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Flying to Sitia Airport and need rent a car?
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Sitia Airport info
Sitia Airport, officially known as Sitia Municipal Airport Vicentzos Kornaros, was the greatest Cretan poet, who was born near Sitia in 1553. The airport was named in his honour. The Airport was opened in June 1984, the first aircraft that landed at Sitia Airport was an Olympic Airways domestic flight but now is served by Aegean air.
Vicentzos Kornaros Airport is located at far east part of Crete and is 66km far from Agios Nikolaos town.
In 1984 is when it officially got its name as Sitia Municipal Airport. In May 1993, a new airport building, and control tower was built. In May 2002 a new runway which was under construction was completed, the runway has a length of 2074 meters, in extension 3 new taxiways and 2 new aircraft stands have been concluded. In July 2015 the airport services were officially moved to the newly built terminal, the terminal which has an area of 7500m2.
The regional authorities and residents of Sitia have high hopes the economy with increase as the airport develops. Now, Sitia Airport supports domestic and international flights, and is well known to tourists abroad during the summer.
In 2018 the airport started to welcome direct charter flights, from Norway, Germany, Denmark, and Poland. The airport is based in the district of Lasithi, and it is only 1 km North-East of the city-Centre of Sitia.
It is very convenient for last-minute shopping before you head to the airport, and not only, the airport has easy entry to main roads, with access to all sites of interest throughout the region.
Transfers to and from the airport are for the time being only by taxi or car rental. The cost of the taxi to take you to and from the airport is approximately 10 euros. Alternatively, you can rent your own car, and a pick-up point can be arranged at the airport, as the airport provides free car parking. In this case, you can start your journey from your arrival in Crete instantly.
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Is there an age restriction for renting a car in Crete?
The driver must be a minimum of 23 years of age.At the time of the rental, the driver must have been in possession of a valid driving license for at least 12 months.
Can I rent a car for one day?
Yes. The minimum duration for car rental is one day (24 hours).
What happens if I get a penalty ticket?
Any speeding penalties, parking tickets or any other penalties or offenses that violate Greek law will be charged to the customer.
Do I need to return the car with a full tank at Sitia Airport?
Rental cars are provided with a full tank and should be returned with the same amount of fuel.If there is less fuel than at the start of the rental the driver will be billed for the discrepancy.
How can I pay?
Rent Car in Crete has a secure online booking system that allows you to book your car rental in Crete at any time.After your reservation has been received you will be sent a final availability confirmation by the Customer Service team, this may take a few hours.After receipt of the confirmation, you can proceed to make a payment via credit card. For further questions about your reservation, please send an email to [email protected] or call us Monday to Sunday between 07: 00a.m. and 21:00p.m. (MET) on +30 28340 51505.We look forward to your call.
Do I have to pay in advance?
We will ask you to pay 20% of the total rental amount in advance.The amount will be invoiced accordingly.
Can I cancel my reservation for car rental in Sitia Airport?
You can cancel your reservation free of charge up to seven days before the pick-up date.
What cover is included in my insurance?
As a customer of rentcarincrete.gr you are insured in the following cases:
- Personal injury of up to €750,000
- Damage to property of up to €750,000
- Theft of up to €20,000
- Windscreen damage, property damage for uninsured car, legal protection insurance for car, owner and driver up to €20,000 each
- Private accident insurance: death or permanent disability, treatment costs of up to €30,000 will be covered.
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact our Customer Service at [email protected]
Can I be picked up from the airport and dropped back there?
You can choose a pick-up location at the airport, a hotel or in the city.
Do I have to pay separately for the pick-up from location of Sitia Airport?
We offer free pick-up and drop-off at Chania airport, Heraklion airports and all central locations in Crete.Pick-up at other locations will incur an additional charge.
Do the rental rates in Crete include taxes?
All taxes are included in our prices.There are no hidden costs for car delivery when you rent with us.
Is my rental vehicle equipped with road assistance and repair service?
Yes. Rent Car in Crete offers 24-hour roadside assistance, which includes a fast breakdown and recovery service, and roadside repairs.