Cardiff Airport is an international airport, located in South Wales, that serves Cardiff and the South Mid and West Wales areas. Europcar has many facilities in and around Cardiff, including on site at the airport, to help with all your car hire needs. Our fleet of comfortable, modern and reliable vehicles is there to suit every requirement or budget, along with helpful services like easy online booking, express pick-up, optional satellite navigation, child seats and additional driver cover, and can enable you to travel all over the lush green nation of Wales, safe in the knowledge that your transport issues have been professionally dealt with.
Cardiff Airport can be found by the village of Rhoose, in the Vale of Glamorgan, about twelve miles west of Cardiff City centre. The international airport receives around 1.1 million passengers annually, and runs regular services to Dublin, Cork, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow Aberdeen and Newcastle in the UK and Ireland, plus Paris, Amsterdam, Millan, Munich and Tenerife in Europe. The are also seasonal services to many major European holiday spots, like Mallorca, Malta, Ibiza, Fuerteventura, Lanazarote, Larnaca, Corfu and so on. Being on the M4 motorway allows easy access to other parts of South Wales, as well as crossing over the mighty River Severn into Bristol, then on to Reading and London.
The City of Cardiff - The capital and largest city in Wales is home to 350,000 people, with a further 860,000 living in the surrounding urban area, which covers other towns including the likes of Dinas Powys and Penarth. The city is Wales' commercial and media centre, cultural and sporting institutions' base and the seat of the National Assembly. It's the county capital of Glamorgan and home to the world-famous Millennium Stadium sports and events venue. Archaeological discoveries like the St Lythans burial chamber, the Tinkinswood burial chamber and the Cae'rarfau Chambered Tomb show that there were major settlements in the area some 1500 years before the completion of Stonehenge. Cardiff is the most popular destination in Wales, attracting more than 19 million visitors per year, particularly to the Cardiff Bay area. There can be found: boat trips across the water; the Penarth Marina seafront; the Mermaid Quay boardwalk of bars, restaurants and amusements; and the Doctor Who Experience, which includes interactive exhibits from the series that's made in Cardiff. Also in the city are the Senedd and the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Castle, as well as many theatres and museums.
Glamorgan and the south coast of Wales - Offering much in the way of beachfront area, along with seaside towns like Barry Island, Porthcawl, Aberavon and Mumbles to provide quaint accommodation and eating opportunities, the land along the Welsh southern coastline is a great place to explore. To the north the terrain gets mountainous, surprising visitors with deep narrow valleys along the southern edge of the Brecon Beacons, while ,ore cosmopolitan entertainments can be found in the urban centres like Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot. Also, over by Swansea, is the Gower Penninsula, just one of South Wales' many Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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