As the mythical birthplace of the Greek goddess of love and beauty, Paphos is as you may expect: beautiful. From the mesmerising Coral Bay with the mud and blue oceans, to the myriad restaurants and bars and Globe Heritage sites, Paphos has something to tempt everyone.
Throughout summer the fabulous Cyprus weather means temperatures regularly exceed 30 degrees centigrade, that makes it ideal not only for left the pool but for the broad variety of water-sports on offer Taxi Paphos. During the winter, the temperatures become cool enough for cyclists and ramblers to enjoy the great landscape.
Nestled on the western coast of Cyprus, Paphos is divided into the key residential district and original town centre, Pano Paphos, and the area around the medieval port, Kato Paphos, where the luxury hotels and tourist entertainment are centred. Paphos Airport terminal is the second most significant airport after Larnaca Airport. Last year it catered for 1 ) 8 million passengers but the addition of a new terminal building at the end of 2008 has seen its capacity rise to 2. 7 million.
Paphos Airport, or Pafos Airport as it is also spelt, is located 10km east of the town centre. While the Paphos Airport buses, taxis and transfers give you a reliable way of getting between it and your accommodation, generally the public transportation in Cyprus is not good. Car rental at Paphos Airport is recommended for individuals who want going around at all.
Fortunately there is a superb road infrastructure, with 4 lane motorways connecting the major towns and well-maintained routes linking smaller villages and cities. Cypriots also conveniently drive on the left hand side and as most road signs are provided for in English as well as Greek it makes driving here relatively simple for Brits. To have from the airport to the centre of town takes about 15 minutes and is reachable via the B6 motorway and E603 secondary road.
You can find 8 Paphos Airport car rental companies in total, all of which have offices in Paphos Airport arrivals (except for Hertz which is based off site). The Paphos Airport car rental companies are Astra, Menace, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Petsas, Sixt and Thrifty. This is virtually standard that you have to be over 21 years old to hire a car here, although for some it is 25 years. Even so, most likely anyone under 25 will have to pay a young person? s overcharge.
Each of the Paphos car hire organizations have their own deals so check closely on what is roofed in the offered price when you get it, particularly if it comes to insurance. Make certain to learn how much the excess is and whether the insurance covers for theft, personal incident and the damage of items such as tyres and windscreen.
If not, then if may be worth paying for additional insurance. The simplest way to work out which companies provide the best prices is to use a price assessment engine like that available on the Cyprus-Airport-Guide. possuindo which will display all the cheap car seek the services of at Paphos Airport. Cyprus is hot on drink driving and speeding so it is wise to be aware of this when finding a car.
On motorways the velocity limit is a hundred kph, while on regional roads and built upwards areas it is 80 kph and 50 kph respectively, unless otherwise indicated. Drink driving regulations are pretty much the same as those in the UK.