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Local Car Hire in Stalis

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Local Car Hire in Stalis

Can anybody recommend any reputable local car hire companies in Stalis?

Thank you

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Dear npj60

After I posted my question I had a quick look on Travelsupermarket and the prices seemed to be cheaper with some of the other Cretan sites I had looked at.

As the flight arrives in the afternoon and the transfers are included, I had thought it might work out cheaper in renting a car locally for 5 days instead of seven. However, it doesn't appear to be so.

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Yes, you are right, it is best to shop around. We normally book flights, car hire and an apartment separately, but we have a voucher from T Cook to use.

Went to Crete a few years ago and had always fancied returning so thought we would take the opportunity.

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6. Re: Local Car Hire in Stalis

I too am looking at hiring a car in Stalis – probably for around 7 days in August. I have had a good response from NPJ’s recommended company (Kourites), and I am likely to go with them. Fox car hire in Stalis seem to have very good prices on their website, but I suspect they may be subject to lots of “extras”, and they appear to be incapable of answering my emails.

To the original poster, who is trying to decide whether to hire locally or from the airport – I’m not sure how many people are in your party. I would just point out that if you hire for the whole holiday from the airport, it’s convenient, but you do have to have a vehicle big enough to carry all your luggage. However, if you transfer by taxi or bus to your resort, you can hire a smaller car for getting around, which could be MUCH cheaper (as well as making parking etc. easier).

Finally, does anyone know whether I will be able to “shop around” for car hire in the resort in peak season (August), or whether I’d be better off booking in advance?

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7. Re: Local Car Hire in Stalis

Just an update on this, as of 19th May. I finally managed to contact Fox car hire in Stalis, but they said the only availability they had in August would be for 2 or 3 days. I have now made a reservation with Kourites (also in Stalis, on the beach road), for a Corsa for 9 days at €315. "Rita" was very helpful both on the phone and by email. The Kourites rates seem reasonable, and appear to include everything except your petrol - and npj60's recommendation is good enough for me! Although we are having the car brought to us in the resort, Kourites will apparently deliver your car to the airport if you want.

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