Rhodes city car hire
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The city of Rhodes is the island's capital and it is located in the North. The coast around the island's biggest city offers swimming friendly beaches and the crystal clear water is warm in the summer. It is fun to know that there are almost no mosquitoes around the city, so you can enjoy the beach in the day and the evenings. The city of Rhodes is very safe and the people are nice.
You can have the best shopping experience while visiting the city centre. Not far away you can book a boat trip or park your rental car right by one of many nice sandy beaches around the city. On the northeast peak, there is an aquarium that kids will love. The city is easy to get around, with many restaurants, bars and the highest safety standards. It offers a nice climate throughout the whole year and on a hot summer day, it is easy to find cool shade for your family.
The locals speak pretty fluent English, German and Italian. All hotels, shops and restaurants employ English speaking staff, while their prices of goods and services are very similar to EU continental grocery and merchandise prices like the shops and restaurants at home. The city has an airport with very good and frequent aeroplane connections and charter flights from European and UK's major cities.
The town of many influences
Rhodes has a very rich history reaching from ancient Greece to disruptions in the 20th century. There is a partially preserved Acropolis from more than 2000 years ago, followed by the medieval old city centre, Ottoman cemetery and a vast oriental architectural influence. WWII there was a rapid exchange of German and Italian armies and finally, allied forces (mainly British) who liberated the area.
Interestingly, each conqueror had not destroyed the predecessors' remainings but they had always built their buildings on top of the side. Thus there's an Islamic mosque from the Ottoman times and a synagogue existing in harmony inside the medieval fortress from the Christian knights' crusade.
Rhodes Car hire
You can book a car at Orbitcarhire and it will be waiting for you on the chosen pickup date you have selected online. We cooperate with many local car hire companies that we have carefully selected to be our partners.
There are many parking spots close to the hotels where you can also leave the car safely overnight. Many of the parking spots in the city of Rhodes are free of charge, especially in the hotel area while in the old city centre the parking isn't free and you should buy a ticket for up to 2.5 EUR per hour.
You can freely park on the side of the streets as long as you don't block the traffic you will be fine. Parking on the streets is safe and convenient if your accommodation is in a nearby hotel.
A lot of beaches in the city of Rodes are close to parking spots. The water everywhere is clean and ready for swimming, so you should just park and move to the sunbed area. After hours of beach life, the car is ready to drive you around the island.
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 its own 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 in 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 in relation to the regulation of the specific country),
- Excess and deposit amount (before hiring you 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 in order to avoid any unexpected 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.
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