There are lots of perks to living in Gran Canaria, including the weather, the cheap petrol and wine, and the general smugness that it gives you. Then there are the Gran Canaria resident discounts …
Here’s our guide to the top discounts that Gran Canaria residents are entitled to.
Gran Canaria resident discounts on inter-island transport
Once you get your Gran Canaria residencia, make sure you register for the 50% discount on travel between the Canary Islands. Most municipios allow you to do it online, but the system isn’t perfect so it may not recognise you straight away.
If you have a problem, just head to your ayuntamiento and ask for “el certificado de residencia para bonificación de viajes”. It costs a few euros and you need to show it to each transport company at least once to get into their system as a resident.
If you book resident fares without a certificate, the travel companies will ask you to pay up, or even refuse you passage. Read More