A rental car is the best way to get around Cyprus, especially if you want to go up in the mountains or to some of the small towns. I highly recommend having one!
Is it worth hiring a car in Cyprus?
It’s certainly worth hiring a car in Cyprus,especially with what you’ve been seeing for the price of a taxi. Theres an awful lot to see and if you go on organised trips it will cost you an awful lot of money. The hire car also gives you lots of opportunity to sort out your shopping etc.
What do you need to rent a car in Cyprus?
To rent a car in Cyprus, you must be at least 21 years old to drive in Cyprus (age may vary by car category) and have held your license for three years. Drivers under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge. There is a maximum age limit.
Is driving in Cyprus hard?
Driving Cyprus is also very easy and safe – even for scaredy cats like me – and I wouldn’t hesitate to rent a vehicle from Astra Car Rental again. Professional, friendly and well-organised, they made the whole thing a breeze and, dare I say it, even enjoyable!
How much is a rental car in Cyprus?
Cheap car rentals in Cyprus
Is it easy to drive in Cyprus?
If you are on the main roads or highways, they are virtually traffic free and very pleasant to drive on. Most of these roads are less than 10 years old so are in very good condition and make it very easy to get from one side of the island to the other with no fuss at all.
Are taxis expensive in Cyprus?
This is a very convenient (most taxis are Mercedes-Benz), but a slightly expensive option. For example, a taxi ride from Limassol to Larnaca Airport costs 50 euros. A ride to Paphos airport costs 40-45 euros. A ride around the city costs 10-12 euros.
Who can drive in Cyprus?
Anyone driving a motor vehicle (excluding mopeds) on the roads in Cyprus must be 18 years or older and have a valid driving licence. Some foreign-issued driving licences are valid in Cyprus indefinitely (provided certain requirements are met) and some are valid for a limited period.
Do I need an international driving permit in Cyprus?
The driving licence requirements in Cyprus state that you must have a full driving licence valid in your country of residence. You also must have an international driver’s licence.
What is the best month to go to Cyprus?
The best time to visit Cyprus is between May and June. Not only is it one of the driest periods of the year on the island, but it’s also nice and toasty – temperatures hover between 23 and 28 degrees, with up to 13 hours of sunshine a day.
Can you drive around Cyprus in a day?
You can drive all the way across Cyprus in just a few hours, so don’t limit yourself to just one place! You can choose to drive between the cities and stay in a new town every few nights, or base yourself in one of the cities and explore the island in a series of day trips.
What driving Licence do I need to drive in Cyprus?
You can legally drive in Cyprus with a full and valid UK driving licence. You don’t need an International Driving Permit, although it could provide extra peace of mind if you have one.