Conveniently located at the edge of Heraklion, Crete Airport, officially known as Nikos Kazantzakis Airport is the primary airport on the island of Crete in Greece. It is located around 5 km from the main city of Heraklion and offers basic customs facilities and a small parking lot. The airport is named after a Greek Writer and philosopher Nikos Kazantazakis and the 3 letter code of the airport is HER. Crete Airport offers a baggage check service at the airport, if you intend to check your baggage for a few hours you can do the same by spending a few Euro’s per baggage and your baggage will be in safe hands. Remember that after midnight, bags are charged for another day as well.
For the benefit of passengers, the airport offers a wide array of facilities in the departure area. Visitors can find an ATM, payphones, shops and many other places to help them get starting in Crete. There is also a restaurant and two duty free shops which are located in the departure areas for Schengen and non-Schengen countries. There are also baby changing facilities available. For business travelers, there is a luxurious conference facility as well at the Crete Airport. You can conveniently take a Crete Airport car hire for a transfer and trip around this beautiful island. With the ease of a Crete Airport car hire, there is no limit to the possibilities on a holiday to this huge Greek island. The VIP lounge is also located in the check-in area. The airport is disabled people friendly and has reserved parking space, ramps and toilets.
After taking the services of car hire Crete Airport, you can drive towards the best places on the island and in the city Heraklion. Your first stop could be Knossos, which is in Eastern Crete and has 3500 year old Minoan palace. You can also drive a car hire Crete Airport towards the Archaeological Museum which contains one of the world’s finest collections of jewelry, ceramics sculptures and much more. A few places you can easily drive with Crete Airport car hire includes Spinalonga Island and Agios Nikolaos. One of the most striking towns in Crete, Kritsa, Vai Beach and the Monastery of Toplou, Chania old town are really nice places to see. Visit Sitia and you are all set to enjoy the magnificent drive that will take you through some of the supreme scenery of Crete. On the Western part of the Crete, you can drive towards Chania old town which contains a small Archaeological Museum housed in a Venetian monastery. The main feature of West Crete is the White Mountains and Lefka Ori, which dwell in a nice part of the area. Your trip to Crete will be incomplete if you have not been to Falasarna which offers one of the most impressive beaches on the island. With all of the amazing places to see, it is important to use a car hire Crete Airport to give yourself the convenience and comfort of private travel. Book a holiday through Crete Airport today and start to enjoy the awesomeness of the Greek Isles.