surprice Hq on Industrial Area of I Street 4th Square, GO on 1770 34 Iraklio, Thrifty, Europcar on Iraklio, Sixt Crete Airport on Kazantzakis Airport.
Facts about Heraklion
Heraklion (Ηράκλειο Κρήτης, Ηράκλειο, Irákleio, Heracleum, Khandax, Herákleion, Candie, Candia, Iráklion, Iraclion, Megalokastron, Irákleion, Ērakleion, Megalokastro) is a city in the municipality Nomós Irakleíou, Crete region, Greece. It is the county seat in the region. 1th largest city/town when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 7th largest town/district in Greece. Larger surrounding cities/communities are Rethymno (c. 32,500 pop), Gazi (c. 12,600 pop), Ierapetra (c. 12,400 pop), Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11,900 pop) and Agios Nikolaos (c. 11,400 pop). Located about 60 m (197 ft) above sea level. Small villages, communities and suburbs nearby are Gazi, Ierapetra, Néa Alikarnassós, Agios Nikolaos, Moires, Tympaki, Malia, Bendevís, Mastambás, Néa Alikarnassós, Néa Alikarnassós and Thérissos. Whether you are visiting the city Heraklion just for one day or for a longer period, there is plenty to do. Read more further down. With a population of 137,200 (2018) within its administrative limits. Nearby bus stops and bus stations are Bus Station Heraklion, Tourist Bus Parking, Heraklion Airport, Bus stop and KTEL. Get some tips on local companies in Nomós Irakleíou.
Attractions, Activities and Sights
Recommendations and tips on activities, experiences, museums, attractions, events, places and destinations in Heraklion you can visit during your stay in the city can be found here. Windmill are historical ruins of buildings and objects worth seeing and studying. Are you going on a golf trip and looking for golf courses? The golf courses, The Crete Golf Club 20 km (12 mi), are located close to the city. Want to watch a game or sports, maybe go to a concert? Close to the city are Pankritiko Stadium. Maybe see a local game of football?
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Car rental companies in Heraklion, Greece
AutoHolidays, Goldcar, Green Motion, Caldera, Enterprise, AbbyCar, Oscar, Surprice, Drive Hellas S.A., AutoCandia, Drive Rhodes, National, Avis, addCar, Vips Cars, Grentals, Alamo, Europcar, Centauro, Global, U-Save, SK Rent, InterRent, Thrifty, Rhodium, Sixt, Carwiz, Hertz, AutoUnion, Budget, Firefly and Payless are the companies we compare in the city and in the region to find the best price. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Heraklion Crete Airport, Chania Airport and Sitia Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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