There is no doubt that car hire in Paros will make your stay easier with much more fun. You can move freely through the island in much less time than public transport can offer and with all the beautiful places to visit the freedom of a car hire will come in handy. There are about three main roads on the island with many smaller roads that sometimes appear ‘out of nowhere’, which means you always need to have your wits about you. Roads are also very narrow in places with many sharp turns. Parking is no problem and Paros is one of the few busy islands of Greece that mostly offers free parking, leaving you with plenty of options to leave your car hire and go explore.
Car hire in Paros is a wonderfully liberating way to see this Greek beach island with all its sandy stretches of road and small inland villages and sights. Essentially quite small, you can drive around the island in as little as an hour or take several days if you stop to enjoy the scenery. With roads that are established and well-maintained, the kind of car to hire in Paros will be a choice made depending on comfort and personal preference as you will not have to worry about terrain. Choose from a compact or economy car to get around the island with fuel economy and good parking options, let your hair down in a convertible on those long beach roads or give the family a comfy ride in a luxury 4x4.
When hiring a car in Paros you will need to be 21 years of age and have had ownership of a licence for at least a year. There are certain car hire companies that may charge an additional young driver’s fee to customers under 25 too. You will not be able to hire a car if you are over the age of 70 due to the insurance companies’ cut-off age. The documents needed for Paros car hire include a valid driver’s licence for at least one year from the date you collect the vehicle. If you do not hold an EU licence you will be required to hold an International Driving Permit. You will also need to show photographic identification in the form of an ID card or passport.
Mini (Citroen C1 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Paros.
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