FAQ

To help you with any questions regarding your car rental in Gran Canaria, we have prepared some of the most frequently asked questions below.

1. What is included in my rental in Gran Canaria?
Answer: What is included in your car rental in Gran Canaria can vary from dealership to dealership, but usually includes the following: unlimited mileage, liability, insurance, theft insurance, location fees and local taxes. What your car rental include is shown on your voucher and are mentioned in your order.

2. What do I need to bring your car rental in Gran Canaria?
Answer: When you pick up the car, the driver must take the booking confirmation, valid driver’s license and a credit card in the main driver’s name and passport.

3. I can not find the car I want to rent
Answer: Rental companies can not guarantee exact make and model of the car you get, but you are guaranteed a car in the group booking, ie same size / Category.

4. Can I rent a car if I do not have credit cards?
Answer: Most rental companies require a credit card in the main driver’s name.

5. Do I need a driving license?
Answer: Yes it is important that you bring a valid driving license for. Without this you can not hire a car. You must have had a drivinglicense for a minimum of 1 year. Read more about driving license rules in Spain

6. When is it best to book car hire in Gran Canaria?
Answer: It is best and book your car in Gran Canaria soon as you know your arrival date and time. The longer you wait, the more expensive it becomes, in most cases, just as with flight and hotel. If you order only a few days before arrival demand larger and companies put up prices for and equalize demand.

7. What is the minimum age limit – and maximum age to rent a car in Gran Canaria?
Answer: It is different from country to country and from the rental agency to rental agency. You will be informed about the age limitation of your order, it will also be shown on your booking confirmation. Read more about age hire Spain

8. How is the fuel routines?
Answer: Most rental companies will deliver the car with a full tank of fuel and you should therefore return the car with a full tank. (Most car dealers will take a security deposit for fuel at pickup). If you do not supply the car with a full tank will require car dealer you money so that the tank is full, while they will require you a fee to refuel. This will lead to greater costs, so we recommend that you provide the car with a full tank. Some car dealers offer you to pay for a tank of fuel when you pick up the car, so you can return the car with an empty tank. There are also dealers who provide you with a full tank and takes locally paid for it, then you can return the car with an empty tank. If you rent the car for 3 days or less you can indicate this by booking in case they may prepare another fuel plan for you. We will always give you information about fuel on your bill, so you know Dealership routines.

9. What should I do if I have been involved in an accident?
Answer: In the event of mechanical problems may or an accident involving your rental car, it is important that you immediately contact the rental company (within 24 hours). If there has been an accident should call the police and get a police report written, and get all the information about a third party if it is involved. When you deliver the car to the rental company should fill out an accident report. Rental Company shall determine whether the vehicle will be replaced or repaired.

10. What should I do when I return the car?
Answer: When you submit your car, you have to show your papers to the car dealer. This will include information about the mileage and any damage that was on the car when it was retrieved. rentalcars.com highly recommend that you check over the car along with a representative from the rental place at pickup, so you can check over any damage before signing the documents. This will save you a lot of problems when you will deliver the car. You will then receive a copy of the documentation from the car dealer to take with you – please keep this.

11. How do you calculate the rental days?
Answer: Car hire operates over a 24 hour period, if you want to rent a car from 10:00 on Monday morning to 10:00 Tuesday morning, this is counted as one day. If you rent the car from 10:00 on Monday morning to 13.00 Tuesday afternoon have exceeded 24 hour period, this counted as two days. Remember to check your times carefully when your order since it can have a huge impact on the price.

12. Why book with www.carhire-grancanaria.com?
Answer: We compare prices from several car rental companies. This ensures guaranteed lowest price.

13. Is it best to book car hire online?
Answer: In most cases it is cheaper to book on the internet since the selection is larger and the prices lower. You can use our search engine that compares prices from several companies.

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Links related car hire Gran Canaria
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