CBR Car Rental - Kefalonia Reviews

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★★☆☆☆

“Photograph the whole car, inc underside scratches”

Written on: 16/09/2014 by Tracen460 (1 review written)

We ordered a Megan online, however ended up with a Hyundai i30 without any reduction in the price. Not ideal but my preference would have been the Megan. The staff were pleasant but mildly hostile, they wouldn't offer me a no excess insurance policy and were greatly upset when I walked them outside to show them their own large sign clearly stating "NO EXCESS". Regardless we were stung by the trick that they seem to play on a lot of tourists having looked online in retrospect - underside… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“Rubbish Cars & Service”

Written on: 25/08/2014

When you turn up at the desk after your flight the last thing you want is to stand in a queue in the hot sun for 40 minutes watching the painfully slow manual list checking and form filling. They don't appear to have discovered computers yet like Herts, Avis, Alamo etc and hence the very slow service. The Car we had was a Fiat Punto although relatively new it had no power, the gearbox was useless and although they said the was wipe worked it didn't. All in all they are only marginally cheaper… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I'm definately returning!”

Written on: 07/06/2014 by Joshthirkl76 (1 review written)

I got a new Fiat Panda, very nice car to go around the island. The staff was very friendly and spent half an hour letting me know about how I could spent my five days rental period. I would definately recommend it to a friend and I will back, that's for sure! … Read Full Review

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“BE WARNED”

Written on: 31/05/2014 by ThomasMHill (1 review written)

I just took the kids for a cheapy week in beautiful kefalonia. Made a huge mistake by going cheap with car hire in two ways: 1) the car was advertised as 'can fit two suitcases in the boot' but in reality it was lucky we are a three person family as we needed to fold one of the chairs down in the back - and even then could only just fit one full size suitcase, and two small bags and us. 2) en route to our apartment the aerial fell off. I looked at it and the connection was completely corroded… Read Full Review

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Tansi50's Response to ThomasMHill's Review

Written on: 02/08/2014

Same thing happened to us with this company, Strange enough ours was in May too.with a small crack on the windscreen.
We did take the car back but they waited for us to return home before taking £130 out of our account 10 days after we got back. they did not tell us they were doing this or give us any receipt. So it would have made no difference if you had taken the car back.
We and our bank have contacted them and they have lied through their teeth.
We saw the crack minutes after leaving the place.
We know we did not do it.
How many more people are they doing this too.

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★★★★★

“Good price, good car, friendly and professional service”

Written on: 19/07/2013 by PeteGolfer (11 reviews written)

CBR-Rentacar (CBR-Rentacar.com) were one of the two companies recommended to me by the owner of the villa we rented on Kefalonia. The price they offered was good (a discount over the website booking price) and the instructions they provided for car collection were clear and precise (the office is literally at the entrance to the airport - 100 yards from the terminal). When I arrived, the car was ready for me and the lady was friendly and professional and implored me not to lose the car key… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Money making factory, ripping off tourists...”

Written on: 27/06/2013 by rafscabora (1 review written)

Money making machine, tourists rip-off... Upon arrival to pick up my car, I saw a customer being charged for scratching his hired car underneath, I thought that was a bit odd but still hired the car anyway. For my surprise, EXACTLY the same happened to me, the first thing that the staff look when a car is being returned is underneath the car!!! I have never ever seen anything like this before in any rental car before, and I have rented cars all over Europe and rest of the world. It is… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Bad cbr car hire”

Written on: 27/06/2013

Hi booked car hire for airport pickup then got a very angry man who could not give a dam wanted 900 euro deposit cbr thanks for nothing will never use again will stick to herts car hire who gave us a car and charge 60 euro for the same cover and very nice to deal with very helpfull don't believe the CBR no excese sign lies it means 900 euro or go away I went away and went to Herts who was 5 star… Read Full Review

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“I have been going to Kefalonia for 10 years now, hired...”

Written on: 05/06/2010 by Johannthethird (1 review written)

I have been going to Kefalonia for 10 years now, hired a CBR car the 1st year through Olympic holidays they are great but with CBR I had worn tyres, no jack to change a flat tyre and to top it all I was in Skala and they told me they had no replacement car or new tyre,s they told me to drive to the main office 1 hours drive away which I had to do as I wanted to drive a safe car and that was most of 1 days holiday gone putting there car right.
This year I have heard that they are calling all… Read Full Review

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“We have been traveling to Kefalonia for 7 years now...”

Written on: 05/11/2008 by Andreew mcc (1 review written)

We have been traveling to Kefalonia for 7 years now and have in the past recommended CBR even though we do not use them, this will no longer be happening. I also hope that no other holidayers are subjected to the reception that we received. If you need to rent a car in kefalonia, which you should to experience the beauty of the island look around on the internet before you go. You can find good deals with full insurance from reputable world wide rental companies. If you go to Lourdas a… Read Full Review

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Written on: 05/06/2010

I found this review very helpful because... it is very very true.

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★★★★★

“CBR Car Rental in Kefalonia have fantastic cars which...”

Written on: 05/03/2008

CBR Car Rental in Kefalonia have fantastic cars which are in excellent condition with really impressive service. Definitely get a car from CBR!… Read Full Review

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“We have used CBR car rental in the resort of Skala for...”

Written on: 26/09/2007 by Beverley Archer (1 review written)

We have used CBR car rental in the resort of Skala for the past 8 years or so. We never consider going anywhere else as we have always been given excellent service by the team. When we did have a problem develop with a car we hired, it was exchanged swiftly with no questions (other than the obvious mechanical ones!) asked.

We look forward to using their services again in October… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“We have been to Kefalonia twice, and both times our...”

Written on: 20/10/2005 by babrahams (130 reviews written)

We have been to Kefalonia twice, and both times our cars were booked by Direct Greece through CBR, and we could not have been happier.

Last year our car was delivered to our villa at our request, but this year, as we knew the island, we picked the car up at the airport and drove ourselves to the villa.

Someone was there to meet us at the airport, and dealt with us straightaway, and the manager of the CBR office in Lourdas greeted us like friends and made us very welcome.

The cars are in… Read Full Review

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