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Tenerife Airport South Car Rental

Tenerife Airport South Car Rental

Welcoming over 10 million holidaymakers every year, Tenerife is the most popular of the Canary Islands.  With its 350km of coastline, tropical rainforest walks and guaranteed sunshine it’s easy to see why so many holidaymakers travel here every year.  Whether your holiday plans involve lazing on the beach or getting active with a volcano hike, you’ll find Tenerife car rental offers you the freedom and independence to make the most of your time on the island.

Car Hire at Tenerife Airport South

Major and local car rental suppliers are represented at Tenerife Airport.  Desks are situated in the central hall.

Advice for Renting a Car in Tenerife Airport South

As soon as you arrive at the airport, gather all documents you need before you collect your car including your booking form, credit card, passport, driving licence and any form of identification requested by your supplier. In Tenerife the minimum age for renting a car is 21 but some vehicle types have a restriction of 25.  Some suppliers also charge an “underage fee” for these drivers.  Drivers must have held a licence for a minimum of one year depending on vehicle size. In Tenerife, cars drive on the right hand side of the road.  If you are not used to driving on this side of the road, you should take a few moments to familiarise yourself with your vehicle before you leave the car park of your car rental supplier.  Remember, the gear stick will be located on the right-hand side, as will the hand break.

Tenerife Airport Guide:

Tenerife South is located 60km to the south of Santa Cruz.  The airport offers a good range of facilities for passengers including ATMs and a bureau de change in the airport lobby close to the arrivals area.  Telephones are situated within the terminal and there is also an on-site post office.  Passengers will find a number of restaurants, bars, cafés and fast food outlets located before and after security.  There is also a bookshop, newsagents, gift shop and florist at the airport.  Other services include a travel agency, a chapel, a pharmacy and a 24-hour medical centre located within the airport.There are over 800 car parking spaces located in Tenerife Airport south and parking is free for the first 15 minutes.Short and long-term parking is located just across the street from the terminal building close to the bus stops and taxi rank.The airport is wheelchair accessible and there are lifts to take passengers to the upper level.  Telephones, restaurants and toilets are all wheelchair accessible. There are also facilities to assist disabled passengers from the airport to the terminal. Passengers with reduced mobility or other disabilities are advised to notify the airline of any special requirements within 72 hours of their departure.

Driving to Tenerife Airport:

Tenerife South airport is situated close to the TF1 motorway which connects Santa Cruz with the south of the island.  The airport has its own dedicated exit from the motorway.

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