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Cardiff Car Rentals

Take Your Vacation for a Ride

When you get to Cardiff International (CWL), you'll have your eye on new adventures and an exciting must-see list in hand. And you're not the only one: Last year, vacations here were a popular activity. Actually, Cardiff is so great that scores of people have put down roots here.

Of course, you could line up in the taxi queue. And you might want to use buses, best done on foot. Renting a car allows you more independence during your trip. With you in the driver's seat you can explore Cardiff as little or as much as you want. Say bye to understanding a bus schedule and howdy to a vacation on your own terms.

Investigating Cardiff with Your Rental Car

Expedia has a selection of cars to fit your travel needs looking for a cheap car rental after you touchdown in Cardiff International. Rent a compact car that is easy to handle, or get behind the wheel of an SUV that can accommodate anything you purchase on your travels in the back - our fleet includes vehicles for large groups and solo drivers alike. When you book Cardiff rental cars right here at Expedia, you can choose from:

  • Roomy vans that have enough for room your entire family or travel companions
  • Luxury sedans boasting conveniences such as satellite radio and an entertainment system for an unbelievable ride
  • Sporty coupes for warm-weather holidays that call for driving with the roof down
  • Hybrid autos with green features for traveling around Cardiff in an environmentally friendly ride

Searching for the perfect rental car in Cardiff is a piece of cake. With Expedia, it's simple to name your dates and perfect car match, and your rental car is guaranteed in no time. Now it's time to go shopping for a set of shades for your drive and choose a hotel in the heart of the city.

The Vale of Glamorgan, to the southwest of Cardiff, contains the Victorian seaside towns of Penarth and Barry. Here you can enjoy the seascapes, have a day at the seaside and relax as you feel the sand between your toes.

Nearby the picturesque town of Cowbridge can be visited as you drive to evocative historic places such as Saint Donat's or Fonmon castle.

Also in the Vale of Glamorgan is Comeston Lakes, whose setting in a country park makes the ideal location for a lazy picnic or a strenuous walk.

A drive along the majestic Glamorgan Heritage Coast between Llantwit Major and Ogmore-by-Sea takes you to dramatic cliffs that afford spectacular views across the Bristol Channel. Head off onto the back roads around Ogmore-by-Sea to enjoy one of the most spectacular scenic drives that Wales can offer.

With the Brecon Beacons and its mountains, moorland, waterfalls and vibrant communities an easy drive to the north there is just one problem with hiring a car in Cardiff: knowing which direction to first head off in!