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Car rentals in Rethimno: All you need to know

A Rethimno car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Crete has to offer. We've answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Rethimno. Keep reading to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How can I find a bargain rental car in Rethimno?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to book the best deals. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the list of rental car companies, select the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Rethimno has to offer. You can also:

  • Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Check the mileage and fuel policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
  • Don't rent more car than you need. Typically, the smaller the class the lower the rate

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Rethimno?

From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Rethimno?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Crete metropolis means you're bound to find a vehicle that suits your needs. Some options include:

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Rethimno?

Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Rethimno is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read over the terms to find what the exact fee is before you book your rental.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Rethimno?

When cruising through Rethimno or the rest of Greece, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental.

The major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will generally provide some coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Rethimno.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually recommend that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good option for travelers who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.

Tips before you leave the lot

Before you get started on your Rethimno trip, make sure you check a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should take time to:

  • Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If you notice any, mark it down on your paperwork
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Rethimno car rental today

Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal car that can align with your requirements and not deplete your travel piggy bank.

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