Autumn Car Hire Athens

Visiting Athens is a breathtaking experience at any time of the year. Many people prefer the quieter months of the year such as October and November in which to explore this mesmerizing city. The hordes of tourists from the summer months have mainly headed for home at this stage leaving shorter lines at various attractions ...

Remember to always Belt up in your Athens Car Hire

Most people were aware of the uproar that occurred last year when Britney Spears was spotted driving with her child on her lap. This week it’s Nicole Kidman who finds herself in the parenting bad books due to not strapping herself and her baby into her hire car with a seatbelt. Her husband Keith Urban ...

Parthenon fragment returned to Athens

The Vatican returned a marble head to Athens last week. The head was then fitted onto its rightful place (the body of a youth carrying a tray of sweets as an offering to Athena). Officials in Athens are hopeful that this gesture will just be the start of retrieving lost treasures. The head has been ...

More Olympic strike action at Athens Airport

Staff at Olympic Airlines staged a 24 hour strike at Athens Airport last week on Thursday Oct 30th. Over 100 flights were affected amid the protest aimed at the Governments plans to privatize Olympic Airlines. Qatar Airways are believed to be one of the interested parties. Workers have been promised compensation however this has done ...

More Athens car hire trips

Following on from my previous post “car hire trips outside Athens”, here are some other nearby locations well worth paying a visit. One such place is Sounio. Cape Sounio is about 45 miles away from Athens and makes for an excellent day out. Here you can visit the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon which ...

Car hire terms and conditions

Some car hire websites almost seem to go out of their way to complicate renting a car. When you are booking a car for the first time there are lots of terms and conditions to look through. It can be quite confusing in comparison to booking other travel services such as flights and accommodation. Damage ...

Car hire comparison Athens Airport

Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport or the easier to pronounce Athens Airport deals with over 13 million passengers every year. The airport is made up of two terminals known as the satellite terminal and the main terminal. These terminals join together underground. Here at carhireathens.co.uk we have working relationships with all six car hire companies who ...

Car hire trips outside Athens

There is so much to see in the city of Athens that its unlikely you will find yourself at a loose end however if you want to make full use of your Athens car hire there are plenty of great spots worth checking out a little outside the city. One such spot is Delphi. This ...