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Athens International Airport officially named also known as El. Venizelos is the largest and best-known airport in Greece. Located 33 km from Athens city centre, Spata Airport is the "home" of Aegean Airlines and is one of the busiest airports in Europe. The modern, award-winning, and user-friendly airport of the Greek capital offers you a wide range of amenities as well as fast and effective services.
Renting a car is always a good idea in Athens Airport, especially if you want to explore Greece properly. The roads are in pretty good shape. The landscapes are breathtaking. There are countless cities, villages, historical sites, resorts, cultural sites that you should not miss.
Why rent a car in Athens
Check Orbitcarhire.com if you are looking for a cheap car rental in Athens Airport. Our team negotiates with all the major car rental companies to bring you exclusive deals and the lowest prices on a range of vehicles. We will always do our best to provide a service that will make your car rental in Athens Airport hassle-free. If you have any further questions about car rental at Athens Airport, you can also contact Orbit Car Hire where we offer 24/7 customer support.
Hiring a car at Athens Airport is the best solution if you want to explore Athens and its surroundings. The traffic in Athens looks very hectic and confusing at first, but if you focus on the road and follow all the rules, you should not have much trouble driving on the streets of Athens. Remember that the locals drive faster and can be quite nervous at times, especially during the summer tourist season when the city streets are busy because of the many tourists. If you want to drive to Athens during the summer, be prepared for some traffic jams.
Where to pick up your Athens Airport rental car
Picking up your rental car at Athens Airport is an easy process when booking with Orbit Car Hire. If you are looking to hire a car, you will be pleased to know that there are several car rental companies at Athens International Airport, all of which offer online booking. You will find your rental car pick-up instructions on your voucher, you can also see it while searching for offers through Orbit Car Hire.
Athens Airport has a tourist information desk located in the arrivals hall. The agents on the information desk will also be able to provide all needed information about all car rental companies in Greece. So if you have any doubt after you land, simply walk to them and ask them for instructions on how to find your rental car in Greece.
Most popular rental cars at Athens Airport
The most popular rental car in Athens Airport is the Mini or economy car category as they are the most suitable for driving through busy streets and cities.
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When you explore Europe, there are so many options available to you. However, it is easy to see why Greece is so popular with tourists. Not only does Greece offer a wide range of beautiful beaches and magnificent sights, but it also has some of the best nightlife in the world.
Athens is the capital of Greece and one of the oldest cities in the world. The city got its name from the goddess of wisdom and warfare known as Athena
What you need to know about renting a car
How to make a booking with Orbit Car Hire?
You can easily book your vehicle with Orbit Car Hire. First, you have to choose the date and location of your rental in our booking form. In the next step, you can pick out the vehicle you want from the list provided. After filling out the personal information form there is a step where you choose the payment method and you simply fill in your credit card information. In the end, you can print out your voucher, which is needed at the time of pick-up.
What are the charges for security deposits?
Every car rental has a security deposit policy. You will find the information about the security deposit while booking the vehicle or on your voucher.
What if I would like to change my booking?
How do I cancel my booking?
You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information please read the Conditions of Use. Our customer service team will address your requests in due time:
- Phone: +354 823 0165
- Email: email@example.com
When do I pay for the rental car?
You pay a small deposit when making the booking as a guarantee. The remaining balance is paid when you pick up your rental vehicle. Please keep in mind that the payment at the counter is paid in local currency.
What is included in the price?
Most of the reservations made by Orbit Car Hire include unlimited mileage, local tax, mandatory fees, and collision damage waiver. In steps 1 and 2 in the booking process or on your voucher, you can see all the details about your booking inclusions.
Are there any hidden fees?
There are no hidden charges! All mandatory surcharges and fees are presented in the 3rd step of the booking process and our Terms and Conditions. Please note that additional charges may apply for some rentals in case of:
- Out of hours surcharge (when picking up the vehicle out of office hours),
- One way fee (when returning the vehicle at a different location),
- The service charge for fuel (prepaid fuel policy),
- Young/senior driver fee (this condition is set by the car hire company and is usually not about the regulation of the specific country),
- Excess and deposit amount (before hiring you to need to make sure your credit card limit is high enough for the deposit amount to be blocked which usually equals the excess amount or higher).
We advise our clients to read the Terms and Conditions carefully before the rental to avoid any surprises. Our knowledgeable customer service agents will gladly help you with any questions via phone, email, or live chat during our opening hours.
What is a voucher and why do I need it?
A voucher is a document that confirms your booking, the price for your booking, and the payment of your booking. It is mandatory to have your voucher with you at the time of pick up. If you do not have the voucher with you at the time of pick up, the vehicle provider may refuse to release the vehicle to you or can change the price of the rental.
What is an airport or premium location fee?
Premium location/airport fee is a fee that covers the location service costs. This fee is usually included in the price but may still occur at some locations and is charged locally.
What is Premium Coverage and how does it work?
Premium Coverage is an optional service by Orbit Car Hire which, if accepted, covers your financial accountability for damage or theft to the hired vehicle. This is not insured with a car hire company that reduces the excess amount, but a cover that refunds you in case the car hire company charges you for damage or theft. With this option, you will be reimbursed up to 3000 EUR. For more information, you can read the Terms and Conditions or contact us.
How do I find cheap car hire?
Prices vary frequently. It is best to book a car 3 to 8 weeks in advance of your desired pick-up date - this will ensure you get the cheapest rental rate. Alternatively, it is also possible to find cheap last-minute car hire. Find the best deal on car hire in Alicante!
How many countries do you compare to?
We at Orbit Car Hire compare car hire prices in over 140 countries, including popular destinations within Europe such as Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Iceland, Croatia, Malta, France, Slovenia, Germany.
What currency should I use to pay for the car?
You can pay the confirmation fee on Orbit's page in EUR, GBP, ISK and USD. When you pick up your car hire you will pay the remaining balance in the currency that is in the country of pick up.
Can I rent a car from inside the terminal?
You can hire a car from inside the terminal. When you compare our offers, you can filter "In Terminal" to see all the offers we have that are inside the terminal.
What is the cheapest car to rent?
The cheapest car to rent is the Fiat 500, Volkswagen Up and Fiat Panda.
Can I add an additional driver to my booking?
You can always add an additional driver to your booking when you are finding your deal on Orbit Car Hire. If you have already made a booking, you can contact us to add the additional driver. You can also add an additional driver to your booking when you pick up the vehicle.
What payment methods are accepted
You can pay with a debit card and credit card when making a booking with Orbit Car Hire. We accept Mastercard and Visa.
Can I drop off my car at a different location?
Yes, you can. When you look for car hire deals on our webpage you can press "Yes" to "Different drop off location" and you will see all the best deals for one-way car hire.
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