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The Complete Guide To Renting The Best And Cheapest Cars In Tenerife

How to Compare Prices For Finding The Best And Cheapest Car To Rent In Tenerife

In order to find the best and cheapest car for renting in Tenerife, You can use the price comparison engine. This is extremely easy. To compare the prices of the cars you should type in the country that you’re visiting i.e Tenerife followed by the City and finally the pickup area. If your drop off destination is not the same as the pickup destination then you can check the “drop off car at different location” checkbox and then enter the drop off destination in the search field.

Following this, You must choose the pickup and the drop off date along with the time of the delivery. Check the driver age box or enter the age of the driver if it is below 30 or above 65 and then click on search. This will show you all the cars available in your preferred city of choice along with all the necessary information so that you can choose the cheapest car to rent in Tenerife.


Tenerife is a destination known for its holiday resorts, beaches and vibrant nightlife scenes.


This comprehensive guide has been carefully crafted in order to make sure you get the best and most affordable deals when renting cars in Tenerife whether it is for a business trip or a family vacation.

Vehicle Types For Rent In Tenerife

Tenerife car rental companies offer various cars for rent at affordable prices in various parts of the countries. These cars can all be categorized into seven types that are detailed below.



Renting Economy Cars (4 Seater Cars):

These cars are appropriate if you have only a few people travelling with you. This is certainly the best option to pick if you’re low on cash or just don’t care about the vehicle and only regard it as something that takes you from point A to point B.

The Cheapest Economy Cars To Rent In Tenerife

Renting The Volkswagen Up!

The Volkswagen Up! is one of the cheapest cars that you can rent in Tenerife. This compact car is perfect for businessmen or small families. For further details refer to the link below which gives a detailed overview of the car. 

Specifications:

  • 4 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Manual Gearbox
  • Price for 1 day:US $23
  • Price for 1 month: US $414
  • Full Protection:  $54
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available.
  • Airport Pickup Available.

Renting The Renault Clio

If you’re looking for a bigger car that can fit in an extra person then the Renault Clio is the best car to rent in Tenerife. It also happens to be the cheapest 5 seater car to rent.

For a more detailed view of the car, Refer to the video below.

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Manual Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day: 33$
  • Rent Price For a month: $470
  • Full Protection:  $54
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup Available

Renting Luxury Cars

If you wish to travel in luxury and style then luxury cars are the way to go. These are usually higher priced but have are sure to make your travels as comfortable as possible though you’ll have a hard time finding any car that is truly luxurious due to Tenerife’s low use of personal cars for traveling and reliance on the public transport network. 

The Cheapest Luxury Vehicle To Rent In Tenerife

Renting A Audi Q3

The Audi Q3 is not a vehicle that needs any introduction. This is one of the sleekest and best premium vehicles that you can rent in Tenerife.

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day: $84
  • Rent Price For a Month: $1,370
  • Full Protection:  $54
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup Available

Renting A Mini Convertible Cabrio

This convertible is the best way to go through the narrow lanes of Tenerife and look at all the exotic attractions that it offers. Certainly the best premium vehicle that you can rent in Tenerife. The video below gives you more details.

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day: $248
  • Rent Price For a Month: $1,240
  • Full Protection:  $54
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup Available


Renting SUVs

If you need a vehicle that can hold an extra person or just want to travel in a car that’s not too cramped up then renting an SUV  is a very good idea.

The Cheapest SUVs To Rent in Tenerife

Renting The Renault Captur

This is the cheapest SUV that you can rent in Tenerife but that doesn’t say anything about its quality. The Renault Captur is a very capable car that can take you and your family or friends around the roads of Tenerife.

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Rent Price For A Day: 41$
  • Rent Price For A Month:644$
  • Full Protection:  $54
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup Available

Renting The Mazda CX-3

If you’re looking for a strong, comfortable and spacious vehicle to cruise the roads of Tenerife then the Mazda CX-3 is the best SUV you can rent. It also happens to be one of the cheapest SUV to rent in Tenerife. The video below provides a good look at the vehicle

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Rent Price For A Day: 46$
  • Rent Price For A Month:806$
  • Full Protection:  $54
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup Available

Renting A 7 to 9 Seater Car In Tenerife

If you plan to visit Tenerife with an entourage of people then getting a 7 to 9 seater is a no brainer. This will allow you to hold about 7 people and a bunch of baggage.

The Cheapest 7 to 12 Seater Vehicle For Rent In Tenerife

Renting The Peugeot Partner

The Peugeot Partner is the cheapest 7 seater vehicle that you can rent in Tenerife. Certainly a good car to rent if you have a large family or lots of luggage.

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • Manual Gearbox
  • 4 Doors
  • 1 Day rental cost: US $41
  • 1 Month Rental Cost: US $635
  • Full Protection: US $57
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup
  • Airport Pickups Available at most places

Renting The Citroen C4 Grand Picasso

Tenerife has a variety of large vehicles. The Citroen C4 Grand Picasso is something that you can rent if you want a little more seats.This car can fit in 7 people. Perfect for large family/friend sightseeing. The vehicle is extremely comfortable to sit in and pretty sleek looking. The video below showcases this better than any words can.

Specifications:

  • 7 Seats
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • 4 Doors
  • 1 Day rental cost: US $258
  • 1 Month Rental Cost: US $2,108
  • Full Protection: US $57
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup
  • Airport Pickups Available at most places


Rental Companies:

Tenerife’s leading car rental companies are dominated by Avis, Thrifty, Hertz and Budget. Each operates several outlets across Tenerife, offering cars in all sizes and, in some cases, large vans, buses, and RVs.


Driving In Tenerife

An International Driving License or Local License is required in order to rent a car in Tenerife. International driving permits are not available in Tenerife and must be brought from the home country.

GPS Navigation

Most rental cars come with a GPS navigation system built into the dash. The systems in some vehicles can be set to display the map and menus and to read directions in English, however English capable systems are not available from almost every rental company or outlet. 

Gas Station

The Gas Stations are found all over Tenerife and are usually fully serviced through self service gas stations have been increasing in recent times.

Petrol Cost: 0.70 Eur/ltr

Diesel: 0.65 Eur/ltr

Parking

There are many small parking garages laid out throughout the cities. Some parking spots are paid by the hour while others are usually free. With a little patience finding a parking spot should not be a very difficult job assuming you’re not going out during a holiday or festival since there is a lot of street entertainments in the cities.

Cost of Gas

You also need to factor in the cost of gas. Right now, the cost of gas in Tenerife is around 620 colones per liter which is around $4 per gallon. Diesel is cheaper, at around $3.50 a gallon. On average for a 1 week trip, tourists drive around 500 kilometers (310 miles). In a SUV, a full tank of gas costs around $65 to fill up.

Road And Rules In Tenerife

  • Cars drive on the right side of the road
  • Minimum age of driving is 18
  • Minimum age to rent is 21
  • Drinking and driving is strictly prohibited
  • Most roads are Tollfree with the exception of some expressways.
  • Road conditions are not very good but traffic is a problem in the cities.
  • Tenerife motorways have a speed limit of 120km/h
  • Non motorways have a speed limit of 120km/h

Tourist Spots To Visit In Tenerife

Mount Teide National Park:

Mount Teide National Park - tenerife
Mount Teide National Park

This world heritage site is home to Mount Teide, A volcano and also the highest mountain peak in Spain. To enjoy the breath taking view you can either take a cable car or if you’re fit enough, hike to the peak. At the top lies the worlds largest solar observatory from where you can look at the sun and the moon

Siam Park:

Siam Park - tenerife
Siam Park

Widely regarded as the best water park in Europe. This sprawling park has a ride for everyone from families to adrenaline junkies. Along side this you will find various Thai restaraunts.

Beaches:

Tenerife has 400km’s of beaches. About 17 of which have been awarded the Blue Flag Status. Something that every tourist some definitely visit.


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