Transport Options in Tenerife
When visiting Tenerife there are a multitude of transport options. Private car hire is an ideal way to reach the island's diverse landscapes, enjoy the sights, and capture the true essence of Tenerife in an affordable and convenient way. You can explore the glorious coastline, which features some of the country’s top beaches, and travel to the majestic mountains and the stunning Teide National Park with ease, without being restricted to public transport timetables.
Hiring a Car from Tenerife, Spain (TFS-Tenerife South)
Tenerife Airport South is the larger of the two international airports in Tenerife, and the second busiest in the Canary Islands. If you wish to hire a car, there are a range of options available depending on your group size and preferences. Major companies offering car hire services from Tenerife Airport South include Avis, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hertz – all clearly signposted within the main terminal building.
Hiring a Car from Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain (TFN-Tenerife North)
Being the capital city and home to Tenerife’s most popular beach – Las Teresitas – Santa Cruz is an incredibly popular destination for tourists and locals alike. As a result, driving in this area can be busy, but you will find there is a lot of stunning scenery to take in along the way. Visitors looking to hire a car in Santa Cruz can either go to one of the many car rental companies in and around the city centre or rent a car from the airport. Car hire companies operating from Tenerife Airport North include Budget, Goldcar Rental and Avis.
Visit Attractions in Tenerife
The majority of Tenerife's attractions are accessible by car, so renting a vehicle gives you complete freedom to explore as you please. A trip to Tenerife would not be complete without visiting Teide National Park, where you can explore the volcanic rock formations and lava formations of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
For a different experience of the island's volcanic past, visit Tenerife’s smallest town of Puerto de la Cruz and stroll along the black sand beaches. You'll also find parks, botanic gardens and other tourist activities on offer. Finally, for something that may not spring to mind when planning a break in Tenerife, why not consider the fantastic ski resort in San Isidro? This location is perfect for skiing in the winter and also offers great spots for biking and horseback riding in the warmer months.
Where to Park Cars in Tenerife
While there are clearly signposted and reasonably priced underground car parks across the island, many of the resorts tend to offer free on-street parking. Additionally, most of tourist attractions have parking facilities as well.
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