Greece Car Rental

COVID-19 Information

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we recommend you review the latest travel requirements to enter Greece prior to your travel.

COVID-19 Information

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we recommend you review the latest travel requirements to enter Greece prior to your travel.

Greece Car Rental Guide

With many unique attractions such as the Parthenon, Santorini, and the Delphi Theater, Greece is a popular travel destination for tourists and business travelers alike. A rental car from Enterprise is a great way to get around Greece to see all its famous landmarks. No matter whether you are on the mainland or one of the world-renowned Greek islands, Enterprise has a convenient location for your trip.

Greece Car Rental FAQs

To rent a vehicle in Greece, the minimum age is 21. The maximum rental age is 75. Some car class restrictions may apply. You may also be subject to a young driver fee. To learn more, start a reservation above. 

To rent a car in Germany, you'll need: 

  • EU driver's license that must be held for at least 12 months (If you do not have an EU driver license you must have an International Driving Permit)
  • Valid ID (ID card or passport can be used; Greek residents are not required to show a passport but must have a valid ID card.)
  • Credit or debit card. 

No. When renting a car in Greece, you don't need to purchase insurance as Supplemental Liability Protection (SLP) is included in your reservation at no additional cost. SLP is a third-party liability protection that covers damage as a result of an at-fault accident. You have the option to purchase additional protection products to reduce the excess further to give you peace of mind.

Top Driving Tips in Greece

When driving in Greece, there a few key things to remember:

  • It is illegal to honk your horn in most parts of Greece. 
  • Traffic in Athens and Thessaloniki can be very congested. It is important to pay close attention to cars and pedestrians around you.  
  • Some parking spots in the cities mentioned above are reserved for Greek residents. Be sure to check posted signs before parking your car. 
  • Some gas stations do not accept credit or debit cards, so it is recommended to have cash with you. 
  • Greece's policies on driving in roundabouts is different than most countries. If you are driving in the circle, incoming traffic has the right of way and you must yield.   

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