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Airports – Distances

The Republic of Cyprus is the sole sovereign authority under International Law with exclusive jurisdiction to determine which of its airports on its territory...

Bus Service Facilities

There are four types of bus service in Cyprus: - Airport Transfer Buses:  linking all the towns to the island’s two airports of Larnaka (Larnaca) and...

Taxi Service Facilities

There are three types of taxi services available, covering the entire island: - Interurban: a shared service that provides a daily connection between all major towns...

Car Hire

Major self-drive car rental firms have offices in all towns, as well as at the Larnaka and Pafos International Airports. Self-drive cars are also known...

Petrol Stations

Petrol stations are numerous in all towns and tourist resorts but only few in mountainous areas and villages. So if you are planning such...

Parking Facilities

Parking places (both municipal and private) are found in town centres, charging approximately €2 - €3 for a half day’s parking. Parking in central city...

Own Vehicles

Aside from renting vehicles, visitors wishing to bring their own car to Cyprus can do so, providing they secure the relevant authorization by the...

Emergency Breakdown Service

Private companies offer 24-hour breakdown service all over the island. There are emergency phones placed all along the motorway. Any of the car breakdown...

Driving License

Visitors in Cyprus can drive using a valid International Driving Licence, or their National Driving Licence, provided it is valid for the class of...

Driving on the island

Please note the following for driving on the island: - Traffic moves on the LEFT hand-side of the road, NOT on the right. - International road...

Motorcycle Hire

Firms hiring motorcycles, mopeds and autocycles can be found in all towns and holiday resorts. If you are going to drive a motorcycle or moped...

Insurance Issues

Insurance is charged extra. Drivers under 25 years of age holding a driving license for less than three (3) years at the time of...

Vehicle Hire

Cars and motorcycles can be easily hired on the island, which is serviced by fairly good surfaced roads that comply with international traffic requirements,...

Top Stories

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Kennedy granddaughter, great-grandson missing in Chesapeake Bay

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Limassol: Man arrested for setting fire to own house

Limassol police have arrested a 53 year old man on suspicion of setting fire to his own house.. Police said that the fire service and...

Sunny, some high cloud and light dust on Saturday

Weak low pressure is affecting the area while low pressure and a relatively warm air mass are forecast on Sunday. There will be light dust...

Taste

Village olive pie

Mix the yeast with the lukewarm water and put it aside for about 12-15 minutes to settle.  Sift the flour with the salt into...

Skordalia (Garlic paste)

Rinse the potatoes and place, unpeeled, in a saucepan. Cover with water, add salt and allow to simmer for 20-30 minutes until soft. Drain,...

Village salad

A must-have with every meal is a village salad. You will find it in every tavern or greek restaurant you visit in Cyprus. Make...

Courgettes with eggs

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the courgettes at a medium heat until they soften. Add salt and add the eggs....