|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Mini, Premium, Standard, Supplier choice|
|Popular agencies||keddy by Europcar, Avis, Budget, Europcar|
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Cardiff car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Cardiff.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Cardiff car rental.
Some car hire companies in Cardiff which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar, Avis and Budget
On average a hire car in Cardiff costs £19 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at keddy by Europcar (£23/day), Budget (£26/day) and Avis (£38/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at keddy by Europcar 8-9 Dominion Way Industrial Estate, Newport Road CF24 1RF (1 miles from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Cardiff is £5.16 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £62 and £83, depending on the car size.
Economy (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Cardiff.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Cardiff Wales airport to off-airport locations include Easirent, Europcar, Avis, keddy by Europcar, Budget, Alamo, Enterprise, Hertz and National.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Economy car hire in Cardiff costs £22 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Cardiff costs £29 per day, on average.
A Mini car hire in Cardiff costs £26 per day, on average.
In Cardiff, cars are most frequently hired at GREEN MOTION The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road (22 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Cardiff costs £136 per week (£19 per day).
On average a car hire in Cardiff costs £582 per month (£19 per day).
It is recommended that visitors renting vehicles in Cardiff stick to smaller vehicles such as compacts and sedans. This is because many of the city’s streets can be somewhat narrow and on the smaller side. As such, larger cars may struggle to navigate them comfortably, particularly when it comes to finding streetside parking spots large enough for them.
Unless posted signage say otherwise, speed limits in built-up areas go up to 30 mph in Cardiff. Roads outside of built-up areas often have fairly moderate speed limits, but they do occasionally go up to 60 mph on larger roads. Dual carriageways and motorways, on the other hand, feature speed limits that top out at 70 mph.
The average price of petrol in Cardiff is around £1.22 ($1.55) per liter, which is roughly £4.62 ($5.85) per gallon.
If you are looking for parking in the central downtown areas of Cardiff, parking garages are likely your best bet. While there are streetside spots available, they often fill up quickly in the morning, particularly in the most popular areas. In residential areas, though, streetside parking is much more available and is often the most popular option. As for the cost of parking garages, parking rates typically start as low as £2.00 ($2.53) per hour.