Are you planning a trip to Fuerteventura, and interested in hiring a car? If yes, continue reading our guide for more facts and information…
There are cab and shuttle services on the island of Fuerteventura, however, these do not provide the most independence and freedom of movement during your stay. To be able to make the most of your holiday consider hiring a car during your stay.
In order to hire a car in Fuerteventura the driver must be over the age of 21 and must have had a driver’s licence for three years.
Care hire is available from the airport, as well as in all major resorts on the island, such as Corralejo, Puerto de Jandia, Castillo, Caleta de Fuste and Caleta de Fuste.
There are numerous car hire companies that operate in Fuerteventura, including well known brands such as Hertz, Budget Car Rental, and Avis.
If travelling to Fuerteventura during the peak seasons it is best to make your booking well in advance as these become fully booked very quickly during these times. And, during this peak season the cheapest economy car hire is over 1000Euros for 7 days. This averages around 140Euros per day. These are the prices for cars that seat 4 people, are manual, and prices do not include excess coverage, but does include coverage for two drivers.
In order to make a booking a good website to use is sunnyfuerteventura.com
Fuerteventura Car Hire Airport
There are numerous care hire companies available at the Fuerteventura airport. These include Sixt Car Hire, CICAR, and Avis Alquiler de Coches. The car hire companies have their windows in the baggage collection area of the airport, so they cannot be missed.
Fuerteventura Car Hire Reviews
Reviews of cheap care hire on various sites indicates that there are three reputable and cheap car hire options in Fuerteventura. These are Payless, Cicar and Cabrero Medina. For example, one traveller was able to rent a small car for 88Euros per day from Payless.
Reviews also indicate that car hire companies not to hire from include Goldcar, Carehire3000, and Orlando because they have hidden charges and poor services.
Reviews almost unanimously agree it is better to make online bookings well in advance as this turns out to be significantly cheaper.
It may be cheaper to hire a motorbike on the island. Off-road motorbikes are available for off the beaten path exploration of the island. In order to hire a motorbike one has to have a full motorbike licence.
To save money on your accommodation and transport in Fuerteventura you should also consider renting a camper van. These are cheap and can be hired from the airport. However, they have to be rented for a minimum of 5 days, at 60Euros per day. These can be driven for unlimited kilometres with no extra charges. A cash deposit of 500Euros is required on collection. The hire comes with comprehensive insurance and the driver must be over the age of 25.
Features of the camper van include sleeping 3 people, transporting equipment like cycles and surfboards, and a camping cooker.