Our Rental Policy

Insurance & Damage Excess 

All of our cars are third party insured. Hence, in case of an accident, you will not be liable unless the damage is attributable to your fault. Furthermore, your car comes with our standard collision damage waiver (CDW) and damage excess of £500- £1200 (depending on the category of car) which do not cover tyres and windscreen.

Economy & Budget Cars: damage excess of £500

Family Compact Cars: damage excess of £750

People Carrier Budget: damage excess of £1000

People Carrier Comfort: damage excess of £1200

SUV: damage excess of £1200

You may, however, inquire about the availability of Full Insurance for £10 - £15 per day, which includes tire and windscreen protection and also reduces the Damage Excess from £500 - £1200 to only £100. Please note that neither third-party insurance nor the extended coverage includes cigarette burns in cars.

Categories of Cars 

Economy Cars (suitable for 2 adults + 2 children): Suzuki Splash, Suzuki Alto, Daihatsu Mira, Toyota Pixis or Similar

Budget Cars (suitable for 4 adults + 1 children): Nissan Note, Nissan March, Ford Fiesta (manual) or Similar

Family Compact Cars (suitable for 5 adults): Honda Fit, Toyata Axio, Ford Focus (manual) or Similar

People Carrier Budget (suitable for 4 adults + 3 children): Toyota Sienta

People Carrier Comfort (suitable for 5 adults + 2 children): Honda Freed

SUV (suitable for 5 adults): Hyundai Kona, Nissan Juke

Please note that we do not guarantee delivery of the specific brand of car submitted via your reservation form. Although we pay attention to your request, we deliver cars within the same category depending on availability. If we do not have an available car within the same category, we will either deliver a higher category car or a lower category car at lower rates.

Airport Transfers

For Larnaca and Paphos airport transfers between 00:00 - 06:00, additional service charge of GBP 20/way shall be added to the standard rates.

Furthermore, the airport transfer prices indicated in our website are the special offer prices when the airport transfer and car hire are booked together. Mere airport transfer prices (without rental cars) are as follows:

1. Larnaca Airport GBP 70/way;

2. Ercan Airport GBP 40/way; and 

3. Paphos Airport GBP 135/way.

Submission of Reservation Forms

Please be aware that once you submit a reservation form via our website and receive an email acknowledging the receipt of reservation details, this does not mean that your reservation is confirmed. Upon receipt of your reservation form, the details of which are also sent to your email simultaneously, we check the availability and contact you via email or mobile as soon as possible regarding the availability of the chosen car. Please note that, as we notified you after submitting your reservation form, unless you receive a separate confirmation voucher from us, your reservation will not be deemed confirmed.


You can pay the rental and/or transfer costs during pick-up by card or cash in British Pounds, EURO, US Dollars or Turkish Lira.

Driving License and Minimum Age

All International and national licenses are accepted.Renter must be in possession of valid license in order to hire a car in Northern Cyprus.

In addition to the driving license, the driver should either be 25-year-old with minimum 3 years of driving experience or 23-year-old with minimum 5 years of driving experience. For those who do not meet the age and/or experience requirement can only be offered with an Economy Category Car with double CDW liability. 

Additional Driver

You can register two drivers for each car for free of charge. However, you are not allowed to register more than two drivers.

Baby Seats and Boosters

£3 per day per baby seat and £1 per day per booster seat. We have limited number of baby-seats. Please book your baby seat at same time of your car.

Delivery Charge

Your car hire can be delivered / picked up to/from your address – free of charge with 7+ days of car hire.

Also, your car hire can be delivered / picked up to/from Ercan airport upon your arrival/departure – FREE of charge with 7+ days of the car hire.

Please note that with 3-6 days of car hire we have to charge you an extra  £15 for collection to/from Ercan airport  or from your address – just for petrol.

During summer season, we may not be able to deliver our cars to Iskele, Bafra, Famagusta, Güzelyurt and Lefke for short rentals. 

Traffic Fines

All traffic fines incurred during the rental period are the renter's responsibility.

Driving in South Cyprus

Please adhere to the following guidelines to drive the rented car in South Cyprus:

  1. Pay the deposit of car. Deposit amount varies depending on the category of car.

  2. Obtain the necessary permission paper from us, priced at £45.00. This paper permits you to drive the car from the Turkish border to the Greek border.

  3. Present the permission paper to the officer at the Turkish border.

  4. After crossing the Turkish border, you will reach the Greek border. At this point, you must show your passports and acquire Greek Insurance and Road Tax, costing 25 Euros (subject to change), required for driving in South Cyprus.

  5. Purchase the insurance and Road Tax from the Greek Border offices.

  6. Commence driving in South Cyprus.

Please note that the Greek offices are exclusively located on the Metehan Border in Nicosia, and their operating hours are limited to weekdays until 14:00, with closures during Greek national holidays. Ensure you plan your holiday accordingly as failure to acquire the necessary paperwork will prevent you from driving in South Cyprus. To check if the Greek offices are open, you can contact the Greek insurance office at +357-22-454700 or the local police at +357 22802838. Bellapais Rent a Car will not be held liable if you are unable to cross the border for any reason.

Once the car crosses into South Cyprus, it will no longer be fully insured by Bellapais Rent a Car. You must purchase insurance at the Greek Border, which will only provide 3rd Party coverage. Please read the insurance terms carefully before purchasing it at the border.


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