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Car Hire Heraklion Airport

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Car Hire Heraklion Airport

We are travelling to Crete in May and wish to hire a car for a week from Heraklion airport. Can anyone suggest a good hire company based at the airport?

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1. Re: Car Hire Heraklion Airport

Lots of good local companies. Jump to the 'Heraklion' forum and search for 'car rental' or 'car hire' and you will get many recommendations. Last summer, we used europeo cars (not to be confused with euro cars) and were very happy with the price, service and car.

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Many Thanks

Surrey, United...
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Hi there

Just stick with the local car hire companies you get better service from them....:-) over the years we have used many different companies and they have all been excellent.

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We used Anna Cars last year and they were brilliant.

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Thanks for your comments

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this one gets great revews

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Edited: 7:07 pm, March 01, 2014
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Hi again

Like any recommendations on TA forum or reviews do be aware of the number of post each poster who recommends has posted .......unfortunately it's becoming more common now for companies to have lots of recommendations by "1" posters!! :-( :-(

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I have used several firms over the years, but http://www.annacars.gr/ have been the best combination of price and car. Pay cash, and there is no need for a deposit.

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Last summer when I was researching renting cars from Heraklion, I contacted about 5 or 6 of the TA forum 'recommended' local companies (included europeo cars, athens car, annacars, autorentals-crete, cretarent and I can't remember which others), and chose the one that gave the best price for the size car, length of time, time of year, etc. that we needed. For example, for a one-week rental of a medium-sized car in June, the prices ranged from 160-280 euro (all included full insurance and taxes/fees). We are returning to Crete this September and will need a small car this time for 2+ weeks. I plan to re-contact the companies because I'm guessing that a different company may offer the best price for these specific terms. I found that the local companies by and large offered better prices (and no doubt better quality and service) than the big international car companies.

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10. Re: Car Hire Heraklion Airport

Hi lam1001

Yes it's best to get quotes from local companies ( as you said :-)) ..every year as the prices do changed over the seasons, we travel to Crete 5-6 times most years so get quotes every year from 5-6 different local companies .. Definitely worth the homework ...this year we have saved over 100 euros by shopping around :-)