Cyprus

Car hire in Cyprus

A hire car with SIXT in Cyprus is the perfect way to see the whole island. With water surrounding you from all directions, SIXT has the ideal vehicle for you to get to know the terrain - be it a sporty convertible to soak up the rays, or a rugged 4x4 to explore historic landscapes. With affordable vehicles ranging from economy cars to high-end brands, SIXT’s friendly, English-speaking staff will tailor-make your car hire package in Cyprus to suit your needs. With several branches of SIXT conveniently spread across the island at all major cities, including at Larnaca Airport and in Nicosia, you can rest assured that you will be well taken care. 

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SIXT services in Cyrus

Explore our extensive range of brand-new cars that start with economy city zippers and family cars, into convertibles and 4x4’s. Our fleet includes reputable brands such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz and many others. With SIXT you can hire a car in Cyprus for one-day business trips or longer holiday stays, with flexibility of extension if needed. Family holidays in Cyprus are no problem with added extras such as child car seats. Navigate the terrain with sat nav and add an additional driver to reduce the driving load. 

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Driving Tips in Cyprus

Remember that in Cyprus you must drive on the left-hand side and overtake on the right, it is also prohibited to eat or drink anything while driving! 

Under-25 car hire

Although there will be a surcharge, drivers as young as 21-years old can hire a car in Cyprus, though licence requirements still stand. 

Flexible Hire

If you decide to pay on arrival simply select so while booking, you’ll also gain the benefit of free cancellation any time with this option 

Payment Methods

Our Cyprus branches accept all major forms of credit card including American Express; however, we do not accept debit cards, cash or prepaid cards.  

Driving Licence

In Cyprus it’s required that any renter has held a valid licence for at least 3 years and it must be accompanied by an ID such as your passport.  

Tolls

There are no tolls to pass through in Cyprus so no need to worry or plan for that, within the cities the parking system is very straightforward and runs on hourly costs.  

Best places to visit in Cyprus

  • Paphos: Paphos is a Southwestern coastal region with the mildest temperatures in Cyprus. Known as the shores from which Aphrodite rose, the region is dedicated to several sites in her honour. Not only does Paphos boast gorgeous coastal lines and a busy harbour, but also some of the worlds’ most historical ruins can be found here. A history lovers' playground. 
  • Larnaca: For lovers of a lively holiday experience, the bustling city of Larnaca on the Southern coast of Cyprus is lined with idyllic beaches peppered with palm trees. With museums, castles, theatres, music festivals and water sports all being attractions in Larnaca, there is something for everybody. Perhaps visit the Zenobia shipwreck, thought to be one of the best wreck sites in the world. 
  • Nicosia: Nicosia, is the capital of Cyprus, with Northern Nicosia being the major region for arts, culture, education and finance. The city has grown in terms of tourism to make for a thoroughly entertaining trip. Gothic and Ottoman architecture lines the streets while shops, nightlife and malls are widely available to enjoy. It is also home to the legendary walled city of Sarayonu Square. 

FIND OUT WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY ABOUT US!

Denise R.

Car was good, okay service overall. However, they gave us weird advice on the first gear. They told us never to leave the car in first gear and never to put it in first gear while driving, which is very weird, especially in a hilly environment.

I asked for a car with the smallest mileage, and they gave me a NEW car! Very good and fast service. My reservation was within non-working hours (on Sunday at 10AM), and from 9AM the manager has been waiting for me to give a car. Took a deposit from the debit card, it worked fine. Worth the money, especially for 1-day rent.

Chris F.

Couldn't really fault them.

 

Rented a VW Golf which was nice and clean inside and out upon collection and easily accommodated my family of 5 with 4 suitcases plus 5 rucksacks.

 

Car came with a full tank of petrol and although the trim was basic, it suited us perfectly for a 2 week holiday.

 

Pick up was easy and drop off was even easier.

Or A.

At the first moment when we arrived, Vasula and Joanna welcomed us and were very kind and warm. They described us carefully whatever we need in order to start our trip in the best way. Definitely can’t be a better experience, thank you.

Domenico F.

Good customer service and excellent pickup and drop off service directly outside on the upper section of the airport

Adrian B.

Fair prices. Deposit gave back few days after, even though I rented with them for few months. All time treated well. Would come back.

Stephen G.

Got a good deal on a Kia Stonic from Paphos airport via Skyscanner. No queue at the desk meant that sorting the car was fast and the chap in the car park had no other customers so we got our car quickly. The condition report was done in person and a copy emailed to me immediately.

 

Nothing wrong with the car - it handled everything we needed though some roads in Cyprus are more like stoney tracks so one needs to be reasonably confident.

 

Return was equally easy. Just waiting on my deposit back.

 

Note to drivers in Cyprus: after 5pm many petrol station shops shut and so fuel is only available via pre-pay. So if you pay for 50EUR but only use 10EU, you will lose the remaining 40EUR. Not the fault of one particular station but a general principle, certainly near Paphos airport. It's not the fault of the attendant. So try to work out how much fuel you need first.

Tamara H.

Carl was incredibly helpful and patient

Highly recommend this company for travellers looking for great service and peace of mind

Spyros S.

The night team especially Carl are absolutely great. They have swapped cars for us if ever there's been a problem and the daytime team were so accommodating when we realised we needed an extra hour with the car. Highly recommend. 🤗

Aldo da R.

We rent the car with Flizzr, serviced by Sixt, with full coverage. On arrival Sixt desk questioned the coverage explaining that Flizzr insurance was more of a thing between us and them, all very foggy. We were offered an upgrade for 50€, which we accepted (auto shift, air conditioning) and a long series of insurance coverings, which we denied. The rent was smooth and the car very good. Check out process went smooth, with nearly no questions.

Lorenzo A.

Big thumb up for the Team of Sixt Limassol!

Very helpful, super accommodating and willing to find the best solution for your needs.

Definitely recommend if you have to rent here in town.

GEORGE T.

Quick service, pick up location next to the airport. I feel price was a bit overpriced but it is a free market

Cookie 2.

Professional. Great cars.

Omer Mohammed (.

I had a good experience, perhaps I have the corporate agreement with them, but the staff seem oaky, a little rough around the edges.. But that can be down to the type of day they are having, in my experience all good!

Leonardo L.

Smooth pick up and drop off. No pushy selling of upgrades and add ons at pick up (it was 2am to be fair). Car was in good condition and tank very full (in fact I think the petrol station at the airport routinely overfills cars).

Mark M.

We got good and welcoming service. To pick-up the car took just a minute.

The prices are reasonable and the car was satisfactory.

Big C.

Easy process and friendly staff.

German S.

The company representative at the airport was amazing, there was no wait time and we got the keys really fast. The guy at the parking lot wasn't all that great, he just threw the child seats into the car and basically told as to attach them ourself, this is bad service - hence 4/5.

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Vast Fleet Of Premium Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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