Gran Canaria is known as a continent in miniature, the island changes drastically with only a few hours drive, the best way to discover Gran Canaria is hiring a car from one of the many rent a car companies in Gran Canaria.
The prices different between them are sometimes as much as 20 euros for the same car per day, thats why we have included our rent a car price comparison for you to use.
Why you need a rent a car in Gran Canaria?
There are many things to do in Gran Canaria and if you really want to discover the island, we advise you to rent a car from the airport or if you prefer just for a day from one of the many rent a car offices that you will find around the resorts.
If you rent the car from Gran Canaria Airport you will save the cost of the transfer to your accommodation which sometimes cost more than the car rental itself.
If you are staying in a villa in Gran Canaria normally the villas are a bit out of the main areas in the resort, so you will need to hire a car to get about and as well to do the shopping for the villa in the nearby supermarkets.
If you are staying in the south of the island you will need a car to go to another beaches, for example if you are staying in Maspalomas you need to go and check Amadores Beach in Puerto Rico or the fantastic Puerto de Mogán or if you are staying in Puerto Rico you need to check the sand dunes in Maspalomas and if the weather is not that good you can get your car and go past Gran Canaria Airport and go for a day of shopping in the areas of Las Palmas or Telde.
Sometimes the demand for cars on the island is really high, and believe or not sometimes cars are not available, or a double the price, book as soon as possible your car specially if you have requirements such as 9 seater cars or automatic cars which are more difficult to find.
Gran Canaria places to go
This website is created and updated from the island of Gran Canaria, so during the next months we will be adding our exclusives Gran Canaria Driving Routes with pictures and tips of where to go and where not to go in Gran Canaria.
Rent a Car Companies in Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria Airport Rent a Car
Many of the rent a car companies in Gran canaria offers their services from Gran Canaria Airport so you can rent the car from the airport and leave it there when you finish.
Book your Gran Canaria Rent a Car from the airport and save money on your transfers to the resorts.
Gran Canaria Car Hire Reviews
Please check online before you book your rental car in Gran Canaria, the online reviews of the company you are interested. If you think the price for your car hire is too good to be true probably is because its not true.
We have heard them all, from charging 100 Euros for the petrol to sell you a compulsory insurance for the car,
So please read all the conditions and make sure that everything is clear before you book your car.
Gran Canaria Airport Car Hire Companies
Gran Canaria Airport Car Hire Companies you will find a lot of companies at Gran Canaria Airport, we will list them below so you can choose.
Cicar Rent a Car