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At the Las Palmas/Gran Canaria Airport we recommend the following car hire offers

from 6 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

e.g. Toyota Aygo
7 Days from 08.07 - 15.07.2024
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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 08.07 - 15.07.2024
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from 8 £ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

e.g. Peugeot 108
7 Days from 08.07 - 15.07.2024
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Hire a Car at the Las Palmas/Gran Canaria Airport

Summer is just around the corner and you have already booked a holiday in Gran Canaria in June? Excellent! Then the only thing missing is the right hired car. Book the hired car in advance online on MietwagenCheck and pick it up at Gran Canaria Airport. Take a road trip across the Canary Island Gran Canaria and discover the most beautiful places flexibly with the hired car.

Hired car at Las Palmas Airport - explore the surrounding area

Las Palmas on Gran Canaria in Spain is located about 20 km from the international airport. The distance from the airport to the city can be covered in about 20 minutes on the motorway. Gran Canaria can also be reached by sea as it is an island. At the port of Puerto de la Luz, there are not only various connecting routes to the other islands of the Canary Islands, but also to Cadiz. The port is also the starting point for various cruises between October and June of each year. Strolling through the streets of Las Palmas, you will feel like you're in the past. Here you will learn something about the history of this city. Visit the Chapel of San Antonio Abad and the Plaza Santa Ana, where you can also see the Town Hall. These buildings are only a fraction of what has left its mark on Gran Canaria for more than five centuries. With a hired car you can explore the surroundings of Las Palmas cheaply, quickly and comfortably.

Arriving on Gran Canaria during winter

Beach of Puerto Rice in Gran Canaria

Puerto Rico - Gran Canaria

When is Gran Canaria a good destination? Gran Canaria is always a good choice - especially for an exploration by car. Especially for those who still want to seek some sun during the otherwhere cold winter months. The winter of Gran Canaria still feels like summer. In combination with the cheap prices during that time it is perfect for a road trip. 

Airport Las Palmas in Spain - Car hire at the pick-up point and start your tour

Arriving at the Airport

Arriving at the airport: where your journey begins

Las Palmas airport in Gran Canaria has the code LPA and is operated by AENA. The military Telde Air Base is also located in the immediate vicinity of the airport. Both runways are more than 3,000 meters long. However, the airport is not located directly in the city, but halfway between the holiday resorts of Playa de Ingles, San Augustin and Maspalomas and Gran Canaria. By car, which you picked up beforehand at the pick-up station of the car hire company, you drive about 25 minutes to the centre of Las Palmas. Depending on the location, the journey to the various holiday resorts can take a little longer. Of course, there are also catering facilities at the airport. You are in all zones. The biggest offer is in Zone A. But also in Zone B and C there are different places where you can get a snack. Both Burger King and restaurants with typical local dishes are available at LPA Airport. Restaurant Sbarro offers hot meals.

Where to withdraw money on the Gran Canaria Airport?

Money matters can be handled locally at the Caja Canaria Bank. It is open on weekdays from 8 am to 134 pm. On Fridays it is also open from 5.30 to 7.30 pm. You can exchange money at Quick Change. The bank and the exchange office are located in Zone A. There are also various ATMs in Zone A, which are also located in Zone C. The LPA airport also offers communication facilities located throughout the terminal area. Card and coin-operated phones can be used at any time. A post office is also available. Various shops offer their services on the grounds of Gran Canaria Airport. Already in the check-in area there are five shops offering something for different occasions. Food, tobacco, souvenirs or perfume and cosmetics can be purchased. The duty-free shops also offer magazines, magazines, spirits and other goods at tax-free prices. A flower shop and a pharmacy also offer their services.

Special features at Las Palmas Airport (LPA)

The eastern location of the two airports in Las Palmas was explicitly chosen because of the good meteorological conditions. This makes it possible to maintain runway operations at both airports almost without interruption. The special environment and the diverse nature at the airports is also a special concept, as both airports in Las Palmas are managed in a resource-saving and environmentally friendly way.

Baggage collection information at Las Palmas Airport (LPA)

At LPA Airport in Gran Canaria, a total of five service providers handle passengers' baggage. Baggage will be handled in Zone A, C and B as well as provided for pick-up after guests have landed at the two airports in Spain. Cheap car hire and pick up at the pick-up station.

Information about car hire

If you want to hire a car at a low price, you can choose from a wide range of cars at LPA airport. Rental cars are available for you in the form of small cars, limousines and SUVs. You can then pick up your hired car at the pick-up point belonging to the car hire company. There are several companies that offer their services as car hire companies. Hertz, Europcar, Avis, Goldcar and Cicar have branches at the airport. Car hire companies are located in the arrivals hall of Terminal A with their counters. As soon as you leave the premises with the baggage carousels, turn right, again around the corner, past the shopping center. If you want to go from Terminals B and C to the car hire service to hire a car cheaply or to pick up the reserved hired car, turn left to Terminal A. The car hire counters are available at the entrance, which connects the two terminals. As soon as you leave Terminal A via the main exit, the way leads to the car parks located directly at Las Palmas airport. Your car hire company will inform you where the reserved car is located.

Hire a car - go to the pick-up point and pick up the hired car

Hired car station on Gran Canaria

Hired car station on Gran Canaria

At the car hire desk you can find out where to find the pick-up point where you can pick up your hired car at Las Palmas airport in Gran Canaria, Spain. Ask your car hire company where to park the car when you return it. Hire a car for less and discover the surroundings of Las Palmas and Gran Canaria by car. Depending on the car hire company, the pick-up point for your hired car may be in a different location. Information on where the car is located at LPA Airport can be obtained from the car hire staff.

Where is the nearest petrol station at LPA airport in Spain?

You can not only hire a car at Las Palmas airport in Spain, but also refuel your car directly near the two airports. The CEPSA petrol station is located in the immediate vicinity of the site and is open 24 hours a day, so that you can refuel your hired car at low cost even at night.

Explore Gran Canaria with your hired car

Because of the island location, the accessibility to Gran Canaria by car, which you can hire cheaply at the car hire in Las Palmas, is absolutely good. You can easily reach any desired place by car. The north-south motorway is marked with CG-1 and is the main artery on Gran Canaria in Spain. In this way you can quickly reach all the places of interest. Las Palmas airport is conveniently located directly at the Autovia Gran Canaria. In addition, all destinations are well signposted. You have the possibility to reach many tourist attractions by hired car.

What special traffic rules do you have to follow in Gran Canaria?

In Spain, and therefore also in Las Palmas and throughout the island, the maximum speed on the motorway is limited to 120 km/h. On expressways you are allowed to drive at a maximum speed of 100 km/h, on country roads at a maximum speed of 90 km/h. The maximum speed in urban areas is 50 km/h. The alcohol limit in Spain is 0.5 promille. Buckles are also obligatory throughout the country. Violations will be fined.

Sightseeing in Maspalomas and Palma by hired car



In Maspalomas and Palma there are several places of interest that you can easily reach by hiring a car from a car hire company of your choice. In Maspalomas you can visit the Palmitos Park. It lies behind Maspalomas in the mountains and presents itself as a tropical park. They move under palm trees and walk past a beautiful fauna. There is also a dolphin show there. By hired car you will then return to your hotel in Las Palmas or another place on Gran Canaria. The Playa de Maspalomas is also worth seeing. There you can go for a walk on the approximately six-kilometre-long beach or lie down in the sun and relax. The Dunas de Maspalomas also invite you to take a walk before heading back to Las Palmas for a relaxing evening in your hotel or town. In Palma itself, there are also many places of interest and places worth visiting for you and your family. For example, you can hire a car to the old town of Veguta, which extends to the port of Palma.

Would you like to hire a car at an affordable rate from your car hire company and pick it up at the LPA airport pick-up point to drive it to the Cudad Atla district of Palma? In Las Palmas, there are two different city centres located approximately four kilometres apart. They are of particular interest to tourists, as not only the two districts of Vegueta and Triana are worth visiting, but also the Santa Catalina district, which is located between the port of Las Palmas and Canteras beach. Book a cheap hired car at the best prices with us and discover Gran Canaria in a comfortable, affordable and comfortable way. Hire a car that you can pick up at the pick-up point at Las Palmas airport.

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623 Experiences of our customers at the Las Palmas/Gran Canaria Airport

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“Very friendly and fast handling at the airport. We received a very nice and almost new beautiful car.”

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“The procedure for booking was smooth and easy, so highly recommended”

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“The employee of the car rental had prepared everything, so everything went very quickly. Their information also helped me a lot.”

Rating of Anita K.

“In the processing on site, everything went very quickly and without major waiting times. The staff was also very friendly.”

Rating of Alexander S.

“The first time I rented a car, the air conditioning was defective, I immediately got another rental car where everything was great.”

Rating of Thomas B.

“No complications at all, very competent and friendly staff. I would book there again next time.”

Frequently asked questions about car hire booking Las Palmas/Gran Canaria Airport

How much does a hired car cost at Gran Canaria Airport?

View over Gran Canaria

Panorama view over Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

A cheap hired car is available from as little as 40 £ per week. We compare the prices of all reputable car hire companies and show you the best offer, so you can start your well-deserved holiday in Gran Canaria full of anticipation.

Particularly popular are small cars, which you can hire from as little as 41 £ per week. With a small car, you will not spend a long time searching for parking spaces in the city. If you are travelling to Gran Canaria with the whole family, a family car is also suitable, which you can hire from 74 £ per week. Here everyone will find enough space and also the baggage can be safely stowed. If you like to drive in the nature, you should choose a hired car with all-wheel drive, because that way you do not get stuck in the terrain. In addition, you have the possibility to book a convertible as a hired car at Gran Canaria Airport for 79 £ per week.

If you only need a hired car for one day, you can hire it for as low as 6 £ per day.

What is the fastest way to get to the car hire counter at Gran Canaria Airport?


The car hire offices are located in the arrivals area of Terminal A on Level 0. Simply collect your bags from baggage claim and follow the signs to the car hire counter. If you opt for express rental, you can sign up online before to pick up your hired car faster. This way you don't waste valuable holiday time but can get on the road to your accommodation directly on the go.

In addition, a contactless key handover is possible. Simply select your wishes accordingly in the search mask under "Included services". Depending on which refuelling arrangement you choose, you should remember to fill up the hired car after pickup.

Can I receive the hired car in Gran Canaria also in the hotel?


If you want a hotel delivery, look for an offer near your hotel or place of stay, because airport stations rarely offer a delivery of the hired car. Check the rental conditions under the keyword "delivery” to see if this service is available. Here you will also find all the information on what costs are associated with the service of delivery.

If delivery is offered, please indicate the name and address of your hotel in Gran Canaria in the field "Message to our service team". As soon as there is feedback from the rental company, you will be informed by our service team, and you will receive the new voucher with the information of the delivery.

Can I book a child seat for the hired car at Gran Canaria Airport?


You can specify desired extras such as a child seat when booking the hired car in the reservation form under the item "Additional equipment" or alternatively in the field "Message to our service team". The applicable fees for this can be found in the rental terms and conditions and are usually payable upon acceptance of the hired car on site.

In addition, you can select inclusive services such as a navigation device or an additional driver at Gran Canaria Airport. To do this, simply set the filter under "Included services" accordingly. With the appropriate extras and inclusive services, nothing more stands in the way of a pleasant holiday in Gran Canaria.

Can I use the ferry to other islands with the hired car?


Car hire trips by ferry to other islands are generally possible but depend on the type of vehicle and rental company. If you would like to visit other islands, such as Tenerife or Lanzarote, by hired car from Gran Canaria, please read the rental conditions under the heading "Cross-border trips".

In any case, register the trip either directly when booking via the field "Message to our service team" or with the rental company on site when accepting the hired car. Additional charges may apply.

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