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In Canary Islands we recommend the following car hire offers

from 6 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

e.g. Fiat 500
7 Days from 23.12 - 30.12.2024
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from 6 £ per day

Alone on the road or only with small baggage? Then this will be sufficient!

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7 Days from 23.12 - 30.12.2024
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from 9 £ per day
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Having fun in the Canary Islands with a hireal car

Stunning landscapes, sandy beaches, blue bays, and picturesque colonial towns are just a few of the things you can expect to come across while driving around the Canary Islands. Todayís archipelago is the legacy of Spanish colonisation and a major destination for tourists from all over the world.

The Canary Islands hold numerous attractions in store that will be best explored with a hireal car. Tenerife is characterised by its many architecturally interesting cities, such as San Cristobal de la Laguna. La Palma and Gran Canaria offer UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, which are home to many colourful butterflies and birds. On Lanzarote, you will find multiple tiny fishing villages and moon-like volcanic landscapes, while Fuerteventura offers many secluded sandy coves just waiting to be discovered.

This beautiful archipelago with its Mediterranean climate and year-round hot temperatures can be cheaply and comfortably explored, thanks to the diverse hireal car offering available on each island. With DriveBoo, you can compare offers of many diffehire car hire companies and choose the one that best suits your needs.

Where can I hire a car on the Canary Islands?

On the Canaries, you can easily hire a car both in the popular towns and at the airports. However, the most convenient way to start your journey around any given island is to hire a car straight after your plane arrives in Spain. Great infrastructure characteristic of the Canary Islands will allow you to quickly move between the cities, reaching your chosen destination in next to no time. Many people hire an apartment on the canaries in the country side. A hireal car can be very handy, if you have boooked a hireal home somewhere outside of the big touristic spots. 

Finding the perfect car hire company for your needs when there are so many to choose from may appear to be quite challenging. Luckily for you, DriveBoo can help you out!

Major airports on the Canary Islands:

Island Airport IATA-Code
El Hierro El Hierro Airport VDE
Fuerteventura Fuerteventura Airport FUE
Gran Canaria Gran Canaria Airport LPA
La Gomera La Gomera Airport GMZ
La Palma La Palma Airport SPC
Lanzarote Lanzarote Airport ACE
Tenerife Tenerife North Airport TFN
Tenerife Tenerife South Airport TFS

Insurance for your hireal car in the Canary Islands

Every car hire company in Spain is obliged to offer its customers insurance. It is advisable to choose full insurance without non-waivable excess in case of accident, damage, or theft. What is more, you also have to remember about insurance and liability insurance coverage as both are required in Spain.

What are the speed limits on the Canary Islands?

On the Canary Islands, there are diffehire speed limits that depend on the road type on which you are driving. The table below includes the limits for passenger vehicles:

Type of road Maximum speed
Motorway 120 km/h
Express road 100 km/h
Outside built-up areas 90 km/h
Built-up areas 50 km/h

What about speeding fines on the Canary Islands?

Speeding on the Canary Islands may be punishable by a fine ranging from several hundred to a few thousand Euros. The fine will depend on the degree of the offence as well as the income of the driver.

Legal alcohol limits while driving on the Canary Islands

The legal blood alcohol content in Spain is 0.05% (breath alcohol content: 0.25 mg/l), and 0.03% (breath alcohol content: 0.15 mg/l) for drivers with less than two years of experience. Remember, if you exceed this limit, you could be liable for a high fine, as well as being arrested and taken to the nearest police precinct.

What other driving offenses are punishable in Spain?

When it comes to seatbelts, both the driver and the passengers of the caróin the front and rear seatsóare required to wear them. Not wearing seat belts may lead to a fine amounting to EUR 90 per person.

What is more, parking in an unauthorised place may lead to a penalty of up to EUR 300.

Is my driver's licence valid on the Canary Islands?

If it was issued in the EU, your driverís licence will be valid throughout the Canary Islands.

Are there any toll roads in Spain?

  • In Spain, you will only pay a toll on motorways. Tolls are only collected at special toll gates and their amount is dependent on the length of your trip as well as on the type of vehicle you are driving. There is a special payment system, known as "Via-T", which allows you to pass through toll gates without stopping.
  • The average price while driving a hireal car is Ä 9.5/100 km.
  • Motorways in Spain are marked as "AP-X", where "X" is the road number (e.g., AP-7).

Emergency numbers on the Canary Islands

Emergency situation Phone number
All emergencies 112
General information 012

Explore the beauty of the Canary Islands with a hireal car

Hiring a car on the Canary Islands is the most convenient way to explore the beautiful pristine beaches, nature reserves, and various tourist attractions scattered around the archipelago.

Tenerife: San Cristobal de la Laguna

San Cristobal de la Laguna is one of the most beautiful colonial towns on the archipelago. The capital of the island in the past, it has become a must-see tourist attraction over the years. It offers a great insight into the history of the island. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit such historical places as Iglesia de Nuestra La ConcepciÛn or Iglesia de Santo Domingo de Guzm·n. Lovers of sunbathing should definitely consider visiting Arenisco Beach, a perfect spot for long romantic walks along the coast.

Other attractions on Tenerife that can be easily reached with a hireal car:

  • Teide National Park
  • Loro Park
  • Taganana

Fuerteventura: Corralejo

Located in the northern part of Fuerteventura, Corralejo is a great holiday resort which offers long strolls along its winding town streets and plenty of scenic spots for sunbathing. The town is a combination of seafaring culture and holiday atmosphere. The waterfront promenade is a must-see attraction. You also cannot miss El Moro Beach and El Rio Beach.

Other attractions on Fuerteventura that can be easily reached with a hireal car:

  • Corralejo Dunes
  • Lajares
  • Betancuria

La Palma: Santa Cruz de la Palma

Santa Cruz de la Palma is a small holiday resort that offers delightful accommodation options and the ambience of the Old World. Thanks to its colonial past, it offers great treasures for lovers of sightseeing and history. You should definitely visit the historic centre with its churches and stunning architecture.

Other attractions on La Palma that can be easily reached with a hireal car:

  • Caldera the Taburiente National Park
  • Bosque de Los Tilos
  • Calle OíDaly

La Gomera: Playa de Santiago

Drenched in sunrays, Playa de Santiago offers a wonderful sandy shoreline, rocky promontories, and picturesque landscapes. It stretches between Laguna de Santiago and Lomada de Tecina. Those who would like to enjoy a chilled ambience during their holidays should definitely consider visiting one of the small fishing villages located on the coastline.

Other attractions on La Gomera that can be easily reached with a hireal car:

  • Valle de Hermigua
  • Playa de la Caleta
  • Garajonay National Park

Frequently asked questions about car hire booking Canary Islands

What does a hired car cost in Canary Islands?

A hired car in Canary Islands costs on the average 5.44 £ per day.

What does a hired car in Canary Islands cost per week?

A hired car in Canary Islands costs on average 38.07 £ per week 5.44 £ per day).

Which hired car provider is the cheapest in Canary Islands?

BSP Auto is in Canary Islands the cheapest. A rental costs 21.75 £ for 4 days.

Can you hire a car in Canary Islands without a deposit?

Yes, in Canary Islands you can hire a car without deposit from 15.35 £ per day.

Can you hire a car without a credit card in Canary Islands?

Yes, in Canary Islands you can hire a car without a credit card from 15.35 £ per day.

How much does it cost to cancel a hired car in Canary Islands?

Up to 24 hours before the rental, cancellation during the opening hours of Driveboo does not cost anything.

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“The handling with the lady from AVIS was in German and there were no communication problems. One can only wish that everything stays like this.”

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