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Currency: The currency of Tenerife is the same as the Spanish mainland and most of Europe. The Euro replaced the Pesetas in January 2002 and is divided into 100 cents.   100 cents = 1 Euro   Coins are denominated into 1, 2, 5, 10, and 50 cents. Notes are issued in 5, 10, 50, 100 and 500 Euro notes. The 500 Euro notes are no longer issued from the UK due to the use…
Tenerife is not a big island, but driving can be slow on the often winding and narrow roads especially on the mountain roads. The exception is the TF1 motor way which connects the island from Santa Cruz to Playa de las Americas in the south and Puerto de la Cruz in the north.   Buses There is a good bus service operating all over the island and is operated by TITSA. The bus service connects…
Use our flight search engine to help you choose the cheapest flights to Tenerife. The flight search will check multiple suppliers of Tenerife flights to find the best deals. Be aware of the extra charges the airline add to the basic cost of the flight such as hold baggage, as the price quoted does not include these extras. Some airlines have different dimensions for hand baggage they allow on the their flights, so check the…
Tenerife has been described as the island of eternal spring. This means you can expect sunshine all year round and makes Tenerife a very popular destination for sun seekers from Northern Europe.   Tenerife is cooler in the winter months’ but it is still warm and sunny and this is when most tourists visit to escape the cold winter. December to February are considered high season, especially over Christmas and the New Year.   The…
On Tenerife we drive on the right hand side of the road the same as Spain and mainland Europe, with the drivers controls fitted on the left side of the car.The roads on Tenerife are for the most part in good condition. The traffic is lighter than in the UK, the exceptions to this are in the city areas, and some junctions approaching the TF1 motorway during rush hour.The TF1 motorway links the island from…
By air: You can get to Tenerife from many European counties direct by air. You can fly by cheap no frills carriers from the UK with the likes of EasyJet and Ryanair, also other airlines that fly direct to Tenerife in clued British Airways, Monarch, Aerligus and Jet2. Other charter airlines also operate from the UK including Thomas Cook, Thomson Fly and First Choice.   Almost all flights from the UK go to Tenerife South…
The Canary Islands are Europe’s most popular winter sun destination; Tenerife is the most popular of the Canary Islands with more visitors than the other islands. There are hundreds of hotels and thousands of privately owned apartments and timeshare complexes in the coastal resorts. It is normally much cheaper to book you package holiday or flights and accommodation well in advance. Self-catering Accommodation Renting one of the numerous privately owned apartments or timeshare self-catering apartments…
Here is the Tenerife weather forecast for the next 7 days. This weather forecast feed is constantly updated to bring you the most up to date data.
Population: 906,854 (1st January 2010) The population of Tenerife is mainly of Spanish descent, but there are many British and German residents, as well as South Americans mainly from Cuba and Venezuela who are returning emigrants.Tenerinos are fiercely patriotic and regard themselves as Canarian and not from Spain, or ‘peninsular’ as they call mainland Spain.   Size: 785.47 mi2   Capital: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, population 226.232   Currency: Euro The euro was introduced as…

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