Car & Van Hire in Hereford

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Car & Van Rental in Hereford?

Hereford is a picturesque cathedral city sitting upon the River Wye in the west of England, just 16 miles east of the Welsh border. It is a lively market city with a strong agricultural heritage that dates back to Saxon times, but today it is also very much a contemporary city with many independent shops and a thriving nightlife and calendar of cultural events and festivals.

The town sits just by the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), a protected landscape that is one of the most beautiful in the south of Britain. It is an area of rugged limestone gorges and native woodlands and is home to internationally important nature reserves and important archaeological sites. It is best to explore this rich and diverse landscape by car to its full potential, taking in the very best that the region has to offer.

Enterprise’s Hereford branch is conveniently located on Holmer Road, one of the main thoroughfares leading into the city centre, and just a short distance from the train station. It is simple and straightforward to book rental packages in advance online. Alternatively, it can be arranged in the branch.

Our Vehicles for Hire in Hereford

Enterprise offers a wide selection of great-value vehicles to keep you on the road, along with outstanding customer service to ensure that you are matched with the best vehicle and rental package to suit your individual needs. Whether you are looking for an economy or compact car, such as a Vauxhall Corsa or Ford Focus, a medium-sized car, such as a Vauxhall Insignia, an MPV people carrier, such as a Vauxhall Zafira Tourer or SEAT Alhambra, or a 4x4, such as a Toyota Rav 4 or Volvo XC60, for exploring the countryside to the maximum, Enterprise will match you with the perfect vehicle for your visit.

Attractions in Hereford

The historic centre is home to a number of high-street and independent shops, cafes and restaurants, and many of the town’s most famous attractions can also be found in this area. These include Hereford Cathedral, which contains impressive examples of architecture, dating from Norman times through the centuries to the present day, with the New Library Building, completed in 1996, home to some of the country’s most important historical artefacts, including the spectacular 13th-century Mappa Mundi, the largest known medieval map of the world. Other historic and cultural attractions in Hereford include Hereford Museum and Art Gallery, the Cider Museum, the Old House, the Old Mayor’s Parlour and the Waterworks Museum. It’s worth taking some time out from the attractions to simply wander along the peaceful banks of the River Wye and soak up the atmosphere of this most charming town.

Places to Visit Outside Hereford

Hereford is surrounded by several other historic and market towns, such as Ledbury, Leominster, Bromyard, Kington and Ross-on-Wye, the latter actually sitting inside the Wye Valley AONB. Interspersed among these are many villages, with both towns and villages containing many examples of traditional black and white timber-framed buildings. Of course, the countryside is never far away and with, you can be out in the rolling hills in a very short time, taking in magnificent scenery and exploring winding trails through stunningly picturesque landscapes.

Historic places in and around the area that can be visited by renting a vehicle from Hereford include Abergavenny Castle, Belmont Abbey, Berkeley Castle, Berrington Hall, Brockhampton Estate, Caldicot Castle, Chepstow Castle, Dore Abbey and Tintern Abbey. Many of these also have beautiful gardens attached.

There are also many outdoor activities and more adventurous experiences on offer in the region, from climbing and abseiling to kayaking and caving. These activities can be arranged through local companies or the tourist information office can give more information.

Airport Car Hire

Enterprise has several locations in and around Herefordshire, including in Hereford town itself, and Ross-on-Wye. Travellers arriving by plane into Birmingham Airport may find it more convenient to pick up their vehicle there. Birmingham Airport is one and a half hours from Hereford. It is the seventh busiest airport in the UK and serves both domestic and international destinations. The Enterprise kiosk can be found in the Arrivals Hall and offers great customer service and a wide range of vehicles, including flexible and one-way hire.

Parking and Traffic Information in Hereford

Hereford has a number of long-stay and short stay-car parks, so visitors renting a car can make the most of their time in the town, without worrying about overstaying their welcome. The most centrally located long stay car parks include Maylord Orchards, West Street, Shire Hall, Gaol Street, Town Hall and Bath Street. All these are inside the A438. Garrick Multi-Storey is also convenient for the city centre.

Cheap Van and Car Hire

With rental branches across the county, Enterprise offers cheap car hire from convenient, accessible locations. Our large fleet of new vehicles includes great value economy and compact cars, sporty SUVs and spacious people carriers. Whether you need a vehicle for a single day or longer, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has the perfect car to suit your needs. Book online from our Hereford branch to guarantee your choice of vehicle at the best possible price.

Moving house or just moving furniture? Enterprise has you covered with a range of vans from our Hereford branch. From smaller passenger vans to larger commercial vans, book online from our Hereford van hire page to reserve your perfect vehicle at an unbeatable price.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What do I need to hire a car with Enterprise?
    The essential items you will need to bring to an Enterprise Rent-A-Car branch when hiring a vehicle are a valid drivers licence, valid ID, and a credit or debit card. You will also need to prove you are over 25 years of age, and there may be additional documentation required for international drivers. Learn more about what you need when hiring here.
  2. Do I need insurance to rent a car or van?
    No. At Enterprise you don't need to purchase insurance as we provide a damage waiver within the cost of your hire. You can, of course, take option to purchase additional protection products to reduce the excess further to give you complete peace of mind. Visit our car hire insurance page for further details.
  3. How old do I need to be to hire a car or van?
    All drivers must be a minimum of 25 years old. Only drivers over 30 years old may hire full-size MPVs, premium vehicles/exotic cars and Luton vans. Younger drivers might be interested in Enterprise Car Club. Learn more about age requirements for hiring a vehicle here.
  4. What are the driver's licence requirements for car hire in the UK & Ireland?
    All drivers must present a full valid driving license. If the driving license is written in a language and characters different to those of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit is also required.  Learn more about car hire driving licence requirements here.
  5. Can I hire a car with a debit card?
    We accept payment by either a debit or credit card in the name of the renter. A credit card is required if you are renting a People Carrier, Compact Elite, SUV, Premium, Luxury or Executive vehicle. Learn more about our accepted card payment methods here.

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