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Car hire in Cyprus

A hire car with SIXT in Cyprus is the perfect way to see the whole island. With water surrounding you from all directions, SIXT has the ideal vehicle for you to get to know the terrain - be it a sporty convertible to soak up the rays, or a rugged 4x4 to explore historic landscapes. With affordable vehicles ranging from economy cars to high-end brands, SIXT’s friendly, English-speaking staff will tailor-make your car hire package in Cyprus to suit your needs. With several branches of SIXT conveniently spread across the island at all major cities, including at Larnaca Airport, in Nicosia and Paphos, you can rest assured that you will be well taken care. 

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Explore our extensive range of brand-new cars that start with economy city zippers and family cars, into convertibles and 4x4’s. Our fleet includes reputable brands such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz and many others. With SIXT you can hire a car in Cyprus for one-day business trips or longer holiday stays, with flexibility of extension if needed. Family holidays in Cyprus are no problem with added extras such as child car seats. Navigate the terrain with sat nav and add an additional driver to reduce the driving load. 

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Good to know when you're visiting Cyprus

How old do I have to be to hire a car in Cyprus?

You have to be at least 21 to hire a car in Cyprus and have held your licence for at least 3 years. A small surcharge will apply to young drivers under the age of 25 as well as drivers over 70.

Can I drive my hire car to Northern Cyprus?

No, it is not possible to drive your hire car across the border into Northern Cyprus. You may only use your hire car in the Republic of Cyprus.

What documents do I need to hire a car?

In order to hire a car in Cyprus you'll need a licence which is valid for the entire rental period as well as a valid passport or ID card. Your UK licence will continue to be accepted in Cyprus without an International Driving Permit.

Can I rent a car for a longer period?

Yes if you plan to be in Cyprus for a longer period then you can hire a car for multiple weeks or months at a time. The maximum rental period is four months.

Can I hire a car without a credit card?

It is only possible to pay for your car hire with a credit card in Cyprus. Credit cards from all internationally-recognised companies (Mastercard, American Express, VISA) are accepted whereas debit cards, prepaid cards and cash are not accepted.

Is it worth hiring a car in Cyprus?

Hiring your own car is the best way to ensure that you can explore the whole of Cyprus. As Cyprus doesn't have its own railway network, your own hire car is essential particularly if you wish to explore more rural areas of the country.

Best places to visit in Cyprus

  • Paphos: Paphos is a Southwestern coastal region with the mildest temperatures in Cyprus. Known as the shores from which Aphrodite rose, the region is dedicated to several sites in her honour. Not only does Paphos boast gorgeous coastal lines and a busy harbour, but also some of the worlds’ most historical ruins can be found here. A history lovers' playground. 
  • Larnaca: For lovers of a lively holiday experience, the bustling city of Larnaca on the Southern coast of Cyprus is lined with idyllic beaches peppered with palm trees. With museums, castles, theatres, music festivals and water sports all being attractions in Larnaca, there is something for everybody. Perhaps visit the Zenobia shipwreck, thought to be one of the best wreck sites in the world. 
  • Nicosia: Nicosia, is the capital of Cyprus, with Northern Nicosia being the major region for arts, culture, education and finance. The city has grown in terms of tourism to make for a thoroughly entertaining trip. Gothic and Ottoman architecture lines the streets while shops, nightlife and malls are widely available to enjoy. It is also home to the legendary walled city of Sarayonu Square. 

Winter in Cyprus 

Winter in Cyprus offers a host of breath-taking outdoor activities. Take a hike through the Troodos Mountains or Aphrodite Cultural Route or better yet, brave Mount Olympia and stand on top of snow-covered peaks while the sun shines down on your face. If the weather is a little cooler, visit one of several awe-inspiring monasteries, museums, and of course, enjoy the delicious Cyprian cuisine in top-quality traditional restaurants. 

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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