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Athenscars-Crete promotes the family size cars.

Crete is an island with very difficult roads to drive.

Mountainous directions require a big size car to drive. Space in the cabin of the car is important, especially when you drive with children who always complain about the directions.
Check our rates for the family cars


Crete Car rental

Athenscars s.a. is a car rental agency based in Heraklion of Crete.

Car Rental in Heraklion

We have brand new Car models in competitive prices and you can make your choice from a range of seven car categories for your Car rental.Crete Car rental can't get any better.
We are open all year round with Car Rental locations all over Crete, our service will for sure satisfy you, Rent a Car in Crete Enjoy CRETE Discover CRETE with our Cars, Safe reliable and affordable car rental in Crete choose athenscars-Crete.
Crete Car Rental, rent a car in Crete with full insurance, no hidden costs or taxes, good rates, 24 hours car delivery to airports and ports of Crete.
Heraklion city is in the middle of island Crete Iraklion is having some of the most interesting sightseeing places.Heraklion airport is only 4km far from the city centre,surrounded from many tourist resorts.Athenscars-Crete is having a car hire agency in the centre of Heraklion city.Car rental in Heraklion is necessary in order to visit all the beautiful places of Crete.Crete car hire is making car hire offers and special car rental deals in Crete .Athenscars-crete is having many branch offices , Hersonisos car rental , Malia car hire , Stalis car hire , Gouves car hire , Ammoudara car rental , Heraklion airport car rental etc.
The Palace of Knossos is 7km far from the Heraklion city, one of the most attractive remains-ruins of Minoan civilization.The Knossos palace was found from the great English archaeologist Arthur Evans(leter knighted).He worked at the palace over a period of 35years,though by 1903 most of the site had been uncovered.Its location and its remains show the way of life 3500-4500years Before.among the 1300 rooms of the main palace were both the sacred and the commercial:lustral baths for holy ceremonies:store rooms for agricultural produsts:workshops for mettallurgy and stone cutting.Nearby are the Royal Villa and the Little Palace.
The remains of Minoan civilization in Gortys ,40km far from Heraklion,the palace of Phaestos in South Crete are places you have to visit .
The museum of Heraklion ,located in the centre of the city,freedom square is exhibiting the items founded in Knossos and other archaeological places in Crete.
The venetian harbour Castle,built when the Venetians were on the island,is one of the most attractive castles in the Meditteranean .
athenscars-Crete is making great car hire Crete low season offers,you can request for car rental in Crete via e-mail or telephone us in :00302810821424.00302810220680.

 26th June 2011, athenscars published:




Crete Car Hire –athenscars is a specialist in cheap car hire in Crete. We are located close to the Heraklion airport and Heraklion port, in the centre of the north coast of Crete with stations covering all major areas. Car Hire in Crete is well worthwhile, and enables you to see more of the largest of the Greek islands, and as many as possible of the numerous places of interest that are to be found here. Crete car Hire allows you to visit historical sites such as the Archaeological Museum of Haraklion(just in the Freedom square), and the ancient Minoan ruins at Knossos(5km far from the city center) and Phaistos(located in the southern part of Heraklion region 70km far), or simply to explore the many fantastic sandy beaches(most blue flagged from EU). You can also use our Car Hire Crete to venture into the stunning mountain ranges, which are peppered with caves and portioned by incredible gorges(mainly in Chania region), like the one at Samaria in Chania region, but be careful of the road quality in some points of the island which is over 39years old in most of its long).


We offer cheap car hire in Crete with free delivery to Heraklion airport, Chania airport, all ports, towns and hotels in Crete. Your car rental can also take you on a tour of the cities, towns and villages of beautiful Crete whether to the largest city and capital of it, Heraklion; to Agios Nikolaos, blessed with awesome natural beauty; to the harbour town of Hersonisos; or to the small resort village of Paleochora south of Chania city.Cheap car hire in Crete is best sourced using our price comparison, and booked in advance for certainty and simplicity. An airport pick up will allow you to reap the benefits of our car hire services from the very beginning of your holiday, and will make transfer to your resort easy. Booking your car hire from either Heraklion Airport or car Hire from Chania Airport is recommended as we serve both places with personnel ready to correspond to all, even for those arriving the last minute!

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Crete Car Hire– athenscars has been established as one of the most reliable and trustful car rental companies in Crete. It is important to refer the last 10years athenscars is showing a concern for the environment and turned to an eco-friendly car hire policy by providing hybrid cars.

All our cars are new and very well maintained. They are delivered always on time and free of charge to every location in Crete, including all Crete airports and ports.

Browse our cars and choose the one you like. Check to see the space of cabin as well as the capacity of the vehicle. Make sure the correct size of car is chosen for your needs. Donot forget we do upgrade the vehicles and can provide another hire car in Crete of the same size. Don’t forget to check our Crete Car Hire Special Offers, which are updated frequently. Select the car you want and get an instant Price Quote for your preferred time period and delivery location in Crete – at the airport port or your accommodation. The next step in booking a car from Crete Car Hire – is to fill in your personal information and click on the BOOK-RESERVE button. As soon as you validate your email address, then the booking is considered final and no credit card deposit is required - You will pay us on arrival.

When you arrive in Crete, a representative of our company will deliver the car you have booked to the airport or any other location you have chosen in Crete. If you have chosen an airport or a port as the car delivery location, then look for our representative carrying the + your name written on a sign.

Finally, if you need travel ideas for day trips in Crete with your hire car, then check our East Crete day trips and West Crete day trips.



Hike the Samaria Gorge in Crete.


Crete among Greek Islands The Greek Island Crete is the largest of all, offering numerous golden sandy beaches to laze on and a plethora of history to enjoy; car hire in Crete is the perfect way to explore your chosen island.

Heraklion Port

Only a 5 minute car journey away from Heraklion Airport and even closer to Heraklion city itself also known as Iraklion(Handakas), arrange car hire Heraklion Port and explore this bustling part of the island of Crete. Discover the two parts of the Port using car rental Heraklion Port. Wander through the bustling ferry port, or for something altogether more scenic, head to the old Venetian Harbour and marvel at the fishing boats and yachts. Travel to the Venetian fortress of Koules and learn about the history of the famous Cretan monument. Stroll down the marble stairs at the end of the street and you will find the Venetian shipyards.

Journey to Rethymno in your hire car from Heraklion Port and head to the old Venetian quarter. Survey the narrow streets and visit the pretty little shops dotted around this area. Relax on the long sandy beach, and stop off at a local taverna and try some traditional Greek cuisine.

Crete is filled with a variety of wonders for all to enjoy, see as much as you can with car hire Chania Port, car hire Platanias, car hire Sissi or car hire Souda.

Find out more about driving in the Greek Islands, or read our Greek Islands travel guide. You may also like to view information about other destinations in the Greek Islands.


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