Car Hire Heraklion
Plan visiting Heraklion town and need rent a car for your holiday?
Book with the experts today your car for Heraklion. Our prices include the car you request, comprehensive insurance cover, unlimited mileage car rental and car pick-up and drop off at you hotel in Heraklion. There are no hidden charges or extras to pay for – the price we quote is the price you pay.
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Information about Heraklion Crete
Heraklion is a large city and the capital of Crete. It has a substantial history going over two thousand years.
It is surrounded by the two most famous coasts Stalis and Gouves wint nearby popular tourist destinations Hersonissos and Malia, and many clear beaches located nearby. As a city, it has many hotels, complexes, and entertainment centres as it is a very active city even during the winter.
You can get to Heraklion either by plane, Heraklion Airport which is known as Kazantzakis International Airport which is approximately 5 km away from the city centre, or by ferry which Heraklion Port is only 1, 5 km away from the city centre.
Crete has a great history behind it and part of its history is located just in the suburbs of Heraklion, the Palace of Knossos the most remarkable building in the region. The gateway of the fort is embellished with statues of winged lions, the buildings halls and corridors keep the atmosphere back to those centuries. Near the fort are a church and a cathedral Saint Menas, which was named after him in his honour.
Fountain Morosini is one of the main squares and the symbol of Heraklion, it was named after the governor of Crete Francesco Morosini.
One of the oldest and largest museums is based in Heraklion and this is the Archaeological Museum, the museum includes exhibitions of Cretan prehistory and history, as well it contains unique archaeological discoveries from all over Greece.The museum was established in 1883 and slowly developed into what it is today.
This amazing city has so much history behind it from traveling around the suburbs of the city to fascinating walks on the picturesque forests and groves, this would give the opportunity to explore the village of Agia Varvara which is located high in the mountains. Votomos village is famous for its caves and canyons, which you would come across a manmade lake called Lake of Zaros Votomos.
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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 in Heraklio?
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 Heraklion?
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 in Heraklion area?
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 Heraklio?
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.