Category Archives: Greece

Athens

Should you rent a car in Athens? Athens might have famously tried to reduce its horrendous traffic problems by only allowing either order or even number plated cars to drive on any given day of the week, and the city also invested heavily in a metro system in the run-up to the 2004 Olympic Games.… Read More »

Corfu

Do you need a car in Corfu? Greek islands might not initially look like the sort of places where a hire car is a particularly good idea, because nowhere is particularly far from anywhere else, parking is always a challenge, and the major places to visit tend to be relatively closely spaced along the shoreline.… Read More »

Heraklion

Do you need a car in Heraklion? Do you need a car in Heraklion? To follow. Crete is the largest of the Greek islands, but public transport here is poor. Do you need a car in Heraklion? There is no rail service of any kind on Crete. Bus services are relatively poor, and unreliable. A hire car will… Read More »

Kos

Do you need a car in Kos? The Greek island of Kos is generally somewhere that we wouldn’t advise visitors to get a hire car, and there are two main reasons for this. The first and the most obvious reason is that this is one of the smaller Greek islands, where all of the towns… Read More »

Rhodes

Do you need a car in Rhodes? The Greek island of Rhodes is just large enough for a hire car to be useful, although it’s far from essential. [coming] Bearing mind that if you are planning on getting around Rhodes by bus, buses on Greek islands only tend to operate between the major towns, in… Read More »

Santorini

Do you need a car in Santorini? The tiny island of Santorini is one of the most popular destinations in Greece, but it’s small size doesn’t necessarily mean it’s easy to get around. So is it worth getting a hire car in Santorini or can you get around using local public transport? Incomplete bus network… Read More »

Thessaloniki

Do you need a car in Thessaloniki? To follow. To follow. To follow. To follow. Do you need a car in Thessaloniki? No!