Swansea

Cheap Car Hire in Swansea

Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
18 Aug — 25 Aug
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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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Swansea Car Hire in 2022

Most popular companyEUROPCAR
Price of gas per litre£1.85
Average price per day£59
Cheapest price per day£32

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Swansea?

January

£50

February

£53

March

£62

April

£74

May

£66

June

£68

July

£74

August

£67

September

£44

October

£46

November

£47

December

£55

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Swansea is September. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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.

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Car Hire FAQs

What are the requirements to use hire cars in Swansea?

If you would like to use hire cars in Swansea then you will need to show a valid driving licence to the Swansea car hire company, along with proof of identity. Swansea car hire companies tend to ask that you show your passport, but any identification that has a photograph and your information will suffice. You will need to pay with a major credit or debit card when covering your deposit for your cheap car hire in Swansea, and you should be at least 21 years old to hire cars in Swansea. If you are not yet 25, then the car hire company may apply an extra charge to cover insurance costs.

What are the laws for driving in Swansea?

The driving laws in Swansea are the same as in the rest of the United Kingdom, and so you will need to drive on the left-hand side of the road while in control of your car hire in Swansea. The blood-alcohol limit is 0.08%, like in the rest of the United Kingdom, but we do not recommend that you drink and drive as the penalties for breaking the law are strict. All passengers must wear their seatbelt while using car hires in Swansea, and you can only use hands-free features on your mobile phone while in control of your car hire in Swansea. The speed limit is displayed in miles per hour (mph) and you are allowed to move through an amber light at a pedestrian crossing if it is clear and safe to do so.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Swansea?

We recommend that you investigate some cheap car hires in Swansea where you can drive a compact or economy car, especially if you only plan on staying within the city, as they will be easier to control and park. If you would like to explore outside the city then we suggest hiring an SUV, as it will be better suited for the rougher country and coastal roads in Wales.

What are the best places to park in Swansea?

Swansea has plenty of options for parking and there are a few places where you can park for free in the city centre. There is free parking at the Civic Centre (east car park) for up to two hours, and you can park at the Northampton car park and the East Burrows car park for free on Sundays. Otherwise, you will need to park on street and pay at a parking meter, then display your parking ticket on the dashboard.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Swansea?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £49/day when booking a car hire in Swansea. The absolute best deal a user found was for £26/day from Avis, booked on Jul. 28.

What are gas prices like in Swansea?

The average price of petrol in Swansea is £1.85/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £83 and £120 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Swansea for a week from Europcar?

Hiring a car in Swansea for a week can be a great option for travel. Europcar, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around £472/week on average.

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

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 25% on your car hire. For a below average price in Swansea, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 37 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Swansea?

Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Swansea check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Swansea for a month?

The monthly cost of a car hire in Swansea is £2,024 (£67/day) on average.

How much is a car hire in Swansea for a weekend?

£69 is typically the average cost for a hire car for the weekend in Swansea, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Swansea, then opt for a Mini hire vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of September, you can expect to find car hire prices on Cheapflights for as low as £64/day.