Banks and credit cards

Tenerife has a broad network of bank offices, especially in the main cities and tourist areas, as well as a great many ATM machines dotted all over the Island that are available 24/7.

Banks usually open from 8:30 am to 2 pm, from Monday to Friday. Some offices open in the afternoons on certain days of the week or on Saturday mornings, from October to June.

Most establishments accept different types of credit cards for making payments, usually with a €6 minimum. Remember you will probably be asked for your passport or ID to prove that you are the card holder.

The most widely accepted cards are Eurocard-Master Card, Visa, American Express and, to a lesser extent, Diners Club.