Shopping online from Lanzarote

Living on the Canary Islands means that online shopping is never going to be as fast or easy as it is in large countries. Here are a few things to look out for when buying online on Lanzarote:

Discounted Flights

If you are a resident on Lanzarote and haven’t yet made use of your travel discount – here’s what to expect while travelling to and from the Canaries:

The laws on Cannabis on Lanzarote

Plenty of residents and tourists smoke dope or consume cannabis in other ways on Lanzarote. The island has the reputation of having a fairly laidback attitude to this type of drug use, but strict laws do still apply, and it’s worth being aware of them.

Long term or holiday rental?

Second property owners are often faced with the decision to rent their property to holidaymakers, or to offer it to a long-term residential tenant. There are advantages and disadvantages to both models.

Shopping in Spanish

Customer service may seem a little more brusque in Lanzarote, but that doesn’t mean people are being rude. Buying a carton of milk in Britain may involve several pleases and thankyous, but things are a little more direct here.

Lanzarote carnival guide

Carnival is a Canarian obsession. That's because these islands do it better than the rest of Spain. Here’s your guide to Lanzarote’s carnival season.

Traffic police guide

If you’re driving on the Canaries, it helps to know which police officers operate where.

Lanzarote’s summertime celebrations

Most local fiestas take place in summertime, and here's a guide to what's in store during the summer.

How to get fit on Lanzarote

There are plenty of ways to get fit on Lanzarote, but if you want to do it properly, you’ll need some achievable targets. Here’s a few suggestions for real targets on Lanzarote.

Lanzarote tourism glossary

If you’re new on the island, there may be some words you’ll hear English-speakers using that you don’t know the meaning of. Here are some of the most common ones: