Car hire in Greece with SIXT

If you’re looking to hire a car in Greece, SIXT has got you covered. With branches in some of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, such as Crete and Athens, you’ll find a conveniently located branch no matter which city or region you are in. Whether it’s at an airport, downtown or at a train station, you can access our top-quality, affordable fleet seamlessly. Cars like convertibles are great for driving along the Greek coastline, whilst a premium minibus is the perfect way to take the whole family on holiday.  

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SIXT services in Greece

Whether you’re in Greece for a short or long period of time, SIXT is flexible with your hire duration. You can have your hire car in Greece for a long-term rental or just a one-day rental, whichever suits you best. With a great choice of car categories to pick from, such as saloons and people carriers, you will be able to find a vehicle which is best suited to your trip. Easily add a guaranteed sat nav to make sure you don’t waste time on the road and give yourself peace of mind with added protection. 

SIXT services in Greece

Good to know when you're visiting Greece

Driving Tips

Cars drive on the right-hand side of the road in Greece and seatbelts must always be worn while children under 10 may not ride in the front seat. 

Available Extras

Sometimes you need some extras for the journey so be sure to have a look at our available extras such as sat navs, child seats and extra protection packages.  

Licence Requirements

UK and EU licences are both accepted in Greece, it must be valid and held for at least a year and accompanied with a passport at the time of vehicle pickup.

Payment Methods

Practically all debit and credit cards are accepted from leading companies, e.g. American Express, Mastercard, VISA and Diner’s Club. We do not accept prepaid cards in Greece.

Under 25 Car Hire

In Greece the minimum age is 21 years old for smaller vehicle classes, though be aware you must hold a valid licence for at least a year and charges apply. 

Crossing Borders

Though it may be an option to have a separate drop-off branch within Greece, unfortunately you cannot take the car across international borders.

Best places to visit in Greece

  • Athens: A historical hub with impressive buildings and monuments that date back over two-thousand years, you’ll find yourself immersed within this vibrant city. The pièce de résistance of the city is the Acropolis, however Athens has many other fabulous areas for tourists to visit too, such as Monastriraki. 
  • Thessaloniki: What is known as Greece’s second city, Thessaloniki is a thriving place popular with tourists, students and locals. With fantastic sites to visit, such as the White Tower, or the wonderful waterfront, you with love the energy this city gives off.  
  • Chania: Located on the Greek island of Crete, Chania’s charm lures visitors year after year. The narrow, quaint streets and little restaurants are akin to a film set, whilst the impressive lighthouse helps Chania shine brighter than other cities.  

Summer in Greece

Enjoy your summer in Greece and spend your days exploring historical monuments or sunning yourself by the sea. Once you’ve visited the Acropolis, why not hop in your hire car and take a drive to the heart of Greece and go canoeing on Lake Plastiras in the Larditsa region. Located about a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Athens, Delphi is also well worth a visit. This UNESCO World Heritage site will leave you speechless. 

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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