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Rental Car El Hierro Airport
Are you looking for affordable car hire in Spain? Now a day’s it is very popular to rent a car, the majority choose to pick up a car at the airport. With car rental you and your family have the opportunity to take pleasant day trips in the areas surrounding and you will not be dependent on public transport. By comparing prices of car rental from several players, you can save a lot of money. If you prefer to retrieve the rental car in the city center, this is also possible.
The country offers great natural and cultural experiences. It is advisable to book your car rental well before departure, so you’re sure to get just the car that suits you, at the lowest price. In certain periods there may be high demand among rental companies, and the cheapest cars are usually taken first.
El Hierro Airport short guide
El Hierro Airport (IATA: VDE, ICAO: GCHI) is an airport located 9 km (5.6 mi) northeast of Valverde. It is the only existing airport on the Island of El Hierro, Spain. It was inaugurated on December 1972 and it is called Aeropuerto de los Cangrejos.
However, in spite of its size and its limited timetable, it was the airport which had the greatest increase in number of passengers and merchandise in the Canary Islands in 2007.
The air traffic is national, and the flights are normally from/to Tenerife North, Gran Canaria and La Palma. In 2011, the airport posted 170.225 passengers, 4.674 operations and 135 tons of merchandise.
There are bus runs between the island’s capital and the airport.
At the Airport you will find multi-shops where you can find perfumes and cosmetics, select chocolates, jewellery, textile accessories, tobacco and spirits.
Rental car companies like Autos Bamir, Cicar and Plas Car located at the Airport.
Cafeteria-Restaurant located at El Hierro Airport, internacional cuisine, specializing in Canary Islands cuisine mainly herreña, set menus for €12, kitchen service throughout its opening hours and free Wifi for customers.
El Hierro, nicknamed Isla del Meridiano, is the smallest and farthest south and west of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa, with a population of 10,162.
The name El Hierro, although spelled like the Spanish word for ‘iron’, not related to that word. H in the name of the metal derived from F by Latin Ferrum (comparable Higa for ‘fig’). H in the name of the island dates back to the time in Old Spanish orthography, when the distinction between the letters I and J were not yet established and a silent h was written before word-initial ie to ensure that I was read as a semivowel, not as a consonant.
Like all of the Canary Islands, El Hierro a tourist destination. It is served by a small airport, El Hierro Airport at Valverde and a ferry terminal, both of which connect to Tenerife.