Sitia car hire

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Sitia car hire information

Pick-up locationSitia
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Hire locations18
Airport locations14

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Sitia

  • Sitia is a beautiful city located on the northeastern coast of Crete, Greece. Sitia car hire offers numerous advantages. Renting a car allows you to easily explore the city and its surroundings. With car hire in Sitia, you can conveniently visit popular attractions, such as the Venetian Fortress, the Archaeological Museum of Sitia, and the palm forest of Vai. Additionally, having a car enables you to venture further and discover hidden gems, like the picturesque villages of Zakros and Palekastro. Public transportation options may be limited, so car hire in Sitia provides greater flexibility and convenience.
  • If you're arriving in Sitia by air, the Sitia Airport (JSH) is the main airport serving the region. The offices for car hire in Sitia are conveniently located at the airport, allowing you to pick up your vehicle upon arrival. You will find car hire desks just as you leave the Baggage Claim area in the Arrivals Hall. Although there is no airport shuttle service, and no vehicles are located on site, there's no need to worry about transportation to the rental car office, as it is conveniently located within the airport premises.
  • When driving in Sitia, it's vital to be aware of the local driving conditions for a safe and pleasant experience. Driving in Sitia follows the right-side rule, similar to the rest of Greece. Pedestrians should be given extra attention, particularly in crowded areas and popular tourist spots. It's crucial to familiarise yourself with the local traffic laws, including the prohibition of using mobile phones while driving and the importance of wearing seat belts. Avoid drinking and driving, and be respectful of pedestrian right-of-way. By adhering to these guidelines, you can navigate Sitia's roads safely and responsibly with your car hire.
  • Sitia is a relatively small city, so traffic congestion is generally not a major issue. However, during rush hour periods, particularly in the morning (07:00 - 09:00) and late afternoon (17:00 - 19:00), there may be increased traffic on some main roads in the city. One of the roads that experiences much traffic is the Sitia-Palaikastro National Road, this road connects Sitia to the nearby town of Palaikastro. It's advisable to plan your travel accordingly to avoid delays during these peak times. Additionally, if you plan to visit Sitia during the winter months (December to February), be aware that the region may experience occasional rainy days, which could affect road conditions. So, park warmer clothes and adjust your driving with your car hire in Sitia accordingly during inclement weather.
  • Book your car hire in Sitia at least 2 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hire in Sitia are around 21% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Sitia

  • How much is the price of fuel in Sitia?

    The average price of fuel in Sitia is R147,84 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 774 and R2 365, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Sitia?

    Mini (Toyota Aygo or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Sitia.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Sitia?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Sitia?

    A Mini car hire in Sitia costs R722 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in Sitia?

    A Compact car hire in Sitia costs R858 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Sitia?

    An Economy car hire in Sitia costs R744 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Sitia?

    A compact or mid-sized car is recommended for driving in Sitia. The city streets are typically narrow, and parking spaces can be limited in some areas. Renting a car that is smaller offers better manoeuvrability and makes it easier to navigate through the narrow streets of Sitia. Additionally, smaller cars are more fuel-efficient, which can be beneficial for longer trips exploring the surrounding areas of Crete.

  • What's the speed limit in Sitia?

    In Sitia, as with the rest of Crete, the speed limits are as follows: 50 km/h (30 mph) in built-up areas and 90 km/h (56 mph) on the highway. However, it's important to pay attention to posted speed limit signs, as they can vary from one area to another without any apparent reason. These locations are often preferred by the police for conducting traffic checks. Therefore, it's crucial to adhere to the posted speed limits to avoid any potential fines or penalties. Safe driving and compliance with speed regulations contribute to a pleasant and stress-free experience while exploring the beautiful region of Sitia and the rest of Crete.

  • Where are the best places to park in Sitia?

    In Sitia, you'll find various parking options throughout the city. Street parking is available in designated areas, and there are also car parks and garages in central locations. While some parking spaces may require payment, parking fees in Sitia are generally affordable. Expect to pay around €0.5 to €5 (£0.43- £4.25) per hour or a daily rate of €10 to €20 (£8.50 to £17.00). Outside the city centre, you may find more readily available free parking spaces. It's advisable to plan your parking ahead of time, especially if you're visiting popular attractions or during peak tourist seasons, to ensure a hassle-free parking experience.

Sitia car rental reviews and directory

Alamo

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Sitia Public Airport

+30 2841 082496

Monday09:00 - 12:00
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Cargini

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Terminal Hall

+30 693 888 0710

Monday07:00 - 22:00
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Sitia Airport (JSH) - Terminal Hall

+30 693 888 0710

Monday07:00 - 22:00
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Dollar

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Arrivals Hall, Sitia Ap

+30 2843 029305

Monday08:00 - 21:00
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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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Sitia Public Airport

+30 2841 082496

Monday09:00 - 12:00
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Exer Rent a Car

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Sitia Airport

+30 2841 082358

Monday08:00 - 21:00
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Goldcar Rental SP

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Sitia Airport

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Greenways Rent A Car

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Sitia City Centre

+30 283 107 2440

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Hertz

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Arrivals Hall, Sitia Ap

+30 2843 029305

Monday08:00 - 21:00
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keddy by Europcar

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Sitia Public Airport "Vitsentzos Kornaros"

+30 698 508 0268

Monday08:00 - 21:00
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Megalonisos Car Rentals

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Sitia City Centre

+30 283 107 2441

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National

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Sitia Public Airport

+30 2841 082496

Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
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Rhodium

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One location in Sitia

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Sitia Airport

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Royal Rentals

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Delivery At Sitia Port

+30 2897 023988

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SURPRICE CAR RENTAL

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Sitia Airport

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Target Car Rental

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Arrivals Hall, Sitia Ap Sitia, Crete Is

+30 284 302 9305

Monday08:00 - 21:00
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Arrivals Hall, Sitia Ap

+30 2843 029305

Monday08:00 - 21:00
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Mini

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