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Terms and Conditions

Minimum Rental Period:

The minimum rental period is 24 hours (one day).

Driver’s Age:

Minimum rental age is 23 years on last birthday with at least two years experience on a full driving license, drivers under 23 years of age may rent a car, at our discretion, for an additional daily charge of €10 on the official pricelist. The maximum rental age is 75 years.

Driving License:

The drivers must hold a valid driver’s license issued in the European Union. Drivers from outside of the European Union require an international driver’s license. All drivers must have held their driver’s license for a minimum of 2 years.

Terms of payment:

Full payment to be made when you collect the vehicle either by cash, Visa or Master card.

Vehicle Use:

Normal cars (jeeps excluded) are not allowed on unpaved (non-asphalt) roads. If we find a normal car being driven on unpaved roads, or the car is photographed off road, we will reclaim the vehicle immediately, without notice and no refund will be made for any unused days. If this is the case, there is a charge of 100 euros and you will be liable for the repair of any damage found on the undercarriage, wheels and tyres of the vehicle, plus the replacement cost of any filters and the cost of any special cleaning.

Delivery of the vehicle:

It is the responsibility of the renter to check the condition of the vehicle and to ensure that any existing damage is recorded on the Rental Agreement when taking delivery of the vehicle. Any damages not recorded on the Rental Agreement and found when the vehicle is returned will become the responsibility of the renter.

Return of the vehicle:

Unless otherwise stated on the Rental Agreement the vehicle is to be returned to the rental office from which it was taken. If the vehicle is taken from Thessaloniki Airport and returned to Thassos or vice versa there is a standard additional charge of €50. In the event that the vehicle is returned late there is a charge of ¼ days rental for every hour over the recorded time on the Rental Agreement. If the vehicle is returned with the interior in a very dirty condition a charge of €15 will be made for cleaning.

Early Return of the vehicle:

The duration of your rental starts and finishes according to the pick-up and drop-off dates and times detailed on your contract, the price of which will be confirmed at time of booking and is calculated on the basis of 24-hour units. Unfortunately Potos Car Rentals S.A. is unable to make refunds for vehicles, in case of late pick-upearly return or unused days. 


The vehicles must be returned with the same level of fuel as recorded on the Rental Agreement. Fuel left in the tank is non refundable.

Breaches of the law:

All penalties or fines are the responsibility of the renter.

Travel on Ferry Boats:

Travel on ferry boats is strictly forbidden unless otherwise stated on the Rental Agreement.

Pet Policy:

We allow on request housebroken pets to ride in rental vehicles with no additional fees provided they are properly contained in a travel kennel, container or cage at all times. For the health and comfort of subsequent renters of the vehicle who may be allergic to animal dander, the vehicle must be returned in its original condition with no animal hair or feathers anywhere in or on the vehicle. Renters whose vehicles require a detailed cleaning to remove animal hair or address sanitary issues will be assessed with a €40 fee. 

Mileage limitation for short term rentals.

Cross Border Rentals strictly forbidden.

Baby/child seats cost €2 per day each and boosters are provided free of charge.

GPS available €4 per day. 

In case of an accident or damage to a vehicle:

  • Inform Potos Car Rentals S.A. immediately.
  • Do not acknowledge responsibility in anyway.
  • Report the accident to the police and make an accident report.
  • Collect the names, addresses and phone numbers of any involved parties and any witnesses.
  • Do not remove the car unless officially asked by the traffic police or the representative of the insurance company to do so.

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW):

The following insurance cover is included in our rental prices:

  1. Death and injury for all third parties and passengers of the rental car from Potos Car Rentals S.A. up to the maximum of €1.220.000.
  2. Third party property damages up to the maximum of €1.220.000.
  3. Drivers Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) provides cover for injury or total disability up to the maximum of €12.000.
  4. Full fire and theft insurance for the rental car.

If you are responsible for an accident or damage to the rental car from Potos Car Rentals S.A. the following maximum payment is applicable:

Categories Payment up to

A, A1, B


B1, C, D, E, G, S, S1


F, F1, J


Full Damage Waiver (FDW):

You may avoid the above excesses by making a daily payment of:


Daily Payment

A, A1, B


B1, C, D 


E, G, S, S1, L



F1, J  €10,00

Insurance coverage for the underside of the vehicle (WUG):

The following items are not covered by the Insurance Policy and if damaged, lost, or stolen will be charged to the renter: underside, wheels, tires, antenna, all glass and windows, mirrors, windscreen wipers, interior panels of the car, upholstery, radio-CD, baby seats, child seats and flat batteries caused by negligence (e.g. leaving lights on while the car is unattended).

You may for an additional daily charge of €3 for A, A1, B, €4 for B1, C, D, €5 for E, G, S, S1, L, F and €10 for F1, J, insure the above Wheels, Underside, and Glass (WUG). 

*Please note that Potos Car Rentals S.A. and the insurance do not accept liability for loss, theft or damage to personal items in a vehicle.


All insurances are void and you are responsible for full payment of all damages, including third party damages if:

  1. You are under the influence of drugs or alcohol or any substance which may impair your consciousness or ability to react.
  2. You fail to stop after an accident or fail to report an accident to Potos Car Rentals S.A., or the Police (tel. 100).
  3. The vehicle is used for any illegal purposes, e.g. smuggling, theft, illegal haulage or commercial use.
  4. Driving whilst overloaded (four seat belts = four passengers).
  5. The car is being driven by someone not named on the rental agreement.
  6. The vehicle is used for races or any other competition.
  7. The car is driven on unauthorized roads, for example non-asphalt roads or beaches.
  8. You are in breach of any Greek traffic laws.