ALAMO Car Rental at Heraklion Airport

Ranked #4 From 30 Compare Car Rental Companies at Heraklion Airport
ALAMO Car Rental at Heraklion Airport
ALAMO Car Rental at Heraklion Airport

Rated 8.8 out of 10

85 / 100
Avg. Wait
28 mins
Quality of Vehicle
87 / 100
Desk Service
86 / 100
flag Vehicle Pickup
90 / 100
Vehicle Drop Off
96 / 100

In Terminal

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ALAMO Car Rental Services at Heraklion Airport

Heraklion Airport is located approximately 5 km, or 3 miles from the city of Heraklion, on the island of Crete. Crete is the largest of the Greek islands, and a popular destination for tourists. Heraklion's airport is also known as Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, after a Greek writer and philosopher, and has the official airport code of HER. Over seven million passengers make use of this airport every year, and it is therefore the second largest airport in Greece. The best way to move around the island of Crete is in your own rented car, hired from one of the car hire companies at Heraklion Airport, such as Alamo. Alamo Rent A Car is a worldwide car rental company, offering very competitive rental prices and high quality vehicles.

The counters of the Heraklion Airport car hire companies are conveniently found in the arrivals area; therefore there is no need for an additional form of transport to another location. Cars can be arranged directly from Alamo's rental counters upon your arrival at the airport, or in advance, from Alamo's website at This website shows customers all the vehicle categories available at Heraklion Airport, and provides details of Alamo's rental terms and conditions. The airport and island is busier during the summer months of Greece, when more visitors are on holiday, and therefore it is recommended at this time to have an advanced reservation for your rented car. You will then be assured that your ideal car is ready and waiting for your arrival at the airport. The rental cars are also parked within easy walking distance of the terminal.

Additional items you may wish to hire from Alamo Heraklion Airport should also be reserved as early as possible, as they are subject to availability. These items may include a child seat or a satellite navigation system, and perhaps items such as luggage racks. Customers may need to specify the age of their child in order to reserve the correct size of seat, as baby seats are suitable for infants, and booster seats are more appropriate for older children. A navigation system is ideal for those who will be travelling the island, and exploring the towns and cities around Heraklion. The units offered by car hire companies are of high quality, and generally come with many useful features. They are also often pre-programmed with thousands of points of interest, which are helpful when searching for the nearest fuel station, restaurant, hotel, pharmacy, golf course etc.

Alamo one-way Heraklion Airport car rental at are another service provided by Alamo, for customers who will not be returning their car to the same location as from where they collected it. There may not be charges for one way hires should the vehicle be returned within the same city. Disabled drivers may use hand controls at Heraklion Airport for their assistance. Alamo's hand controls operate the accelerator and brake pedals of an automatic vehicle, and are therefore ideal for customers with a lower limb deficiency. Hand controls do not operate the blinkers, car lights, windshield wipers or cruise control functions of the vehicle, but may come with a steering wheel knob. There is usually no extra charge for the use of hand controls, but they should be booked in advance.

Alamo's vehicles in Greece, are of the highest quality, and are only of the latest models. Customers can therefore expect to receive a car with low mileage, and also a vehicle that is clean and well maintained. Vehicles should be returned in the same condition as they were when collected, taking into consideration average wear and tear. All existing damages are reported before you take the vehicle so that you are not held accountable for damages you did not cause. You should also check the vehicle and make sure that all details have been included. Drivers of the vehicles can ask the staff at Alamo about any workings of the vehicle before leaving the airport, and should also find out what type of fuel the vehicle uses.

Smaller cars available from Alamo, at Heraklion Airport, include the Kia Picanto 1.0, Opel Corsa 1.2 and Suzuki Splash 1.3, found in the Mini and Economy categories. Although these cars don’t have much room for luggage, they are often chosen for their low rental prices and fuel efficiency. They can also be hired by anyone over the age of 21, whereas larger or specialty type vehicles may have a higher minimum age requirement. Compact vehicles are also a popular choice, for example, the Ford Focus 1.4. Five passengers can be seated in this car, and it comes with features such as air conditioning, power steering, ABS brakes and airbag protection. Larger vehicles from Alamo include the BMW 116i 1.6, a Midsize vehicle, the BMW 320i 2.0 in the Premium category and the Opel Vivaro 2.0, which is an example of a Van hired from Alamo.

Alamo Rent A Car offers their customers over thirty years of expertise in the car hire industry. They have become very popular in the leisure car rental sector, but have also not forgotten about their corporate clients. Alamo offers a very comprehensive corporate program with benefits such as unlimited mileage on round-trip rentals, guaranteed low rates throughout the year, flexible billing options, frequent traveler benefits and priority service at the Silver Service counters.

All further details are available on Alamo's website, or customers can contact Alamo directly, at their Heraklion Airport rental location. Alamo is open from 08:00 to 21:00.

Address: Crete/Heraklion Intl Arpt (HERT71)
Crete, 71408

Telephone Number: +30 2810226002

Fax Number: (0116) 2044898

Where is the ALAMO Rental Desk at Heraklion Airport?


Map of ALAMO rental desk at Heraklion Airport

What are ALAMO Opening Hours at Heraklion Airport ?

Day Open Close
Monday 07:30 22:00
Tuesday 07:30 22:00
Wednesday 07:30 22:00
Thursday 07:30 22:00
Friday 07:30 22:00
Saturday 07:30 22:00
Sunday 07:30 22:00

The ALAMO Rental Desk at Heraklion Airport is located at:

Alamo Emea Franchise


Tel: 00302810226002

Rental Desk Location: In Terminal

Both the vehicle and hire desk/counter are located inside the terminal.

What rental cars are available from Alamo at Heraklion Airport?

The rental cars available from Alamo at Heraklion Airport are:

What manual/stick-shift car rentals does Alamo offer at Heraklion Airport?

Alamo offer the following manual/stick-shift cars:

What diesel car rentals does Alamo offer at Heraklion Airport?

Nearby ALAMO Car Rental Pick-up and Drop-Off Locations

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What is the fuel policy when renting a car from ALAMO at Heraklion Airport?

Code Description
FULLFULL Fuel: Pick up and return full.

*Some companies may offer alternative fuel policies on request.

What additional equipment can I rent with a rental car from ALAMO at Heraklion Airport?

Item Daily Price
Child toddler seat
7.44 EUR
6.38 EUR
Infant child seat
7.44 EUR
Snow chain set
5.31 EUR

* Prices shown are approximate based on currency conversion. Please check at time of booking.
* Some companies may offer additional equipment at the rental desk.

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Car Brands Available to Rent from Alamo at Heraklion Airport

Alamo has 17 different types of vehicles from 24 manufacturers available to hire at Heraklion Airport.