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Pick-up locationAberystwyth
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Hire locations11
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Aberystwyth

  • When visiting Aberystwyth, car hire provides unparalleled advantages over other transport options. With a hired car, you have the freedom to explore the stunning Welsh countryside and coastal regions surrounding the town, including the picturesque Aberdovey and the scenic Elan Valley. Public transport options may be limited, especially for reaching remote destinations. Having a car in Aberystwyth enables you to discover hidden gems, venture off the beaten path, and create your itinerary. Enjoy the convenience, flexibility, and accessibility that car hire in Aberystwyth offers.
  • Car hire services in Aberystwyth are available at the nearby John Lennon Airport (ABR). The car hire desks can be found within the main terminal building, providing easy access upon arrival. To locate the car hire desks at John Lennon Airport (ABR), follow the signs to the Arrivals area and proceed to the designated section. With convenient airport car hire in Aberystwyth, you can swiftly collect your vehicle and embark on your Welsh adventure, without the need for additional transportation arrangements.
  • When driving in Aberystwyth, it's important to be aware of its compact size and narrow streets, particularly in the town centre. Some roads may require cautious navigation due to limited space. Pay attention to pedestrians, cyclists, and other motorists, as traffic can be dense, especially during peak hours. The presence of roundabouts is common, so it's essential to familiarise yourself with their usage and give way to vehicles already on the roundabout. Stay alert and adapt to the driving conditions of the city.
  • In Aberystwyth, rush hour typically occurs on weekdays from 08:00 to 09:30 and from 16:30 to 18:00. During these times, there can be increased congestion on the A44 and A487 roads, the main routes into and out of the town. Additionally, during the winter months, certain areas surrounding Aberystwyth, such as the Cambrian Mountains, may experience adverse weather conditions, including snow and icy roads. Exercise caution and plan accordingly, keeping track of weather forecasts and road conditions to ensure a safe journey.

FAQs about hiring a car in Aberystwyth

  • How much is the price of fuel in Aberystwyth?

    The average price of fuel in Aberystwyth is R131,39 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 577 and R2 102, depending on the car size.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Aberystwyth?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Aberystwyth?

    For driving in Aberystwyth, hire a versatile hatchback or a comfortable crossover SUV. The town's narrow streets and tight parking spaces make a compact car, such as a hatchback, a practical choice for manoeuvrability and ease of parking. Alternatively, a crossover SUV provides a comfortable driving experience and ample storage space for luggage and outdoor equipment, making it suitable for adventurers seeking to explore the Welsh countryside. Car hire in Aberystwyth offers a range of vehicles tailored to different preferences.

  • What’s the speed limit in Aberystwyth?

    In Aberystwyth, the speed limit varies depending on the type of road. The general speed limit is 30 mph in town, ensuring the safety of pedestrians and local traffic. Some residential areas and narrow streets may have a lower limit of 20 mph. As you drive on the outskirts of Aberystwyth, the speed limit increases to 60 mph on single-carriageway roads and 70 mph on dual-carriageway roads. Be mindful of speed limits, as there may be speed cameras in operation to ensure compliance with these regulations.

  • Where are the best places to park in Aberystwyth?

    Aberystwyth offers several parking options for visitors. While some areas may require payment, free parking spaces are available. In the town centre, there are paid parking zones, with costs ranging from £0.50 to £1 per hour. Recommended parking locations include North Parade, Park Avenue, and the seafront promenade. For longer stays, the Park and Ride facility at Waunfawr offers convenient parking with a shuttle bus to the town centre. It's advisable to check signage for parking regulations, and consider utilising public transport or walking for shorter journeys within the city.

Aberystwyth car rental reviews and directory

Firefly

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3 locations in Aberystwyth

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Parc Y CWM

+44 1970 623029

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Parc Y Cwm, Glan Yr Afon I.E

+44 197 062 3029

Monday08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday08:30 - 17:00
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Friday08:30 - 17:00
Saturday08:30 - 17:00

Parc Y Cwm

+44 1970 623029

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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Autocraft Accident Repair Cntr

+44 197 063 1800

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
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Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
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Europcar

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Unit 2 Ystwyth Retail Park

+44 371 384 9902

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Free2Move

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Capel - Bangor

+44 1970 577407

Monday08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday08:30 - 17:00
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Thursday08:30 - 17:00
Friday08:30 - 17:00
Saturday08:30 - 17:00

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Hertz

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Parc Y Cwm, Glan Yr Afon I.e.

+44 1970 623029

Monday08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday08:30 - 17:00
Thursday08:30 - 17:00
Friday08:30 - 17:00
Saturday08:30 - 17:00

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keddy by Europcar

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Unit 2 Ystwyth Retail Park

+44 197 061 1050

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