Information & Facts
Short- and long-term parking is available. The first half hour
or less is free.
Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis,
Hertz, Europcar, Cicar and Record.
Most tour operators arrange transport from the airport. For
those that don't, there are regular buses to Santa Cruz, Los
Cristianos and other towns and resorts on the island. Taxis are
Tel: +34 (0)922 759 200, +34 (0)902 404 704.
Facilities at the airport include restaurants, bars, shops,
ATMs, a bank, post office, children's play area and currency
exchange facilities. Disabled facilities are adequate; those with
special needs are advised to contact their airline or travel agent
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.
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).