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Car hire Iceland

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Car hire Iceland Iceland is an independent car hire comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car hire companies. As a customer, you can always reserve your hire car through us at a competitive rate.

Car rental offers in Iceland

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in Iceland.

Car type
Station wagon
Passenger van

When to book a rental car in Iceland

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Location information for Iceland

Iceland is best explored by rental car. has over 9 pick-up locations in Iceland. This means there is always a pick-up location close to your destination.

The main draw of Iceland is its abundance of natural attractions mixed with large cities with plenty of entertainment to interest guests. The breathtaking scenery is an eclectic mix of deep valleys, high peaks, chilly glaciers and active volcanoes and by far the best way to travel round the glorious landscape is by cheap hire car in Iceland.

Central Iceland is home to Gullfoss, the two-tiered waterfall that attracts photographers from all over the world to bask in its glory. Polar bears have been known to wander over to Iceland on floating ice blocks from neighbouring Greenland and the Arctic fox, colourful puffin, Icelandic sheep and Icelandic horse are among the more common animals that are readily found on the island.

Geysir is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country and is known around the world as a natural wonder. The active volcano rose from its dormancy in 2000 and boasts excellent hot springs that visitors can bath and bask in. Visit the region in a hire car in Iceland to make the most of it.

Strokkur hot springs erupt every three minutes and makes for a great photo opportunity if you are quick enough to catch the spouting water. The capital city of Reykjavik is where the main nightlife can be found as the streets are lined with bars, clubs and restaurants to enjoy and the city is home to a large international airport.

The Kverkfjöll ice caves are another naturally ocurring phenomina in Iceland and they can be found in the Myvatn region in the northeast of the country. The area is teeming with wildlife and is easily accessible in a budget rental car, which can be rented from any major city in Iceland.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Icelandic króna
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    90 km/h
  • Language
  • Popular car category
  • Popular rental companies
    Payless Car Rental

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

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