The Valley is the capital of the island of Anguilla in the Caribbean. With its tropical climate and white sandy beaches it's an idyllic spot. Add to that watersports such as snorkelling, diving and cruises, plus shopping and a whole range of restaurants and you've got a great holiday location. The hotels in The Valley cater for many tastes and requirements, whether inland or by the beach.

Hiring a car in The Valley

If you want to explore the town and the surrounding island at your own leisure, it's worth considering The Valley car hire. As a matter of convenience, you may prefer to make use of car hire from The Valley Airport (called Wallblake Airport). If you are after a good deal, check out the competition beforehand to get cheap The Valley car hire and cheap flights to The Valley.

Places To See In The Valley

As well as the local beaches to explore, watersports to take part in and cruises to hop on, there are also historical sites to visit. The remains of the Old Court House are at the highest part of Anguilla on Crocus Hill. Wallblake House, an 18th century plantation residence, now belongs to the Catholic Church and you can also visit St Gerard's Church. If you make use of a hire car in The Valley, it is pleasant to simply drive around the island and soak up the atmosphere too.

General Advice on Hiring a Car

When you purchase car hire you are entering into a contract with your car hire company. Always check their terms and conditions before you buy to make sure you're aware of your responsibilities when you collect your car in Anguilla Airport, and any additional charges.

Here's a few things to watch out for:

  • Almost all car hire companies add a mandatory fee for drivers under the age of 25.
  • Check what level of insurance is included for the hire car in Anguilla Airport. In particular check how much the excess is (the amount you need to pay in the event of any accident) you may want to take out additional insurance.
  • Check what the fuel policy is with your car. Don't forget to fill up the tank before you drop it off if you've agreed to return it full!
  • Find out if there's a maximum daily mileage - especially if you're planning to do a lot of driving in Anguilla Airport!
  • You'll need to pay a deposit (or pre-approve one) to pick up the car. Most car rental companies will only accept credit cards for this.

  • If you'd like more advice on common charges (and what you can do to avoid them) read our complete guide to car hire.