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Cheapest car hire in Crete


Citroen C1

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.14 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 322.98 EUR from 20/06/2022

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Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.15 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 323.08 EUR from 20/06/2022

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Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 46.16 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 323.17 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |

Suzuki Celerio

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.18 EUR/day
Suzuki Celerio

7 Days rental at 323.27 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |

Mitsubishi Space Star

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 51.01 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Space Star

7 Days rental at 357.10 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |

Mitsubishi Space Star

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 51.02 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Space Star

7 Days rental at 357.20 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 51.04 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 357.31 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |

Peugeot 108

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.71 EUR/day
Peugeot 108

7 Days rental at 389.99 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 60.69 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 424.87 EUR from 20/06/2022

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  Manual |

*daily rates in Crete based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

Useful to know about Crete

  • Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands.
  • It was the centre of the Minoan civilisation and was destroyed by the eruption of Thira on Santorini.
  • The coastline stretches for 650 miles – plenty for everyone.
  • It’s only 99 miles from the Greek mainland.
  • It has had several names over time including the Venetian Candia and the Turkish Girit.

Best car rental companies in Crete

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Nearest car hire pickup locations in or near Crete


5 Mahiton Scholis Chorofylakis, Sofokli Venizelou Street, Rethymno, 74100


Adelianos Kampos , Palea Eo Rethymnou Irakliou, Rethymno, 74100



Chania Airport 500m From The Arrival Hall, Europcar Office Out Of The Airport, Chania, 73100


78, Karamanli Avenue, 5th Klm From Chania Down Town To Suda Port, Crete, 73100


78, Karamanli Avenue, 5th Klm From Chania Down Town To Suda Port, Crete, 73100

Crete car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    BUDGET EMEA Franchise
  • € 322.98
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 46.14
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 21
    Most Popular Type:
  • 4
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 67
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day for car hire in Crete

January€ 42
February€ 37
March€ 36
April€ 49
May€ 59
June€ 72
July€ 101
August€ 92
September€ 66
October€ 48
November€ 30
December€ 31
January€ 30
February€ 21
March€ 29
April€ 35
May€ 46
June€ 57
July€ 76
August€ 79
September€ 55
October€ 37
November€ 25
December€ 27
January€ 83
February€ 78
March€ 78
April€ 97
May€ 117
June€ 153
July€ 197
August€ 210
September€ 130
October€ 82
November€ 36
December€ 36
January€ 72
February€ 82
March€ 61
April€ 71
May€ 90
June€ 110
July€ 163
August€ 170
September€ 117
October€ 78
November€ 56
December€ 55
April€ 157
May€ 186
June€ 235
July€ 338
August€ 326
September€ 212
October€ 141
January€ 20
February€ 17
March€ 17
April€ 26
May€ 34
June€ 39
July€ 51
August€ 53
September€ 38
October€ 25
November€ 19
December€ 19
January€ 81
March€ 66
April€ 104
May€ 135
June€ 157
July€ 227
August€ 233
September€ 154
October€ 94
November€ 64
December€ 61
January€ 47
February€ 45
March€ 43
April€ 69
May€ 77
June€ 92
July€ 131
August€ 100
September€ 91
October€ 68
November€ 53
December€ 49

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire in Crete

How much does car hire in Crete cost?

Car hire in Crete costs as little as €46.10 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €59.30 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €396.70 per day from HERTZ for a Volvo XC90.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Crete?

3 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Crete, including AVIS, ENTERPRISE, BUDGET, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Crete?

None of the car hire companies in Crete are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Crete?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, BUDGET EMEA Franchise has the highest customer rating for car hire in Crete with a score of 8.2/10

with Thrifty rated second best with a score of 8.0/10


How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Crete?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Crete is €467.48 per week from YOURS CAR RENTAL.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Crete?

The cheapest car hire company in Crete is CARWIZ, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Citroen C1 available from as little as €322.98 per week.

How much is fuel in Crete?

You can expect to pay €2.107/ltr of petrol and €1.858/ltr of diesel in Crete. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Crete?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Crete with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, BUDGET, CARWIZ, ENTERPRISE, GLOBAL RENT A CAR, HERTZ, THRIFTY, YOURS CAR RENTAL as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Crete?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Premium and Standard class rental cars in Crete.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Crete?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Crete, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Crete is €1100.00 per week from AVIS for a Mini Cooper Convertible.

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Crete?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Crete at the moment, however CARWIZ rates start from just €322.98 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €322.98 from CARWIZ in Crete - Rethymno or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Crete?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Crete is €322.70 per week with an average price of €415.10 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Crete

Most popular car hire companies in Crete

  • Europcar (tel: 30 28310 54901)
  • Budget (tel: 0030 28310 23146)
  • Hertz (tel: +30 28310 26 286)
  • Enterprise (tel: 00302831072172)
  • Thrifty (tel: +30 28311 06098)
  • Surprice (tel: 00302831072858 / 00306970357000)
  • Autos holidays (tel: +30 28310.54440)
  • Enterprise (tel: 00302831072172 )
  • Global rent a car (tel: (+30) 2111875549 )
  • Yours car rental (tel: (+30) 2111875549)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Crete

  • Budget (20, Sof Venizelou Str, Crete; Rethimno, 74100)
  • Hertz (46, Eleftheriou Venizelou, Rethymnon, 74100)
  • Avis (20, Sof Venizelou Str, Crete Rethimno, 74100)
  • Enterprise (ADELIANOS KAMPOS, RETHYMNO, 74100)
  • Thrifty (46, Eleftheriou Venizelou, , Rethymnon, 74100)

Car hire company ratings in Crete

  • BUDGET EMEA Franchise: Rated 8.2/10 from 79 reviews
  • Thrifty: Rated 8.0/10 from 203 reviews
  • Auto Holidays Greece: Rated 7.8/10 from 35 reviews
  • Surprice Car Rentals: Rated 7.7/10 from 71 reviews
  • HERTZ: Rated 7.6/10 from 77 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 7.4/10 from 32 reviews

Crete Mini Guide

Crete is an extremely popular holiday destination and this Greek island has built its economy on tourism. Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and is located in the Mediterranean Sea between the Libyan Sea and the Sea of Crete. The island is so popular for holidaymakers, in fact of all those renting a car in Greece, around 1 in 3 bookings are made for picking up in Crete.

Visitors are drawn to the beauty of Crete, especially its white sandy beaches which sit under bright sunshine along over 1000kms of coastline. On rocky beaches watch out for the spiny sea urchins, they can be very painful if you step on one.There is also a wealth of history and archaeology to explore in Crete, good food, friendly people and a buzzing nightlife – in short everything the traveller could possibly want. The island's main airports are Nikos Kazantzakis at Heraklion, which is the capital of Crete, and a new public airport in Sitia.

There are long term plans to replace Heraklion Airport with a new inland airport at Kasteli to the southeast of Heraklion, as Sitia Airport only has a small number of domestic flights which go between Athens.

Rhino Car Hire can set you up with a vehicle on arrival at either of these airports. If you prefer to enter Crete by boat there are numerous ferry connections with the other Greek Islands and mainland Greece.

One thing to note when you are driving around the island is that the petrol stations are not always open. If fact they can often be closed after 7pm in the evening and on Sundays and Bank Holidays. Therefore you should always plan ahead and make sure you have enough petrol for the journey you need to make.

As long as you have fuel there are some fantastic sights to see in Crete such as ruins, mountains and gorges. Among these is the archaeological site of Knossos - and its famous palace. Knossos was the major city of the Minoan civilization 4,000 years ago. The beautiful harbour town of Chersonissos is worth seeing too, while young holiday makers who are looking for excitement and nightlife might head to the town of Malia.

Traditional food of Crete include the skewered meat dishes (Souvlaki), local cheeses, mountain goat, seafood and lamb. You could also try out snails, smoked ham or sausages.

You will find many excellent tavernas dotted around Crete which serve these delicacies. Lunch is the main meal of the day in this part of the world and it is savoured slowly over the course of the afternoon. There are many package holiday deals going to Crete. However, you may wish to book independently if getting away from the madding crowd is important to you.

Crete is an island with a fascinating history, centring on the fabulous palace complex of the Minoan civilisation at Knossos. There are other interesting places to visit on the island including the former leper colony at Spinalonga and the deserted island of Chrysi.

Hire a car to get to these places more easily and cheaply – tour operator excursions can be expensive for families and groups. Then, at the end of the day, head to the tavernas on the beaches and sip a cold beer whilst tasting the local fresh fish dishes.
  • Crete car hire special offers

    We currently have 2 special offers for car rental in Crete including;

  • Free additional driver
    With this car you get 1 free additional driver available from AVIS, BUDGET, CARWIZ, ENTERPRISE, YOURS CAR RENTAL.
  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from AVIS, BUDGET, CARWIZ, ENTERPRISE, YOURS CAR RENTAL.

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