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Car rental in Athens

Athens is a Greek capital with unique history, culture, and of course architecture. It is Athens and its outskirts, which associate all over the world with antiquity. Here you can see both ancient and modern Greece. The city is truly one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Visiting Greece is just impossible without visiting Athens. Nowhere in the world can you see such fusion of architecture and nature. Athenian Hills, one of which is the location of the Acropolis, you will remember forever. The climate of Greece is also very attractive. You will be able to enjoy the warm sum and swim in cool seawaters.

However, to move comfortably around the city and country, you will need a car that you can easily rent in bookingcar.ru website where you can find the best offers from Greek car rental companies. The most convenient way is to rent a car in the airport of Athens.

Benefits of using bookingcar

  • Incredibly low prices

    Huge discounts and special rates

  • No hidden fees and commissions

    All details are indicated in the rental terms. There are no fees for credit card processing.

  • Free cancellation & modification

    Free of charge 24 hours before pick up

  • Reliable

    We collaborate only with reputable car rental companies and always guarantee high level of service.

  • Convenient and fast

    You can search through all companies at the same time. You save time since we have already compared the prices, and you only have to choose!

  • 24-hour support

    Round-the-clock multi-language customer service, 7 days a week

Speed limitation

It's rather easy to memorize the speed limitations in Greece:

  • The driving speed within inhabited areas must not exceed 50 km/h.
  • Leaving these areas, you can drive up to 90 km/h.
  • There are also roads in Greece where one can drive up to 110 km/h and highways with authorized speed 130 km/h.

We recommend you to pay close attention to traffic signs, as there are special speed limits in some road's sections.

Parking

In the center of Athens to find a park, even the charge, almost unreal. In Athens, there is such a practice: on even days of the week from entering the central part of the city allowed cars that have even numbers and the odd - on the contrary.

There is also a division between locals and visitors alike. Parking spaces designated for the Athenians blue markings, and for visitors to Athens - white. Maximum parking time - 3 hours, and the cost of it is 6 EUR.

Driving regulations

Greece is rather strict country concerning observance of the driving regulations, that's why you should be attentive to traffic signs and try not to violate these regulations as it can lead to serious fines.

Athens is the city with lots of sharp turns and a great number of crossings. Pay close attention to the road to avoid unpleasant situations (for example, do not start on green light at once as local citizens often try to cross on red).

All passengers in a car must be buckled up in their own seatbelts. Children can go in a car if only a child car seat is available. Also, children up to 11 years old must not go in a forward seat.

Use of radar detectors is strictly penalized (2000 EUR fine and confiscation of driver's license). It is prohibited to use hand-held cell phones while driving and also drive in daylight hours with dimmed headlights on.

Use the toll roads renting a car in Athens

You can travel around the country by two autobahns. One of them goes between Athens and Thessaloniki, and another one connects Athens with Peloponnesus. Driving the autobahn, watch the speed as its exceeding leads to serious fines. Entering the autobahn a fee must be paid. Fees depend on the type of vehicle and autobahn length (1-3 EUR). Payment is done with cash. Watch the fuel as the filling stations are opened till 7 pm. The exceptions are some huge cities and highways.

Sample prices for car hire in Athens


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2017-01-15
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