Cyprus is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe and worldwide. Gorgeous beaches, stunning food, and culture you’ll never stop loving to explore. Cyprus is the 3rd biggest island in the Mediterranean and it offers something for every type of traveler.
The size of the island lends itself to being explored by car. A car will give you the freedom, ease and flexibility to explore and love every bit of it.
It is essential that you have a full valid driving license to hire a car in Cyprus. All providers will require also that you’ve held this license for at least 1 year.
If your license was issued outside of Europe, you may also need to obtain an IDP, also called an international driving permit to present upon collection. If you do need an IDP you still need to bring your normal driving license.
Almost all car hire providers in Cyprus will require that a security deposit is left when you collect the car. A security deposit will need to be left on a valid credit card in the name of the main driver. These security deposits can be a wide variety of amounts ranging from 300 Euros to 2000 Euros. Confused about how security deposits work? Go here for a detailed look at how car hire security deposits work.
Most car hire providers we work with across Cyprus require that you be at least 21 years old at the time of collection. If you need to hire a car and you won’t be 21 at the time of collection, give our reservations team a call and we’ll try our best to help.
Minimum age requirements also vary between providers with some providers requiring that you be at least 25 to hire, it’s always best to double-check the specific requirements for your provider while booking to make sure you won’t leave disappointed at the desk.
If you’re over the age of 74 it’s also a good idea to check the upper age requirements of the provider you’re booking with. Some providers have different requirements If you’re over the age of 74.
Hiring a car in Cyprus is the easiest and best way to make the most of this Mediterranean sunshine-filled gem. Whether you’re looking to explore and soak up the culture or simply want to hit the beach and enjoy the sun, hiring a car will make your time in Cyprus easier and more stress-free than ever before.