Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Do you need a car to visit Naxos?

Naxos is the biggest island of the Cyclades with many traditional villages, beautiful beaches and wonderful sights.

Access to most parts of the island requires a means of transport, so car hire is essential

  1. Should I rent a car to get around Naxos?

You definitely need a vehicle to get around the island.

Naxos is big in area with many mountainous and lowland areas.

By renting a car you will be safer, and you will explore Naxos with comfort and ease.

  1. What do you need to rent a car in Naxos?

Necessary conditions for the vehicle rental are:

  • The Renter must have a driver’s license for at least 2 years.
  • The Tenant must be between the ages of 23 and 68.
  • The Renter must have a credit card for the security of the vehicle.
  1. How long does it take to drive around Naxos?

Certainly, the tour of Naxos does not need hours but days.

There are many worthwhile places to visit and enjoy your vacation. A short tour will take at least 3 days.

  1. Is driving in Naxos difficult?

Driving in Naxos is not difficult, as there is the necessary traffic code signage.

The roads are relatively comfortable. Of course there are smaller roads, which need a little attention, but are not dangerous.

  1. How to find the best car for rent in Naxos?

At Naction Rent a Car you will find several car options.

There are various categories in small – economy, convertible, large – family cars and also SUV cars.You will definitely find the vehicle that will meet your needs and make your vacation easier.

  1. How much does it cost to rent a car on Naxos?

The rental cost is adjusted accordingly:

  • with the rental period (low – high season) and
  • depending on the type – category of vehicle.

To give an answer, we could say that for a small – economy car the price starts from 23.00 euros per day.

  1. How old do you have to be to rent a car in Naxos?

The vehicle renter should be within the following age limits: 23 – 68 years.

  1. Do you need an international license to drive in Naxos?

An international driving license is required.

But in cases where the driver’s license is imprinted in Latin characters, it is sufficient.

  1. Are there any additional costs when renting a car in Naxos?

Always when we want to rent a car, we wonder if there are additional charges that will burden our wallets.

At Naction Rent a Car you don’t have to worry about possible hidden charges, everything is clear.

The renter is charged only the price of the vehicle and some additional insurance

which he can choose.

Benefits such as an additional driver, child seats, delivery, and return to port/airport/hotel

are free.

The only additional charge is fuel, which is the renter’s responsibility.

  1. Are there any restrictions on where I can drive my rental car in Naxos?

Most of Naxos is accessible. This means that the roads are mostly paved. Of course, there are also cases where driving is prohibited. In some other cases, you should drive carefully.

Driving a rental car is prohibited on unpaved roads, in lakes and on the sand, on mountains and roads with sharp stones and deep potholes.

Ideally, driving is safe when driving on tarmac – main road.

Of course, there are also areas in Naxos that have preserved more natural beauty and have no asphalt.

Some of these areas have been designated as “Nature” and it is forbidden to pave them with asphalt.

These areas are seaside, such as Maragas, Plaka, Orkos, Mikri Vigla, and Aliko beaches.

Driving is allowed in these cases, but carefully.

  1. Is a manual transmission car available for rent in Naxos?

In Naxos, you will find many options and types of cars, ideal for every occasion.

Of course, most cars available are with a manual transmission.

In addition to manual transmission cars, there are also automatic cars.

So there are options that cover all customer needs.

  1. What type of insurance should I get for my rental car in Naxos?

All rental cars are already insured with simple insurance, also known as “Third Part Insurance”.

This insurance is not charged to the customer, it is provided free of charge.

As a good and fair option, it can be extra insurance, which is not expensive and provides the client with a partial exemption.

This insurance can be FDW, which is charged 8 euros per day, and with it, the renter is responsible for the first 300 euros of material damage to the vehicle.

In this case, the tenant benefits from an economical price that he has to pay daily and with a very good exemption.

In any case, this insurance is a fair and correct choice.

  1. Can I drop off the rental car at a different location than where I picked it up in Naxos?

This option is flexible!

Of course, it is possible, as long as the rental office is informed in time.

The renter can choose delivery and return of the vehicle to the following destinations:

  • Rental office
  • Port of Naxos
  • Naxos Airport
  • Naxos town
  • Hotel.
  1. What should I do if I have an accident with my rental car in Naxos?

In the case of an accident, the customer needs to remain calm.

Then call directly the car rental company where the vehicle was rented from.

In the second, he will have to call the police, so that they come and record the incident.

  1. Are there any restrictions on driving rental cars on Naxos Island?

The restrictions on driving rental cars are related to the age of the driver, and to the duration of holding a driver’s license.

Regarding the age limit, driving is allowed for ages 23 to 70.

The renter must have a driver’s license for at least 2 years.

As a final limitation, the development of a high-speed limit is not permitted, for the safety of our drivers and customers.

  1. Can I take my rental car on a ferry to other islands from Naxos?

Unfortunately, it is not easy and not at all safe to move the rental car outside of Naxos.

Understandably, the renter would like to visit another island and if he has rented a car he would like to take it with him.

But it’s not as simple as it sounds.

The company wishes to provide security to its customer and service.

In the case of an unforeseen issue (flat tire, breakdown, or even an accident) the company will not be able to serve its customer easily.

Therefore, for reasons of safety and good rental, it is not allowed to move the vehicle outside the island.

  1. How do I make a reservation for a rental car in Naxos?

Renting a car has now become the easiest task on your vacation more than ever!

The internet has greatly contributed to this convenience.

The interested renter can book a car online, through the company’s website, easily, quickly, and safely.

On the company’s website, he will find many options in cars, at the place and time he wishes, as well as various payment methods.

The terms of the booking and the security policy are completely understandable and this is a condition for someone to proceed with a booking without a second thought.

In addition to booking online, one can make a reservation over the phone,

via email and What’s App message.

  1. How do I cancel or modify my rental car reservation in Naxos?

There is certainly the possibility of modifying a reservation, always based on availability or canceling if the customer wishes.

In both cases, the customer should contact the car rental office and request any possible modification or cancellation.

The customer has the possibility of free cancellation 4 days before the date of the reservation.

  1. Do I need to return the rental car with a full tank of gas?

It doesn’t have to be that way.

The company asks the customer to return the rented vehicle in the same amount of gasoline with which he received it at the time of delivery of the vehicle.

Gas is covered by the renter and the company is not responsible.

  1. What is the process for pick-up and drop-off of the rental car in Naxos?

The vehicle pickup and drop-off process are very easy.

Usually, the customer has informed the company about the place and time of delivery and return of the vehicle.

The company personally informs each customer in detail about how the meeting with the company’s partner will take place to conclude a rental contract.

  1. Are there any rules regarding traffic, road safety, or speed limits on Naxos that I should

be aware of?

In Naxos, the European Road Traffic Code applies.

Surely one should pay attention to the speed limit.

No need to go over the limit. In any case, a normal speed is safe and reduces the chances of unpleasant situations.

  1. Are there any parking restrictions in Naxos?

Of course, there are parking restrictions.

Parking on the street is not allowed, as it makes it difficult for vehicles to move (traffic light) and for this, the customer may be charged a fee by the municipal police of Naxos.

Suggest parking the vehicles in private or public parking lots on the island.

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