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* The prices were calculated on 05/29/2023 for a 4 days prepaid rental at Crete Heraklion Airport starting on 06/05/2023. Our prices fluctuate daily and this offer is not guaranteed.

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Crete Car Rental from SIXT

Crete Car Rental from SIXT

Explore the island of Crete in a premium car from SIXT. Our Crete car rental locations offer a variety of vehicle options from top carmakers, like passenger vans for group travel at affordable rates. We have several convenient locations throughout Crete including Heraklion Airport and Chania Airport. When you use SIXT Crete car rental, you will have 24/7 access to our customer service team. With unlimited kilometers, you can book a convertible and drive to some of Crete's most popular beaches such as Balos, Vai and Matala Beach.
SIXT services in Crete

SIXT services in Crete

Rent a car in Crete with SIXT and enjoy an array of amenities including GPS and child seats, and options like 24-hour car return. Our fleet includes luxury vehicles, convertibles, vans and SUVs for stylish transportation around this Greek island. All of SIXT's cars are new, on average just three months old. Book a weekend rental for a getaway to Elafonissi beach or a one-day rental to get around the city of Heraklion.
Best places to visit in Crete

Best places to visit in Crete

  • Rethymno Old Town: This seaside town has lots of ancient architecture, quaint shops and restaurants that serve traditional Greek cuisine. It is a beautiful city with narrow streets, a port and a lighthouse. When the weather permits, you can go hiking on Mount Ida, the highest mountain in Crete.
  • Chania: There are several waterfront restaurants in the city of Chania. You can also tour several museums in this town including the Greek National Football Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Chania, and the Maritime Museum of Crete.
  • Agios Nikolaos: Agios Nikolaos is a port town in Crete. During your stay in this city, you can relax on the beach or visit an olive farm or winery. You can also delve into history with a visit to Europa-Stature or the Moni Faneromenis.
Summer in Crete

Summer in Crete

Summer in Crete is very warm, making it a good time for beaches and water activities. You can visit the beach or go out on the water for some boating, snorkeling, swimming or scuba diving. During this season in Crete, you can take in the beauty of the island from its water to its colorful tropical trees and wild orchids.
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Good to know when renting in Crete

One-way car rental in Crete

It is possible to rent a car from SIXT one way between stations on Crete. It is not allowed to rent between stations on the Greek islands and the mainland.

Documents you need to rent a car in Crete

You will need a valid driver’s license, plus an ID or passport. Those with licenses from outside the EU will also need an international driving permit.

Car rental under 25 in Crete

The minimum age for SIXT car rental in Greece is 21, with a driver’s license held for at least 1 year. Some car categories have a higher age requirement, and an underage driver fee applies to those under 23.

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sala t.
Everything good ☀️👍
Amazing Service from getting the keys to giving them back! Sixt has never disappointed me!
Super!! The best rent a car....
memento m.
The kind gentleman explained everything to me when I picked up the car, everything went smoothly when I returned, the car was clean and functional, as always, the sixt, I recommend
Yannis A.
Great service, great personnel, great car!!
Dreamin B.
Good car rent service!
Bob C.
Booked via a broker online. Only issue is the agent tried to sell excess insurance despite knowing I already had it . Simple pickup and dropoff infront of arrivals area. Nice new car .
Maximilian S.
Welcoming friendly service and no problems when extending our reservation at the counter. Received abcean car with reasonable mileage.
Stanislav T.
Sixt Chania office is great. Excellent front-desk service, great car delivery. Always make sure to book in advance, in the summer months they tend to run out of available cars.
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