Peloponnese car hire

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Top tips for hiring a car in Peloponnese

  • With a hired car in the Peloponnese, it is possible to cross borders to other countries, such as Albania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, and Turkey. Generally, car hire companies in the Peloponnese allow their customers to leave the country with a hired car, but some restrictions may apply, depending on the country the driver is planning to visit. Car hire companies usually charge a cross-border fee if the vehicle is taken to another country. This fee usually covers additional insurance and other documents required for the car to be driven in another country. The fee varies depending on the country and the car hire company.
  • It is illegal to drive a vehicle in the Peloponnese if you have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.05% or higher. If you are caught driving under the influence of alcohol, you may face severe penalties, including fines, licence suspension, and even imprisonment. To enforce these laws, police officers in the Peloponnese usually carry out random breath tests and sobriety checkpoints. If you are stopped by the police, you are required to take a breathalyser test, and refusing to take the test can also result in a fine, suspension of your driving licence, and even imprisonment.
  • While driving in the Peloponnese is usually easy and trouble-free, it is essential to be cautious around specific times of the year, check weather and road conditions, and be extra careful when driving on narrow mountain roads. In general, the traffic volume in the region is not as heavy as in some major cities. Therefore, there are no major traffic jams or specific rush hours to be concerned about. However, during the peak tourist season in the summer months, some popular tourist destinations might experience higher traffic volumes and congestion.
  • If you plan on driving a car in the Peloponnese with children inside, you should be aware that the law requires that children up to 135 cm or 35 kg must be secured in a car seat equipped with a five-point harness system appropriate for their size and weight. Additionally, children who exceed the weight limit but do not yet meet the height requirement must continue using the car seat with the five-point harness for their safety. You can get these car seats from the car hire company you choose to hire a car from.
  • Book your car hire in Peloponnese at least 2 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hire in Peloponnese are around 54% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Peloponnese

  • What is the most popular car hire in Peloponnese?

    Full-size (Fiat Scudo or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Peloponnese.

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

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

  • Where should I hire a car in Peloponnese?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to hire a car in Peloponnese are Stoupa (25% of total searches of users looking to hire a car in Peloponnese), Kalamata (25%) and Náfplio (25%).

  • Should I hire a car in Peloponnese?

    Peloponnese is a vast and diverse region with several attractions and stunning natural beauty that is spread out over a large area. Therefore, hiring a car will allow you to explore the region at your own pace and convenience. You can easily access remote areas and off-the-beaten-path attractions that are otherwise hard to reach by public transport. Some popular attractions, like the Ancient Olympia, are located in remote areas that are difficult to reach without a car. Moreover, hiring a car allows you to explore scenic routes and breathtaking landscapes such as the Corinth Canal, Mystras, the Mani Peninsula, and the Diros Caves.

  • What is driving like in the Peloponnese?

    Driving in the Peloponnese can be an exciting and interesting experience. It is essential to be familiar with the local driving style and culture to drive safely on the roads of the Peloponnese. One of the distinctive features of driving in the Peloponnese is the narrow and winding roads in some parts of the region. Additionally, there are several toll roads in the Peloponnese, which mainly cover the major highways connecting different regions of the peninsula. Some of the most commonly used toll roads in Peloponnese are Olympia Odos, Korinthos-Tripoli-Kalamata Highway, and Rion-Antirion Bridge.

  • How old do you have to be to hire a car in the Peloponnese?

    To hire a car in the Peloponnese, drivers must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driving licence. However, some car hire companies may require drivers to be older, such as 25 years or older, to hire specific types of vehicles or hold a licence for a certain number of years. It is also common for car hire companies in Peloponnese to charge additional fees for younger drivers under the age of 25. Drivers also need to have a full driving licence from their home country or an international driving licence.

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