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Everyone from 23 to 70 years old, with a driving license issued at least 12 months before rental start.
During pickup driver must hold an ID card or passport, a European driving license issued at least 12 months before and a credit card on his/her name (VISA, Master Card, American Express) for guarantee.
All bookings include basic insurance (CDW), third party insurance, unlimited kilometers* and 24-hours road assistance.

*1 day bookings and car groups F1, F, R1, R, K have limitations.
Minimum rental charge is 1 day (24 hours). You can rent a car even for an hour but with a daily price.
Maximum rental period is 60 days. After that period the vehicle must return to DRIVE offices for maintenance. We can also offer monthly car rentals. To get a monthly offer please contact us.
We offer you a wide range of modern cars in every category. You can choose between manual or automatic transition, petrol or diesel engine, hybrids and minivans up to 9 seats.
One-Way rentals are available only between specific DRIVE stations and come with additional cost.
We can deliver/collect a car on specific locations except our offices or airports like hotels, ports, railway stations etc. This service has an extra cost.
No, our cars are not allowed to be driven outside the Greek borders.
Yes, although there is an additional insurance coverage for transfer by ferry. This service is available with extra cost per route.
All our rental cars are allowed to be driven on paved roads. Damages that may be caused from off road driving (wheels, tires, underbody) are not covered by the insurance.
All cars can be driven by up to 2 authorized drivers. A second driver may be declared during booking or upon pick up. The additional driver service is available with an extra cost per day and includes the same insurance coverage with the main driver. Non authorized drivers are not covered by the insurance.
Through our online reservation system you can book a car for at least 48 hours later. For last minute bookings you can call us directly and pick up your car in the next 10 minutes (depending on availability).
Yes, you can choose a baby seat during your online reservation. There are available two types of seats depending on your child’s weight: from 0-18kg (up to 4 years old) or 18-36kg (over 4 years old). All baby seats are available with an extra cost per day with a maximum charge of 10 days. The installation is made by the renter.
All our cars include a basic insurance coverage (CDW) with excess amount and third party insurance that covers: a) death or injuries for third parties up to 1.000.000€, b) material damages of third parties up to 1.000.000€ (excluding the car od DRIVE).
The renter must hold a credit card on his/her name (VISA, Master Card, American Express) for guarantee, even if the payment will be in cash. By signing the rental agreement, the responsibility amount (depending on the car group) will be pre-authorized from the credit card account. At the end of the rental period, if the car is returned without damage, the amount will be released in full.
If a credit card is not available, the tenant may submit a debit card with sufficient funds for the pre-authorization of liability amount.
Liability amounts are different for each car group, starting from €750+VAT. Damages on mechanical parts, wheels, tires, outside mirrors, window glasses, underbody, interior and key, spare tire or tools loss are not covered by the insurance.
If there is a damage when returning a car, the damage is calculated through our official damage pricelist. Minimum damage charge is €150+VAT and can reach up to €1.500+VAT. Damages on the wheels, tires, outside mirrors, window glasses, underbody, interior and key, spare tire or tools loss are calculated separate to the liability amount of each car group.
Yes. We can offer an additional insurance coverage (FDW) with zero or minimum liability amount for car damages. Choosing this option on your booking or even during pickup at the rental desk, there will not be any pre-authorization on your credit card account. The Full Damage Waiver (FDW) is offered with an extra cost per day.
The basic and the full insurance coverage (CDW and FDW) do not include:

-    damages on wheels and tires
-    broken windows (windscreen and side windows)
-    damages on the under part of the car
-    damages on mechanical parts caused by bas usage
-    refueling errors
-    loss or damage of car key
-    loss of spare tire and relative tools
-    loss of fire extinguisher
-    loss or damage of boot cover
-    damages in the interior
-    special cleaning in case the vehicle is returned extremely dirty inside
-    administrative expenses in case of an accident
-    administrative expenses for any traffic violations (traffic violations are paid separately)

There is no insurance coverage if the tenant drives under the influence of alcohol or other substances.
You can choose on your booking or at the rental desk the following insurance coverages:

-    Full Damage Waiver (FDW): Zero or minimum liability amount for car damages, depending on car group. Choosing this option there will not be any pre-authorization on your credit card account.
-    Theft Waiver (TW): Minimizes the liability amount in case of car loss. The liability amounts depend on the car group and start from 750€+VAT.
-    Full Theft Waiver (FTW): Zero liability in case of car loss. Available only for car groups A1, A, AA, B1, B, BA, C, CD.
-    Personal Accident Insurance (PAI): Covers the tenant up to the amount of 15.000€ for death, total or partial disability and up to 1.000€ for hospital expenses.
-    Glass and mirror Protection (GP): Zero liability for damages on vehicle windscreen, side windows and outside mirrors.
During your booking you can choose the following extra features:

- Portable navigation system (GPS): Find your way easy with a portable GPS device. Available on request with an extra charge per day (maximum charge 10 days).
- Snow chains: Drive with no risk during the winter period. Available on request with an extra charge per day (maximum charge 10 days).
- Additional driver: Authorize another person to drive to your rented car. All authorized drivers are covered by the same insurances with the main driver. Available on request with an extra charge per day.
- Baby seats: According to the law, children must be seated in special seats, depending on their weight. We offer you two types of seats for maximum safety. Available on request with an extra charge per day (maximum charge 10 days).
In case you have additional insurance coverage from your credit card, a third party insurance company or your travel agency you should be aware that we do not assume in any way your compensation. Any damage or accident should be paid according to the liability amounts per car group and then you can claim for a refund from your insurance. If you wish not to pay for accidents or damages, you must buy an addition insurance coverage directly from DRIVE.
All our offices are open from 8:00 to 21:00. You can collect or return a vehicle beyond our operating hours with an extra charge of €24.
To complete your reservation you must pay by credit card, debit card or PayPal the deposit. Upon collection of the vehicle you can repay the remaining amount with your credit card, debit card or cash.
If your reservation was directly from our website at www.drive-hellas.com and you wish to cancel it or change it you can log in to your account and do so. You can also call us at +30 2310 472600 or email us at rentacar@drive-hellas.gr. Do keep in mind that in some cases the deposit is not refundable. If you made the booking through another website or travel agent should respectively contact the responsible agency.
In case of cancellation up to 15 days before the date of collection, the full amount of the deposit is refunded. For cancellations in less than 15 days from the date of collection, the deposit is not refundable.

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  • HEAD OFFICE: 7.5 km Thessaloniki-Moudania road
  • PC 570 01 Thessaloniki, Greece
  • +30 2310 472600
  • rentacar@drive-hellas.gr
  • Open hours: Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00, Sunday 08:00-14:00 & 17:00-20:00