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  • We would like to inform you that to ensure the safety of our customers we are taking all necessary prevention measures for COVID-19. Our cars are sanitized daily and after each rental while our staff is wearing protective masks and gloves.

General Terms

DRIVING LICENSE: The rented car driver must hold a driving license issued at least one year before the rental date. The driver must hold either a driving license issued by a European Union Member State or else an international driving license.
AGE OF THE DRIVER: The minimum age limit is 23 years for all car categories.
GUARANTEE: The drivers must be holders of a credit card for reasons of guarantee. If they do not hold a credit card, in spcial circumstances only,  they may be able to rent only cars belonging to categories A, B or C after depositing a guarantee in debit card for the rental, in addition to the rental fee, which shall be refunded to them at the end of the rental. 
MINIMUM RENTAL PERIOD: One day (24 hours). Each hour of delay upon completion of the 24-hour rental shall be charged with 1/6 of the daily rental fee.
PETROL: The lessee must deliver the car with the same petrol quantity as it accepted it.
KILOMETRES: For rentals of 3 or more days, mileage is unlimited. For rentals up to 2 days clients need to choose the option "unlimited" while booking online. Otherwise rentals of 2 days or less include 100km.
BORDER CROSSING: It is allowed in certain individual cases, following approval.
CHANGES: In certain special cases, the company is entitled to change the type of the car.
TRANSPORTATION BY SHIP: It is allowed, in the driver’s responsibility.
ACCEPTANCE FROM - DELIVERY TO DIFFERENT LOCATIONS: Available option, by paying a special fee, upon request. 
SPECIAL OFFERS/DISCOUNTS: Special offers are only valid for the indicated dates/vehicles/locations. No more than one (1) special offer can be applied in a car rental rate.
PAY NOW: All “pay now” reservations are non refundable.
TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS: All traffic tickets and any other consequences shall burden the lessee.
SECOND DRIVER: Adding a second driver in the rental agreement entails surcharge of 5euro per day (VAT included) and such fee is charged for 10 days maximum (i.e. 50euro).
GPS: Available upon reservation at a rate of 10euro per day (VAT included) for rental periods shorter than 3 days and at a rate of 5euro per day for rental periods exceeding 3 days.
CHILDREN SAFETY SEATS: Available upon reservation at a rate of 5euro per day (VAT included) and such fee is charged for  maximum 35euro.
SNOW CHAINS: Available upon reservation at a rate of 5euro per day (VAT included) and such fee is charged for 10 days maximum (i.e. 50euro).
RATES: The rates posted on the website may change without notice. 
QUOTES: Quotes are valid only for seven days. If the seven days have passed then customers should ask to be offered a new one that is valid.

Car Incurance

Rental fees include:

  • Local Taxes and Vat
  • Road Assistance
  • Third party insurance
  • Collision Damage Waiver Insurance (C.D.W)Collision damage waiver insurance means that Kosmos rented vehicle is insured towards collision damages(material damages) also caused by the renter, but with an excess amount to pay. 

The Excess Amount for Collision is (CDW):

  • € 800,00 for (Category A, B and C)
  • € 1.000,00 for (Category C1, D, D1, E, E1, H, H1)
  • € 1.200,00 for (Category M1, H3, F, F1)
  • € 1.600,00 for (Category H2, F1, V, V1, V2)

Not included in Rental Rates:

Super CDW (SCDW):

  • € 10,00 for (Category A, B and C) extra per day
  • € 12,00 for (Category C1, D, D1, E, E1, H, H1)) extra per day
  • € 15,00 for (Category M1, H3, F, F1) extra per day
  • € 20,00 for (Category H2, F1, V, V1, V2) extra per day

Excess Amounts after purchasing Super CDW (SCDW):

  • € 100,00 for (Category A, B and C)  + VAT
  • € 150,00 for (Category C1, D, D1, E, E1, H, H1) + VAT
  • € 200,00 for (Category M1, H3, F, F1) + VAT
  • € 250,00 for (Category H2, F1, V, V1, V2)  + VAT


No insurance coverage shall apply to:


  • Damage caused to the car's tires, windscreen, windows or bottom.
  • Loss or theft of personal items kept in the car.
  • Any damage caused to the car during transportation by ship or other means.
  • Any incident taking place while the driver is under the influence of alcohol or narcotics.
  • Accidents caused by a driver who has not been stated in the rental agreement.

Cancellation Policy:

When you make a PAY NOW reservation you will be charged with 100% of the amount of the reservation and it will be non refundable. When you make a PAY ON COUNTER reservation you will be asked to submit your credit card number through our secure server. The reservation will be confirmed through a reply e-mail. We will charge 15% of the total sum to your credit card and that amount will be kept as a deposit. 
In the event of cancelling 3 days or more prior to your arrival date, no cancellation penalties will be incurred and the deposit will be returned. 
For any cancellations made less than 3 days prior to your arrival date we will use the 15% as a penalty charge. 
The remaining payment amounts will be processed in Greece by Kosmos Rent a Car upon your arrival.
(For no obligation inquires, no credit card or deposit is required) 

Age Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 23

Additional Drivers

  • 1 additional drivers permitted
  • Minimum Age for Additional Drivers: 23

Fuel Policy

  • The lessee must deliver the car with the same petrol quantity as it accepted it. Fuel surcharges will apply if it is returned with less fuel than received

Deposit Requirements

  • Cash deposits are not accepted but only in special circumstances.
  • Kosmos Rent A Car accepts the following rental deposits: VISA, Master Card, AMEX, Diners Club

Payment Methods

  • Kosmos Rent A Car accepts the following methods of payment: VISA, Master Card, AMEX, Diners Club, Cash

One-Way Rentals

  • Vehicle drop-offs between Kosmos Rent A Car locations is permitted
  • Between Athens Centre (Kosmos Office) and Athens Port (Piraeus): Charge: € 15,00
  • Between Athens Centre (Kosmos Office) and Thessaloniki: Charge: € 500,00
  • Between Athens International Airport and Athens Centre (Kosmos Office): Charge: € 25,00
  • Between Athens International Airport and Thessaloniki: Charge: € 500,00
  • Between Athens Port (Piraeus) and Athens International Airport: Charge: € 25,00
  • Between Athens Port (Piraeus) and Thessaloniki: Charge: € 500,00

Optional Charges and Coverage

  • Baby Seat / Booster: € 5 per day
  • Personal Accident Insurance: € 5 per day
  • Personal Insurance: Coverage of drivers up € 3000 for total or partial disability.
  • Gps Navigation€ 10.00 per day
  • Snow Chains: € 5 per day
  • 2nd Driver: € 5 euro per day

Collision Damage Waiver


Kosmos Car Rental


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