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Car Rental Playa del Inglés

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Location information for Playa del Inglés

Introduction

Playa del Inglés is a seaside resort on Gran Canaria, the main island of the Canary Islands. It's located on the coast in the Municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana. The coast consists of sandy beaches and high sand dunes. Annually, millions of tourists spend their holidays on this coast.

Population

The entire Municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has approximately 55,000 permanent inhabitants, but because of the large number of tourists, the real number of people staying here at any point in time is much higher.

Location

Playa del Inglés is located on the south coast of Gran Canaria. It's the center of a chain of seaside resorts, with to the east San Augustín, to the west Maspalomas and to the southwest Costa Meloneras. Gran Canaria is the largest of the Canary Islands. The capital Las Palmas lies in the far northeast of Gran Canaria.

Economy

Although agriculture still plays a role in the rural areas of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, tourism is the main source of income. The beaches of Playa del Inglés and surroundings are among the most popular of Gran Canaria.

Airports

Gran Canaria Airport is situated 30 car kilometers northeast of Playa del Inglés. It's easily reachable by rental car as the airport lies directly along the main road GC-1 (or: Autovía Las Palmas-Puerto Rico) which runs from the popular seaside resorts on the south coast to the capital. The exit to the airport is clearly signposted.

Public Transport

Playa del Inglés has good public bus transport, also to neighboring seaside resorts and other destinations on Gran Canaria. Most buses run via the main road Avenida de Tirajana and connect the city center with the shopping center Atlántico in the north and other seaside resorts along the south coast. There are also direct bus connections with Las Palmas and the airport.

Traffic and Parking

In summer months, traffic in Playa del Inglés can be extremely busy. Finding a parking place is often difficult, although the Spanish simply solve this by double parking their car. If this prevents you from leaving: blow your horn and the other driver will appear to move his car. There are large parking lots near the shopping centers. Playa del Inglés is well connected with the rest of Gran Canaria via freeway GC-1.

Hotels

Playa del Inglés and surroundings form the tourist center of Gran Canaria. There's an enormous choice of hotels, holiday resorts and apartments. We advise booking your accommodation well in advance, especially if you have your mind set on a particular hotel or location.

External Sources

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Frequently asked questions

Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Rental? at this location
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  • Keddy By Europcar
  • National Car Rental
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