AthensCars-Car hire for Crete started in 1973 with locations in Crete, pioneering the concept of limited Free Mileage. Immediately carving its niche in the leisure car rental Crete industry, AthensCars-Car hire Crete focused its mission on providing a fun, low-cost, high-value rental experience to family and leisure travelers.

AthensCars-Car hire Crete quickly became one of the Crete island's largest vacation car rental providers with programs to accommodate and encourage leisure travel from 1973. To facilitate the increase in leisure travelers, Car hire in Crete constructed state-of-the art rental plazas geared to serve hundreds of customers per hour in a modern, ultra-spacious environment. The first car rental station opened in Heraklion center-close to the archaeological museum, in 1973, with more following in other major leisure destinations including Chania, Rethymnon,Agios Nikolaos home of the Crete's largest rental facility. In 1984, AthensCars-Car hire Crete introduced a new customized rental agreement the size of, a program that stored a traveler's individual rental information for instant reference.

On April 19, 1990, AthensCars-Car hire Crete set out to revolutionize collision damage waivers with the introduction of the first-ever price and coverage option for all renters. To meet the needs of the "Web" consumer, AthensCars-Car hire Crete became the first car rental company with booking capabilities on the Internet in 1996. Customers could visit to find locations, view rates and select their vehicle. Soon, expanded to include a membership-services section and travel tools to find the weather of Crete, driving directions and fun activities for children to enjoy on their road trip.

In its nearly 43 year history, the AthensCars-Car hire Crete Rent A Car brand has continued to serve family and leisure travelers with fun, friendly service and low-cost, high value vehicles. Today, AthensCars- Car hire Crete operates through a network of more than 10 locations throughout Crete island. You can find an online rate, using our website or Request for an offer by emailing us to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Athenscars-Crete proposes you to reserve your vacation Rental through our website.

Choose one of the best Car hire agecies of Crete and GREECE! Reserve a Car from Crete's specialists!! It is good to TRUST a good Agency and not to risk to book with an Agency that just advertises a mobile contact Number and has no Stations! With athenscars you win time and Money! ,

central station: A.Papandreou 130str,


Gazi, Ammoudara, Heraklion city

Crete island

tel.0030 2810 821 424 , 0030 2810 220 680 ,

mobile: 0030 6936 790 870(out of office hours and request to hire a car) 

 E.O.T. licence number:

1039 E 0081 00701 00

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