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kosta_karapinotis

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If I rent a car in Athens, do you think that I would be able to put it on a ferry to go to another island, like Crete?

My next trip to Greece is going to include visiting a bunch of people in Athens, not all of whom are in convenient locations to the metro, and then head to Crete. I like to have a car on Crete because I want to explore. I don't want to have to rent a car in two different places. Any suggestions?
 

Jolui

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Driving and parking in Athens is not easy. Moreover, there is not only the metro in Athens, there are buses, tramways and trolleybuses, I would be surprised if the people you want to see, if they live in Athens, are not close to these transports. .
The bus, trolleybus, metro, tram ticket costs €1.20 for 90 minutes.

Many rental companies won't let you take the car on a ferry, or they will ask you to pay extra insurance.
You will have to pay the price of the ferry ticket for the car which is almost twice as expensive as a passenger ticket, and in addition you will pay rental days for nothing since your car will be on the ferry (the trip Piraeus - Crete takes at least 8 hours), while it is very easy to rent one once you arrive in Crete with a local rental company.
 

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Athens car rental question

If I rent a car in Athens, do you think that I would be able to put it on a ferry to go to another island, like Crete?

My next trip to Greece is going to include visiting a bunch of people in Athens, not all of whom are in convenient locations to the metro, and then head to Crete. I like to have a car on Crete because I want to explore. I don't want to have to rent a car in two different places. Any suggestions?

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