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Information about Chania Airport
Chania Airport is officially known as Chania Ioannis Daskalogiannis International Airport and tt is owned by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.
The airport was named after the Cretan rebel against the Ottoman Empire. The airport was built in 1954 in of Maleme, which is only operated domestic flights until 1959 when it was moved to Akrotiri Peninsula, also known as Souda.
Souda is popular for Americans visiting their relatives as it has a NATO base nearby, it is also an existing military airfield by Hellenic Air Forces.
Chania Airport is situated in the North West and is just 15 km away from Chania city centre, which you could use public transport to get there, a bus which is served by KTEL and the single fare is 2.50 euros.
It has frequent services to Chania centre, Souda Chania Port, and Rethymnon town, by taxi it takes about 30 minutes to get to the city centre and the cost is approximately 25 euros or if you want a more easy, quick, and comfortable method of transport you could rent a car.
This way you can start your journey to explore this beautiful and unique island. Chania Airport supports domestic flights to and from Athens and Thessaloniki all year round. The airport as well supports international flights during the summer period, which in Crete starts from April to early November.
The first international flight arrived in 1974, which gradually tourism increased during the years. Now over 2 million passengers use this airport every year. Direct charter flights arrive at Chania Airport every summer from Germany, the United Kingdom, and many other European Countries.
In 2005 the airport was expanded to a total of 14,650m2 and six aircraft stands and then that is when it took its official name Chania Ioannis Daskalogiannis International Airport.
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Is there an age restriction for renting a car in Crete?
The driver must be a minimum of 23 years of age.At the time of the rental, the driver must have been in possession of a valid driving license for at least 12 months.
Can I rent a car for one day at Chania Airport ?
Yes. The minimum duration for car rental is one day (24 hours).
What happens if I get a penalty ticket?
Any speeding penalties, parking tickets or any other penalties or offenses that violate Greek law will be charged to the customer.
Do I need to return the car with a full tank at Chania Airport?
Rental cars are provided with a full tank and should be returned with the same amount of fuel.If there is less fuel than at the start of the rental the driver will be billed for the discrepancy.
How can I pay?
Rent Car in Crete has a secure online booking system that allows you to book your car rental in Crete at any time.After your reservation has been received you will be sent a final availability confirmation by the Customer Service team, this may take a few hours.After receipt of the confirmation, you can proceed to make a payment via credit card. For further questions about your reservation, please send an email to [email protected] or call us Monday to Sunday between 07: 00a.m. and 21:00p.m. (MET) on +30 28340 51505.We look forward to your call.
Do I have to pay in advance?
We will ask you to pay 20% of the total rental amount in advance.The amount will be invoiced accordingly.
Can I cancel my reservation for car rental?
You can cancel your reservation free of charge up to seven days before the pick-up date.
What cover is included in my insurance?
As a customer of rentcarincrete.gr you are insured in the following cases:
- Personal injury of up to €750,000
- Damage to property of up to €750,000
- Theft of up to €20,000
- Windscreen damage, property damage for uninsured car, legal protection insurance for car, owner and driver up to €20,000 each
- Private accident insurance: death or permanent disability, treatment costs of up to €30,000 will be covered.
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact our Customer Service at [email protected]
Can I be picked up from the airport and dropped back there?
You can choose a pick-up location at the airport, a hotel or in the city.
Do I have to pay separately for the pick-up from location of Chania?
We offer free pick-up and drop-off at Chania airport, Heraklion airports and all central locations in Crete.Pick-up at other locations will incur an additional charge.
Do the rental rates in Crete include taxes?
All taxes are included in our prices.There are no hidden costs for car delivery when you rent with us.
Is my rental vehicle equipped with road assistance and repair service?
Yes. Rent Car in Crete offers 24-hour roadside assistance, which includes a fast breakdown and recovery service, and roadside repairs.