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Located on the West coast of Cyprus, Paphos is a city full of history; a history that attracts millions of visitors every year. The Tomb of the Kings, Paphos Castle and The Kato Archaeological Park are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to cultural sites open to the public in this beautiful city.
It's little surpsie then, that countless holidaymakers venture to this little corner of Cyprus not only for the culture, but also for the climate. Boasting year-round sunshine, Paphos is the perfect place to sit back, relax and recharge your batteries.
Once you're sufficiently rested, venture into the market areas of the town to pick up a souvenir or two, or head down to the stunning beaches and clear blue seas.
3 steps to cheap car hire
- Search - fill out your details above and click search to compare
- Select - choose the car you want to hire
- Book - with our secure payment system
Paphos car rental locations
You can compare car hire at locations all over Paphos including international airports, city centres and major tourist attractions. No matter where you need to pick up, you will find great deals for your next trip away.
- Paphos - Tomb of the Kings
- Paphos Downtown
- Paphos International Airport
How it Works
Once your payment has been authorised you will receive an email confirmation with your booking reference number. Keep all the information on your booking confirmation handy as you will need it along with your other documents when you collect the car at your destination. We also have a useful checklist to make sure you have everything you need before you set off.
If you're looking simply for transportation to your resort, Holiday Extras provides great deals on resort transfers. As well as this, you can take also out holiday insurance, giving you further peace of mind should you run into any unforeseen problems.
If you wish to speak to an advisor, you can contact our dedicated car hire team on 0800 804 7362. Alternatively you can contact us online here with any queries you may have.
At Holiday Extras we want to make your trip as hassle free as possible, so you can hit the road happy. If you're flying from a UK airport; we could help you save up to 60% on airport parking, airport hotels and airport lounges, too.
*The prices quoted are based on one driver, aged 25, with a full UK driving licence hiring a car for 7 days, picking-up and dropping-off at Paphos Airport. Prices correct at time of writing. Subject to change according to availability. Free cancellation applies to most rentals up to 48 hours before pick up, however some suppliers may charge. Please check supplier terms and conditions carefully.
Driving in Cyprus**
You'll be pleased to know that driving on Cyprus' roads won't be too dissimilar to the UK - they drive on the left hand side of the road in right hand drive vehicles. It is, of course, a lot more sunny than the British Isles!
The roads network in Cyprus is modern and well maintained, allowing easy access between towns and attractions across the island.
There are few local laws and customs that you may find useful when driving in Cyprus. This is a rough guide and should be used in conjunction with the terms and conditions stipulated by your car hire company, as well as your own research about driving laws in Paphos.
- Right hand drive - drive on the left-hand side of the road, overtake on the right.
- Minimum age to hire - be at least 18. Under 25's may have to pay a young driver surcharge.
- Seatbelt - Cypriot law requires all car occupants to wear a seatbelt front and back.
- Children under 1.5m - must wear a suitable safety belt
- Mobile phones - it is illegal to use a mobile phone while driving, unless using a handsfree kit or earphones.
- Major Highways - 100kph/62mph
- Inter urban - 65kph/40mph
- Rural roads - 65kph/40mph
- Built up areas - 50kph/31mph
Drinking and driving
It is prohibited to drive if the levels of alcohol in the blood or breath are above the admissible limit. The admissible limit in the blood is 50 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood (BAC 0.5 mg/ml). The admissible limit in breath is up to 22 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of exhaled air.
It is important to note that drinking alcohol and then driving may invalidate your car rental insurance, irrespective of local drink driving laws. Check your policy for full details.
A UK driving licence will allow you to drive in all of Cyprus including Paphos. You will not need an IDP - International Driving Permit.
Passport - You may also be required to carry another form of personal ID with you while driving.
**This information should be considered as a broad overview of things to remember when hiring a car. It is therefore very important that you read the rental terms and conditions and associated policies for your own specific policy as well as doing your own research into the motoring laws of the country in which you will be driving.Top