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Greece Car Hire - Compare and save with top providers

Pre-book your Greece car hire, with prices starting from under £6.00 per day with FREE cancellations*

Spread across hundreds of picturesque islands, Greece boasts crystal clear waters and glorious sunshine. With a wealth of history and dozens of secluded coves what better way to explore than with car hire in Greece from Holiday Extras? Our award-winning holiday car hire can help you securebig savings on vehicle rentals to the Greek islands, including Corfu, Crete and Zante.

From economy cars, to SUVs, 7-seater car hire, minibuses to luxury vehicles, we cater for every budget with some fantastic cheap car hire deals in Greece. We work with only big name, trusted car hire companies to ensure we bring you top quality rental cars at great value prices. And, if your plans should unexpectedly change, don't worry, we even offer FREE cancellation too up to 48 hours before your booking starts.

Compare Cheap Car Hire in Greece

Explore our best Greece car hire deals to all the most popular destinations.

Greece Car Hire Prices
Pick up/Drop off Rental Car Type Price per day
Athens International Airport (ATH) Economy (Citroen C1 or similar) £5.99
Thessaloniki - Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia (SKG) Economy (Toyota Aygo or similar) £6.98
Kefalonia International Airport Anna Pollatou (EFL) Economy (Suzuki Celerio or similar) £8.61
Heraklion Airport (Crete) (HER) Economy (Fiat 500 or similar) £8.61
Chania International Airport Airport (CHQ) Economy (Toyota Aygo or similar) £8.61
Zakynthos International Airport (ZTH) Economy (VW Up or similar) £8.91
Corfu International Airport (CFU) Economy (Skoda Citigo or similar) £8.98
Kos Island International Airport (KGS) Economy (Renault Twingo or similar) £9.39
Rhodes International Airport (RHO) Economy (Toyoyta Aygo or similar) £9.41
Santorini Thira International Airport (JTR) Economy (Toyota Aygo or similar) £10.59
*Note: The prices quoted are based on one driver, aged 25, with a full UK driving licence hiring a car for 3 days, picking-up and dropping-off at Athens International Airport. Prices correct at time of writing. All the above prices are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change according to supplier availability

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Car Rental Greece - FAQs

How it works

Once you've made your booking for your car hire in Greece, we will send you an email confirmation. This will contain your booking reference, as well as details of your car hire provider. Your confirmation will also detail the location of the car hire desk/office.

Insurance - we've got you covered

Our Greece car hire agreements all include a collision damage waiver. This means that, in the event of theft or damage you won't be charged any more than your excess.

Here at Holiday Extras, our mission is to make your Greece car hire as hassle-free as possible. Our total protection insurance will give you that extra peace of mind should you be involved in an accident or damage the rental car while you're away. We regularly compare and price-check all our policies to ensure we're giving you the best cover. All our policies include the following:

  • Damage and theft excess
  • Damage protection for all mechanical and exterior of the car
  • Cover for any immobilisation, admin and towing charges
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before travel

On arrival - collecting your hire car in Greece

When you collect your rental vehicle in Greece - whether you've opted for car hire in Rhodes, Corfu or Athens Airports, head to the appropriate car hire desk. Here, a member of the team will go through the paperwork of the car rental agreement with you. You will need to complete some paperwork before the keys to the car are handed over. They will also go through the fuel policy with you - namely whether the car is being supplied with a full tank of fuel and how it should be returned, as well as if there is any mileage limit.

You need to ensure you have the following with you when you pick up your hire car:

  • Printed email confirmation for each of your journeys
  • A full driving licence
  • Credit card in the lead driver's name, with the full deposit amount available
  • A valid DVLA code
  • A valid passport

What to do on your return

Details of where you need to return your hire car to will be listed on your booking confirmation. When you drop it off, a member of the rental car team will check it over before you head off.

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Airport Pick Ups for Car Rental in Greece

Wherever you're travelling, we can find you a top offer with our Greece car hire comparison. Our award-winning holiday car rental provides pick up points from all of the major airports across Greece. From the Corfu to Crete, Athens to Zante, our range of airports includes:

Driving in Greece**

There are few local laws that you may find useful when driving in Greece. 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 Greece.

  • Left hand drive - Drive on the right-hand side of the road, and overtake on the left.
  • Minimum age to hire - Be at least 18. Under 25's may have to pay a young driver surcharge.
  • Seatbelt - Greek law requires all car occupants to wear a seatbelt front and back. If a driver/passenger is exempt from wearing a seatbelt on medical grounds, they must provide a medical exemption certificate, translated into Greek as proof.
  • Children - Children under 3 years must be place in a suitable child restraint. Children between 3 and 11 years old, less that 1.35m in height must be seated in the appropriate restraint for their size.
  • Mobile phones - it is illegal to use a mobile phone while driving, unless using a handsfree kit or earphones.

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 0.25mg per litre of breath. If you amount of alcohol in the blood exceeds 0.05% or more, this is deemed a criminal offence and penalties will be exacted.

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.

Driving licence

Important Information - Changes to the UK Driving Licence

A UK driving licence will allow you to drive in Greece, and 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.

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