AVIS Car Rental at Chania Airport

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AVIS Car Rental at Chania Airport
AVIS Car Rental at Chania Airport

Rated 8.4 out of 10

81 / 100
Avg. Wait
15 mins
Quality of Vehicle
81 / 100
Desk Service
88 / 100
flag Vehicle Pickup
86 / 100
Vehicle Drop Off
85 / 100

In Terminal

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AVIS Car Rental Services at Chania Airport

Chania Airport is also commonly referred to as the Ioannis Daskalogiannis Airport, after a famous Cretan rebel of the 18th century, and has the official airport code of CHQ. The airport is located nearby Souda Bay, on the Greek island of Crete, and only 10 km from the city of Chania. Alternative names are also used for Chania, such as Hania or Khania. Chania Airport serves the western coastal region of the island, and is a very popular arrival point for business professionals and tourists, as the city of Chania is the center of commerce for this region of Crete, and is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in Greece. Passengers who wish to explore the island are advised to hire a car, from one of the car rental companies at the airport, such as Avis. Avis is a world wide car hire company, with a wide variety of vehicles for hire.

The office of Avis Chania Airport is open from Monday to Sunday, between the hours of 07:00 and 22:00, and is found in the arrivals area of the airport. At this Avis rental location, all primary renters are required to be at least 21 years of age, and to have held their valid drivers license for a minimum period of one year. However, certain vehicle categories have a minimum age restriction of 25, and these include the car groups J (4 Wheel Drive), M, N, O and P (Luxury) and L (Full Size Van). A young driver fee is applicable for primary renters between the ages of 21 and 24, as well as to all younger drivers registered on the rental contract. This is a daily charge, up until a maximum of ten rental days.

When hiring a vehicle from Avis, ensure that you have all the correct documentation on hand. In terms of a drivers license, Avis accepts most local licenses, but an International Driving Permit may be required for foreign renters. This type of license should be acquired from the local authorities in your hometown or city before leaving for Chania Airport. The primary renter is also responsible for providing adequate insurance for the Avis rented car, such as Collision Damage Waiver and Theft Protection. Although these insurances should be purchased locally from Avis (in order to reduce or even remove the insurance excess), they are optional insurances at this rental location. A customer's credit card company may also provide insurance for a rented vehicle. A major credit card, for example, American Express, Diners Club/Amoco Torch, MasterCard/Eurocard or Visa, is required for rental payments, or customers may use an Avis Charge Card. Debit cards are not accepted at Avis, Chania Airport.

All further details regarding Avis Chania Airport car hire terms and conditions at are available online, at www.avis.com. On this website, customers will also find a list of vehicle categories offered at this rental location, and are able to view pictures of example vehicles in each category. Especially during the busier summer months of the airport, passengers are advised to make an advanced vehicle reservation from Avis website, in order to ensure the availability of their ideal car. There may even be a discount offered for an early reservation, or for making car hire arrangements online.

Additional car hire services, or items of equipment, should also be arranged as early as possible from Avis. At Chania Airport, one-way hire services are popular among passengers who will need to stay at another location, and who will not be returning to the airport. They will then return their vehicle to another Avis rental location, nearer to their final destination. One-way car rentals are generally free of charge if the vehicle is returned to the same city, but may have additional costs if the return location is further away. However, it is more convenient than needing to drive back to Chania Airport.

Additional items of equipment for hired vehicles may include child seats, luggage racks, a satellite navigation system or hand controls for disabled drivers. At Avis Chania Airport, hand controls can be acquired from a number of car rental companies, and will be suitable for those with a lower limb deficiency. The device operates the accelerator and brake pedals of certain automatic vehicles, and may come equipped with a steering wheel knob as well. Hand controls should always be booked well in advance of your arrival at the airport.

In Greece, and at Chania Airport, Avis offers smaller vehicles such as the Citroen C1, Renault Clio and Citroen C3 as Mini and Economy vehicles, with excellent rental rates and fuel efficiency. Smaller cars have three or five doors, and seat up to four passengers. They also come with a manual transmission and air conditioning, which is a welcomed feature in the warmer months of the year. Alternative vehicle categories from Avis include Compact, with vehicles such as the Toyota Prius and Opel Astra, and Fullsize, consisting of vehicles similar to the Audi A4 Turbo 1.8. There are also Premium vehicles available, and ideal for business travelers, which include the Mercedes E200, and larger sized vans capable of seating up to nine passengers and storing at least five large luggage items. An example of a Fullsize Van is the Renault Trafic, and an Intermediate Van is the Fiat Doblo 1.4, with room for seven people.

Avis at Chania Airport can provide further details regarding the services mentioned, as well as information about benefits when renting a car from their company, such as the Avis Preferred membership.

Address: Chania International Airport
Chania, Crete Island, 73100

Telephone Number: (+30) 28210 63080

Where is the AVIS Rental Desk at Chania Airport?

Map of AVIS rental desk at Chania Airport

What are AVIS Opening Hours at Chania Airport ?

Day Open Close
Monday 08:00 23:59
Tuesday 08:00 23:59
Wednesday 08:00 23:59
Thursday 08:00 23:59
Friday 08:00 23:59
Saturday 08:00 23:59
Sunday 08:00 23:59

The AVIS Rental Desk at Chania Airport is located at:

Avis Europe Franchise

International Airport, Crete Chania, 73100, 0

Tel: +302821440118

Rental Desk Location: In Terminal

Both the vehicle and hire desk/counter are located inside the terminal.

What rental cars are available from Avis at Chania Airport?

The rental cars available from Avis at Chania Airport are:

What are the cheapest rental cars available from Avis at Chania Airport?

The lowest priced rental cars from Avis at Chania Airport per category are:

What convertible car rentals does Avis offer at Chania Airport?

What manual/stick-shift car rentals does Avis offer at Chania Airport?

Avis offer the following manual/stick-shift cars:

Nearby AVIS Car Rental Pick-up and Drop-Off Locations

Avis at Crete - Chania - Downtown

78, Karamanli Avenue, 5th Klm From Chania Down Town To Suda Port, Crete, 73100
+ 4 other companies...

12.13 KM


Avis at Crete - Platanias

Main Road, Crete / Platanias, 73100
+ 3 other companies...

21.97 KM


Avis at Crete - Rethymno

22, Sofokli Venizelou Str, Rethymnon
+ 14 other companies...

35.41 KM


Avis at Crete - Heraklion

97, Ikarou Str Nea Alikarnassos, Heraklion, 71601
+ 10 other companies...

94.01 KM


Avis at Crete - Airport - Heraklion

Meeting Point Opposite Arrival Hall, Heraklion
+ 30 other companies...

95.33 KM


What is the fuel policy when renting a car from AVIS at Chania Airport?

Code Description
FULLFULL Fuel: Pick up and return full.

*Some companies may offer alternative fuel policies on request.

What additional equipment can I rent with a rental car from AVIS at Chania Airport?

Item Daily Price
Child toddler seat
4.29 EUR
7.14 EUR
Infant child seat
4.29 EUR
Snow chain set
3.57 EUR

* Prices shown are approximate based on currency conversion. Please check at time of booking.
* Some companies may offer additional equipment at the rental desk.

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Car Brands Available to Rent from Avis at Chania Airport

Avis has 25 different types of vehicles from 25 manufacturers available to hire at Chania Airport.