Are you looking to hire a car or van in the Bridgend area?

Whether you need a car or van while visiting, or you're searching for a replacement vehicle for your daily work commute, we have the perfect vehicle for every occasion. 

We offer a range of car and van hire packages, including fast turnaround one-day hires, as well as longer term rentals, so whether you need a vehicle for a few hours or several months - we've got you covered.

If you need to hire a car or van in Bridgend, we can supply the perfect vehicle to suit your rental requirements and we cover all areas in Bridgend County.

Our rental cars and vans are all high quality, low mileage vehicles that are maintained to the highest of standards.

Whether you're searching for a short domestic hire, or a long-term, multi-vehicle, commercial hire, we have a large selection of competitively priced vehicles to choose from.

With manual and automatic vehicles in our fleet, we supply a range of makes, models and sizes of vehicle to our customers in Bridgend. 

Our van sizes range from the smaller compact vans, to large box vans with tail lifts. 

We service all areas around Bridgend, including; Pencoed, Porthcawl, Cornelly, Pyle and Kenfig Hill.

To enquire about renting your hire car or van in Bridgend, call us today on: 01656 334338


Our Address:

Vale Car & Van Rental
Unit 15B, Prospect Park


  2. How To Find Us From Bridgend Town Centre:

  3. Here are driving instructions to help you reach Vale Car and Van Hire in Swansea from Bridgend Town Centre:

  4. Start from Bridgend Town Centre. Depending on your location within the town centre, head towards the A473, also known as Cowbridge Road.

  5. From the town centre, head south on Cowbridge Road/A473.

  6. Follow Cowbridge Road/A473 for approximately 2 miles until you reach a roundabout called Coity Roundabout.

  7. At Coity Roundabout, take the second exit onto A4061, also known as Coity Road.

  8. Continue on A4061 for about 1.5 miles until you reach a roundabout called Litchard Roundabout.

  9. At Litchard Roundabout, take the second exit to stay on A4061, continuing on Coity Road.

  10. Continue on A4061 for approximately 4 miles, passing through several roundabouts.

  11. After about 4 miles, you will reach a roundabout called Fountain Roundabout. Take the second exit onto Quarella Road.

  12. Continue on Quarella Road for about 0.4 miles until you reach a roundabout called Aberkenfig Roundabout.

  13. At Aberkenfig Roundabout, take the first exit onto A4063, also known as Tondu Road.

  14. Follow A4063, Tondu Road, for approximately 2 miles until you reach a roundabout called Sarn Roundabout.

  15. At Sarn Roundabout, take the second exit onto A48, also known as Port Talbot Road.

  16. Continue on A48 for about 5 miles until you reach a roundabout called Earlswood Roundabout.

  17. At Earlswood Roundabout, take the second exit onto A48, continuing on Port Talbot Road.

  18. Follow A48 for approximately 7 miles until you reach a roundabout called Llandarcy Roundabout.

  19. At Llandarcy Roundabout, take the second exit onto A483, also known as Fabian Way.

  20. Continue straight on A483, Fabian Way, for about 2.5 miles, passing through several sets of traffic lights.

  21. After about 2.5 miles, you will see Vale Car and Van Hire on your right-hand side at Carmarthen Road, just after the Shell petrol station.

  22. Use the entrance to access Vale Car and Van Hire's premises.

  23. Please keep in mind that road conditions and traffic can vary, so it's always a good idea to check for any updates or use a GPS navigation system for real-time directions.


When hiring a car from Vale Car & Van Hire in Swansea and exploring the area near Bridgend, there are several nearby attractions you might consider visiting. Here are some suggestions:


  1. Ogmore-by-Sea: Located on the coastline, Ogmore-by-Sea is a picturesque beach village known for its beautiful sandy beach and scenic surroundings. Take a walk along the beach, explore the dunes, or visit Ogmore Castle, which offers panoramic views of the area.


  3. Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes: Just a short drive from Bridgend, the Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes are the second-highest dunes in Europe and provide a unique landscape to explore. Enjoy walking, picnicking, or even trying your hand at sandboarding in this natural wonder.


  5. Dunraven Bay: Situated along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Dunraven Bay offers stunning cliffs, rock formations, and a sandy beach. Take a stroll along the coastline, explore the ruins of Dunraven Castle, and enjoy the natural beauty of this coastal gem.


  7. Bryngarw Country Park: Located in Brynmenyn, Bryngarw Country Park is a tranquil parkland with woodlands, gardens, and a lake. Enjoy leisurely walks, spot wildlife, have a picnic, or relax in the peaceful surroundings.


  9. Margam Park: Head east from Bridgend to Margam Park, a historic estate with beautiful gardens, woodlands, and a gothic mansion. Explore the park's extensive grounds, visit the Orangery, or take a guided tour of Margam Castle.


  11. Cardiff: While not near Bridgend, Cardiff is easily accessible by car and offers a wealth of attractions. Explore Cardiff Castle, visit the National Museum Cardiff, stroll through Cardiff Bay, or enjoy shopping in the city center. Cardiff has a vibrant atmosphere and a range of cultural and entertainment options.


These are just a few suggestions, and there are many more places to discover near Bridgend.

At the time of writing this in July 2023, Bridgend does not currently have any congestion charges that you need to be made aware of when hiring a car, van or camper van. 

At the time of writing this in July 2023, there aren't presently any (CLZ) Clean Air Zones or Euro emissions standard in place. 

However it is worth checking with the local authority or the Bridgend Council website for the latest information.

There are currently no Red Zones in Bridgend at the time of writing this in July 2023.