It's all far too easy to get yourself to the popular playgrounds of the Canary Islands. Budget flights are packed with us Brits year-round. So hire that car, get that map and explore the real Canaries. Book low-cost car hire in the Canaries today.
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The kids love it, the 18-30s love it, and you never know mum and dad just might as well. Hire a car and explore the island to its full potential. Drive the hire car to the Tiede National Park. A cable car will take you to the top of the volcano. Don't worry, it's dormant. Us Brits love a good waterpark. The Octapus AquaPark won't disappoint. Ride the Boomerang at your peril - you may never come back.
Locals will park anywhere, even if there's not a space, do not copy them. Park in the underground car parks or make sure you get a pay-and-display if parking on the streets.
The most laid-back of the Canaries. You won't find many toga parties on this island. Hire a car and discover what else you can find. The Cactus Garden has become a top tourist attraction on the island. Bizarrely there's even a windmill in the garden. Swap the hire car for a boat and make the short trip to neighbouring island, Fuerteventura. Here, goats outnumber people.
Buses and taxis will just pull out in front of you. Do not expect them to wait until the road is clear.
There's something for everyone on this island. Car hire is the best way to get around. Don't miss feeding time at Parque de los Cocodrilo. Stay behind the railings and you should be fine. The crocodile park is a few miles south of the airport. Drive the hire car to Arucas. Here, they'll gladly show you how sugar is turned into rum. Don't walk off with any samples. They don't like that.
If you spot a car with a white towel hanging from its window, they're not showing support for the local footy team, they have an emergency - get out of their way