Zakynthos is a gorgeous island with plenty to enjoy so see it all with our great value car rental and enjoy a number of built in extras!
Located on the island commonly referred to as Zante and situated only a short 10 minute drive from the town centre, collect a hire car as soon as you arrive to ensure you can fully explore this beautiful island.
Zakynthos is well known for its great beaches and pulsing night life making it a top choice for younger visitors and although families can enjoy a nice holiday here, some other islands such as Corfu might be better suited. It does depend on personal choice however and regardless of your age, the town and remaining island have plenty to offer!
Following serious earthquakes in 1953, much of the town's original architecture was destroyed and ruins can still be found across the island. This meant that the town had to be rebuilt and whilst it has lost some of its historical significance, it's still great to explore and boasts plenty of restaurants and bars.
Journey up the hill of Bochali on foot from the town centre, and you will find some of the most amazing wonders of the island, complimented by a fantastic panoramic view of the whole city.
Enjoy a relaxing wander along the waterfront promenade, sunbathe and swim on the local beaches and traverse to the ruins of the Venetian Castle, an unmissable part of any trip to Zante. It sits on a hillside above the town and is both well preserved and educational.
Argassi can be found at the foot of Mount Skopos and is easily reached with a hire car. The beach stretches along the entire town, so there is plenty of beautiful white sand to laze on. Nearby there are a number of churches you could visit and the promenade is nice for an afternoon stroll.
The bustling city of Laganas is perhaps one of the best known resorts on the island and is worth a visit if you fancy a lively night out; the beaches here are also stunning and there is plenty to occupy everyone during the day too. The beach is a known nesting spot for turtles so you could spend some time watching this fascinating creature in its natural environment. Alternatively, learn to scuba dive or challenge your friends or family on the go kart track.
Locate the famous church of San Dionisio and travel to the countless museums here. The fantastic squares are definitely worth visiting, head to a café or bar, relax and enjoy the scenery. The quiet resort of Alikanas is also worth a visit for a meal at one of the fantastic tavernas specialising in fish.
The IATA code for Zakynthos Airport is ZTH.
"Service was quick and efficient. Car was ready and waiting at airport and Thrifty reception was friendly and helpful. Car was very small but we managed and it was probably better to manoeuvre on some of the narrow winding lanes. Struggled a little on some of the steeper mountain roads,but managed. Very happy with all aspects of service and would definitely use again."
Linda O'brien 1 week ago
"The service was fantastic auto union manager was very helpful and very friendly he helped us out a lot ago was the minibus as we had brought to many bags and could not get them in two cars. He saved the day to start of our holiday"
Glen Silva De Melo
"I have to say the Enterprise bent over backwards to help they gave us a nine seater mini bus as our party arrived with to many bags just for two cars. The manager was very helpful and did not charge us extra. I would use this company excellent service"
Glen Silva De Melo
"After 6 days on Zakynthos the hire car developed a flat battery. Within 25 minutes of ringing the agents a replacement car was delivered to us and we were on our way - First class service"