Information & Facts
There are metered taxis outside the arrivals hall. A typical
fare into Arrecife is EUR10, while a trip to Costa Teguise is
around EUR17 and Playa Blanca is EUR30. You can book taxis ahead of
time online to avoid waiting in a queue.
There are two car parks opposite the terminals. Parking is free
up to half an hour, then charged at just under EUR0.02 per minute.
There is a daily limit of EUR10.60 for the first four days, and
EUR8.50 per day after that.
There are several car rental companies at the airport, including
Avis, Felycar, Auto Reisen, Cabrera Medina, and Europcar, all
located in the arrivals area.
There is a public bus into Arrecife; the trip takes 15 minutes
and costs EUR1.
Facilities at Lanzarote Airport include ATMs, currency exchange,
VIP lounges, photocopying services, police services, a first aid
station, and a pharmacy, as well as shops and cafes. The airport
also offers free wi-fi access.
Spanish is the official language, but English is widely
understood in areas frequented by tourists. Catalan, Galician and
Basque are spoken in the relevant areas.
Spain's official currency is the Euro (EUR). One Euro is divided
into 100 cents. Money can be exchanged at bureaux de change and
major hotels, but banks give the best rates. All major credit cards
and travellers cheques are widely accepted at most hotels,
restaurants, and shops. ATMs are widespread and are generally the
cheapest and most convenient method of obtaining money.
Terminal 1 (international flights) and Terminal 2 (local
flights) are within walking distance of each other.
Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March
and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October). The Canary
Islands: GMT (GMT +1 in summer).