Airport location, terminals and transportation
Lanzarote Airport is a Spanish airport located in the Canary Islands, in the island of Lanzarote in the city of San Bartolomé. It started functioning in 1946, when there appeared a need for regular flights to the mainland and to other islands. The airport originally served for military purposes, and then began operating civil flights as well. It accepts and dispatches international flights as well as domestic flights across Spain. The airport is capable of servicing up to 6 million people. It encompasses 2 passenger terminals.
Public transport options at the airport include only buses. A few bus routes depart from ACE to different parts of the island. These are buses number 22, 23, 161, and 261.
Rental offices, how to find them, where to return car
Lanzarote Airport features several regional car rental companies. They are AutoReisen, Cabrera Medina, Cicar, and TopCar. These companies have their representative offices in the two terminals and have been working in this sphere in the islands for quite a long time. Besides them, such major international companies as Avis, Budget, Payless, Hertz, Europcar, and Goldcar rental have their representative offices in the territory of the air terminal. Their offices are also found in both the terminals. The companies offer a wide range of car models and reasonable prices for their services.
All the companies operating at the airport provide advance reservation, which may be done through the online services or through the website of the airport. Rental terms allow moving the car from one island to another if it is indicated in the rental agreement. The rental cost includes the airport surcharge, car liability insurance as well as the insurance in case of car accident. Only credit cards are accepted for payment (not debit). All the supplementary services (for example, child restraint devices, navigation and so on) are paid separately. Besides, additional local charges and taxes may be collected. Fuel policy should be specified in the selected car rental company when hiring a car.
Long-term and short-term parking, hotels nearby
Covered car parks (P1, P2) are only a few metres away from the terminal buildings. The car parks are fenced and patrolled. If you book a parking space in advance, different special promotions may be offered. Advance parking space reservation is available through the form on the website of the airport.
A great number of hotels of various classes of service are set next to ACE. These are the Arrecife Gran Hotel, the Beatriz Playa, the Diamar, the Hesperia Lanzarote, the Iberostar Costa Calero, the La Geria, the Lancelot, the Miramar and others.