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Athens Car Rental with SIXT

Choosing to book an Athens car rental with SIXT will give you access to a reliable and comfortable vehicle, as well as help from our friendly and professional customer service representatives. No matter what your budget is or how many passengers will be traveling with you throughout the region, we can find you a model that will fit your specifications. When you rent a car in Athens, you can collect it from any of our branches in the city, including locations such as Athens International Airport. A sedan is a convenient choice if you will mainly be staying in downtown Athens, while a convertible will allow you to soak up some of the Greek sunshine. 

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SIXT services in Athens

A comfortable and affordable Athens car rental is the perfect way to travel throughout Athens. You will find a diverse range of vehicles in our fleet, including passenger vans, economy cars, luxury cars, convertibles, and SUVs. Further customize your rental experience by choosing some bookable extras, including child seats and a GPS system. There are also a few different rental periods for you to choose from, including a one-day rental and a weekly rental. 

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Good to know when you’re visiting Athens

Car rental under 25 in Athens

You must be at least 21 years old with a valid license held for 1 year to for a SIXT car rental in Greece. Some car categories have a higher minimum age, and an underage driver fee applies to renters under 23. 
 

Documents you need to rent a car in Athens

You must have a valid driver’s license for 1 year along with an ID or passport to rent a car with SIXT. If your license is from outside the EU, you also need an international driving permit. 

Island/Ferry travel

It is possible to take your SIXT rental car on ferries between Greek islands, but not internationally. If you plan to take your car on a ferry, please ask an agent about additional protection for your rental car, as regular coverage is not valid for ferry travel.  

What to do while in Athens

If you enjoy history and architecture, you surely won’t want to miss out on visiting the famous Acropolis of Athens during your stay in the city. You can also learn more about the sight by heading to the Acropolis Museum that contains a variety of historical artifacts. Consider treating yourself to a day trip by going to the city of Delphi, which can be reached by car in around 2 hours.  

Winter 2021 in Athens

As the winter months are usually colder and rainier, this is a good time to visit an interesting museum or two. The National Archaeological Museum is a popular attraction, as it contains an impressive collection of ancient Greek art. If you’re interested in learning more about Greek culture, you can also go to the Benaki Museum. For those that will be visiting Athens with their families, consider stopping by the Museum of Cycladic Art, as it has many kid-friendly exhibits. 

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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