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Get the best deals on wheels! We help you save time and money when you rent a car at Heraklion Airport.

Like all good travel sites, when looking for the best car hire at Heraklion Airport we can help. At Best Car Hire, we compare car rental at Heraklion Airport and find the best car hire deals and car rental prices from all the leading car rental companies in Greece. Just simply submit your preferred holiday travel dates in the search information panel above and we will show you the best car hire Crete deals. 

At Heraklion Airport Can I Rent a Car for My Crete Holiday Resort?

Get your Heraklion Airport car rental for the most popular holiday hotel and villa resorts in Crete including Chania, Elounda, Stalis, Rethymnon, Hersonissos, Aghios Nikolaos, Koutouloufari, Gouves, Sissi, Aghia Marina, Agia Pelagia, Piskopiano, Kalyves, Fodele, Kokkini Hani and Kolymbari.

Heraklion Airport Car Hire Companies

Choose from a range of Heraklion Airport car rental companies including - Abbycar,  Alamo , Auto-union, Autos Holidays, AvisBudgetCentauro, Drive S.a, EnterpriseEuropcarFirefly, Global Rent A Car, Goldcar , Green Motion, Hertz, National, Payless, Sixt, Surprice and Thrifty

I Want a Heraklion Airport Car Rental  -What Type of Car Can I Hire?

When booking your car rentals at Heraklion Airport, you can choose either manual or automatic transmission vehicles, with or without air conditioning. 

The range of rental cars at Heraklion Airport includes Hyundai i10, Seat Mii, Fiat Panda, Citroen C1, Volkswagen Up, Ford Fiesta, Hyundai i20, Nissan Micra, Opel Corsa, Toyota Yaris, Volkswagen Polo, Hyundai i30, Volkswagen Golf, Seat Leon, Hyundai Accent, Opel Astra, Suzuki Jimmy, Mini Cooper, Ford Focus Estate, Volkswagen Passat Estate, BMW 3 Series, Ford Mondeo, Seat Toledo, Nissan Qashqai, Audi A3, Volkswagen Caddy, Fiat Doblo, Nissan , Ford Galaxy,  Volkswagen Passat,Volkswagen Transporter, Fiat Scudo, Mercedes Vito Traveliner, Mercedes Vito Diesel, Daihatsu Terios, Mercedes C Class, Suzuki Vitara, Mercedes C180 Cabriolet, or a Fiat 500 Convertible  

Minivan or People Carrier Hire Heraklion Airport?

A People Carrier is the best economical choice of vehicle for all those occasions where you need to transport the family around or multiple groups of people such as weddings, anniversaries, children’s parties, hen parties, stag parties or sporting events. If you are arriving at Heraklion Airport and your group of friends want to hire a people carrier or a minivan to see a big football match or have a fun golf outing somewhere in Crete, we recommend that you pre-book online, the best MPV on offer, at least two months in advance. As such, you will find that car hire at Heraklion Airport will be easier and you will get cheaper people-carrier rental rates. The summertime, Christmas and Easter holidays are our busiest times for MPV or people carriers at Heraklion Airport bookings, so it is best to plan your car hire accordingly.

Most come with sliding doors for easier access and with flexible seating arrangements to make the journey easier (backseats can be easily removed or can fold to the floor to provide more luggage storage), additional safety measures, and all-round visibility (most have a sunroof), all our versatile people carriers or minivans come with refreshing air conditioning (AC), so you will remain cool and comfortable even with a lot of passengers in the people carrier.

We find that holidaymakers benefit from a people carrier hire Heraklion Airport especially when they need a larger car rental for 6 seaters, 7 seaters, 8 seaters or even 9 seater - oh and did we mention? - people-carriers can be fun to drive!

For your Heraklion Airport people-carrier hire you can choose from the Volkswagen Caddy, Mercedes Vito, Mercedes Vito Traveliner,  Fiat Doblo, Ford Galaxy,  Opel Vivaro, Nissan Evalia, Nissan NV200, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Transporter, Toyota Proace, Mercedes Vito Diesel, Mercedes Citan, Nissan Primastar, Ford Galaxy,  and the Fiat Scudo

Where is Crete?

The island of Crete is the largest island in Greece,

Crete is the 5th largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, where you can admire the ruins and relics of the ancient Minoan civilization, explore glorious sandy beaches, climb impressive hills and mountains, walk through fertile valleys and steep gorges, and taste the island’s rich gastronomic culture.

Driving in Crete

After you pick up your car hire at Heraklion Airport, you have to remember to drive on the right-hand side of the road. Also, look out for motorbikes and scooters which are always popular on the Mediterranean islands.

What Documentation Do I Require for my Car Hire in Crete Heraklion Airport?

To help with your car hire in Heraklion Airport Crete, we have prepared a car hire travel checklist to help you with your cheap car hire Heraklion Airport reservation, but to avoid a headache if you don't plan properly, you will require a valid credit card, a valid photo ID (passport or national ID), driver's licence valid for 2 years and a printed version of the car rental voucher. If you do not present any of the documents mentioned, the documentation is not valid or you do not have enough funds on your credit card, the car rental agent may refuse to release the vehicle and no funds will be reimbursed to you.

Please also arrange your travel insurance before you start your journey.

Cheap Car Hire Crete Heraklion Airport

Just remember that with any car hire deals, the suggested cheap car hire at Heraklion Airport may not be the best value for money, so please take this into consideration when you consider any car rental discounts and when booking your car hire at Heraklion Crete.

Heraklion Airport Car Hire Reviews

Consult online reviews - each Heraklion hire car which we select, comes with a previous renter rating stating:-

  1. Overall value for money,
  2. Cleanliness of the Heraklion rent car,
  3. Service at the Heraklion car rental desk,
  4. Rent a car Heraklion Crete pick up process and
  5. Car rental Heraklion Crete drop-off process  

which you may find useful when making your rental agreement decision as to which company you eventually choose for your Crete car rental

Expert Advice to Make your Journey to Greece Go Smoothly

  • Always ask for directions to the nearest petrol or gas station to the rental drop-off location. Keep your fuel receipt as proof of refuelling.
  • Take time to familiarise yourself with the vehicle controls before leaving the car park
  • Fully inspect the vehicle for signs of damage, take photographs on your smartphone and report them to the rental desk before leaving the car park
  • Ask for a road map at the Heraklion car rental desk or use Google Maps to plan your journey.
  • When visiting a location in Greece for the first time, always choose a safe parking spot like a supervised car park

Heraklion Airport Taxi

Before booking your taxi from Hearklion Airport, why not consider booking a holiday car rental Crete, which could turn out cheaper in the long run as well as all the convenience of having your holiday rental car available for the duration of your stay, and a convenient return taxi to Heraklion Airport.

Weather in Crete

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Distance Calculator when you Rent a Car in Heraklion Airport

Heraklion Airport Distance Calculator
Destination Miles Journey Duration
Agios Nikolaos 38.6 55 mins
Hersinissos 14.2 23 mins
Elounda 43.3 1 hr 4 mins
Rethymnon 50.7 1 hr 13 mins
Malia 19.5 33 mins
Chania 88.1 2 hrs 3 mins


Hiring A Car In Heraklion

Our multi-lingual team of customer care agents are on hand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist if you should require assistance with your best car rental from Heraklion Airport.

Weather In Heraklion

Shopping In Heraklion

Talos Plaza in Heraklion is the largest shopping centre in Crete. The Talos Plaza contains dozens of clothing and footwear shops and several more restaurants and cafes.

Car Parking In Heraklion

Car parking in Crete is mostly free in villages & small towns. In the cities - it's a mix of pay and display, meters as well as staffed car parks