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We're staying in Maspalomas in August and I understand our accommodation doesn't have air conditioning. Is there anywhere in that area that we could rent or buy an electric fan if the hotel doesn't have any to hire.

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Hi gail I have not seen any shops when I was out there selling fans, you could take a small travel fan in your hand luggage.

You don't really need a fan unless your in your room all day.

Was out there a few days a go and did not need fan it was 38c then.

Hottest is in september.

Im sure though the airline would let you carry a fan in its box.

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No aircon and no fan? mhhhhh

Sure you can buy fans at GC. Go to a big super market, e.g. Carrefour. You may need a car. I still doubt you need it or at leats I hope so.

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Summertime most local supermarkets will have fans for sale,( if needed,) also usually available year round from most local electrical stores. You may land lucky and find someone has left one behind, e-mail or phone the hotel to check as they may be on a first come basis and then you know where you stand and possibly you could reserve one for when you arrive. We stay in PR (with no air con) and only occasionally use a fan but we are lucky being quite high up and usually have a breeze but know many people find the heat quite oppresive in high summer,Spar and Hiperdino had fans last Summer (aug/Sep) at around 10-15euro

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You will certainly find fans in San Fernando. I am amazed that the accommodation doesn't at least have fans. Air conditioning would be a minimum requirement for me then. If the Calima is blowing from the Sahara, and you'd be lucky to escape that in a two week holiday, the temperature can reach 50. I would check with your accommodation and see what they have and if they have nothing you may have bought yourself a very expensive cheap holiday. So many do, it still amazes me.

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