Should you rent a car in Athens? Athens might have famously tried to reduce its horrendous traffic problems by only allowing either order or even number plated cars to drive on any given day of the week, and the city also invested heavily in a metro system in the run-up to the 2004 Olympic Games. […]


Do I need a car in Corfu? Greek islands might not initially look like the sort of places where a hire car is a particularly good idea, because nowhere is particularly far from anywhere else, and the major resorts and places to visit tend to be relatively closely spaced along the shoreline. Local buses are […]


The Greek island of Kos is generally somewhere that we wouldn’t advise visitors to get a hire car, and there are two main reasons for this. The first and the most obvious reason is that this is one of the smaller Greek islands, where all of the towns and villages are relatively close to each […]

Rhodes (draft)

Do you need to hire car in Rhodes? The Greek island of Rhodes is just large enough for a hire car to be useful, although it’s far from essential. Bearing mind that if you are planning on getting around Rhodes by bus, buses on Greek islands only tend to operate between the major towns, in […]