AVIS Car Rental at Heraklion Airport

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AVIS Car Rental at Heraklion Airport
AVIS Car Rental at Heraklion Airport

Rated 8.9 out of 10

84 / 100
Avg. Wait
17 mins
Quality of Vehicle
92 / 100
Desk Service
91 / 100
flag Vehicle Pickup
88 / 100
Vehicle Drop Off
91 / 100

In Terminal

* Calculated from 19 recent reviews from 513 total reviews.


AVIS Car Rental Services at Heraklion Airport

Heraklion Airport is located approximately 5 km, or 3 miles from the city of Heraklion, found on the island of Crete. Crete is the largest of the Greek islands, and Heraklion, or Iraklion, is the capital city. Heraklion Airport is also known as Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, after a Greek writer and philosopher, and is the second largest airport in the country, behind Athens International Airport. Over seven million passengers pass through this Airport each year, but the airport buildings are small and not equipped with vast facilities. However, there are a number of Heraklion Airport car hire companies available, such as Avis, which offer high quality services. Avis is well known around the world for their competitive rental rates and good selection of vehicles.

Avis Heraklion Airport is open from 07:00 to 22:00, seven days a week, and their rental counters can be found in the arrivals area of the airport, along with other car hire companies, such as Hertz, National and Budget. Hired vehicles can be arranged directly from Avis rental counters at the airport, or from Avis website, at www.avis.com. Since that Heraklion is the main tourist location for the island of Crete, it is recommended to make an advanced reservation, especially during the busier summer months of the island. All the vehicles offered by Avis at this rental location can be viewed on their website, as well as details of their rental terms and conditions.

The minimum age requirement in order to hire from most car categories is 21, but a young drivers fee will apply to renters between the ages of 21 and 24. This additional fee is charged per day of rental, and per underage driver listed on the rental agreement, up until a maximum of ten rental days. The cost covers ‘young drivers insurance’ for Avis vehicles. Drivers must be 25 years of age or older in order to rent from the following car groups: J (4 Wheel Drive), M, N, O and P (Luxury), and L (Full Size Van). Debit cards are not accepted at this rental location; therefore primary renters will need a major credit card in their name. Avis accepts the cards of American Express, Diners Club/Amoco Torch, MasterCard/Access/Eurocard and Visa, as well as their Avis Charge Cards.

Vehicle insurances are option at Avis Heraklion Airport car rental location however; it is advisable for renters to arrange adequate insurance for their hired vehicles. Theft Protection (TP) and Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) can be purchased locally from Avis, in order to reduce, or even remove the insurance excess. Customers should keep in mind that certain circumstances are not covered by any insurance, and these include the car on board a ship, an event resulting from the abuse of alcohol or drugs, theft or damage of any personal belongings in the rented car and damages resulting from off-road driving. Credit card companies often provide certain types of insurance for rented vehicles; therefore, customers should make enquiries before renting a vehicle. From most car hire companies, Third Party Liability insurance is included in the rental price.

Avis one way car rentals are often a popular choice by many customers who would like to return the rented car to a different Avis rental location. One way hires may cost extra if the car is returned to a different city. Another service offered by Avis are hand controls. This device assists drivers with lower limb deficiencies, as they control the accelerator and brake pedals of the vehicle. Hand controls do not however control the blinkers, windshield wipers, car lights or cruise control functions of the vehicle. At Heraklion Airport, hand controls should also be reserved in advance, at least 48 hours before arriving at the airport.

Vehicles from Avis come in all shapes and sizes, and there is guaranteed to be one that perfectly suits your business or holiday requirements. The Mini category contains the smallest vehicles at Avis, such as the Citroen C1, seating four people, but without much room for luggage, while the Economy category contains vehicles of an average size ideal for city driving or for driving to towns nearby Heraklion. Economy vehicles have air conditioning and a manual transmission, and may be similar to the Renault Clio and Citroen C3. Compact vehicles are another popular choice, and are a bit larger than Economy cars, but are still light on fuel with affordable rental prices. The Opel Astra 1.4 and Toyota Prius are found in the Compact vehicle category.

Additional vehicle categories offered by Avis include Full Size, Premium and Luxury, Intermediate Van and Full Size Van. Premium and Luxury vehicles are similar to the Mercedes C 180 and Mercedes E200, and are ideal for business clients in need of a smarter and more elegant vehicle, while groups of travelers or larger families will find the Van categories more suitable. The Fiat Doblo 1.4 is found in the Intermediate Van category, and seats seven people, and the Renault Traffic seats nine, and is an example of a Full Size Van.

Avis customers have access to additional services, such as the Avis Preferred membership, which offers a variety of exclusive time and money saving benefits. Avis at Heraklion Airport, will be happy to provide you with all further details required.

Address: Iraklion International Airport
Iraklion, Crete Island
71601, GR

Telephone Number: +30 281 039 0373

Where is the AVIS Rental Desk at Heraklion Airport?

Bus to parking : 08:00 - 22:00

Map of AVIS rental desk at Heraklion Airport

What are AVIS Opening Hours at Heraklion Airport ?

Day Open Close
Monday 08:00 23:59
Tuesday 08:00 23:59
Wednesday 08:00 23:59
Thursday 08:00 23:59
Friday 08:00 23:59
Saturday 08:00 23:59
Sunday 08:00 23:59

The AVIS Rental Desk at Heraklion Airport is located at:

Avis Europe Franchise

International Airport Bus To Parking: 8.00-22.00, Crete Heraklion, 71601, 0

Tel: +302810390373

Rental Desk Location: In Terminal

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

What rental cars are available from Avis at Heraklion Airport?

The rental cars available from Avis at Heraklion Airport are:

What are the cheapest rental cars available from Avis at Heraklion Airport?

The lowest priced rental cars from Avis at Heraklion Airport per category are:

What convertible car rentals does Avis offer at Heraklion Airport?

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

Avis offer the following manual/stick-shift cars:

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

Item Daily Price
Child toddler seat
4.29 EUR
7.14 EUR
Infant child seat
4.29 EUR
Snow chain set
3.57 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 Avis at Heraklion Airport

Avis has 25 different types of vehicles from 24 manufacturers available to hire at Heraklion Airport.