Car rental Canary Islands

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Tenerife North Airport Car Rental
Mini
Opel Adam or similar
Opel Adam
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Goldcar
$6.18 / per day
Tenerife North Airport Car Rental
Mini
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Goldcar
$7.73 / per day
Lanzarote Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat 500 2 doors or similar
Fiat 500 2 doors
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Goldcar
$7.87 / per day
Gran Canaria Airport Car Rental
Mini
Peugeot 108 or similar
Peugeot 108
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Interrent
$8.08 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Gran Canaria Airport Car Rental
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Interrent
$8.46 / per day
Lanzarote Airport Car Rental
Economy
Renault Clio or similar
Renault Clio
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Goldcar
$8.81 / per day
Gran Canaria Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat 500 2 doors or similar
Fiat 500 2 doors
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Goldcar
$8.87 / per day
Lanzarote Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat 500 2 doors or similar
Fiat 500 2 doors
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Interrent
$9.18 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel information

Language
Spanish
Currency
EUR
Country code
34
Average car rental length
3 days
Economy car rental price
$27.65 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 - 100 km/h
56 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Why rent a car in Canary Islands?

Canary Islands are a great place for renting a car. Unique in landscape and populated by hospital and proud people, whether you choose to go to Tenerife, Gran Canaria, or one of the other islands, you won’t end up disappointed. 

Canary Islands Car Rental

Top ways to enter Canary Islands

  • Tenerife South Airport: The busiest airport of Tenerife serves more than 10 million passengers yearly. 
  • Gran Canaria Airport: The airport is near Gran Canaria’s capital Las Palmas, but serves the rest of the island as well. 
  • Tenerife North Airport: The airport is located near the island’s capital Santa Cruz.
  • Lanzarote Airport: Located near Arrecife, Lanzarote’s largest city, the airport serves the whole island.
  • Fuerteventura Airport: Also known as El Matorral, this airport may seem small, but serves more than 6 million passengers every year.

Top cities and places to visit

Gran Canaria: The most visited of the islands, Gran Canaria is known for its relaxed atmosphere and for El Teide, the highest mountain in all of Spain.

Tenerife: Travelers especially love Tenerife’s mild and warm southern area, but you can find great beaches throughout the island.

Fuerteventura: Famous as the windsurfing capital of Europe, Fuerteventura has both cozy beach resorts and untamed nature areas.

Lanzarote: The northernmost of Canary Islands has perhaps the most impressive and out-of-this world landscapes of them all.

La Gomera, La Palma, and El Hierro: Although grouped together, these three other Canary Islands are in no way lesser than the four others and each of them has the ability to take your breath away.

Most popular rental car

The most popular rental car in the Canary Islands is the Kia Picanto. Travelers also like the VW Polo and the Renault Clio.

Most popular types of rental car

The most popular rental car type in the Canary Islands is an economy, followed by mini and compact.

Top driving routes

Santa Cruz - Los Cristianos (76 km / 47 mi) The route between Tenerife’s largest city and Los Cristianos can be done in less than one hour. It will take you along the island’s western shore for much of the way.

How can I save money on my rental car?

You can do a number of things to get a good car rental deal in the Canary Islands:

  • Compare rates of different rental car providers
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Plan your route before you go
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  • Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting the Canary Islands is the cheapest in June when renting a car is about 27% cheaper than the yearly average. 

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Canary Islands?

The cost of renting a car in Canary Islands depends on the time of year. This graph compares price changes from month to month in order to find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Canary Islands
$29.53
January
$24.60
February
$26.78
March
$23.53
April
$17.19
May
$13.94
June
$38.21
July
$30.56
August
$40.21
September
October
November
$38.01
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Canary Islands is June — prices start from $13.94 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 51% cheaper than the year’s average and 65% cheaper than renting a car in the month of September (when prices start at $40.21 for a Compact class). This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. The exact price for your trip will depend on the length of your rental and the number of days until your rental period begins. Just enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers.

What’s the average rental length in Canary Islands?

Average length differs from month to month. The longest rental periods are in March — an average of 7 days. The shortest are in September — an average of 4 days.
Average Rental Length in Canary Islands
6
January
5
February
7
March
7
April
7
May
5
June
5
July
6
August
4
September
October
November
5
December

What’s the most popular time for renting a car in Canary Islands?

Discover Car Hire users search a lot of locations daily. We gathered this information in order to analyze car rental popularity in Canary Islands. The most popular month is January, while the least popular is March.
Canary Islands Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
135%
January
110%
February
77%
March
82%
April
91%
May
82%
June
113%
July
116%
August
79%
September
October
November
113%
December

Top 8 Most Popular Cities in Canary Islands

Car Rental in Tenerife from $36.66 per day
Car Rental in Gran Canaria from $7.14 per day
Car Rental in Lanzarote from $23.38 per day
Car Rental in La Palma from $15.95 per day
Car Rental in La Gomera from $39.31 per day
Car Rental in El Hierro from $32.50 per day

Top 10 Best Canary Islands Suppliers in 2019

Isla Car Rental
Isla Car Rental
Exceptional 9.4
Cicar
Cicar
Exceptional 9.2
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.5
Canarias
Canarias
Excellent 8.5
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.4
Orlando
Orlando
Excellent 8.2
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.1
Goldcar
Goldcar
Excellent 8
Interrent
Interrent
Very good 7.1
Rhodium
Rhodium
Very good 7

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