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Although Corfu sits bathed in hot sun throughout the summer months it remains verdant and green thanks to reliable rainfall, making its natural beauty one of the main attractions for visitors. During cheap holidays to Corfu you can enjoy its sleepy fishing villages, expansive olive groves and modern urban areas where the tourist industry is booming.

Hiring A Car In Corfu

Many use car hire from Corfu Airport to traverse this picturesque Greek island and the hotels in Corfu tend to offer parking, although it is always sensible to check before you book. Traffic is a problem, as it is everywhere, but as long as you stick to off-peak driving and avoid the major towns it will not be too taxing to use car rental in Corfu to travel.

Places To Visit In Corfu

Whether you are heading to the beach, eating local cuisine in an authentic taverna, or taking the winding roads into the hilly hinterland, Corfu is a great place to spend some time. The major Corfu car hire firms will give you an inexpensive way of getting around and seeing as much as you possibly can, which is why you might consider it as something of an investment. Corfu is famous for its party towns, and you'll find some of the wildest in Kavos, Ipsos and Gouvia. For beautiful beaches, drive to Sidari or Paleokastritsa. Moraitika offers both nightlife and relaxing beaches. If you are looking for more ideas on what to see in Corfu we'd suggest checking out our blog.

General Advice on Hiring a Car

When you purchase car hire you are entering into a contract with your car hire company. Always check their terms and conditions before you buy to make sure you're aware of your responsibilities when you collect your car in Corfu, and any additional charges.

Here's a few things to watch out for:

  • Almost all car hire companies add a mandatory fee for drivers under the age of 25.
  • Check what level of insurance is included for the hire car in Corfu. In particular check how much the excess is (the amount you need to pay in the event of any accident) you may want to take out additional insurance.
  • Check what the fuel policy is with your car. Don't forget to fill up the tank before you drop it off if you've agreed to return it full!
  • Find out if there's a maximum daily mileage - especially if you're planning to do a lot of driving in Corfu!
  • You'll need to pay a deposit (or pre-approve one) to pick up the car. Most car rental companies will only accept credit cards for this.

  • If you'd like more advice on common charges (and what you can do to avoid them) read our complete guide to car hire.