To make your trip easier, we’ve put together some of the key road rules in Greece.

Which Side of the Road?

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In Greece, please drive on the RIGHT side of the road.

Speed Limits

For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
Urban areas: 31 mph (50 km/h)
Motorways: 68 mph – 80 mph (110 km/h – 128 km/h) – depending on the speed limits of the motorway
Rural areas: 55 mph (90 km/h)

Child Safety / Seatbelt Laws

It is compulsory for all inside the vehicle to wear a seatbelt.
Children between 3 and 11 years, measuring less than 135cm must be seated in an appropriate child seat for their size.
Please note – It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.

Compulsory Equipment in your Avis rental car

Fire extinguisher
Warning triangle
First-aid kit

Unique Country Driving Laws

License plates may be removed in cases of illegal traffic or parking, violation of road traffic rules and nonpayment of toll fees.
Your driver’s license may be removed if you talk on a mobile phone, if seat belts are not fastened, if you exceed speed limits and if you are drunk driving.

Emergency Services

Police 100
Ambulance 166
Fire Department 199
European Emergency Number 112

These rules are to be used as a guide and are subject to change. Please check with your Avis representative if you have any questions.
Your Avis representative can advise you on toll and road charges before leaving the Avis car hire location.