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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Tenerife Airport South Car Rental
Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$7.63 / per day
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Tenerife Airport South Car Rental
Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$7.80 / per day
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Tenerife, Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
$7.81 / per day
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Tenerife Airport South Car Rental
Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$8.06 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Tenerife Airport South Car Rental
Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$8.06 / per day
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Tenerife Airport South Car Rental
Economy
Seat Ibiza 5d or similar
Seat Ibiza 5d
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$8.43 / per day
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Tenerife Airport South Car Rental
Economy
Seat Ibiza 5d or similar
Seat Ibiza 5d
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$8.64 / per day
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Tenerife, Los Cristianos Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Renault Twingo or similar
Renault Twingo
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Orlando
$8.76 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 01:20 on 2020-03-30. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.
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    Travel Information

    Language
    Spanish
    Currency
    EUR
    Country code
    34
    Average car rental length
    6 days
    Economy car rental price
    $27.53 / 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 Tenerife?

    Tenerife is a great place to travel around by car. From large cities to long beaches and fascinating inland area, the island is best explored if you have the freedom of your own wheels that allow you to go wherever you want.

    Tenerife Car Rental

    One-Way Car Rentals in Tenerife

    The most popular one-way rental options for pick up in Tenerife and drop off in another city include:

    • From Tenerife to Lanzarote - 24 offers from 33.04 USD per day
    • From Tenerife to Gran Canaria - 30 offers from 32.68 USD per day
    • From Tenerife to La Palma - 15 offers from 32.68 USD per day

    Top ways to enter Tenerife

    • Tenerife North Airport: Located close to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the island’s largest city, this airports hosts flights to and from other Canary Islands, mainland Spain, Europe, and Africa.
    • Tenerife South Airport: Tenerife’s busiest airport is popular with a large number of low-cost carriers and is especially busy during summers.
    • By sea: It is also possible to take a ferry from one of the nearby islands or even from the mainland Spain. You can then get a rental car in one of the many car pick-up locations on the island.

    Useful city facts

    • Tenerife enjoys a warm tropical climate with low precipitation throughout the year. The warmest month is August with an average high of 29 °C (84 °F).
    • The main language spoken by the locals is Spanish. English is much better known in the south of the island. 

    Top destinations and activities

    • Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The capital and largest city of Tenerife is home to castles, museums, and restaurants. The Las Gaviotas Beach with its black sand is also worth a visit.
    • Southern beaches. The most visited part of the island has the perfect beach for everyone, from Las Vistas in the town of Los Cristianos that’s famous for parties to Los Gigantes with its huge cliffs, Las Galletas with its serene atmosphere, and El Médano that’s a paradise for water sport lovers.
    • San Cristóbal de La Laguna. A UNESCO World Heritage site and the oldest settlement on the island, San Cristóbal has interesting architecture and many historic artefacts throughout the city.

    Traffic and parking tips

    • Speed limits - 50km/h (31mph) in built-up areas, 90km/h (56mph) on most standard roads, 100km/h (62mph) on standard roads that are either one-way roads, roads with more than two lanes for at least one direction of traffic and roads with shoulders more than 1.5m wide, and 120km/h (74mph) on motorways (called autovías in Spain).
    • The car documentation and insurance always has to be inside a vehicle.
    • The driver and all passengers are required to wear seatbelts.
    • Children up to the age of 12 and measuring less than 135cm travelling on the front seat of a car must be seated in a child restraint system adapted to their size and weight.
    • Unnecessary use of audible warning devices (horns) is prohibited.
    • The legal alcohol limit is 0.05% for experienced drivers and 0.02% for novice drivers.
    • The emergency number is 112.

    Toll roads

    Most of the roads inside the country are toll-free. Toll roads are called ‘carretera de peaje’. On maps and road signs, all toll roads have to include a letter P after the road type. The payment method may vary depending on the road, but most will accept cash. Regardless of the region, the average estimated price is €9.5 ($11.25) per 100km by car. See the official website for prices and more information.

    Ideas for a day-trip

    • Teide. The largest mountain not only of Canary Islands but of the whole Spain, Teide is the center of a national park of the same name and home to unique flora and fauna. A cable car takes you almost all the way up to Mount Teide summit. 
    • Cueva del Viento. Once home to now extinct giant lizard and a sacred place for the island’s original inhabitants, “the Wind Cave” is one of the biggest and most impressive lava cave systems in the world.
    • A road trip around the island. Tenerife has arguably some of the most scenic drives in the world. Travel along the coast and through the mountains, stop at pristine empty beaches and little villages, and make sure to pay a visit to the stunning Masca Valley cliffs. 

    Most popular rental types and cars

    The most popular rental cars in the Canary Islands are the Kia Picanto, the VW Polo and the Renault Clio. The most popular car types is an economy, followed by mini and compact.

    Further destinations

    • Other Canary Islands. From fun Gran Canaria to majestic Lanzarote and relaxed El Hierro, other Canary Islands are just as interesting to explore as Tenerife.
    • Mainland Spain. Reached either by boat or one of the numerous daily flights from either South Tenerife Airport or North Tenerife Airport, mainland Spain is a perfect destination, for culture, history, and food lovers.

    Car Rental Prices in Tenerife

    • Convertibles - from $87 per day
    • Station wagons - from $29 per day
    • Large cars - from $52 per day
    • Medium cars - from $32 per day
    • People Carriers/Vans - from $57 per day
    • Premium cars - from $91 per day
    • Small cars - from $23 per day
    • SUVs - from $75 per day

    How can I save money on my rental car?

    There are things you can do to get a good car deal in Tenerife:

    • 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 Tenerife is the cheapest in June when renting a car is about 41% cheaper than the yearly average and about 65% cheaper than renting a car in July.

    Top 6 Cities near Tenerife

    1. Gran Canaria Car Rentals from $5.56 per day
      111.4 km / 69.2 miles away
    2. Lanzarote Car Rentals from $23.97 per day
      271.8 km / 168.9 miles away
    3. Fuerteventura Car Rentals from $13.97 per day
      242.2 km / 150.5 miles away
    4. La Palma Car Rentals from $14.61 per day
      138.8 km / 86.2 miles away
    5. El Hierro Car Rentals from $33.38 per day
      168.7 km / 104.9 miles away
    6. La Gomera Car Rentals from $23.97 per day
      99.2 km / 61.7 miles away

    Map of Car Rental Locations

    Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Tenerife?

    Car rental prices in Tenerife vary a lot according to the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best offer.
    Average Rental Price in Tenerife
    $30.20
    January
    $23.89
    February
    $24.80
    March
    $26.11
    April
    $16.59
    May
    $16.59
    June
    $47.33
    July
    $33.77
    August
    $34.49
    September
    $23.75
    October
    $115.88
    November
    $49.70
    December
    The best month to rent a car in Tenerife is May (when prices for an Economy class start from $16.59). This is 55% cheaper than the yearly average and 86% cheaper than renting in November (when rental prices start at $115.88 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

    What’s the usual rental length in Tenerife?

    Travel lengths vary from month to month: in March, travelers rent a car for an average of 10 days in February, the average rental period is 4 days.
    Average Rental Length in Tenerife
    7
    January
    4
    February
    10
    March
    5
    April
    6
    May
    4
    June
    5
    July
    5
    August
    5
    September
    6
    October
    7
    November
    5
    December

    What's the most popular month to rent a car in Tenerife?

    While travelers visit Tenerife year-round, the most popular month for renting a car is December, and the least popular is June.
    Popularity of Car Rental in Tenerife by Monthly Searches
    102%
    January
    302%
    February
    251%
    March
    21%
    April
    40%
    May
    19%
    June
    28%
    July
    28%
    August
    22%
    September
    51%
    October
    30%
    November
    306%
    December

    Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

    Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
    Orlando Renault Twingo 3 1 Small cars
    Goldcar VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
    Interrent VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
    Goldcar VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
    Orlando VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
    Orlando Renault Clio 3 2 Small cars
    Orlando Citroen C3 4 2 Small cars
    Offer Car Hire Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
    Interrent Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
    Goldcar Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars

    Top 16 Suppliers in Tenerife in 2020

    Orlando
    Orlando
    Exceptional 9.5
    +34922790614
    Avenida Bulevar Chajofe, Edificio Eden, 38640, Arona
    Offer Car Hire
    Offer Car Hire
    Exceptional 9.5
    +34922860408
    Calle la Hondura, 11, Local 105, C.C, 38683 Santiago de Compostela, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    Interrent
    Interrent
    Exceptional 9.5
    +34965233191
    Sala de llegadas, Aeropuerto de Los Rodeos, 38206, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    Enterprise
    Enterprise
    Excellent 8.8
    +34922632642
    AEROPUERTO DE LOS RODEOS,
    SIXT
    SIXT
    Excellent 8.7
    +34871180192
    Av. Virgen de Guadalupe 2, 38679 Costa Adeje
    Europcar
    Europcar
    Excellent 8.6
    +34911505000
    Carr. Gral. del Nte., Km 13,2, Local 42, 38297 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    Keddy
    Keddy
    Excellent 8.6
    +34139071680
    Carr. Gral. del Nte., Km 13,2, Local 42, 38297 San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    Canarias
    Canarias
    Excellent 8.5
    +34922714298
    Av. Europa, 2
    Avis
    Avis
    Excellent 8.5
    +34928092330
    Aeropuerto Norte Los Rodeos La Laguna
    Budget
    Budget
    Excellent 8.5
    +34928092330
    Apto Norte Los Rodeos La Laguna
    Interrent
    Interrent
    Very good 7.7
    911501183
    El Mediano S/N TF-1 Km 59 Salida 23 Aeropuerto Sur Reina Sofia
    Ace Rent a car
    Ace Rent a car
    Very good 7.5
    +34965233184 / +18778223872
    38610 Granadilla, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    Goldcar
    Goldcar
    Very good 7.4
    +34918341400 / +34965233425 / +34918340262
    Airport terminal Aeropuerto de Tenerife Norte, Office T54, 38297 San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    Rhodium
    Rhodium
    Very good 7.4
    +34918341400
    Goldcar, Aeropuerto de Tenerife Norte, 38297 San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    Goldcar
    Goldcar
    Very good 7.3
    +34918341400
    On-Airport. Arrivals, office T54
    Surprice
    Surprice
    Very good 7
    +34639938933 / +34658626413
    Av. de Bruselas, 46, 38660 Costa Adeje, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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