About us

Artemis Rent  A Car is a family-run business, operating since 1994.
Our aim is to treat our guests with reliability, assurance, and trust in us that we are there for them no matter what happens.
We provide high level car rental services all over the island of Crete, in the major airports of Heraklion, Chania, Sitia and all the ports, Heraklion, Chania, Agios Nikolaos, Sitia, as well as in most towns and resorts of Crete, Heraklion, Chania, Rethymno, Agios Nikolaos, Ierapetra, Sitia, Malia, Stalis, Sissi, Chersonissos, Elounda, Anissaras, Analipsi, 
Kokkini Hani, Gouves, Ammoudara,  Agia Pelagia, Bali, Georgioupolis.
Our satisfied guests are proof of our high quality services. We take great pride in our excellent reviews and feedback 
from our guests! You inspire us to keep up the good work.


Check the capacity of each car model and choose the one that fits you best


Check which car model suits your needs.


Manual or automatic transmission? Choose according to your liking.


Check if the luggage capacity fits your suitcases.


Select the kind of fuel for your rental car: diesel or petrol.


Our cars are all air-conditioned and well-maintained.


Choose your child seat according to age. All our child seats meet the EU safety standards.


Full insurance / ZERO excess is included in our prices.


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  • Dear friends kalimera,

    Just home already homesick for Crete (because of the rain and wind autumn is early this year)

    See you all in spring. Warm greetings

    Elly & Ernie Olijslager , Netherlands 12/09/2013
  • Thank you very much for your good service.

    You make our holiday much easier. Thank you and all Artemis staff. Best regards

    Limor Sagiv , Israel 26/09/2013
  • Dear eveyone,

    We just like to inform you that we had a safe drive with the Fiat Panda we rented for the last 5 days.

    Everything went well and we are very satisfied with your service...

    Sarmyatun Soemedi & Patrick Jamme , France 14/09/2013
  • Hi everybody!!

    Thank you for this kind message! Yes, we arrived safe and sound at home. We would like to thank YOU for all for the perfect service you gave us.

    Sara Acitelli , Italy 24/08/2013
  • Thank you for your mail, and we will come back and therefore contact you.

    Bernard Burton , Belgium 18/08/2013
  • Hi All . Kalimera

    It was really nice to meet u and Thanks a lot for your help, we had a great time and it was very nice experience. For sure u r gonna hear from us and from our friends as...

    Elie Obaid , Kuwait 08/08/2013
  • Here's a message to reassure that we have arrived safely back to Holland.

    Again, thanks a lot for everything you did for us. Not only the car was arranged perfectly, but also our contact...

    Erik and Marieke Meijerink , Netherlands 07/08/2013
  • Dear all kalispera,

    We had a nice time and enjoyed the car. All the best,

    Nemanja Mikaj , Budapest 28/07/2013
  • Thanks everyone.

    Yes it all went well and we enjoyed meeting you. I am missing Crete already!

    Nick Hillard , Frankfurt 30/06/2013
  • Thank you all for making your country feel so warm

    Mehmood Khan , London 27/05/2013
  • Thanks a lot from me and from yossi we had a-great time in crete

    Your service was perfect!!!!! of course that we will choose you again in our next vacation in crete

    We are grateful...

    Yael and Yossi Naimi , Israel 30/09/2013

    Thank you for all…….see you soon... the service of artemis was very good. Thanks again

    Yosef Sabha , Israel 24/06/2014
  • Thank you,

    we had no problems with the car, your services (we met Klaus) are very good, we are satisfied.

    Best Regards
    Radomir , Czech Republic 03/07/2014
  • Wir sind seit mind. 10 Jahren Stammkunden. Auch in diesem Jahr waren wir mit dem Auto, dem Service, der Freundlichkeit mehr als zufrieden. Wir bleiben eure Kunden und Freunde. Grüße aus...

    Jens Thieme , Germany 16/07/2014
  • Kalispera,

    It has been a pleasure. We appreciate your service and hospitality. We had a great time!

    Dotan , Israel 29/07/2014
  • We were really contented with Artemis car rentals. The car was brought to our hotel and picked up from there as well. Upon request we could retain the car for some more hours without additional...

    Julia , Germany 05/08/14
  • Ι rented a car online. The artemis cars & travel delivered whatever it promised me. In addition, I received high value customer service.I strongly recommend it.

    Alexandros Kokolis , Greece 25/08/2014
  • Dear Sophia, George and Klaus,

    we thank you so much for all the precious service you reserve to us every year.

    We feel "safe" with you and this is the reason because we always...

    Sara , Italy 25/08/2014
  • Thank you for the good service and all your advice.

    David , UK 24/09/14
  • As usual, everything has functioned easily. Were very contented again.

    Harald Ballbach , Germany 24/09/14
  • Dear friends ,

    What a lovely surprise was the cookingbook! it's gonna be a Greek cooking experiments winter.Our return on dutch soil was impressive weatherwise, we were almost blown from...

    Elly & Ernie Olijslager , Netherlands 05/10/2014
  • Hello,

    Francis and I are missing your beautiful country, the sunshine, mountains and sea. Now we are back in England it has not stopped raining and it is so cold. We had many happy days...

    Juliet and Frank Eberle , UK 14/10/14
  • Hi Guys

    We had a great time exploring your Island...we had no problems with the car that we hired.

    Thank you for the great service you provided , I would definitely recommend you to...

    Tony Jones Warminster , United Kingdom 11/11/2014
  • Friendly not pushy great auto

    Very friendly, not pushy and a good car for a good price

    Petrus Orij , Netherlands 13/05/15
  • I have rented a mini van for 3 days. They brought the car to the airport, showed us the way to our hotel, and then we dropped the car off at the airport.Everything was very easy and organized. The...

    Reza , UK 07/07/2015
  • Just wanted to say a big thank you for your excellent car hire service, great door to door service! Thanks also for returning my hat back to the hotel after I left it in the car by mistake!

    Ruth Gray , UK 03/08/2015
  • Thank you very much!

    Ganz lieben Dank für den tollen und unkomplizierten Service!!

    Dirk und Kathi , Germany 11/08/2015
  • I am really satisfied. We booked two cars for 2 weeks. Everything was okay. I recommend this company

    Dominique Desvaux , France 23/08/15
  • For my last ....20 summer holidays in Crete I am Artemis client .

    Thank you for your good service !

    Cristi Munteanu , Romania 26/08/15
  • Yia sas pedia

    I would like to thank you for you all your help and hospitality during our stay in Crete.

    We appreciate everything you did to help. We met with Popi and Yiorgo who...

    Nikos & Anna , UK 04/09/15
  • Thanks for the excelent service!

    We will let you know our plans in the next year. Warm greetings to everybody at ARTEMIS

    Ellie and Ernie Olijslager , Netherlands 22/09/15
  • Hello,

    I am very happy about the service I had from the Artemis car rental. Especially, many thanks for the friendly welcome and lot of help with local information. I will not hesitate to...

    Natalia Murzina , UK 09/10/2015
  • Thanks for my good trip around island! I had taken fiat panda for three days in august 2015. I really like that car becouse of small gasoline consumption!

    Danil , Russia 09/10/15
  • Really good service. Nothing was too much for them with a special thanks to Sophie.

    Jo Berry , UK 11/10/15
  • Thanks again. The car and service worked perfect for us! We would definitely recommend. Take care

    Matt Gould , UK 12/10/15


    Βάσω , Ελλάδα 12/10/15
  • This was the first time that we had a car from Artemis with the full works....airport pick up & delivery. The Artemis Team totally satisfied all of our expectations, they were friendly and...

    Tess & Cliff White , UK 13/10/15
  • I highly recommend this business - the vehicles are clean and excellently maintained and Sophia and her team provide a friendly, efficient service at a reasonable price. A pleasure to deal with...

    David Newton , UK 14/08/15
  • Best service u can ask for car hire issues, Sofia and Surgei were very kind and helpfull and all the process of reservation, taking and leaving the car was really fantastic. Highly recommended!

    Ayelet , Israel 14/10/15
  • A really recommendable car rental. Super friendly staff and the cars are in a good condition

    Ute Dahl , Germany 14/10/15
  • Good evening to the the Artemis team.

    Many thanks for the excellent car that you provided for us during our stay at the Anastesia Hotel. The car was delivered spot on time as promised to...

    Geoff & Rachel Owen , UK 04/11/2015
  • We got a full and professional service. It's not only the price, compared with the value of service, but especially the friendly kind. We can only recommend the company - especially for the guests...

    Doris-Hans , Germany 09/05/2016
  • Thank you again! We enjoyed and appreciated the personal service and the clean, maintained car very much. It is for sure that our next visit will be planned with you! Best regards

    Ayelet , Israel 24/05/2016
  • Thank you for your fantastic service.

    And you all are very friendly for us.And also the car was perfect and for a good price

    Ton & Evelin Jacobs , The Netherlands 31/05/2016
  • We had rented a car for 10 days. The car was no problem (but not the antenna, not radio). Pick up / Drop off to the airport only 10 minutes. Everything was perfectly prepared. Reliable company,...

    David Chejn , Chezch Republic 24/06/2016
  • Dear Sophia,

    thank you very much too for the great service and your help. It was nice to meet you too! I found my driving licence, sorry to bother about it. Thanks again and take care.

    Grosch, Michael , Germany 23/06/16
  • Second time we've used this company, Extremely helpful and very new cars. Thank you so much for getting the car to and from our hotel in Rethymno. We had a great holiday and will certainly use you...

    Brenda - Robert Oxborrow , UK 26/06/2016
  • Kalimera dear friends!

    Thanks for the great time I and my Family have had on Crete which was impossible to imagine without your open hearts and smiles!!

    I was completely satisfied...

    Victor & Family , Russia 28/06/2016
  • Dear Team

    We were delighted with the service received. The Malia staff could not have been more helpful. The car was clean and in good condition.

    We will use this company again....

    Malcolm Jarvis , UK 29/06/2016
  • Sophia cordiale e con pazienza. Veloci, puntuali, ci hanno consigliato i posti da vedere, dove mangiare eccedere. ..macchina pulita e perfettamente funzionante. ve lo consiglio a tutti.

    Fabio La Monica , Italy 23/08/2016
  • Dear Artemis team,

    now we are in Germany and we hope to see you again next year,too.

    Many greetings and thanks for your service.

    Petra Lösky , Germany 23/08/2016
  • Ho affittato la macchina( una Panda ) a luglio

    Macchina in ottime condizioni ,prezzi ottimi e come concordati

    Da consigliare Saluti a Sofia

    Carlo Porrelo , Italy - 30/08/2016
  • Thank you very much for your gift . The greek music is a very nice gift. With the CD we are in Crète.

    We will be thinking about you and the Artemis team.

    Best regards from Dominique...

    Dominique and Patrick , Switzerland 24/09/16
  • Rented a car during the high season in crete for a week. The prices were nice and had no hidden charges. It comes with the insurance. You only need to pay for gas, which you use. The lady that...

    Laurynas , Lithuania 24/10/2016
  • Artemis ist die beste und freundlichte Autovermietung, welche ich bisher kennengelernt habe. Sowohl der Chef, als auch die Angestellt - Popi - haben sich auch während der Mietzeit stets nach der...

    Gerhard Schmitt , Deutschland 01/11/2016
  • Excellent service, came up to the hotel and brought us the car, nice people and charming, without too much dealings like the major car rental companies

    Shaul , Israel 30/04/2017
  • Good service and fair price. Thank you Poppi for helping us out so fast with a great car !

    Marissa-Raymond Sievers-Hondelink , Netherlands 05/06/2017
  • Always there to help out with great car and good service Thank you Poppi

    Carla Merceij , Netherlands 05/06/2017
  • Excellent service, great car, made our stay on the island even better

    A. Fleetwood , UK 05/06/2017
  • I definitely recommend Artemis! Great, really fast contact via e-mail, the paperwork for car rental took just a few moments. Rented car was in a really good condition (and very clean!). I'm really...

    Tomasz , Poland 05/06/2017
  • Άμεση ανταπόκριση στο κλείσιμο της συνεργασίας, προθυμία εξυπηρέτησης, ευγένεια, σωστή εκπλήρωση υπηρεσιών, εμπιστοσύνη προς τον πελάτη. Εξυπηρέτηση με κέφι και χαμόγελο. Καλή κατάσταση...

    Γιώργος , Αθήνα 10/06/17
  • Have used the service of Artemis in may, loved the service, friendliness at all stages of the lease. The car was in good condition, fueled and washed. The car was delivered and taken straight to...

    Mikhail , Russia 18/6/17
  • Absolutely recommend renting with Artemis Rent A Car rental (Malia, Crete - ask for Popi or Sophia). Contacted Artemis online via email and got a really good price for a 5 week period. Artemis not...

    Richard Van Tol , Netherlands 19/08/17
  • We rented a car (VW - Up) for 6 days in Malia, and used it to get to know the East part of Crete. The family who own the company are extremely friendly, they gave us very valuable advice on places...

    Pilar, Nicolás and Francisco , UK 01/09/2017
  • Absolutely suggested. No hidden costs, the insurance covers everything, plus nice and clean car. We wanted to use the car for one extra day, we only wrote an e-mail to book it and it meant no...

    Greta Bertok , Czech Republic 01/09/17
  • Excellent and friendly service from all the staff! Lovely and clean cars and great prices! Would highly recommend

    Anneleise , UK 15/10/17
  • Un super service, un team très sympathique pour un très bon prix. A recommander.

    Marianne , Switzerland 25/10/17
  • Σας ευχαριστούμε για την άριστη εξυπηρέτηση !!!

    Θα τα πούμε σίγουρα το επόμενο καλοκαίρι

    Χαιρετίσματα σε όλους σας κ καλό χειμώνα...κ καλή σας ξεκούραση

    Λεωνιδας-Μπεττυ , Germany 26/10/17
  • Σας ευχαριστούμε πολύ για την ενοικίαση αυτοκινήτου που μας πορσφέρατε. Η διαμονή μας ήταν υπέροχη στα Χανιά. Φιλιά,

    Έλενα , Κύπρος 27/10/17
  • Special thanks to Popi and Sophia, the Polo did a great job all around the island.

    Wish to come back

    See you soon

    Paco, Rose and Bernard , France 28/10/17
  • Great service, best and most hospitable people ever.

    The cars are in very Good condition, well maintained and with good insurance cover although I didn't need it. The price definetely the...

    Giota , UK 31/10/17
  • Big thanks to Sophia and her son! Really friendly stuff, very good service, good prices and clean cars. No hidden costs!! Rented car for 2 days and after returning car they drove us back to our...

    Jana Potter , Estonia 23/5/18
  • Such a great experience! Fair prices, clean and new cars and great warm and helpful People! Also, excellent prices for the trips they organise. I totally recommend them!

    Ana-Maria Vușcan , Romania 28/5/18
  • These are good people! Very helpful, very understanding, and very polite! I definitely recommend their car rental service (cars are clean, well maintained and the perfect size for getting around...

    Razvan Vuscan , Romania 29/5/18
  • Hallo liebes Artemis Team, ich möchte mich hiermit nochmals ganz herzlich bedanken. Der Mietwagen und die Abwicklung waren sehr gut. Die tollen Ausflugstipps von Sophia haben viel Freude gemacht...

    Michael Bödecker , Germany 3/6/18
  • Perfect service! Herzlichen Dank ganz speziell an Popi, die uns vom Flughafen abgeholt und wieder hingebracht hat. Sie ist super freundlich, hat uns viele Tipps gegeben und ihr Lachen ist...

    Agnes + Daniela , Switzerland 5/6/2018
  • Dear Sophia,

    Our great vacation was over yesterday and we returned to the even hotter Hungary from Crete. Thank you for the service provided, you delivered what you promised. Manos gave us...

    Viktor , Hungary 11/8/18
  • Really nice people! Friendly, understanding and flexible service! I enjoyed every moment of Crete! The car and this company was big help to explore the island!

    Péter Görcsi , Norway 19/8/18
  • We had a very good time in Crete and we loved the service of Artemis. They pick up directly at our arrival in Airport and bring to Malia where we have our Hotel. We find a very clean and...

    Valentina Tamburini , Italy 20/8/18
  • I loved working with this car rental, the car was very clean and included insurance against all risks. The lady who gave us the car was very nice and helpful. The price was very good, so I...

    Paulo Brum , Portugal-29/8/2018
  • Thank you for professional service, competitive price, kindness and advice. We will come back or recommend it to our friends visiting Malia!

    Joanna Lenart-Młyniec , Poland-23/9/18
  • Hi guys, again it was nice to see you all. Thanks for organising a car for us and providing an excellent service. Im sure we will be in touch for our next visit. We got home at 2.15 this morning....

    Dave and Shirley , UK 3/10/18