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Car Rental in Greece

Drive a state-of-the-art car at an affordable price when you book a car rental in Greece with SIXT. Our fleet is filled with a variety of luxurious vehicles from manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz, Audi, and BMW. Friendly English-speaking customer service agents are there to help with any of your needs. We have several different SIXT rental locations throughout the country, including in cities like Athens, Spata and Kalamata. If you plan on driving along the coast, rent a convertible to soak up some sunshine and fresh air. For those that will be inland and exploring the mountains, an SUV is a convenient choice for driving through the terrain. 

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SIXT Services in Greece

When you rent a car in Greece with SIXT, you have many different choices. Our fleet contains a variety of models, including sedans, station wagons, SUVs, passenger vans, and luxury and exotic cars. To make your journey as comfortable as possible, you can always choose some bookable extras, like an additional driver, a GPS system or child seats. No matter how long you plan on spending in Greece, we have rental periods that fit your schedule, whether it’s for a long-term rental, weekly rental or one-day rental.  

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Good to know when you are visiting Greece

Car rental under 25 in Greece

The minimum age for car rental in Greece is 21. Renters under 23 will be charged an underage driver fee. Some rental car categories have a higher minimum age up to 28. 

Payment Methods

All major credit cards are accepted, as well as debit cards linked to Visa or Mastercard. For some car categories, you will need to present 2 credit or debit cards. 

Documents you need to rent a car in Greece

You must have a valid driver’s license along with an ID or passport. If your license is from outside the EU or in a non-Roman alphabet, you must also have an International Driver’s Permit. 


Cross-border rentals are not allowed. You can take your rental on a ferry between the Greek islands, but you lose all vehicle protections on the ferry. Ask when picking up your vehicle for other protection options. 

One-way car rental in Greece

One-way rentals between mainland SIXT locations is allowed with certain tariffs. A fee may apply. It is not allowed to do one-way rentals between the Greek islands or to surrounding countries.  

Driver’s license requirements

You must have a valid driver’s license for at least 1 year to rent in Greece. Some car categories require a license held for 2-3 years. Licenses in non-Roman alphabets and from outside the EU must also have an International Driving Permit. 

Best places to visit in Greece

  • Athens: Visiting Greece’s capital city is a must, as this is where you will find sights like the famous Acropolis and Parthenon. You also won’t want to miss out on going to the Temple of Olympian Zeus, which is directly in the city center.  
  • Santorini: Famous for its white architecture, beautiful beaches, and the popular villages of Fira and Oia, Santorini is a popular island for visitors to explore. Discover the Ancient Thera, where you can visit the ruins of a former mountaintop city.  
  • Thessaloniki: To discover some of the country’s most historic buildings, head to Thessaloniki, a port city that is known for its churches and Roman archeology. The White Tower is an impressive landmark in the middle of the city, while Aristotelous Square is a great place to go to a cafe.  

Summer in Greece

If you will be spending your summer in Greece, you won’t want to miss out on going to some of its beautiful islands, including Mykonos and Corfu. The summer weather can be hot, but you can cool off at one of the beaches. Consider booking a convertible for your car rental in Greece, as you can take advantage of the stunning weather and add GPS to help you find your way during your trip. 


paul f.

Very good pick up at the port. Easy communication. Very nice staff. Made things easy for us travellers

Jake A.

By far the best experience I have ever had renting a car. The day before I arrived Stratos emailed to confirm our flight details so he could be at the airport for our arrival. Our flight was 45 minutes late and Stratos tracked our flight and was patiently waiting when we arrived. He got us situated quickly and Spyros got us a great clean car! Having a car on Paros makes your tip so much better and we even put our “Panda” on the ferry to Antiparos. When we returned the vehicle Stratos was kind enough to drive us to the ferry terminal for our departure. These guys set our honeymoon off to the perfect start! Bravo Stratos & Spyros, thank you!!

Juan P.

Super Good service. Transfer from and to the airport worked perfectly. Very family friendly and super supportive employees. Good advice which car to choose.

Ben B.

Very good Service, we get a very nice car to see the whole island. Everything was fine. Thanks to the very good and friendly Service.

Andrew M.

Called and spoke with Dora @ Athens SIXt store. Dora was very helpful and helped solve my enquiry. Thank you!

Daniil O.

Amazing service and very friendly team! Car was practically brand new without any issues. Overall great experience!

Ervin H.

I had a very good experience with Sixt at the airport. I had already paid for my reservation and picking the car up procedure was very smooth and pleasant. Also dropping the car off at the airport was easy. Would use this service again.

Keep up the good work team!!!

Lord G.

Excellent service! An agency you can trust!

Friendly and professional staff. Will come back!

Denis K.

Everything was fine, car was clean, the service is nice, we rented a VW up, we got a renault Clio of a higher standard, the return of the car went without complications, we were worried about the deposit due to Google reviews, but after 3 days the entire amount was returned to the account, so there is nothing to worry about , I can personally recommend this rental company

Mihail M.

Speedy service and friendly staff. Only a minute walk from the terminal building. Airport signage for driving into the car rental car park is not very clear but at least it's obvious where you need to get to.

Great service, free upgrade, frequent shuttle bus

shaam c.

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Johan B.

Highly recommended!

Very service minded, helpful and positive. My second Sixt-experience, first at SKG. The other was in Zagreb two years ago. Both were close to perfect.

Family S.

The service was great. We were welcomed with a big smile and the whole process took less than we were expected. The car was spotless and very well taken care off. Even the manager spend 20' answering all of our questions about the island whereabouts. Thank you so much Sixt team.

Christine P.

Great Service, we stayed one week in Athens and wanted to do a day trip away from the city. The lady at the desk immediately recommended us Nafplio, a very nice harbour city. We rented a very cheap car and had a wonderful day. Would always recommend again! Thanks for the good service. Just beware that parking at night that close to Acropolis is a nightmare so we used a relatively cheap parking garage just around the corner very near to Acropolis. We paid like 14€ to park overnight.

Isa B.

Best car rental place! Very friendly and gave awesome tips for the trip! Also, you should take the recommended insurances. I had a white Renault Clio, good small car for the small streets.

I got a lift from the rental office to the departure entrance, after I dropped off the car.

Thank you, will rent again

Danna A.

I've never written a review for a rental car before, but the service provided by Makis (who waited in the port and drove us to the office) and Spiros (who handled the rental) was so exceptionally warm and great, I just had to! Seriously the best rental car experience I've ever had, by an exceptionally friendly and professional team

Matthew Z.

I was blown away by how easy it was to rent a car from here. The manager was so nice and friendly. He recommended some local spots and we even saw him in a bakery when trying out local foods. The shuttle driver was extremely nice too. If we come back to Paros, we will be renting from them again.

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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