Car rental in Greece

Car hire prices in Greece

The average cost of a one-day car rental. The number is calculated based on the bookings of the previous three years. It takes into account the rental of cars across all classes.

27 €
JAN
29.5 €
FEB
30.21 €
MAR
32.8 €
APR
34 €
MAY
43 €
JUN
46 €
JUL
41.65 €
AUG
33 €
SEP
30.71 €
OKT
33.79 €
NOV
28.29 €
DEC

Car rental in Greece

You’ll have more fun and comfort if you rent a car for your vacation.

A rental car can solve many problems during your stay in Greece. Beach recreation can be perfectly combined with the viewing of historical sites at your own pace. Greece is famous for its ancient buildings and structures. You'll be able to visit the three legs of the famous Poseidon's trident in Chalkidiki and see Skala Fourka. Driving along the coast of the Ionian Sea, you'll check out its beaches and visit picturesque places like Parga, Meteora, etc.

Car rental in Greece gives you the freedom to explore all the landmarks and make stops where you want without limitations of tourist routes or bus schedules.

Car rental in Greece works well away from the central areas and in the islands with insufficient public transport. Moreover, travelling by hire car has an added value because it’s more interesting, more comfortable, and way more affordable than a guided tour.

Documents and insurance

  

Renting a car in Greece is effortless. A driver must be at least 25 years old and have driving experience of at least 3 years.

You’ll need:

  • Foreign passport
  • Driver’s license
  • Bankcard

You can use the insurance included in the rental cost. Generally, you’ll be offered Third-Party Liability Insurance (TPL) or Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) in Greece.

The demand for car rental services in Greece

The occupancy rate of the car rental fleets by month. For example, most cars are being rented in August, which means that this month has the smallest amount of available vehicles. The higher the percentage of the car fleet workload, the earlier it is worth booking a car to choosing the best option at the best price.

29 %
JAN
33 %
FEB
44 %
MAR
54 %
APR
61 %
MAY
76 %
JUN
79 %
JUL
83 %
AUG
68 %
SEP
47 %
OKT
22 %
NOV
26 %
DEC

Filling stations

In Greece, fuel stations are generally located in cities and towns. You’ll not see many of them on highways. However, there’s always a town or city nearby, so you’ll never run out of petrol.

On highways, fuel prices are higher by 15-20 euro cents per litre than at the rest of filling stations. And fuel stations near shopping centres of the cheapest petrol of guaranteed quality.

Parking in Greece

You'll undoubtedly face a parking problem in cities of Greece. Traffic police ensure that drivers park their vehicles only at proper places.

Parking spaces are marked in colour in Greece. Notably, the colour marking in Athens is different from the rest of the country.

Traffic rules and fines

If you decide to rent a car in Greece, you'll need to learn local traffic regulations.

Traffic police do not like drink-driving a lot. Drunk drivers are issued a fine up to €2,000 and banned from driving.

Quality of roads

Roads may be narrow here and there, but they have an excellent surface, and the traffic police control is not very strict. There are only six toll roads in Greece.

And they are easy to use. Approaching the toll road, you’ll see a “Diodia” sign followed by a toll gate. You drive to the toll booth and pay €2-4, then the operator gives you a ticket and opens the gate.

Driving a convertible

It's scorching in summer here so you can make your lifelong dream come true and drive a convertible. You can rent a convertible for a day or two and visit the most beautiful places, then it will not cost you as much as when you hire it for the whole period of your stay, but you'll have a wonderful experience.

Car rental in Greece on our website is your chance to make your lifelong dream come true.