Auto Europe is a leading car hire provider in over 160 countries worldwide. Founded in 1954, Auto Europe has over 60 years of experience in the auto rental industry. Through our partnership with the best international and local suppliers that Spain has to offer, we are able to bring you quality car rental at incredibly low prices. For your convenience, we have locations at airports as well as spread throughout Gran Canaria. With pick ups and drop offs being easier than ever before, you are sure to enjoy your experience when booking a car hire in Gran Canaria with Auto Europe.
Gran Canaria is second most popular island to visit on the Canary Islands. It is a great destination to visit if you are look for a sun holiday as it has many famous beaches that cover over half of the island. Not only does it have breathtaking beaches, Gran Canaria also has many historic buildings such as Las Palmas cathedral. So why not take a look at our offers and enjoy a great sunny holiday in Las Palmas and other vibrant cities.
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There are many places to see and things to do in Gran Canaria. Whether you want a sun holiday or a holiday filled with activities, Gran Canaria is the perfect place. Here are some of the more popular places to visit with your car hire in Gran Canaria:
Gran Canaria is the second most populous of the Canary Islands in the Spanish archipelago. Its capital, Las Palmas, is also the largest city amongst the islands. The Canary Islands are located in the Atlantic Ocean, off the north-western coast of Africa and about 93 miles from Europe. Gran Canaria lies south-east of Tenerife. The roadways in Gran Canaria are well maintained, but drivers should be aware that the roads are often very curvy and narrow, so extra precaution should be taken while driving.
Gran Canaria Airport is the only commercial airport on the island. The airport is located in the eastern part of Gran Canaria, 12 miles south of the centre of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It is one of the busiest airports in the whole of Spain. Sometimes it is referred to as Las Palmas Airport, and it was formerly known as Gando Airport. The airport has only one terminal and is split between three zones. Zone A is for European Union Flights, Zone B is for International flights outside the European Union, and Zone C is for flights to the other Canary Islands, such as Lanzarote.
Official Name: Gran Canaria Airport (LPA)
Address: Carretera General del Sur, s/n, 35230 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain
Telephone: +34 928 579130
There are no railway stations in Gran Canaria but there are three main ways of transport around the island. These include a public bus company called Global that offers connectivity throughout the island. Along with the company Global, there are also local buses. Hiring a car can be a convenient and affordable solution. There are also taxi services throughout the island. All official taxis on the island will have a taximeter. These charges are already approved by the Canary Island Government.