Crete is rich in history and it is filled with iconic landmarks, natural beauty, and fascinating culture. The city also has a plethora of public transport options that you can choose from. The most convenient and budget way to get around Crete is by hiring a car. This will give you the chance to see all the mesmerizing sights that the city has to offer in your own pace which includes the hidden gems. With car hire in Crete, you will get a well maintained, comfortable and serviced car which will match your travel budget.


Benefits of hiring a car in Crete

  • There are numerous companies which provide top class customer service with 24 hours operating help desk that you can contact any time of the day.
  • If you choose car hire in Crete, there are wide varieties of cars that you can choose from based on your budget. If you are in Crete with your family, there are SUV, family wagon or even minibus that you can choose from based on your family size.
  • The car agencies also deliver the car hired to any convenient location that you want whether at the airport or your hotel.
  • The car rental insurance will guarantee your safety and also increase your confidence level on different roads. Check the Full Insurance Option because most of companies don’t have it in their basic insurance. Choose this optional extra to avoid any unpleasant circumstances.
  • You will get a convenient and comfortable ride around Crete with car hire in the cozy private cars provided.
  • Car hire also provides with a travel guide with Crete map, GPS navigators (as optional extra) , and places of interest to explore the city.
  • If you are with family or kid, this is the best option for you as you will get to enjoy numerous features like second driver option, baby seats, car carriers, and many more.
  • The car hire agencies also offer their clients free airport pick up service to their various destinations if they can book ahead of the peak season.

Hiring a car from Crete airport

Hiring car in Crete is easy and convenient and it will not cause you any trouble at all. There are many major companies that offer car rental in both Crete airports (Heraklion Airport HER & Chania Airport CHA). If you are looking for the best car rental deals in Crete, then it is recommended to book online in advance. This will also give you the chance to choose the perfect car for you without having to worry about sales reps persuading you to pick one.


Car hire from the hotel

This is another option that you can choose if you are not planning to start driving immediately you get to Crete. You can organize a transfer to your hotel from the airport and then hire a car from your hotel. Many car rental companies in Crete offers pick-up points in most of the major resorts and cities in Crete which includes Chania Town, Rethymnon, Aghios Nikolaos, Hersonissos. Malia and other locations. You can rest assured that wherever you want to stay on the island, your hired car will reach you. This gives you the chance to spend some times relaxing in the sunshine while you can then pick up your rental car when you want to explore the city.