Car hire in Crete - Heraklion
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Currently of 608 reviews received from our customers, 60% said they were satisfied with the service provided during their car hire
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Review of Philipp Haase about our office at Heraklion Airport - Crete Powered by Google™
We rent with Centauro for a few years now. On Mallorca and Crete we had good experiences and nice cars. When offered an extra insurance we respectfully declined, no further problems. Returning the car was easy and quick as well and we were taken to the airport immediately. From our experiences we can recommend this rental service. 👍🏼
Review of Gábor Őri about our office at Heraklion Airport - Crete Powered by Google™
Everything went smooth, car was in good condition, the staff was kind and helpful, the deposit was returned in a short time. (I booked my Fiat 500 with full insurance, so I even didn't have to pay deposit for the car, only for the fuel.) The prices were the best in the area, that's why I have chosen them and did not disappoint in them. Thanks for your great service +++
Review of Ian Stuyver about our office at Heraklion Airport - Crete Powered by Google™
Pick-up service from the airport (perfect on time, our flight was delayed). Very friendly, patient and informative, we also received information on what to visit in Crete. The car we ordered was too small (family of 5), so we got an upgrade for a very reasonable price. One of the best car rental experiences I ever had, highly recommended!
Review of J Albert about our office at Heraklion Airport - Crete Powered by Google™
Very nice. They were waiting at the airport exit with the Centauro sign to take us to the van. I was able to upgrade the car which we were very happy with, Fiat Tipo. The return went extremely well and easy. Totally recommended and if you are from Spain even better, their calling center has a spanish direct line.
Review of Edwin / Matthea M about our office at Heraklion Airport - Crete Powered by Google™
Very friendly staff. Fast transfer from and to the airport Heraklion. Good service and a clean car. The car was in a technical perfect state. Conditions and contract were clear. Easy reservation via internet. Good offer.
How to locate the Centauro Rent a Car car hire office at Heraklion Airport Crete
If you have a mobile with connection to internet, the best option is to use Google maps to give you direct instructions from your location.
However, on this page you can download a map with instructions for collection and return of your Hire car.
Leoforos Ikarou 87N Alikarnasos P.O. Box
Heraklion, Crete, 71601
Maps & instructions for collection and return
Once you have collected your luggage come out of the Arrivals Hall, exit the building and a Centauro Rent a Car staff member will be waiting to escort you to the Centauro Rent a Car shuttle bus.
General information and further assistance from the Centauro Rent a Car car hire office at Heraklion Airport Crete
Road assistance for breakdowns or accidentsPhone number: (+30) 211 990 9000For reclaims or queries
If you have any reclaims or queries we recommend you visit the section "Help" on our website where you can find answers to many frequently asked questions.To make a new booking or to check availability
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Information about Centauro Rent a Car car hire company at Heraklion Airport Crete
If you hire a car with Centauro Rent a Car a Crete - Heraklion airport you can be assured of the best service and a fleet of cars that are renewed on a yearly basis. You can also add to your reservation other extras that you may need such as additional drivers, GPS, full insurance with no excess, child seats, etc.
With your rental car in Crete - Heraklion you can explore some beautiful locations which have guaranteed good weather most of the year.
Your car hire is waiting for you at Crete - Heraklion airport!
At Centauro Rent a Car we offer a wide selection of cars available to hire at Heraklion Airport Crete which is renewed yearly.
Our range of cars at Heraklion Airport Crete includes economical, family, convertibles, automatics, vans, minibuses…
What to see, do, and visit in Heraklion and its environs with your rental car.
The Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport is the second busiest airport in Greece and is located just four kilometers from the Cretan city of Heraklion. You can go on this tour driving your rental car in just over 10 minutes, thanks to the E75, known as European Route. It runs through Creteâ€™s most important cities and is toll-free. From the airport there are flights to any location in Greece and its islands, such as Athens, Rhodes or Corfu. And also international flights to major European cities, such as London, Berlin or Barcelona, as well as to various cities in Italy (Rome, Bergamo or Venice).
Car hire at the Heraklion airport
Heraklion airport car hire is the best way to get to know a place without time and space restrictions. Get behind the wheel of your car and visit the island of Crete at your leisure. The best option to see all the corners of the island at your leisure. A driving route through an island full of legends and enigmas, where you can try find the mythical Labyrinth of the Minotaur.
Heraklion tourist information
What to see in Heraklion
From the port you can go on a route through its narrow streets and its secrets. There you will see the Koules fortress, known as the Venetian Harbor, which dates back to the 13th century. As you go down one of the city center streets, you will enjoy other ancient monuments, each belonging to a different civilization. The Agios Titos Cathedral belongs to the Byzantine Empire, the Agios Minas Cathedral is one of the largest in Greece and the Loggia (today the cityâ€™s town hall) has a Venetian style.
In the heart of its historic center you will find a curious fountain, also of Venetian style. It is the Morosini Fountain, which is more than 400 years old. And if you want to visit museums, we recommend the Archaeological Museum, one of the best in the whole country. Also, try taking a walk through the bazaar and browsing among its stalls.
Driving route through Heraklion
By choosing your car hire in Heraklion you open a world of possibilities for you to move easily around the city. A visit to the Palace of Knossos is decidedly essential. About 5 kilometers from the city, it is the most important Minoan palace on the island and the most representative of Crete.
We recommend you to drive to the beaches in the north of the city and also make a contrast visiting the most mountainous part of Crete. The village of Agia Varvara is very beautiful and representative of this type of Cretan landscape.
Based on vegetables and olive oil, you canâ€™t miss dishes such as gemista (vegetables like tomatoes or zucchini stuffed with rice), agria xorta (boiled vegetables served with oil and lemon) and one of their most emblematic desserts, the koulourakia (quaintly snake-shaped butter cookies with sesame).
Weather in Heraklion
The weather throughout Crete is temperate all year round, due to its privileged situation in the Mediterranean. If you visit Heraklion in summer, you will find temperatures below 30 degrees on average. On the other hand, winter temperatures do not go far below 15 degrees and it rains moderately. Adjust your suitcase to these temperatures and remember that any time is good to visit Crete.
Enjoy a 3-day driving route through Crete, where you will visit the most important places of the Minoan culture and the Greek civilization in Heraklion, the Palace of Knossos, Rethymno, Chania and Matala. Ready for your next adventure?