Car hire in Wales
If you are renting a holiday cottage in Wales you may need to hire a car during your stay. If you are
flying in from overseas you can rent a car from Heathrow, Gatwick or Stansted. Birmingham Airport
and Bristol Airport also have cars for hire and will be close to your Welsh holiday cottage.
provides you with transport as soon as you land - Cardriff is the main airport serving Wales so it's a really easy to travel onwards to your destination.
Wales also has three main ports that operate Ferry routes to Ireland including Cork, Rosslare and
Dublin. Swansea, Milford Haven/Fishguard and Holyhead all have ports for these Irish destinations.
There are car hire branches at Holyhead, Swansea and Milford Haven so if you have rented a cottage
in Ireland and are moving for a stay in a Welsh cottage then you could catch the ferry across the Irish
Sea and rent a car from Holyhead or Swansea. It is also possible to do a one way car hire from say
Holyhead to Heathrow or any other UK car hire location. With one way car hire and renting a cottage
you could experience a great round trip.
South Wales has something for everyone, from the beautiful Wye valley, the glorious coastline
including some great beaches such as Rhosili, the Brecon Beacons and the unspoilt Pembrokeshire.
Among all this beautiful scenery, traditional villages and lovely beaches are some unique accommodation options. If you want to travel to South Wales you could catch a train and rent a car from
Newport, Cardiff or Swansea. It is also possible to hire cars from Llanelli, Camarthen or Milford
Haven. There is a good range of cars to hire in Wales, from economy car hire to 7 seat car hire.
Mid Wales is sparsely populated with few main roads, so for many it is the perfect place for a
vacation! Mid Wales has some lovely cottages for rental where you can get away from it all amongst
some stunning scenery. Aberystwyth is the main town, situated on the coast and with a railway
station. You can also hire a car in Aberystwyth to visit the area. Ceredigion to the south has some
great attractions and a lovely coastline. To the North there are some great beaches and lovely
coastal towns such as Aberdovey and Harlech. One the attractions of North Wales is Snowdonia
National Park. Naturally Snowdon stands out, but the whole area is filled with glorious mountain
scenery and activities. If you are renting a holiday cottage in Snowdonia then there are a few car hire
branches in Wales where you can rent a car to explore Wales.
The main locations in North Wales are Caernarfon and Holyhead, although Chester is not
too far over the border in England. You can rent cars of all sizes from economy car hire to 7 seat car