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Why Take a Flight to the Canary Islands

Famed for its resorts and nightlife, each of the Canary Islands offers a unique experience beyond the sun-drenched beach. Whether you want to explore the countryside, climb volcanoes, get active on the water or just relax – there is something for everyone in the Canaries.

When to Book Cheap Flights to the Canary Islands

There is no real off season in the Canaries. It is a great destination for winter sun, and holidaymakers flock to the islands for a summer break.

Prices are highest between December and April and during July and August. The autumn is the quietest time in the Canary Islands, but there can be downpours so pack a brolly.

How to Find the Best Flight Deals to the Canary Islands

As it is such a popular destination planning ahead is vital when looking for cheap flights to the Canaries, particularly if you intend to visit during the peak season.

A bit of flexibility with your schedule can help find return fares for less than £100. If you are unsure about which island to visit our ‘Nearby airports’ option can find the best deals for different locations in the Canary Islands. You can also compare prices from different departure airports in the UK.

UK Departures to the Canary Islands

Optimal flight times from UK airports to the Canary Islands are:

Main Airports in the Canary Islands

There are two airports in Tenerife, in the north and south of the island. Tenerife South Airport is the larger and busier, and it’s located near the island’s hotspots, such as Costa Adeje, Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos. Buses are available to the major destinations around the island.

Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura airports are well served by buses. Lanzarote airport is just three miles from the capital Arrecife.

Which Airlines Fly to the Canary Islands?

The main airlines flying from the UK to the Canaries include:

How to Get Around in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands bus network links airports, attractions and the main tourist hotspots. Taxis are also widely available but the best way to explore an island is by hire car, however you’ll need to book ahead during high season.

All the islands have airports so it is possible to hop from one to another by air or ferry.

What are the Must-Sees in the Canary Islands?

Mount Teide National Park on Tenerife should not be missed. A cable car takes you to the peak, offering panoramic views of the island and its neighbours, La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro. Arrive early to beat the queues and bring a jacket, the summit can be chilly.

To escape the tourist vibe head to the island of El Hierro, the smallest of the group, and experience the culture of the Canary Islands away from the resorts.

Fiestas are a large part of life on the Canary Islands, time your visit to coincide with one of the many celebrations that take place throughout the year. Carnival in Tenerife is one of the biggest in Europe.

Tips for Travelling in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are part of Spain, but the language sounds different to that spoken on the mainland.

Hire cars are not allowed to be taken off the island where they were rented.


❓ Can I cancel my flight booking to Canary Islands due to COVID-19??

✔️ Policies will vary from partner to partner, but many of them cover travel to highly impacted areas. The dates and destinations change frequently as more is learned about the situation, so it’s important for travelers to check in with the airline if they have an upcoming trip. Please visit our Customer Service Portal to learn more about what policies are available for your flight to Canary Islands.

❓ What's the best way to find cheap flights to Canary Islands that have flexible change policies?

✔️ Due to COVID-19, many of our trusted airline partners are waiving change fees for eligible new bookings to Canary Islands, so consider filtering for these airlines during your search for cheap flights to Canary Islands!

❓ What are the some of the general tips for travelers to Canary Islands during the COVID-19 outbreak?

✔️ Most of our hotels in Canary Islands offer free cancellation, so consider booking refundable hotels vs. non-refundable. Just look for the “free cancellation” message during your search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

✔️ When purchasing flights tickets to Canary Islands, remember to check the fine print as depending on what type of fare you choose, changes may either not be an option or could potentially incur a hefty fee. Be sure to read the terms and conditions of your ticket before making any purchases