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Hertz car rentals in Athens: All you need to know

There is no better way to see everything Athens has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Hertz rental car. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or wasting money here and there with ride-shares or taxis. When you have the keys to your own car, you can drive wherever you want to go, whenever you want. Make your upcoming vacation to Greece even better with a Hertz rental car.

Why drive with CarRentals.com?

With everything to do in and around Athens, you'll be wanting to explore more than just your hotel room during your visit. Whether you are wishing to have dinner at the chophouse that has gotten great reviews across town or see some of the local hot spots, you'll need your own vehicle to take in as much as you can during your trip. Wherever you drive to in Athens, if you wish to get the most from your trip to the city, having access to your auto is key.

CarRentals.com works with some of the most dependable car rental companies in the business. Hertz has over a hundred years of car rental experience and a fleet including many of the most respected in the business, like Kia and Ford. With Hertz history and thousands of distributors worldwide, you will be in great hands.

Frequently asked questions

How do I get an Athens Hertz rental car at a great price?

CarRentals.com strives to get you the lowest rates, no matter when you reserve your vehicle. However, getting your car well ahead of your trip can help keep spending low. Make sure to keep the car under one driver's name and go over the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.

What do I need have with me when I pick up my rental car in Athens?

You'll need to carry with you your driver's license and a credit card in your name.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Athens?

Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Athens is 21. Make sure to review Hertz's policy, as there may be additional fees if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category rentals especially.

Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Athens?

That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Athens. Compact or economy vehicles are good for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with a bigger group, then a sedan or SUV will have enough room for all of you and offer a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Athens vacation can choose the premium category to get a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.

Do I need insurance when I rent a car in Greece?

In Greece you do need to have insurance before you rent. Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card company's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

Does Hertz require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?

Hertz does require a deposit when you book your rental. Hertz will block the deposit on your credit once you book your rental for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit will vary greatly based on the make and model of the rental.

Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Hertz?

At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full tank policy. You should get into your vehicle with full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car to Hertz. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Do I need unlimited miles when I rent a car in Athens?

Athens definitely has its charms, but you may want to take to the road after you've checked off all the activities in Athens.

Does Hertz offer one-way rentals in Athens?

Hertz typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it more convenient to drop off your rental at another location. Be aware there may be an additional fee when you choose one-way.

Book today for great rates

With so much to do and see in Athens, having your own automobile lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to explore more of Greece, you can drive when you want to, without trying to wave down a cab or sign up for a ride-share.

Before your next holiday, book your Hertz Athens rent-a-car and zip off to take in all the must-do activities at your leisure. Reserve with CarRentals.com and speed along the streets in Athens, Greece.