In the middle of the azure blue Aegean Sea lies the picturesque archipelago of Santorini, which belongs to Greece and can be easily explored by rental car. Its sunny main island Thira is framed by black lava beaches and majestic cliffs and is considered a true holiday paradise. The homonymous capital Thira, also called Firá, is known for its unique location and the impressive nature. The whitewashed houses lie on the crater rim of an old volcano. The impressive nature and historical sights can be easily and flexibly reached by rental car. Our independent comparison portal allows you to choose a car that exactly meets your expectations. Whether navigation device, supplementary insurance or one-way rent: Simply activate the desired filters when searching on MietwagenCheck . We recommend that you book as early as possible. This way we can offer you particularly favourable prices. You can cancel your rental car free of charge up to 24 hours before the agreed start of the rental period. Take advantage of our reasonably priced offers to enjoy your stay in Greece to the full.
If you want to rent a car in Santorini, you can either pick it up at a car rental company in Firá or am Santorini International Airport (JRT) . The airport is only five kilometres from Firá. If you arrive by plane instead of ferry, you will find a car rental here. Therefore you can get into your rental car directly at the airport and head for your destination cheaply and independently.
With liability insurance you are safe on the road and insured for potential damage to your rental car. That's why all offers of our comparison portal automatically contain a liability. A sum insured of at least one million euros makes sense. You will find the exact conditions of the respective car in the rental documents. You also have the option of taking out one or more of the following insurance policies:
So that during your rental no additional costs arise due to damage or accidents, the choice of a fully comprehensive insurance without excess is worthwhile. If you cause paint scratches or other damage, there will be no further claims against you in the case of fully comprehensive insurance without an excess. The car rental company deducts the amount for the damage from your deposit. However, you will receive the money back from your broker when you submit the damage report and invoice. All information on terms and conditions of fully comprehensive insurance without excess can be found in your rental documents.
If you rent a car, the deposit payment is also common in Greece. It serves the security of the car rental and is paid at the same. Usually the car rental company debits the agreed amount from your credit card and refunds the money at the end of the rental.
You travel particularly flexibly if you opt for one-way rental. You can pick up and return the rental car at different stations of the car rental companies at reasonable prices. Are you planning a round trip around the island of Santorini? You want to drive from the airport to the city centre and no longer use your rental car there? Then one-way rental is just the right option for your itinerary. On Mietwagen-Check.de you can find the best offers where the one-way rental is already included in the price.
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Holidaymakers who are not travelling alone can register an additional driver with the car rental company. This also entitles him to drive the rental car. Registration is necessary so that the insurance cover also applies to the additional driver. We have various offers for you, for which there is no additional charge for the additional driver.
In the former Catholic district of Thira stands the Holy Church of John the Baptist. The cathedral with its typical white façade is framed by an arcade and has an artistically designed bell tower. Park your car and take a look inside the church.
If you are interested in antiquity, don't miss the Alt-Thera archaeological site. It is located on Mesa Vouno, less than twelve kilometres from Firá, which is why it is the easiest to reach by rental car. The ruins of an ancient city have been uncovered at the site. Here you can visit the Basilike Stoa columned hall, the Agora square and a historical theatre.
The old town of Thira is characterised by narrow alleys with small shops and rustic taverns. No cars are allowed here. Therefore, it is best to park your rental car on the edge of the district and take a stroll through the old town.