On average a car hire in Greece costs €30 per day.
Economy (Opel Corsa or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Greece.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Centauro (€4/day), Drive SA (€4/day) and AbbyCar Car Rentals (€9/day).
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Greece are Sixt (8.1, 241 reviews), Budget (7.9, 74 reviews), and Enterprise (7.9, 62 reviews).
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On average hiring a car in Greece costs €205 per week (€29 per day).
On average a car hire in Greece costs €879 per month (€29 per day).
When you drive your rental car in Greece, you will need to remember to drive on the right-hand side of the road and to always wear your seat belt. The use of mobile phones is prohibited while driving, as is consuming alcohol. When you encounter a sign with a green background, this will signify a highway. Expressway signs have a white car symbol on a blue background. You will find that all major highways in Greece are toll roads.
You have to be at least 21 years old and have held your driver’s license for a minimum of three years to rent a car in Greece. If you are under the age of 25, you may have to pay a young driver surcharge. You will need to provide a valid driver’s license if you are from the EU and have an international driver’s permit if you are from a non-EU country.
When you rent a car Greece, you will find that the average price of petrol is 1.65 € per liter ( $1.86) and 6.12 € ($6.88) per gallon. Petrol stations are available around the country and are open until 7:00 pm during weekdays. They will likely be closed for the whole day on Sundays. Most of the petrol stations are full-service.
To drive safely around Greece, you must be familiar with the speed limits. In towns and urban areas, the limit is between 80 km/h (50 mph) and 90 km/h (56 mph), while within the city of Athens and its outskirts, the maximum speed limit is 50 km/h (31 mph). On the highway, the speed limit ranges from 100 km/h (62 mph) to 120 km/h (75 mph).