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Car rental Volos
Car rental Volos

Introduction

At first sight, the Greek industrial city of Volos doesn't seem to offer much for tourists. Many people only come here to catch the ferry to the Sporades Islands: Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos. However, walk through the center and you will probably change your mind. Behind the boulevard along the coast, there's a pedestrian street with nice shops, cafés and restaurants, especially near the Agios Nicholaos Cathedral. From the Agios Konstantinos Church, on the boulevard, a beautiful park runs until the city beach Anavros. The city also houses a small, but interesting archeological museum.

Population

The city itself has approximately 70,000 inhabitants, but about 140,000 people live in the entire urban area of Volos and surroundings.

Location

The port city of Volos is located on the east coast of Greece, on a sheltered bay which is connected with the Aegean Sea. Thessaloníki lies over 300 kilometers north and the Greek capital Athens over 200 kilometers south. On the north side of town lies Mount Pelion (1651 meters), where three rivers rise which run through the city. West of town lies swampland.

Economy

Thanks to the port and its strategical location between densely populated areas (Athens and Thessaloníki), Volos is an important industrial center. Steel industry has a visible presence and there's also a large cement factory. The last few years, Volos focuses more on research & development. The CEnter for REsearch and TEchnology THessaly (CERETETH) is headquartered in Volos.

Airports

Volos Airport is named after its location: Nea Anchialos Airport. It's also called Volos Central Greece Airport or Volos Nea Anchialos Airport. It's situated 20 kilometers southwest of Volos and reachable by rental car via Route 30, or freeways E92 and E75. The way and the exit to the airport are clearly signposted along both roads.

Public Transport

Volos has good public city transport: twelve bus lines run through the city. There are also good interregional connections with other Greek cities, like Athens and Thessaloníki. The bus stations for city buses and interregional buses lie next to each other.

Traffic and Parking

There are some pedestrian streets in the city center, especially near the Agios Nicholaos Cathedral. Volos is a fairly busy city and it may be difficult to find a free parking place in the street. There's a large parking lot near the popular beach Anavros, but it may be full in summer. Alykes, southwest of the city center, is a quieter beach. From the center, it takes 5 minutes by rental car.

Hotels

Volos has a reasonable choice of accommodations. Most hotels can be found nearby the city beach Anavros, near the center, but there are also some guesthouses and hotels near Alykes Beach in Neas Pagases, southwest of Volos. Although the city isn't a tourist attraction, we advise booking your hotel room in advance if you want to stay in Volos in the summer.

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Frequently asked questions

Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Rental? at this location
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