Travel safely with Welcome Pickups
Net Safety Score
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20 minute gap between transfers
Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.
Regular Car Sanitisation
Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol
When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.
Sanitiser in every car
We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride
Taxis in Tenerife
Attracting over six million visitors a year, Tenerife combines gorgeous resorts, clubbing and white sandy beaches with all-inclusive resorts. For travelers wanting to stay off the beaten track, Tenerife is also an island of extraordinary beauty and diversity, with remote mountain villages, pristine beaches and ancient towns. If you are here for a limited amount of time or travelling with family and young children, then you might want to save as much time as possible to explore Costa Adeje, Playa de las Americas, Puerto de la Cruz and other magnificent resorts. So book a Tenerife taxi today and soak in all the summer fun at your leisure.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
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Cost of a Tenerife Taxi
Finding a taxi is extremely easy in Tenerife. From the moment you step out of the airport gate you will see them lining up outside the terminal; it is impossible to miss them! There are taxi stands in every single resort and they can be seen driving around all over the island.
Not only are taxis in Tenerife easy to spot, they are also very affordable. Below are the prices for all Tenerife cabs:
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): €3.26
Price per Kilometre: €3.22
Fare for 1 hour of Waiting: €15.00
Tenerife taxis generally only carry four passengers including children. If you have a bigger group than 4 people we suggest pre-booking a Tenerife private transfer.
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How to get a Taxi in Tenerife
There are several ways to find a taxi in Tenerife. You can walk to the nearest taxi rank, hail a Tenerife taxi on the street or contact a local company such as Taxi Rivas. Ranks can be found everywhere, as there are many available in almost every town, resort, hotel or at the airports. At both Tenerife South Airport (TFS) and Tenerife North Airport (TFN) you will find taxi stands just outside the arrival terminals. Fortunately, there are usually lots of taxis lined up there and if there is a queue it tends to move quickly. You can also order a taxi at your hotel or apartment reception.
Tenerife’s taxis are all white. They display a green light on the roof or in the windscreen and have an official licence plate with the letters ‘SP’ on them (which stand for “servicio público”). Drivers use officially calibrated taximeters which run from the beginning until the end of the journey. Tenerife is divided into municipalities, and each has a certain number of taxis assigned to it. The taxis can pick passengers up only in their own municipality, but they can transfer them to any part of the island. If you wish to visit a different town, it is possible to negotiate a fixed price in advance for a day trip or excursion.
To know if a taxi is available, check for the green light on the roof. If it is on, that means that the taxi is empty and you can enter it and start the ride.
Benefits of Booking a Tenerife Transfer in advance
Finding your away around the complicated public transportation system or standing in long queues under the hot sun may ruin your stay in this island paradise. Instead of this, you can opt for the most stress-free transfer option from Tenerife airport; a taxi. Once you’ve safely stored your personal belongings and suitcases in the trunk and settled in your air-conditioned taxi, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride while we take care of the rest. So book an airport transfer to Puerto de la Cruz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife or Adeje and see the best of Tenerife with a Welcome driver today.
Tenerife Taxi Tips
- Tips are not expected in Tenerife, but they are highly appreciated. If you liked the service that a driver provided, anything between 5% - 10% is more than enough.
- Very few taxi drivers have credit or debit card machines installed in their vehicles. That's why you should ensure that you always carry cash and change with you.
- It is a good idea to ask for an approximate price for your destination before entering the cab. The main taxi stands will give you an approximate price for the most popular destinations.
Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Tenerife
Tenerife has many wheelchair accessible spots, such as Playa de las Vistas in Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje. In terms of transportation, Adeje taxis or Santa Cruz de Tenerife taxis are not specially equipped for people with mobility difficulties. To order a wheelchair accessible vehicle in advance, reach out to Official Taxi Tenerife. The company has a fleet of accessible vehicles, completely adapted for passengers with reduced mobility. You can also contact the company by phone on +34 922 397 074.
Safety and Complaints for Tenerife Taxis
Taxi drivers in Tenerife are reliable, polite and provide a high level of service at reasonable rates. However, some locals may still try to take advantage of unsuspected travellers by taking a longer route or not setting the taximeter on. If you suspect that a Tenerife taxi driver tried to deceive you, stop the ride immediately and note down the license plate or call the company from which you ordered the taxi. You can also head to the local police station to make a complaint.