Lanzarote is the fourth largest of the Canary islands and attracts a huge number of western tourists a year. This little, yet volcanic Island has a desert-like climate; its picturesque coast and a pretty promenade, creates a relaxing ambience for holiday makers throughout the year. Some of the best beaches are the Papagayos, these are found in the South of Lanzarote. Because of their distance from the resorts, it is best to rent a car; this can be done with no trouble at the Lanzarote Airport, from all the major resorts, or by booking online.
Car rental in Lanzarote is not just trouble-free, but also useful, as there are a small amount of limitations regarding bringing a car back to the point of origin. You can start in Lanzarote, and then travel from one beautiful village or town to another along the shore. Places you can go include El Golfo, Los Hervidores, Costa Tegise, Timanfaya National Park, etc. and give back your vehicle at any location when you have had enough of exploring.
When hiring a car in Lanzarote, there are things that need to be reflected upon. These aspects will be covered in this paragraph.
In Lanzarote, driving is always on the Right-hand side. Your credit card may not be accepted in most petrol stations, it is therefore important that you always have cash with you!
Always carry your Driver's Licence, Passport and Rental Agreement. Always wear your Seat belts for both the front and rear, there is an on the spot fine for non-compliance. You will be fined heavily if found drink driving or speeding, you will be fined on the spot. In the event of an accident, do not admit liability or part with any documentation or money, co-operate with the Police and contact your car rental agency.
Drivers will need to be a minimum age of 21. When comparing car rental prices make sure that taxes and delivery charges are included.
Renting a car is quite inexpensive on the island and is a very good way of getting around and observing Lanzarote. Petrol is low-cost and as the island is not very big, choosing to hire a car is a very economical way to travel around Lanzarote. All in all your break to Lanzarote will be made easier by renting a car.