Car rental in Greece

Tips for driving your rental car in Greece

If you're travelling to Greece, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Greece is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Athens counts 3090508 inhabitants. In Athens hosts 28.7% of the entire country's population, which counts over 10770000 inhabitants. In Greece the language spoken most widespread is Greek but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Greece is GMT+02:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Greece is C / F and the electric voltage is 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Greece is +30, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Greece

With a fuel cost in Greece averaging at 2.06 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Greece shares its land borders with Albania, Bulgaria, Republic of Macedonia and Turkey, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 116960, 1091 of which motorways, which ranks Greece as the 42nd country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Greece there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (EUR). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 130 km/h. Bear in mind that in Greece, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece

Greece boasts eighteen UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae (cultural) and Archaeological Site of Delphi (cultural).

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