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By comparing prices between all major car rental companies in the Canary Islands, we can provide the best offers. With our selected partners you will not only find great deals but also car hire companies that provide excellent customer service and quality cars. Find a wide range of deals for economy, compact and luxury cars in the Canary Islands. You can compare cheap prices in the Canary Islands in simple steps. No hidden fees and 24/7 customer support. Cars with Unlimited Mileage, Theft Protection, and CDW insurance included in the prices. 

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What to keep in mind when renting a car in the Canaries?

The minimum age for all car categories is 23 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people between 23-26 years old renters. This information is visible in our search engine. Accidents are something we do not control, therefore it is important to keep in mind what kind of coverage you have. At Orbit, you are able to buy additional coverage (Premium Coverage) so you can travel around the Islands without worry. In the Canaries, you drive on the right side of the road. For the countries that drive on the left lane, this can be confusing but good to know before you begin the journey. Toll roads: There are a few toll roads in the Canary Islands but as the distances are usually short there are small fees. In the Canary Islands, there are much prettier routes to travel as they are made to be fast rather than scenic. 

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Pay attention to bicycles and motorbikes on the roads. This is a popular option for locals so you may find many bikes and motorbikes on the road. Most importantly make sure to drive according to the speed limit, Motorways have a minimum speed of 60km/h and a max of 120 km/h. Urban roads have a speed limitation of 50km/h and rural roads from 70 to 100km/h.

Low priced Canary Islands options for you - online!

Book a car in the Canary Islands and explore all of what the island has to offer. A great way to find a rental car for a low price is to book in advance. At Orbit Car Hire we have made agreements with some of the best car providers for you to compare low rental car prices for all seasons. By doing this you are not only able to find cheap deals but also quality car rental service to make your vacation experience unique. 

Looking for a rent a car for pleasure or business? With our search engine you can find low prices for all categories from economy to luxury, mini-vans to SUV's so you will be able to find the car that suits your trip. The search engine at the top you can enter the pick-up and drop-off locations in the country whether you are looking for a one-way trip or rent a car at Tenerife airport location. You will find low prices in the search engine with no hidden fee's, filter your preferred transmission type. Book online and let us help you with our customer support team by phone, email or on Live Chat. 

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Best ways to travel to Canary Islands

The most popular way to travel to the Canary Islands is by plane. Many airlines fly to Canary Islands such as Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, KLM, British Airways, Jet2, TUI Flights, EasyJet and many more. The best time to visit the Canary Islands is to visit from March to May or from September to November. Winter and also Summer deliver plenty of tourists, which make everything more expensive. 

Information about the Canaries

Although the Canary Islands are part of Spain, they are geographically in the latitude of North Africa, which gives them a much warmer winter climate than anywhere in Europe. Average highs in January and February are 21 ° C and the average low is only 14 ° C. It is also mostly sunny with occasional rain. The islands near the coast are the driest.

Rental cars Canary Islands

The Canary Islands offer a beautiful climate with warm temperatures for most of the year and minimal rainfall, as well as beautiful beaches, stunning volcanic landscapes, vibrant nightlife, water sports, and great shopping. If you're not sure which of the Canary Islands to choose for your vacation, this guide will take you through the top spots of four of the biggest:

  • Tenerife,
  • Fuerteventura,
  • Gran Canaria,
  • Lanzarote.

There are also other islands that are becoming increasingly popular, such as La Gomera, La Palma, La Graciosa, and El Hierro. There are other uninhabited islands such as the Chinijo Archipelago and the Isla de Lobos. As alternatives to Canaries Las Palmas, La Palma la Gomera, Lanzarote, and Tenerife are often taken into account.

It is a cheap and perfect getaway all year long for short or long trips. It is suitable for romantic couples, families, and adventurers. The islands are rather safe (meaningless criminal) and the friendly people with the slow pace of life will take care of your relaxation and wellbeing during earned vacations. It is not surprising at all that the Canaries have over 12 million visitors per year and this makes it a major tourist destination. The canaries are islands of volcanic origin, as evidence by their remarkable diversity, as one of the islands; Tenerife is over 3700 meters high. It is called Teide volcano that is the highest top in Spain and the third biggest volcano in the World. The Flora and fauna of the archipelago are diverse and the bio-geographical region is called Macaronesia. In the rich forests called Laurisilva, you will be able to find species of trees that are from the era of dinosaurs as well as the animals that were on the edge of extinction but have been saved and given their own places in the world Canaries. Superlatives are not enough when we are describing these islands. We can simply say that the Canary Islands are heaven on earth.

Why hire a car in Canary Islands? 

To hire a car means you are independent and free to discover all the beautiful and hidden places of the Canary Islands. You can hire a car at Tenerife South and North Airport; rent a car in Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, or many other attractive locations in the Canary Islands. With Orbit Car Hire you will be able to hire a car in the Canary Islands or anywhere around the world. With cheap car hire, we make your trip even better. Visit our web page www.orbitcarhire.com and book a vehicle for your next trip. We offer great deals and transparent prices with no hidden extras. On our, easy to use, web page you will be able to choose the suitable vehicle for your trip to the Canary Islands. 

Orbit Car Hire is offering your own personal guide for Canary Islands

To have a great experience in a foreign country, you need guidance. Orbit Car Hire is always one step ahead. With cheap car hire and your personal guide, you'll be well equipped for your independent adventure. The guide is completely customized for your trip. You can create it for the dates you want to travel and it includes all the events, travel information, maps, weather, custom chapters, and much more. You don't have to spend your valuable time trying to figure out when and where you want to travel. With just a few clicks, you'll have everything together and ready for your trip.

Fun facts about the Canary Islands

  • The climate in the Canaries is known as "Eternal Spring" since it never gets too cold or too hot The Canary Islands hold 4 out of 12 national parks in Spain.
  • Fuerteventura is over 20 Million years old.
  • The second most popular carnival in the world takes place in Santa Cruz.
  • Tenerife is home to the third-highest volcano in the world.
  • The Canary bird was named after the island, not the other way around.
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One Way Car Hire Canary Islands

When finding offers through Orbit Car Hire and its Car Rental companies, you can rent a car from one pick-up location in the Canary Islands and return at another location. One way fees may apply, and they are included in Orbit Car Hire deals when searching for one way car hire. Our car rental companies in the Canary Islands do not offer to return the car in another country, however, you can find domestic one-way rental options.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What do I need to rent a car in Canary Islands? A credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so it is important that the credit card has sufficient funds. You can find details about security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license  with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese , Cyrillic, Japanese).It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID cards . In many European Union countries a National ID is sufficient. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.
How old do I need to be? The minimum age for all car categories is 23 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply for many car rental companies for people between 23-26 years old renters. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire.
Do I need car rental insurance in Canary Islands? Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in Canary Islands with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include mandatory insurances in the country.
Do I need a credit card to rent a car in Canary Islands? In most cases a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit Car Hire you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.
Do I need an international driving license in the Canaries? Drivers license issued in Canary Islands or within the European Union do not have to provide an international drivers license. For drivers with a license issued outside of the EU will need to have an international driving license as well as your standard driving license. You must have both licenses with you at all times while driving a car in Canary Islands.
How do I find the cheapest deal? You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit Car Hire. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can raise the closer to the travel period gets. 
What is the cheapest rental car in Canary Islands? You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as VW UP and Fiat Panda often provide the best prices. 
What is the best car rental company in Canary Islands? You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Europcar, Enterprise rent a car, Surprice and ACE Rent a Car.
What types and makes of cars can I find in Canary Islands? You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are VW Polo, Fiat Panda, VW Polo, Nissan Micra, Fiat 500.
Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I rent a car in Canary Islands? Most car rentals in Canary Islands offer unlimited mileage in their offers. 

Most popular cities

Most popular destinations

  1. Gran Canaria
  2. Tenerife
  3. Fuerteventura
  4. Lanzarote
  5. La Palma 
  6. La Gomera
  7. El Hierro
  8. Playa del Ingles
  1. Gran Canaria Airport
  2. Tenerife Airport South 
  3. Tenerife Airport North 
  4. Lanzarote Airport
  5. Fuerteventuara Airport
  6. La Gomera Airport
  7. La Palma Airport
  8. El Hierro Airport

All Car Rental Companies in Canary Islands with Orbit Car Hire:

Europcar Canary Islands Enterprise rent a car in Canary Ilsands Alamo Canary Islands
SurPrice car rentals in Canary Islands Keddy by Europcar in Canary Islands Thrifty Canary Islands


What you need to know about renting a car

How to make a booking with Orbit Car Hire?

You can easily book your vehicle with Orbit Car Hire. First, you have to choose the date and location of your rental in our booking form. In the next step, you can pick out the vehicle you want from the list provided. After filling out the personal information form there is a step where you choose the payment method and you simply fill in your credit card information. In the end, you can print out your voucher, which is needed at the time of pick-up.

What are the charges for security deposits?

Every car rental has its security deposit policy. You will find the information about the security deposit while booking the vehicle or on your voucher. 

What if I would like to change my booking?

If you need to change your booking you have made through Orbit Car Hire please contact our customer support team at customerservice@orbitcarhire.com or by phone at +354 823 0165. You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information please read the Terms of Use. 

How do I cancel my booking?

You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information please read the Conditions of Use. Our customer service team will address your requests in due time:

When do I pay for the rental car?

You pay a small deposit when making the booking as a guarantee. The remaining balance is paid when you pick up your rental vehicle. Please keep in mind that the payment at the counter is paid in local currency. 

What is included in the price?

Most of the reservations made by Orbit Car Hire include unlimited mileage, local tax, mandatory fees, and collision damage waiver. In steps 1 and 2 in the booking process or on your voucher, you can see all the details about your booking inclusions.

Are there any hidden fees?

There are no hidden charges! All mandatory surcharges and fees are presented in the 3rd step of the booking process and our Terms and Conditions. Please note that additional charges may apply for some rentals in case of:

  • Out of hours surcharge (when picking up the vehicle out of office hours),
  • One way fee (when returning the vehicle at a different location),
  • The service charge for fuel (prepaid fuel policy),
  • Young/senior driver fee (this condition is set by the car hire company and is usually not about the regulation of the specific country),
  • Excess and deposit amount (before hiring you to need to make sure your credit card limit is high enough for the deposit amount to be blocked which usually equals the excess amount or higher).

We advise our clients to read the Terms and Conditions carefully before the rental to avoid any surprises. Our knowledgeable customer service agents will gladly help you with any questions via phone, email, or live chat during our opening hours.

What is a voucher and why do I need it?

A voucher is a document that confirms your booking, the price for your booking, and the payment of your booking. It is mandatory to have your voucher with you at the time of pick up. If you do not have the voucher with you at the time of pick up, the vehicle provider may refuse to release the vehicle to you or can change the price of the rental.

What is an airport or premium location fee?

Premium location/airport fee is a fee that covers the location service costs. This fee is usually included in the price but may still occur at some locations and is charged locally.

What is Premium Coverage and how does it work?

Premium Coverage is an optional service by Orbit Car Hire which, if accepted, covers your financial accountability for damage or theft to the hired vehicle. This is not insured with a car hire company that reduces the excess amount, but a cover that refunds you in case the car hire company charges you for damage or theft. With this option, you will be reimbursed up to 3000 EUR. For more information, you can read the Terms and Conditions or contact us.

How do I get the cheapest car hire?

Prices vary frequently. It is best to book a car 3 to 8 weeks in advance of your desired pick-up date - this will ensure you get the cheapest rental rate. Alternatively, it is also possible to find cheap last-minute car hire. Find the best deal on car hire in Alicante!

How many countries does Orbit Car Hire compare?

We at Orbit Car Hire compare car hire prices in over 140 countries, including popular destinations within Europe such as Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Iceland, Croatia, Malta, France, Slovenia, Germany. 

What currency should I use to pay for the car?

You can pay the confirmation fee on Orbit's page in EUR, GBP, ISK and USD. When you pick up your car hire you will pay the remaining balance in the currency that is in the country of pick up. 

Can I rent a car from inside the terminal?

You can hire a car from inside the terminal. When you compare our offers, you can filter "In Terminal" to see all the offers we have that are inside the terminal. 

What is the cheapest car to rent?

The cheapest car to rent is the Fiat 500, Volkswagen Up and Fiat Panda. 

Can I add an additional driver to my booking?

You can always add an additional driver to your booking when you are finding your deal on Orbit Car Hire. If you have already made a booking, you can contact us to add the additional driver. You can also add an additional driver to your booking when you pick up the vehicle. 

What payment methods are accepted by Orbit Car Hire

You can pay with a debit card and credit card when making a booking with Orbit Car Hire. We accept Mastercard and Visa. 

Can I drop off my car at a different location?

Yes, you can. When you look for car hire deals on our webpage you can press "Yes" to "Different drop off location" and you will see all the best deals for a one-way car hire. 

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