Find out more about car hire in Patra – Araxos Airport
The third largest city of Greece, Patra is situated on the northern side of Peloponnese. The town is very busy because its port serves daily ferry schedules to and from Italy and the Ionian islands. Being a major transportation hub in this part of the Aegean, the city has a rich history. Remnants of the medieval times are evident in the city: the Roman Odeon, a Medieval Castle, and the Church of St. Andrew – the town’s patron.
The city has a spectacular natural beauty. The beach promenade is perfect for strolling around or just to sit back and enjoy the sea view. The city is also known for hosting lavish Carnival in Greece, as well as a major costume parade and many events. The beach resorts in the area are perfect for family holidays. For many tourists, the city center is a convenient starting point for road trips or tours to nearby towns such as Delphi, Mesolongi, Olympia and Nafpaktos.
Aside from the port, one can get to the city via the Patra Araxos Airport. The Araxos Airport is both a civilian and military airport situated near the Araxos cape, west of the city center. It serves air transport for the city of Patra and its nearby municipalities. The airport is about 20 minutes away from Patra city and 50 minutes away from Pyrgos city. At the airport, one can take bus service to get to Patra and other cities. However, the best way to enjoy the city is through driving your car.
Driving around Peloponnese offers a perfect holiday. No wonder many people choose to hire cars. If you are thinking about having a road trip, you should check out the great deals and cheap car rental services at Avance Car Rental.
At Avance Car Rental, we guarantee clients to have the best holiday experience. Our fleet includes cars that range in size, model and year. We have a comprehensive inventory, so you are sure you can find a suitable car for your travel needs. Many of our clients prefer to drive small cars such as Chevrolet Matiz, Nissan Tiida, Nissan Note and Audi A 4. But we also have large vehicles for groups or families. Choose from among the different models of 4x4s, minivans and station wagons.
To book or make reservations, you simply need to check our website. Select the vehicle that you will need for your travel. Fill out the online application form and supply us with necessary details. You may be requested to submit some requirements prior to the approval of your application. If you want a more customized travel arrangement, you can also call our hotline. Friendly travel agents will gladly assist you with your needs.
We accept reservations worldwide, so you can make advance booking or reservation even before you arrive. In fact, we even recommend advanced bookings as it allows us to allocate you with your preferred car. Contact us today, the city of Patra is waiting for you!