Note: Please remember that leaving Santorini on a rented vehicle is not allowed.

Santorini Car Hire by Damigos Rent a Car - Frequently Asked Questions for Car Hire in Santorini

Reservations and general information
How can I make a reservation to you?

Reservations can be made using the request form, by email or phone. The details of a valid credit card belonging to one of the passengers are retained as a booking guarantee. Upon completion of the booking, Damigos Rent a Car is entitled to charge a 50% advance on the entire cost of the booking for bookings of 2 days and more. The entire amount is charged for 1-day bookings.

Car Insurance includes?

The car rental rate includes the Third Party Liability insurance. 
Optional Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).

Can I have extra drivers?

Yes you can have extra drivers, as long as we have been informed in advance.

Are child/baby seats provided?

Child/baby seats are available for free upon request.

Rate Includes?

Delivery/Collection at any place in Santorini (port, airport, hotel, any spot),
Unlimited mileage,
Additional drivers,
Third Party Insurance,
Roadside assistance,
Maps of Santorini Island,
Child/baby car seat,
Safe and well maintained cars.

Is international driving license a prerequisite?

International driving license is not considered as a prerequisite as long as the national license is valid.

Are there any age limits for the driver?

The driver needs to be at least 21 years old and have had a driver’s license for at least one year.

Do you have automatic cars?

Yes we have the KIA Picanto and the Hyundai Accent with an automatic gearbox.

Can I extend my reservation?

Yes, you are able to extend your reservation. Please contact us in order to arrange the extension.

Is full insurance available?

Yes, of course you can have a full insurance option during your reservation. Full insurance Collision Damage Waiver is a service that reduce your liability for damaging the car, its parts and its accessories as long as the car is used in accordance with the terms and conditions of the rental agreement. The waiver carries an excess of 500 Euros. That means, your liability concerns the first 500 euro in case of an accident. The excess excludes glass (windows etc), tyres and any damage.

What are your operating hours?

The operating hours of our office are 8:00 to 21:00 (GMT +2) 7 days a week.

Do I need a special license to drive either the ATV or a scooter?

The ATV requires a car driver license, where the scooter requires a motorbike license.

What happens in case of cancellation of my reservation? Is there any additional charge?

If you cancel up to 7 days before the arrival date, the entire amount paid in advance will be refunded.
If you cancel within 6 days or less of the arrival date, the advance will not be refunded.

What happens in case of no show in order to collect the vehicle? Is there any additional charge?

If you do not appear to collect the vehicle, the vehicle will remain available at the pick-up location for 24 hours. If you do not contact us within 24 hours, the booking will be cancelled and the vehicle will be released for hire again. The advance is non-refundable in this case.

Delivery and Collection of the car
How will I recognize you?

Depending on the Delivery & Collection locations you have chosen, there will be a representative from Damigos Car Rental Services holding a card with your name. In order for the Damigos Rent a Car member to identify you, please have your ID card and drivers license with you.

Can the car be delivered or collected beyond working hours?

No, the car must be collected or delivered within the operating hours, 8:00 till 21:00 (GMT+2)

Where am I able to drop off or pick up the car?

You are able to pick up and drop off the car anywhere in Santorini (port, airport, hotel, any spot on Santorini). There is no charge for the delivery and the collection.

Upon pick up, is fuel provided?

Yes, fuel is provided upon pickup. There are many petrol stations around the island. On drop off, the car needs to have the same amount of fuel as it had on pick up.

Information during your car rental period
Can I transport a rental car on boat to another island?

No, you are not allowed to transport the car outside of the island.

What do I do in case of car breakdown or accident?

Damigos Rent a Car provides 24/7 roadside assistance. In case of car breakdown or accident, just give us a call and a team of experienced mechanical engineers will take care the rest. Also, keep in mind to file an Accident Report along with the third party motor vehicle driver, if involved, so you can claim the car damage waiver. Please read carefully the section on Car Insurance, stated on this web site.

Car Return
If I return the car earlier, do I get reimbursed?

No, we do not reimburse.

Are there any penalties for a delayed drop off?

In this scenario, you need to contact us so that we can determine whether the car is going to be available. If the car is not reserved, you will be charged on the usual rate for the extra days. The car must be returned at the time which was previously agreed.

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