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The Complete Guide To Renting The Best And Most Affordable Cars In Karpathos

How to Compare Prices For Finding The Best And Cheapest Car To Rent In Karpathos

In order to find the best and cheapest car for renting in Karpathos, You can use the price comparison engine, This is extremely easy. To compare the prices of the cars you should type in the country that you’re visiting i.e Karpathos followed by the City and finally the pickup area. If your drop off destination is not the same as the pickup destination then you can check the “drop off car at different location” checkbox and then enter the drop off destination in the search field.

Following this, You must choose the pickup and the drop off date along with the time of the delivery. Check the driver age box or enter the age of the driver if it is below 30 or above 65 and then click on search. This will show you all the cars available in your preferred city of choice along with all the necessary information so that you can choose the cheapest car to rent in Karpathos.

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This comprehensive guide has been carefully crafted in order to make sure you get the best and most affordable deals when renting cars in Karpathos whether it is for a business trip or a family vacation.

Vehicle Types For Rent In Karpathos

Karpathos car rental companies offer various cars for rent at affordable prices in various parts of the countries. These cars can all be categorized into seven types that are detailed below.

Renting Economy Cars (4 Seater Cars):

These cars are appropriate if you have only a few people travelling with you. This is certainly the best option to pick if you’re low on cash or just don’t care about the vehicle and only regard it as something that takes you from point A to point B.

The Cheapest Economy Cars To Rent In Karpathos

Renting The Volkswagen Up!

The Volkswagen Up!  is the cheapest car to rent in Karpathos, This is a car that anyone on a tight budget should look out for.

Specifications:

  • 4 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Manual Gearbox
  • Price for 1 day: US $40
  • Full Protection: US $58
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available.
  • Airport Pickup Available.

Renting The Citroen C3

If you’re looking for a slightly bigger vehicle for that extra legroom then the Citroen C3 is the cheapest car that you can rent in Karpathos. This vehicle is perfect for traversing the harsh roads of Karpathos.

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Manual Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day: 44$
  • Full Protection: US $58
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup Available


Renting Luxury Cars

If you wish to travel in luxury and style then luxury cars are the way to go. These are usually higher priced but have are sure to make your travels as comfortable as possible.

The Cheapest Luxury Vehicle To Rent In Karpathos

Renting The Fiat 500 Cabrio

If you’re looking to travel in style and comfort with your friends or family. Then the Nissan Qashqai is an excellent choice. This well built and extremely good looking vehicle is sure to get you the comfort and style that you need to cruise through the island. The vehicles small factor means that you can whizz through traffic and get to your destination in time.

Specifications:

  • 4 Seats
  • 2 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day: US $73
  • Full Protection: US $58
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup available

Renting The Audi Q3

If you’re looking for a bigger premium car then look no further than the Audi Q3. This is certainly one of the best luxury cars to rent in Karpathos. With its spacious interiors and renowned name, It’s sure to satisfy any and all of your driving concerns. The video below gives a more comprehensive review of the vehicle.

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day: US $305
  • Full Protection: US $58
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup available

Renting SUVs

If you need a vehicle that can hold an extra person or just want to travel in a car that’s not too cramped up then renting an SUV  is a very good idea.

Cheapest SUVs To Rent in Karpathos

Renting The Jeep Renegade

This SUV is perfect for the rough terrain that you’re sure to encounter on the island of Karpathos. It’s spacious interior and durable design is sure to help your family or friends travel in style nad comfort.

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Manual Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day:US $119
  • Full Protection: US $58
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup available

Renting The Nissan Qashqai

The Nissan Qashqai is a car that comes up in our articles a lot and for a good reason. This all-rounder SUV is one of the best SUV’s that you can rent in Karpathos.

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Manual Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day:US $153
  • Full Protection: US $58
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup available

Renting A 7-9 Seater Vehicle In Karpathos

If you plan to visit Karpathos with an entourage of people then getting a 9 seater is a no brainer. This will allow you to hold about nine people and a bunch of baggage.

The Cheapest 7-9 Seater Vehicle For Rent In Karpathos

Renting The Volkswagen Transporter

There aren’t many options that you have when renting a 7/9 seater in Karpathos and hence we start this list of with the cheapest and only vehicle we could find which is the Volkswagen Transporter. Suffice to say given the lack of options, This is the cheapest 9 seater vehicle to rent in Karpathos.

Specifications:

  • 9 Seats
  • Manual Gearbox
  • 4 Doors
  • 1 Day rental cost: US $203
  • Full Protection: US $58
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup
  • Airport Pickups Available at most places


Important Things To Remember When Renting A Car In Karpathos 

Driving Age Requirements:

To rent a car in Karpathos, you must be at least 19 years old (age may vary by car category) and have held your licence for one year. Drivers renting a car under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge. Child seats are not mandatory.

Road Rules:

Drive on the right hand side of the road and overtake from the left. Driving with lights on is required 24 hours a day. Seatbelts are required for drivers and passengers in the front seat.

Speed limits:

Typically, urban areas have speed limits of 50 kilometers per hour (30 miles per hour) while non-urban roads have a speed limit of 110 kilometers per hour (68 miles per hour), and freeways and expressways have speed limits of up to 120 kilometers per hour (75 miles per hour).

Gas:

Gasoline is available in major cities and along major highways. Stations are not as frequent in less populated areas

Tolls:

There are no Toll highways in Karpathos

Parking:

Some areas of Karpathos have established ‘Pay and Display’ parking, in these areas you will need to purchase a disc or ticket from a meter to display on your dashboard. Wheel clamps are not used in Karpathos so you don’t have to worry about that but towing is a thing


Tourist Attractions In Karpathos

Menetes:

Menetes - karpathos
Menetes

Built on a craggy cliff 300 meters from the ground. The white houses of Menetes make a picture-perfect view of this part of the island. This place has several age old buildings that people come to see along with several traditions like pot making, traditional lacework, musical instruments etc., 

Olympos:

 Olympos  - Karpathos
Olympos – Karpathos

Set on a breathtaking mountain in the north of Karpathos, Olympos is a new attraction in the island. This hard to reach village which was built to make it harder for pirates to reach them is kind of an outdoor museum now that loads of tourists flock to.

Apella Beach

Apella Beach - karpathos
Apella Beach

We’ll end our recommendation with a beach (It’s an island so this was coming), This tricky to reach beach is probably the most beautiful one in Karpathos. The journey to the beach itself is very beautiful and surrounded by lush greeneries.


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