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    With this superguide you will know, even before arriving, everything about car hires in the airport of Tenerife Sur, the airport of Tenerife Norte and the port of Santa Cruz.

    The car hire superguide in Tenerife

    The Superguide of Tenerife is a guide specifically created to give all information that will need to hire a car in the Island of Tenerife. You will know where to hire a car, opening times of the offices and the different prices from one location to another.

    Where to hire a car in Tenerife

    South / North Tenrife Airport

    Inside the Airport

    • Autoreisen
    • Avis-Budget
    • Cicar
    • Europcar- Keddy
    • Hertz- Thrifty
    • Inforentacar

    Outside the Airport

    • Orlando

    Santa Cruz Port

    Inside the Airport

    • Anaga Rent a Car
    • Ecar Rent a Car
    • Cicar
    • Jocar

    Nearest 24/7 Petrol Station to the Airport

    Company Opening hours Address
    CEPSA 24h Aeropuerto Tenerife Sur, 38610 Santa Cruz de Tenerife

    This is a simplified map of the Island of Tenerife where you can locate the main locations to hire a car in the island: airport of Tenerife Sur, airport of Tenerife Norte and The Port of Santa Cruz. This is a very useful map: it identifies the main car hire companies in each location, in the airport or nearby, as well as the nearest petrol station to the Airport of Tenerife Sur.

    Tenerife is the most populated island in Spain, and it's one of the largest of the Canary Islands. It's one of the most important tourist destinations with more than five million tourists a year. There are two airports: Airport of Tenerife Sur, which is the most tourist, and Tenerife Norte Airport. They receive thirteen million passenger per year. Being an island, there's only two ways to get there: by boat or by plane.
    If you are going to enjoy your holidays there, you will love to visit the most faraway coves or going to the Teide. Car hire companies know it well and they will be waiting for you in the most tourist locations and with unbeatable prices.

    Price versus location

    CAR HIRE PRICES IN TENERIFE
    Fiat 500Fiat 500 Fiat 500LFiat 500L Ford FiestaFord Fiesta
    Europcar Goldcar Rhodium Europcar Goldcar Rhodium Europcar Goldcar Rhodium
    Aeropuerto de Tenerife Norte 111 € 63 € 73 € 194 € 81 € 101 € 123 € 69 € 74 €
    Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur 0 € 0 € 0 € 0 € 0 € 0 € 0 € 0 € 0 €

    It's common to think that the car hire offices of the same company offer the same prices for the same car, but this isn't true. Car hire companies usually offer very different prices from one office to another, and the differences among the companies are sometimes quite considerable.

    In order to get an idea of how it works we have designed this table. You can see the price differences between hiring a Fiat 500, Fiat 500L, Ford Fiesta or a similar category for 5 days in November at the airports of Tenerife South and North.

    As you can see, hiring a Fiat 500 with Goldcar cost €63 , €73 with Rhodium and €111 with Europcar at the airport of Tenerife Norte.Same prices at the airport of Tenerife Sur.

    We recommend to compare all offers in all the destinations you are planning to visit to get the best possible deal.

    How to get from the airport to other destinations

    From the airport of Tenerife Norte Airport of Tenerife South Santa Cruz de Tenerife Port of Santa Cruz
    Distance 65 km 12.5 km 16 km
    Travel time by car 43 min 15 min 21 min
    Taxi
    Estimated price
    €75 €18 €34
    Bus
    Estimated price
    €9.70 €2.65 €3

    If you want to hire a car, this map information would be very useful for you. It shows you the distance between the airport and the different locations to hire a car, how long it would take and, the price of the public transport from the airport of Tenerife.

    Remember that the airport of Tenerife Sur is the most important, but it's also the furthest airport from Santa Cruz city.

    From the airport of Tenerife Sur Airport of Tenerife Norte Santa Cruz de Tenerife Puerto de Santa Cruz
    Distance 65 km 54.8 km 65 km
    Travel time by car 45 min 1h 14 min 46 min
    Taxi
    Estimated price
    €75 €83 €111
    Bus
    Estimated price
    €9.70 €9.35 -

    Driving risk statistics in the Province of Tenerife

    Risk in Tenerife
    Number of cars Car thefts Traffic Fines Traffic Accidents Black Spots
    497,777 373 71,694 1,653
    13th in Spain 12th in Spain 12th in Spain 16th in Spain 0roads

    Santa Cruz de Tenerife has the 3rd highest number of registered cars, 497.777 in total, car hire fleets included.

    Driving in the island is pretty safe: the roads doesn't have any black spot or any other critical spots. Be aware too that October and November have the highest number of accidents in the Province. On the other hand, Tenerife is one of the places with the lowest number of traffic fines.

    Be careful where you park the car, the number of car thefts isn't high at all in Tenerife, but it's higher than other provinces with less cars. If you don't know the area, it's better to park in a secure parking lot.

    Anyway, we recommend hiring a comprehensive coverage with no deductibles for you to forget about any extra charges.

    Airport

    Tenerife Airports

    Tenerife South Airport

    There are two airports in Tenerife: the airport of Tenerife Norte, also called aeropuerto de los Rodeos, and the airport of Tenerife Sur, also called aeropuerto internacional Reina Sofía.

    It's very useful to supply the flight number to the car hire companies are located in the airport or its surroundings, so they can wait for you in case your flight arrives late, although there's an extra charge for that service.

    Tenerife South Airport

    The airport of Tenerife Sur, also called the "aeropuerto internacional Reina Sofía" is the most important airport of the island of Tenerife, and the seventh airport with highest number of passengers in Spain. It's very likely you land in this airport if you fly to Tenerife: the 92% of the tourist flights land there. Different Airport names you may find: Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, Aeropuerto internacional Reina Sofía, TFS.

    This is some useful airport information:

    Latitude Longitude Address Phone Aena Web
    28.0457718 -16.576216 Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, 38610, Granadilla, Santa Cruz de Tenerife 913 211 000
    902 404 704
    Aena Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur
    Some useful information about Tenerife Sur Airport

    Car hire in the Tenerife South Airport

    The main car hire companies are located in the terminal of the airport of Tenerife Sur, although some other companies are located in the surroundings and they usually offer better prices or cars to compensate for having to take a shuttle to get to their offices.

    The car hire counters are on the ground floor and first floor of the arrival lobbies, so they are very easy to find. All car hire companies have counter on both floors.

    This is the contact information of the care hire offices close to the airport, opening times, 24h pick up/drop off services...

    Company Address Office phone Opening hours After hours pick up Max delay
    Is it allowed? Charge 24h Return Grace period Penalty*
    Autoreisen Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, Granadilla de Abona, 38610, Santa Cruz de
    Tenerife
    922 262 202 7:00-23:00 No No 2 h No No
    Avis Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, Granadilla de Abona, 38610, Santa Cruz de
    Tenerife
    922 979 824 7:00-23:00 No No 30 min No No
    Budget Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, Granadilla de Abona, 38610, Santa Cruz de
    Tenerife
    922 979 824 7:00-23:00 No No 30 min No No
    Cicar Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, Granadilla de Abona, 38610, Santa Cruz de
    Tenerife
    922 632 642 7:00-23:00 No No 1 h No No
    Europcar Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, Granadilla de Abona, 38610, Santa Cruz de
    Tenerife
    902 105 055 7:00-23:59 Yes €55 30 min Yes No
    Goldcar Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, Granadilla de Abona, 38610, Santa Cruz de
    Tenerife
    965 343 186 7:00-23:00 Yes €40 1h No No
    Hertz Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, Granadilla de Abona, 38610, Santa Cruz de
    Tenerife
    922 759 319 07:00-23:00; No No 29 min Yes No
    Interrent Aeropuerto Reina Sofía Granadilla de Abona, 38610, Santa Cruz de
    Tenerife
    922 759 313 07:00-00:00 No No - No No
    Rhodium Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, Granadilla de Abona, 38610, Santa Cruz de
    Tenerife
    965 343 186 7:00-23:00 Yes €40 1h No No
    Thrifty Aeropuerto de Tenerife Sur, Granadilla de Abona, 38610, Santa Cruz de
    Tenerife
    922 635 868 7:00-2300 No No - Yes No
    * Panalty Penalty charge plus full-day late charges

    This is the contact information of the car hire offices located close to the airport. We recommend to contact them to check how to take the shuttle to the airport.

    Company Address Office phone Opening hours After hours pick up Max delay
    Is it allowed? Charge 24h Return Grace period Penalty*
    Orlando C/ Araujo, 5, 38639, Santa Cruz de Tenerife 610 582 489 8:00-22:00 No No - No No
    * Panalty Penalty charge plus full-day late charges

    How to get where my car hire is

    The airport of Tenerife Sur is located at the southernmost point of the island, and it's the furthest airport from Santa Cruz de Tenerife city. Here you can see how you can get from the airport to other locations to hire your car. If you prefer to hire a car in Santa Cruz city, or if you are travelling to the airport of Tenerife Norte. Here is how.

    The company Titsa is the bus transport company in charge of the transport from Santa Cruz city to the airport of Tenerife Norte. The bus stop is located on the ground floor in front of the arrivals doors.

    Here is a list of lines, operating times, and contact information:

    Santa Cruz Airport of Tenerife Norte
    Travel time 1h 50 min
    Fare €9.35 €9.35
    Opening time 06:30-22:30;
    Night: 23:30, 0:50, 2:35, 4:25, 6:00;
    8:41-23:18
    Frequency 30 min Mon-Fri:: 08:41, 10:01, 11:58, 12:33, 13:20, 15:58, 16:48, 18:28, 19:33, 20:29, 21:30, 23:18
    Sat-Sun and holiday: 8:41, 11:58, 12:33, 15:58, 18:28, 19:33 y 23:18
    Line: 111 343
    Company Titsa Titsa
    Website www.titsa.com www.titsa.com
    Phone Teléfono 922 531 300 922 531 300

    The licensed taxi stand is locates on the ground floor, after the luggage claim area. Taxis in Tenerife are painted in white with a horizontal blue stripe on the front doors.

    Spanish taxi fares are per km. Just remember to check that the taxi driver turns on the taximeter (minimum fare) at the beginning and ask for the invoice or receipt. This table shows the prices of the taxis in Tenerife:

    TAXI FARES
    Type Price/km Waiting time Opening time Min.
    Fare 1 €0.55 €15.05 Mon-Fri: 06:00-22:00 €3.15
    Fare 2 €0.63 €15.05 rest: 22:00-6:00; €3.45

    This is the contact information of the taxi companies in the airport of Tenerife Sur:

    Company Phone Email Web
    Official Taxi Tenerife 922 397 074
    653 916 278
    info@officialtaxitenerife.com www.officialtaxitenerife.com

    Tenerife North Airport

    The airport of Tenerife Norte is the oldest of the island, it has a few destinations between the islands and Madrid. Tenerife is the forth largest airport of Spain, with more than 3.6 million residents. Different Airport names you may find: Aeropuerto de Tenerife Norte, Aeropuerto de los Rodeos, TFN.

    This is some useful airport information:

    Company Phone Email Web
    Official Taxi Tenerife 922 397 074
    653 916 278
    info@officialtaxitenerife.com www.officialtaxitenerife.com

    Car hire in Tenerife North Airport

    The main car hire companies are located in the terminal of Tenerife North Airport, although some other companies are located in the surroundings and they usually offer better prices or cars to compensate for having to take a shuttle to get to their offices.

    The counters of the car hire offices are in the lobby on the ground floor to easily find them once you arrive at the airport.

    This is the contact information of the care hire offices close to the airport, opening times, 24h pick up/drop off services...

    Company Address Office phone Opening hours After hours pick up Max delay
    Is it allowed? Charge 24h Return Grace period Penalty*
    Autoreisen Aeropuerto Tenerife Norte, Sala de Llegadas
    38297, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    922 262 202 7:00-23:00 No No 2 h No No
    Avis Aeropuerto Tenerife Norte, Sala de Llegadas
    38297, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    922 979 822 7:00-23:00 No No 30 min No No
    Budget Aeropuerto Tenerife Norte, Sala de Llegadas
    38297, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    922 979 822 7:00-23:00 No No 30 min No No
    Cicar Norte Sala de Llegadas
    38297, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    922 632 642 7:00-23:00 No No 1 h No No
    Europcar Aeropuerto Tenerife Norte, Sala de Llegadas
    38297, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    902 105 055 7:00-23:00 Yes €55 30 min Yes No
    Hertz Aeropuerto Tenerife Norte, Sala de Llegadas
    38297, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    922 635 868 7:00-23:00 Yes €47 29 min Yes No
    Info Rent a Car Aeropuerto Tenerife Norte, Sala de Llegadas
    38297, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    922 383 240 Mon-Fri: 09:00-13:00/16:30-20:00;
    Sat: 09:00-13:00;
    No No - Yes No
    Keddy Aeropuerto Tenerife Norte, Sala de Llegadas
    38297, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    902 105 055 7:00-23:00 Yes €55 30 min Yes No
    Thrifty Aeropuerto Tenerife Norte, Sala de Llegadas
    38297, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    922 635 876 7:00-23:00 Yes €47 29 min Yes No
    * Panalty Penalty charge plus full-day late charges

    This is the contact information of the car hire offices located close to the airport. We recommend to contact them to check how to take the shuttle to the airport.

    Company Address Office phone Opening hours After hours pick up Max delay
    Is it allowed? Charge 24h Return Grace period Penalty*
    Orlando San Cristóbal de la Laguna, Camino de San Lázaro, s/n, 38206, Tenerife 922 263 220 8:00-22:00 No No 1 h No No
    * Panalty Penalty charge plus full-day late charges

    How to get where my car hire is

    The airport of Tenerife Norte is located at the northernmost point of the island, and it's the closest airport to Santa Cruz de Tenerife city. Here you can see how you can get from the airport to other locations to hire your car. If you prefer to hire a car in Santa Cruz city,in the airport of Tenerife Sur, or if you are travelling across the island. Here is how to do it.

    The company Titsa is the bus transport company in charge of the transport from Santa Cruz city to the airport of Tenerife Sur.

    Here is a list of lines, operating times, and contact information:

    Santa Cruz1 Santa Cruz Santa Cruz2 Airport Tenerife Sur
    Travel time 25 - 30 min 25 - 30 min 25 - 30 min 50 min
    Fare €2.65 €2.65 €2.65 €9.70
    Opening time Mon-Fri: 0:45, 3:05, 4:40, 5:25, 6:15, 6:30;
    From 07:15 to 20:45
    Last departures: 21:15, 22:00 and 23:00;
    Sat-Sun and holiday: 0:45, 3:05, 4:45, 5:25, 6:35, 6:55;
    From 07:15 to 21:15
    Last departures: 21:50, 23:00 y 23:45;
    Mon-Fri: 6:30, 8:45, 10:45, 14:45, 16:45 y 18:45 6:15, 8:15, 10:15, 12:15, 13:15, 14:15,16:15, 18:15 y 20:15 Mon-Fri: 06:49, 07:59, 09:29, 10:57, 12:19, 14:56, 15:51, 17:25, 19:03, 20:00, 21:43, 22:30
    Sat-Sun and holiday: 6:49, 9:26, 10:57, 15:51, 17:24 y 21:43;
    Frequency 30 min Depends on the timetables Depends on the timetables Depends on the timetables
    Line: 102 107 108 343
    Company Titsa Titsa Titsa Titsa
    Web www.titsa.com www.titsa.com www.titsa.com www.titsa.com
    Phone 922 531 300 922 531 300 922 531 300 922 531 300

    The taxi stand is located on the ground floor after the luggage claim area. Taxis in Tenerife are painted in white with a horizontal blue stripe on the front doors.

    Spanish taxi fares are per km. Just remember to check that the taxi driver turns on the taximeter (minimum fare) at the beginning and ask for the invoice or receipt. This table shoes the prices of the taxis in Tenerife:

    TAXI FARES
    Type Price/km Waiting time Opening time Min.
    Fare 1 €0.55 €15.05 Mon-Fri: 06:00-22:00 €3.15
    Fare 2 €0.63 €15.05 rest: 22:00-6:00; €3.45

    This is the contact information of the taxi companies in the airport of Tenerife Sur:

    Company Phone Email Web
    Radio Taxi Laguna 922 555 010 info@transfer-taxi-canarias.com www.transfer-taxi-canarias.com/
    Port

    Port of Santa Cruz

    The port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is one of the largest ports of Spain, and it's connected to every single continent. The port is located in Santa Cruz city centre, only 10km away from Tenerife Norte. Different Port names you may find: Puerto de Santa Cruz, Puerto de Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

    Further information about the railway station of Tenerife:

    Latitude Longitude Address Phone Web
    -50.0193329 -68.5218048 38001, Puerto de Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife 927 342 005

    Car hire in the Airport of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    The Port of Santa Cruz has many passengers per year and it may be interesting to you to hire a car there to move around the island.

    This table shows information of car hire offices in Port of Santa Cruz, address and phone number, opening times, and 24h pick up/drop of service and how much it costs.

    Company Address Office phone Opening hours After hours pick up Max delay
    Is it allowed? Charge 24h Return Grace period Penalty*
    Anaga Rent a Car C/ Emilio Calzadilla, 10, 38002, Santa Cruz de Tenerife 922 287 935 08:00-20:00 No No - No No
    Ecar Rent a Car Edificio Puerto Ciudad, Muelle Ribera, Local 4C,
    38002, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    922 108 050 9:00-16:30 Yes €15 - No No
    Cicar Edificio Ciudad
    Muelle Ribera, Local E1,
    38001, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    922 244 097 Mon-Fri: 8:00-21:00;
    Sat-Sun: 8:00-13:00;
    17:00-20:00;
    No No - No No
    Jocar C/ de Miraflores, 8,
    38003, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    922 245 222 8:00-19:30 No No - No No
    * Panalty Penalty charge plus full-day late charges

    How to get from the airport Tenerife Sur or Tenerife Norte to the Port of Santa Cruz.

    If you prefer to hire a car in some of the airports of Tenerife, or in any other office, this table will help you to find the airports, contact information and how to get there from the port. You can also see the public transport company information to get there.

    Airport Bus Station
    Name Airport de Tenerife Sur Intercambiador de Santa Cruz (Hall)
    Address 38610, Granadilla, Santa Cruz de Tenerife Avda. Tres de Mayo, 47, 38003, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    webpage www.aena.es www.titsa.com
    Phone 913 211 000
    902 404 704
    922 531 300
    922 218 122
    Distance 64.5 km 4.5 km
    Hot to get there Line 343 The only option is to get there by taxi.
    Company Titsa Taxi Driver Tenerife
    Webpage to get there www.titsa.com www.taxitenerife.es/
    922 531 300 922 311 012
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    Consumer rights and how to file a complaint

    You can file a complaint if you believe you have been unfairly treated, the price you paid was wrong or your consumer rights have been violated. Always file an official complaint.

    To do so, just follow this protocol:

    • Ask the company for an official complain sheet, file it an hand it in any of these:
      • Organización Municipal de Información al Consumidor (OMIC)
      • Oficina Territorial de Consumo
      • Junta Arbitral de Consumo
    • Then, go to the Junta Arbitral de Transporte in order for them to follow up your case.

    Here is a list of offices to make an official complaint. For further information about filing a complaint, read our article: How to file a complaint.

    Where Location Office Address Phone Email
    Junta arbitral de transporte Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Calle La Marina, 53 Edificio Europa, Portal 3 – 1º 922 924 012 -
    Organización municipal de información al consumidor Santa Cruz de Tenerife Oficina del consumidor Antonio Domínguez Alonso, 27 922 606 010 omicstfe@infonegocio.com
    Oficina Territorial de Consumo Santa Cruz de Tenerife Consejería de Empleo, Industria y Comercio Avda. de Anaga, 35 922 475 000 -
    Junta arbitral de consumo Las Palmas Junta Arbitral de Consumo de La C.A. de Canarias, Dirección General de Comercio y Consumo C/ León y Castillo, 200 - Edif. Servicios Múltiples III, 1ª Planta 928 899 327
    928 899 328
    928 899 338
    jac@gobiernodecanarias.org

    References in these articles

    All data used in the statistic tables has been collected from these organizations