Car hire prices in Cyprus
The average cost of a one-day car rental. The number is calculated based on the bookings of the previous three years. It takes into account the rental of cars across all classes.
What documents do i need to hire a car in Cyprus?
- Driver’s license
- ID or passport
- Bank card
When booking a rental car in Cyprus, it would be a good idea to choose a vehicle with air conditioning (AC) system. The climate is hot on the island, especially in July and August.
The demand for car rental services in Cyprus
The occupancy rate of the car rental fleets by month. For example, most cars are being rented in August, which means that this month has the smallest amount of available vehicles. The higher the percentage of the car fleet workload, the earlier it is worth booking a car to choosing the best option at the best price.
Features of traffic rules
Left-hand traffic in Cyprus is the key feature to be taken into account when you rent a car in Cyprus. Please bear it in mind when choosing a vehicle — automatic transmission may be more convenient. The remaining rules are practically the same as everywhere in Europe. Rental cars have red number plates in Cyprus, so local drivers will see you from far away and take your lack of experience into account.
Car hire in Cyprus will not challenge your skills, but will instead be a pleasant bonus to your trip.
Car rental always means worrying about parking. However, you will like car parking in Cyprus because it is cheaper than in other European states (around half a euro per hour). Like in any other country in the world, parking is more expensive in the downtowns of cities than in the suburbs.
From Saturday noon till Monday morning and on public holidays, you can you all parking facilities for free (please see information near or under the “P” sign).
Almost every church offers free parking lots to its visitors.
Car rental in Cyprus also means visiting fuel station. When you pick up your rental vehicle, the rental agent will tell you the required fuel type and how to refuel your car. Most fuel stations on the island are automated. Fuel prices are nearly the same at different filling stations, so there’s no point in looking for “cheap car fuel” in Cyprus.
You can buy a local SIM-card at any shopping centre, filling station or mobile carrier’s office. The mobile service is not expensive, but do not opt for the cheapest SIM-cards. Because you’ll pay extra money for services.