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Car Rental Iceland | Rent a car Iceland

If you want to do an incredible road trip, then Iceland is a great starting point. If you are looking for complete freedom then you have come to the right place. use our price comparison to check the cheapest offers online. In car rental its important to make a well informed decision, you can see some of our travel advise below and please read the rental conditions when checking for price.

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Get Around Iceland in Style by Hiring a Car

Iceland is an Island country in Europe situated at the intersection between the Arctic oceans and the North Atlantic. This Island approximately covers an area of 103,000 km2 with an estimated population of 320,000. The biggest city of Iceland which is also its capital city is known as Reykjavík. Iceland has a very pleasant climate even with high latitude.

What is the climate like in Iceland?

Iceland has got a moderate climate and its winters are normally the same as those in New Zealand. Climatic changes in Iceland are not severe and so you need not get worried about getting sunburns when you are there. The summers in Iceland are calmer and more moderate than in any other place.

What are the means of transport in Iceland?

There are numerous ways through which one can move around Iceland. You can use a bus to get around the Island. Normally, there is the BSI which runs the bus service to almost every part of the Island including through the ring road. You can also travel around Iceland by means of cycling. Cycling gives one a special cultural experience as compared to the other modes of transportation.

Car Rental

Another means of transport in Iceland is by car rental. With a car rental, you will simply get around this Island at your own expediency without having to worry about missing the buses or paying a higher cost of taxi fares. There are quite a number of car rental agencies at the airport stations where you can get car rental services upon your arrival. You can also get cheap car hire agencies in this Island that can be a great way of economizing on your cost.

Where will I stay when I get to Iceland?
  • Grand hotel Reykjavik

This hotel is perfect for tourists, businessmen and also conference guests who want a touch of elegance. The hotel is situated in the calm surroundings just near central region of Reykjavik.

  • Park inn Island

This hotel is best for families, groups and for people who have travelled to Iceland for business purposes. The hotel is situated near the Kringan, a shopping mall in Reykjavik.

  • City center hotel

This is a 3-star hotel situated at the center of Reykjavik. It has thirty moderate rooms, which have great facilities such as bathroom, TV, LCD TV, telephone, and many other classic facilities.

  • 101 hotel

This is a boutique hotel that has spacious rooms and has got also in-room facilities offering all the facilities you would need. The hotel also has a deluxe basement gym and spa that has a Jacuzzi and a steam bath.

  • Hotel Framnes

Hotel Framnes is located on the Northern coastline of Snaefellsnes Peninsula. This is a small, but comfortable hotel situated on the sea front and enjoys the mountain and the sea view.

  • Brimnes hotel

This hotel has features eleven double rooms that contain bathrooms in them. You can also decide to stay in the bungalows next to the hotels that have a Finnish touch.

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Car rental tips for Iceland

How do I select the perfect rent a car in Iceland?

In Iceland many car rental agents offer different type of cars, from normal small cars to big SUV, Rentalcargroup has made it easy for you, you simply filter the results, if you are looking for a SUV you just click on SUV and you see all the SUV you can choose from. Also you can see if the SUV is a guaranteed 4*4 as not all SUV are guaranteed 4*4.

Do I need to take out extra insurance in like gravel or sand/ash in Iceland

Most car rental agents in Iceland have insurances for damage and theft included, however for Iceland we recommend you to take out extra insurance to protect the car against sand, ash and gravel. The Sand and Ash insurance protects the car in case of sand and ash being blown onto the vehicle by the force of nature. The Gravel insurance protects the vehicle in case of damage to the windscreen. These extra insurances can be only purchased on arrival directly at the car rental desk.

Travel Restrictions in Iceland.

You are not allowed to drive your rental car in prohibited areas, or driving on ice, unbridged rivers and streams, foreshores and other off-road terrains. All car rental agents do not recommend you to drive on the following roads: 578, 622, F210, F323, F337, F578, F910 and F980

Cross Border Rentals are not allowed

Compare car rentals in Iceland

Want to find the cheapest car available? offers cheap car rentals for any occasion. From small economic cars to SUV's to 9 seater mini vans. We have the right rental car waiting for you.

Toll roads in Iceland

In many cities and countries you have toll roads, most toll roads you can pay with cash or with your credit card, however some car rental companies offer electronic toll devices, depending on the car rental agent the price this toll device is included in the rental price or not, in the detailed terms of each car rental agent you can find this information. The electronic toll device allows automatic payments of all fees due for passing through any electronic toll barrier, when you arrive at the car rental desk you can activate this toll device and the toll expenses will be automatically paid in your credit card.

Cheap family rental cars

When traveling with family and children, we recommend you select a car with enough space for luggage and enough space to fit child seats. Children must travel save in a child seat/booster depending on their weight or how tall they are. offers a wide range of variety of station wagons, mini vans in Iceland.

One way car rentals in Iceland

Most major car rental agents in Iceland offer one way rentals. One-way rental is when you collect the car in one place and return the car in another location. In most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. In the terms and conditions will state if the one-way fee is included in the rental price. If the one-way charge is not included in the rental price, the one way charge needs to be paid on arrival directly to the car rental agent.

I am traveling abroad but I do not know how to get to my car rental destination

Most car rentals offer a GPS navigation system to navigate your way to your destination. It has an extra fee which is described in the terms and conditions. Please be advised as GPS navigation systems are subject to availability of the car rental companies.

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Facts about car rental in Iceland

  • Last month, the average car rental length in Iceland was 10 days.
  • The average rental car length in Iceland is 8 days.
  • The most booked rental car type currently in Iceland is INTERMEDIATE cars.
  • Last year, the most booked rental car type in Iceland were INTERMEDIATE cars.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Iceland? Last month, the average car rental price was 555 USD.
  • Last year, how much did it cost to rent a car in Iceland? Last year, the average car rental price was 705 USD.
  • What is the current average daily price to rent a in Iceland? Last month, the average rental price was 56 USD per day.
  • How much did it cost to rent a car in Iceland over the past 12 months? Last Year, the average rental price was 86 USD per day.
  • The car rental companies available in Iceland are: Alamo, goldcar, National, surprice, Enterprise, Green Motion, Fara, Route1, KEFCAR, Key Carrental.

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Popular Iceland car rental and rent a car locations

Airport Car Rental
City Car Rental
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Iceland Rental Car Reviews
See below last 5 customer reviews. Our customers rated Iceland Car Rental with an average of 9.00 based on 18 ratings.

Reviewed by:

Mr Thomas Michael
Iceland Kefcar

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September 13, 2018


Easy And Reliable

Easy way to compare offers and prices from various companies. everything went as planned (despite many reports online of all the problems, extra cost etc. that may show up). very satisfied with kefcar rental, hassle free, friendly and helpful. the car, a tiny suv, served our needs to the full.

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Mr Luca
World Cars

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September 05, 2018


Very Good!!

It's the right service at the right price!

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Mr Bo

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September 02, 2018


Uncomplicated Rental To A Good Price

Good car. friendly staff. possibiliyy to leave the car at anothet place.rntoo long waiting tiome at hertz to get the car.

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Mrs Jana
Iceland Route1

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August 13, 2018


Very Good Service

Very good service, good car, best price, i highly recommended this car rental

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Mr Gajin

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July 10, 2018


Best Experience

Thank you.