Car rentals in Corfu Island: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Corfu Island whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. See the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Corfu Island. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Corfu Island. Find out the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Corfu Island?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Corfu Island. You should also:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Reserve your rental car as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they generally are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Corfu Island?
From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for your next trip.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Corfu Island?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this city means you're certain to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the back-country||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with bags and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with great fuel economy||Toyota Prius, Honda Civic, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Corfu Island?
Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Corfu Island is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to find any additional charges will be before you book your car.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Corfu Island?
When driving around Corfu Island or the rest of Greece, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through GRC.
Although many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, give some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Check the rental car company's policy before you decide.
What is the fuel policy for Corfu Island rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you collect your car. Use as much gas as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Several providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You might pay more for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Corfu Island.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Corfu Island. You can cruise as much as you like and not incur additional charges. Be sure to read your policy to see if there are any restrictions.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Corfu Island adventure, check out a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Corfu Island car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can suit your requirement and not break your wallet.