Cardiff

Cheap Car Rentals in Cardiff

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
21 Apr — 28 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Cardiff?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Cardiff and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 14 April 2024.

January

AED 95

February

AED 128

March

AED 135

April

AED 150

May

AED 201

June

AED 201

July

AED 220

August

AED 179

September

AED 165

October

AED 154

November

AED 121

December

AED 157

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cardiff is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Cardiff

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Cardiff and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 14 April 2024.

In Cardiff, there are 30 active hire locations from 15 car hire companies. small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Cardiff in the past week - currently priced from AED 195/day. View deals for 3 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

AED 195+

Compact

Compact

AED 239+

Standard

Standard

AED 457+

Mini

Mini

AED 167+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

AED 216+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

AED 282+

Compare available car types for rental in Cardiff

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Cardiff to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Small cars

AED 93 - AED 363

All Car Types

AED 98 - AED 497

To rent a small car in Cardiff, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 128/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Cardiff, the United Kingdom (~AED 93/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 363/day). In fact, March is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Cardiff. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cardiff, renting a small car saves you 39% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Cardiff

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Cardiff known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Cardiff. Reviews were last updated on 14 April 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Cardiff, including Budget, Europcar and Sixt in Cardiff. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Budget

9.7
Wonderful
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

8.8

Overall

9.7

Pick-up/drop-off

9.7

Value

9.4

Europcar

8.5
Very Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.6

Sixt

1 location

Hertz

7.2
Good
2 reviews2 locations

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

4.6
Mediocre
3 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

4.6

Overall

4.6

Pick-up/drop-off

4.6

Value

4.6

keddy by Europcar

5 locations

Sunnycars

3 locations

Avis

2 locations

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Cardiff, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 14 April 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Cardiff?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Budget (9.7 rating), Europcar (8.5 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (4.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Cardiff.

  • What are petrol prices like in Cardiff?

    The average price of petrol in Cardiff is AED 6.69/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 301 and AED 434 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Cardiff for a week from Alamo?

    Hiring a car in Cardiff for a week can be a great option for travel. Alamo, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around AED 2,380/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Cardiff for the best price?

    Booking your car hire early can save you up to 61%. Aim to book your car hire at least 7 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Cardiff.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Cardiff?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Cardiff for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much is a car hire in Cardiff for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in Cardiff are typically AED 0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Mini to save money on your trip to AED 0. Our users have found prices for Mini car hire in May to be on average AED 0 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Cardiff?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Full-size (Volvo XC60) in Cardiff, making it the most popular option.

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