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We work with all the major companies offering car hire at Cardiff Airport.
Pre-payments online are accepted by debit card however a major credit card will need to be presented on arrival. If you don’t hold a credit card our experienced agents can arrange for a debit card to be accepted for the deposit however this reservation needs to be placed via our team rather than online to guarantee your supplier will accept your payment method.
We can also accept various other types of payment however these bookings need to be made via telephone to confirm your payment type is acceptable.
Indigo car hire have no responsibility for failure to provide a major credit card in the drivers name on arrival unless a prior agreement has been agreed with our contact centre.
Of our suppliers in and around Cardiff Airport, The major companies are Europcar, Avis, Enterprise and Thrifty. We also have access to vehicles with a number of local suppliers.
The airport is an international airport which is owned by the Welsh government, as well as serving Cardiff it serves the rest of the South, Middle and West of Wales. The Welsh government purchased the airport from the private owners back on the 27th March 2013 for £52 million. Cardiff airport is also the only Welsh airport that offers international flights, as well it is helpfully served by low fare airlines, as well as business and charter carriers.
The most popular international routes to and from Cardiff airport are Amsterdam, Dublin, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife south and Dalaman, the busiest domestic routes however are Edinburhg, Glasgow, Belfast, Newcastle and Aberdeen. Surprisingly the international routes are busier than that of the domestic routes which is rare for an airport to have. The airport has an annual of approximately 1 million passengers which the new owners are hoping to increase massively in order to increase tourism in Wales, with new routes and airlines being attracted to the airport then it would come as no surprise if they were successful.
Should I Hire A Car At Cardiff Airport?
The airport is around 10 miles away from the Cardiff city centre by road so hiring a car is pretty essential, the nearest transport links is at the Rhoose railway station. If you want more information about hiring a car at Cardiff airport then please call us directly. We also have great deals at Cardiff airport including young driver car hire, free one way car hire, free additional drivers and debit card car hire all available through Indigo.
Our Young Driver Car Hire Cardiff Airport deal is available only for drivers aged 23 or more.
Unfortunately, due to many changes in the rental provider’s policies, at this location we cannot hire cars to the drivers under this age.
This service is subject to availability and sometimes it can incur extra cost, which our agents will disclose to you prior booking.
We also offer debit card car hire at Cardiff airport given that your card meets all the restrictions that are in place such as it must have embossed numbers on the surface. If you want to hire a car with a debit card then you must call us directly as we can’t control if you get the right supplier if you book online. If you want more information about debit card car hire and all the restrictions that come with it then please click this link.
Struggling to get the funds together for the holiday, the car hire and wait the deposit that comes with that too? We have found a solution for you, we can hire our cars out without a deposit. Sometimes however car rental with no deposit required is unavailable due to low availability during peak season therefor we also arranged a backup offer of low deposit car hire which is just the deposit on the full tank of fuel. More information on our no deposit car rental offer can be found here.
Some other offers we have include a free additional driver which is usually charged at a daily price as well as a free one way car hire where you can pick your car up at Cardiff airport and drop it off at another location completely free.