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Car hire Lanzarote Airport - cheap car rental Canary Islands

Lanzarote Airport - ACE, also referred to as Arrecife Airport or, Aeropeuerto de Lanzarote in Spanish, is the main gateway for hundreds of thousands of tourists visiting the island of Lanzarote every year.

The easternmost of the Canary Islands, Lanzarote is greatly appreciated my the holiday-makers because of its unique volcanic landscapes, turquoise, clean waters of the surrounding ocean and a certain tranquillity, unknown to the same extent on the other islands of the archipelago.

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In order to fully experience Lanzarote and travel to all the fascinating places on the island at your own, relaxed pace, Lanzarote car hire often turns out to be the most convenient and inexpensive solution.

Compare prices of car hire from Lanzarote Airport with Cartrawler

Cheap car hire Lanzarote throughout the year
Thanks to its mild climate, Lanzarote is a year-round destination for sun-seeking tourists from northern Europe. Read more about weather in Lanzarote further below.

Although, traditionally, July and August are the busiest months for tourism, even during those month is fairly easy to find very competitive prices of Lanzarote car hire, when compared to the level of prices for peak season in southern Europe.

Cartrawler search engine of car hire, available on www.find-cheap-car-hire.co.uk will often quote prices from around £110-120 for a week of Lanzarote Airport car hire. For this price you can have a small city car - such as Fiat Panda, Kia Picanto, Mini or VW Up - just enough to take you to al the fascinating places of Lanzarote. However, for only a slightly higher price you can enjoy a much more comfortable vehicle - often a VW Polo, a Seat Ibiza, or a Ford Fiesta - usually priced from around £140 for a week of car hire with the pick-up at Lanzarote Airport in the high season.

Naturally, in spite of a fairly cheap car hire, in Lanzarote, as in any other popular tourist destination prices increase as the summer season approaches, for which it is always advisable to book you vehicle well in advance.

Please note that outside peak season, rates for Lanzarote car hire are, usually, very competitive: the offers of one week car hire from Lanzarote Airport in May or June, for example, priced from around £50 are not uncommon on Cartrawler search engine.

For a budget holiday in the Canary Islands, and if your schedule allows, try to plan your stay in Lanzarote in the spring, in the autumn, or even in the winter.

Weather Lanzarote - when to visit?
Tourists in Lanzarote can count on pleasant weather, with daytime temperatures rarely ever dropping below 20 degrees Celsius, even in the winter.

When visiting Lanzarote in the summer you do not run much risk to be exposed to a scorching heat as the average temperatures range between 26 and 29 degrees Celsius.

See Lanzarote weather chart

Lanzarote climate is rather dry and most of the rainfall is registered between November and March. The short-lasting showers, however, don’t disturb much the holidaymakers.

The only concern for the tourist might be the winds known as calima. Blowing from the east, calima winds often carry sand from the Sahara Desert and are accompanied by very high temperatures. Apart from uncomfortable sensation, calima winds may provoke in some people ears, nose or eyes problems. Cases of calima bringing large quantities of locust or dragonflies to Lanzarote have been reported. Most common in the summer moths, calima’s only last for a short ime (a couple of hours to 3 days).

Car hire companies Lanzarote Airport
At Lanzarote Airportcar hire is available from a wide variety of on-site car rental companies, amongst them: Avis Rent A Car, Budget, Auto Reisen, Cabrera Medina, Cicar Lanzarote, Europcar, Goldcar, Hertz and Payless.

When searching on Cartrawler, you are likely to find offers also from of-site providers, operating at Lanzarote Airport on meet and greet basis or providing a shuttle bus to their rental location in a close distance from the airport. Amongst the external car hire companies at Lanzarote Airport are: Thrifty, Namcar and Orlando Rent A Car.

UK flights to Lanzarote (ACE)
Lanzarote is a growingly popular tourist destination for holidaymakers from northern Europe, amongst them British.

Flights to Lanzarote are available from a very wide choice of UK airports, including London (Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton), Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford and Liverpool.

Major airlines providing flights from UK to Lanzarote are: British Airways, Easyjet, Monarch, Ryanair, Jet2, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways.

Lanzarote Airport - location and distances
The airport is located approx. 4 miles west of Arrecife, the island’s major island, hence the name Arrecife Airport.

After picking up a hire car at Lanzarote Airport you can quickly and comfortably reach most of the places worthy of tourist interest on the island.

See map of places of interest on Lanzarote

Below are the approximate road distances between Lanzarote Airport and popular tourist attractions of Lanzarote:

  • distance from Lanzarote Airport to Playa del Carmen: 5 miles (less than 10 min by car)
  • distance from Lanzarote Airport to Costa Teguise: 9 miles (15 min by car)
  • distance from Lanzarote Airport to Mirador del Rio: 26 miles (40 min by car)
  • distance from Lanzarote Airport to Cuevas de Los Verdes / Jameos del Agua: 20 miles (35 min by car)
  • distance from Lanzarote Airport to Jardin de Cactus: 18 miles (30 min by car)
  • distance from Lanzarote Airport to Timfaya National Park: 13 miles (20 min by car)
  • distance from Lanzarote Airport to El Golfo: 16 miles (25 min)

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Car hire Lanzarote Airport - cheap car rental Canary Islands
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