Car Hire

Before you travel to Western Crete you will need to decide whether you are going to hire a car. If you are going on an inspection trip you will be driven round by the property company to see the properties that they have for sale. However you may wish to get to know the areas better or to drive back to certain properties on your own before you make a final decision. Car Hire in Crete is relatively inexpensive and personally I would recommend that you hire a car for at least some of your time there. Not just for viewing properties and the different areas but just for exploring the beautiful countryside. It is surprising how soon after you leave the main highway you can find charming little villages and scenery that has hardly changed in centuries.

Depending on what you decide you may wish to pick up your hire car directly at the airport or have it delivered to your hotel or apartment.


At Chania airport there is no bus stop so if you don’t have a hire car youwould most likely get a Taxi to your destination. There is a board at the airport with a list of the fares that should be charged to get to the main resorts. Note that there are surcharges for the amount of baggage and the fact that you are being picked up at the airport. To be on the safe side I suggest that you discuss with the driver what the exact fare will be before you get in the car.

If you are arranging an inspection trip through a property company it is worthwhile asking them to get you a quote for car hire (and maybe accommodation) as quite often they get discount rates on your behalf.

There are many companies on the internet where you can enter your details and get an instant quote. You should always make sure that any price you are quoted includes everything with no hidden extras.

Some companies offer to beat any price so it is worth contacting these companies last to try and beat your best quote.

To find the very best prices for car hire in Crete click on the links below:



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