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Has anybody ever used this company to hire a car? If so what were they like? Would you recommend?


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1. Re: www.cretecarhire-eurocar.co.uk/

Hi Gav,

I used them about 4 / 5 years ago and had a bad experience.

The car died twice on me, the second time as I was about to make the return journey to Heraklion airport from Agia Galini, had to get a taxi instead, one of the reasons for hiring was to avoid this.

Once I emailed where the key and car was I never got a reply from the emails. I would have been happy with an apology and perhaps a promise of a small discount if I hired again but nothing was forthcoming.

I have also seen good reports on another site about the same company so I could have just been unlucky.

I have used this company for the last two years and everything went very smoothly:


A lot of it can be the luck of the draw.



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2. Re: www.cretecarhire-eurocar.co.uk/

Hi gaybanks

Used this firm last June - 2 weeks rental to pick up at Chania airport. When we arrived there was no car for us.they said they would bring one the next day but we were going over the mountains to Paleohora. They didn't offer us an upgrade or anything. They gave us a minibus and said they would bring the Punto we had booked at 2p.m. the next day. At 7.30 the next day a guy rolled up with a Punto which was slightly battered and no new paperwork. We were really concerned about whether or not we were insured. The gear knob came off in my husband's hand. As we were travelling independantly we were a bit at a loss for advice. Anyway they didn't see our credit card or anything until the 2 weeks were up then still had the cheek to charge full price. We get discount next time apparently! FAT CHANCE!!!

Give them the miss.


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