Find out more about car hire in Kos Airport
Kos, also spelled as Cos, is a Greek island of the Dodecanese group. It is located in the Aegean Sea, west of Bodrum coast of Turkey. Kos is situated in the north-western part of the Dodecanese islands.
One can get to Kos via plane, ferryboat or cruise ships. This popular travel destination is served by the Kos Airport that caters to both domestic and international flights. Low-cost airlines such as the EasyJet, Ryanair, Thomas Cook, Norwegian, Jet2 and Norwegian have seasonal flights to Kos airport. However, travelers can take flights from and to domestic destinations such as the Rhodes, Heraklion and Athens. Regular domestic flights are served by several airlines: the Sky Express, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air. The airport is a major entry point to the island, and it can be very busy during touristy season.
Car hire offers the perfect way of discovering the island of Kos. Car rental services can be found in the Kos Airport. You can choose from a number of car rental companies that operate in the airport.
Avance Car Rental is a reliable car hire company that operates a station at the airport. But even before you arrive, you can make necessary arrangements through our online portal. You can conveniently book your rental well in advance, so you do not have to worry about going on long queues in the airport. You can also find great discounts and deals exclusive for online clients.
Getting around the island is easy, thanks to its decent network of roads. With rental cars, you can easily get to the different tourist attractions on the island. The island has one major road that stretches across the island. From the downtown, one can head out to the north-east to Kefalos or to the southwest. It would only take less than an hour to cover the 34-mile road networks.
Smaller, secondary roads make the northern part of Kos accessible. However, the southern parts of Kos island is not easily accessible by wheels because of its mountainous terrain. Basically, the road networks in Kos are in good conditions, with well placed signposts and safeguards. Roads and streets are free of intense traffic, so you can cruise idly through the road and enjoy the sceneries along the way.
Probably one of the challenges you’ll face in Kos town is the shortage in parking space. It is recommended that you choose smaller vehicles when booking from a rent a car service. Smaller vehicles are perfect for the narrow, winding and many times one-way streets at Kos. However, if you are travelling in large groups and plan to use very large hire cars, it may be best to entrust the steering wheel to an experienced local driver. At Avance Car Rental, you can choose to hire a driver so you are assured that you are in safe hands. But be assured as we provide a 24/7 road safety assistance service to ensure that our guests are safe throughout their stay in this amazing Greek island.