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Puerto La Cruz is a charming, old town with ancient churches and a fortress that overlooks the sea. La Laguna, the old capital in the Aguere valley, showcases the island's history in its churches and maritime museums. Bajamar and Punta del Hidalgo have first class hotels and outstanding scenery. You can explore all of these and mountains, cliffs, and beaches on the island if you hire a car while you are there. Many visitors also use rental cars to search for and look at property for sale while on Tenerife.
The continuing tourist attraction to Tenerife has created a demand for Property in Tenerife for those who want to holiday on the island regularly.

Car Hire Companies

There are many car hire companies on Tenerife, including some with staff that speak six languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Bulgarian, and Russian. They offer for rent nearly any kind of car imaginable - economy or luxury class. Some offer discounts if you book a rental car online. Car Rental Inclusions and Exclusions

Most care hire companies include the following in the rental costs:

  • Unlimited mileage
  • Required insurance
  • Collision damage waiver liability
  • Theft waiver
  • Airport surcharges
  • Bail bonds
  • Local taxes
They may or may not include the following:
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Insurance exclusions
  • Fuel
  • Fees for a garage, tolls, parking, and traffic fines
  • Pickup and/or delivery of the car to places other than the airport or local rental office
  • One-way rental charges
  • Pickup and/or return of car outside of normal working hours
  • Under age or over age drivers' charges (under 25 or over 65 years of age).
  • Points to Remember

    For an airport pick-up, be sure to give the car hire company your flight number and arrival time, before you depart. This can be done by phone or online.

    You will be required to leave a cash or cheque deposit or credit card details to cover any damages to or theft of the car you rent. Sometimes a fuel deposit will be required as well. Some companies do not accept cash.


    The beautiful island of Tenerife offers luxury hotels, outstanding scenery, ancient buildings, mountains, cliffs, and beaches for tourists to explore. The best way to see the island is to hire a car while you are on holiday. Many visitors also use hire cars to search for and check out property for sale on Tenerife so that they can look forward to many happy future vacations in this island paradise. Interested in more information about car hire Tenerife?

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