Preveza-Lefkada Airport car hire - cheap car rentals in Greece
Preveza Aktion Airport - PVK is the official name of an international airport located on the western coast of Greece, between the Ambracian Gulf (Amvrakikos Gulf) and the Ionian Sea.
The airport is situated approx. 2 miles south of Preveza, on the Cape Aktion, across the mouth of the Ambracien Gulf and is connected to the town via an undersea tunnel. The Aktio-Preveza tunnel is the only underwater tunnel of this kind in Greece.
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Preveza Airport serves also the nearby island of Lefkada, a popular holiday destination in western Greece, thus another variation of the name - Preveza-Lefkada Airport.
Fly to Preveza-Lefkada from the UK
Apart from a few domestic routes (to Corfu, Keffalonia and Sitia), Preveza Airport receives seasonal and charter flights from several European cities.
In the UK flights to Preveza-Lefkada are available from the main holiday charter airlines Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines as well as from Monarch Airlines.
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Tourists arriving at Preveza Airport frequently opt for car hire to travel independently in the area, where many charming locations, including the beautiful beaches of Lefkada, are available within a short drive.
Major international car hire brands offer their services at Preveza Airport, amongst them Avis Rent A Car, Budget, Hertz and Europcar. The popular Greek car rental company, Auto Union is also present in Preveza.
As in any other busy holiday destination in Greece, prices of Preveza Airport car hire tend to increase significantly as the summer season approaches. In order to avoid overpaying for your Preveza rental car, it is recommended that you book well in advance and having compared prices from many rent-a-car suppliers at the airport. Online search engines, such as Cartrawler Greece, allow you to get price quotes from all the major car hire providers and spot the best car rental deals at Preveza Airport.
Off-season car hire in Preveza-Lefkada
For the cheapest car hire in western Greece, try visiting Preveza/Lefkada area outside of high season; you will avoid tourist crowds and the inflated prices and still be able to enjoy the great Mediterranean climate.
In May, for example, the weather on the western coast of Greece is already very pleasant, with temperatures rounding 25 degrees Celsius and the tourist season is just about to begin. You can expect the off-season car hire offers in Preveza Airport (May) to start from around £110 for a week car hire of a small city car such as a Peugeot 107, or similar. At the peak of the tourist season, in August, the same type of the car will usually cost twice as much.
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The island of Lefkada, also known as Lefkas, is a popular holiday resort, offering a range of attractions to satisfy every taste, amongst them many beautiful beach locations.
Lefkada beaches are quite diversified, ranging from secluded pebble inlets, to large, white sanded beaches and very busy beaches offering different kinds of watersports during the day and night-life animation after dawn. Amongst the most popular Lefkada beaches are Porto Katsiki, Agios Ioannis, Agios Nikitas, Egremni and Milos Bay.
The island of Lefkada is located approx 12 miles south-west of Preveza Airport and can be accessed via a floating bridge.