- Car Rental Iceland
- Car rental companies in Iceland
- Popular Car Rental types in Iceland
- Pickup/drop-off rent car locations
- Frequently asked questions
Cheap Car Rental in Iceland with VIP Cars
|Minimum age to rent a car in Iceland:||21 years|
|The minimum period for car rental in Iceland:||1 day|
Rent a car in Iceland and explore this Nordic European island country located at the confluence of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge – in total ease! Iceland is a spectacularly beautiful country with out-of-the-ordinary landscapes. Summer is the best time to go to Iceland and even then the tourist traffic is just modest. Reykjavik, Akureyri, Stykkishólmur, Keflavik, and Ísafjörður are a few of the many interesting cities in Iceland that are best covered with a convenience of a rental car. You can also drive to its various National Parks or explore locations like Bleu Lagoo, Gulfoss, Geysir, and Jökulsárlón. An Iceland rental car would allow you to travel at your own pace with the utmost comfort.
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Useful Information about Car Rental in Iceland
- In Iceland it is illegal to take your vehicle off-the road. So whether you are driving a standard car or a geared-up 4X4, taking your rental car off the road might lead to fines. Call for more info.
- In some areas in Iceland the roads are not paved but made of densely-packed gravel so as to prevent slipping/skidding. It can damage your rental’s tyres, go slow while on these gravel roads.
- There are many roads in Iceland which are single-lane. This is especially the case in rural areas; look out for signs that indicate give way, and drive slowly.
Top Car Rental Companies in Iceland
We work with a wide variety of car rental companies in Iceland who offer car rentals in all major cities and airports. These car rental suppliers are known to offer a huge fleet of quality cars.
They also offer a very extensive network of rental locations, allowing us to offer one-way car rental options with the deals; however note that for this service, the suppliers charge a small per-day fee. Hence with us you can pick up your car at one place in Iceland and can return it somewhere else in the country. The following are the rental car companies we have partnered with in Iceland:
- Ace Rent a Car
- Alamo Rent a Car
- Dollar Rent a Car
- Enterprise Rent a Car
- National Rent a Car
- Sixt Rent a Car
Popular Car Rental types in Iceland
The best type of car to book for your Iceland trip totally depends on the itinerary you are planning — a simple city vacation trip, an adventurous trip, or a business trip. Keep in mind the luggage space and the number of people accompanying you while choosing the car category.
SUVs and luxury car rentals are the most popular Iceland car rental types that travelers rent on our website for Iceland. Here is the list of the car types that you can expect to find on VIP Cars while conducting a search for Iceland car rental deals:
Luxury car rental Iceland
While booking a luxury car rental for Iceland on VIP Cars, you can expect to see Corvette, Audi, Bentley, Mercedes, Rolls Royce & many other exotic and premium cars. In order to book a cheap rental car in Iceland, reserve your car at least 2-3 months in advance.
4x4 rental Iceland
Numerous travelers visiting Iceland come with adventure in mind for which 4x4s or SUVs car rental – jeeps & convertibles – are the best car types. While SUVs give ample space for equipment, a 4x4 is just the perfect vehicle for all – from camping to road-tripping to safaris.
Van/Minivan rental Iceland
Business or leisure, people mover vehicles are popular with both types of travelers. 7, 8, 9, 12 and 15 passenger vans and minivans are the full-size cars that you can compare on VIP Cars for Iceland.
Cheap car rental Iceland
With us, you can compare sedans, minis, compacts, and economy car rentals from a variety of brands in one place. Best for city travel, these vehicles are fuel-efficient and help you save big on fuel charges.
Popular Car Rental Locations in Iceland
The locations given on the right are the ones in Iceland where you can request a car rental pick up or drop-off. All you have to do is use the 'Different drop-off location?’ section on our search form. By doing this all the deals that you come across will be inclusive of the one-way car rental fee.
Note that our partner companies have car rental desks at most of the locations and where there are none, they offer to meet and greet service for the convenience of the customers.
- Akureyri Airport
- Akureyri Downtown
- Egilsstadir Airport
- Hofn Airport
- Isafjordur Airport
- Keflavik Intl Airport
- Hafnarfjordur Downtown
- Reykjavik Airport
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Car Rental in Iceland
What do I need to rent a car in Iceland?
To be eligible to rent a car in Iceland, the drivers need to have a valid and full driver’s license, a credit card and passport. If you are not the international traveler, you can also show some other form of identification. Note that at the time of the pick up if you don’t have any of these documents you won’t be allowed to pick the car. Some suppliers who allow payment through debit cards, they might also be asked to show the return ticket. Read the deal-specific T&Cs & the voucher for more information.
How much does it cost to rent a car in Iceland?
The cost of the rental car depends on the car-type you are booking and the location in Iceland where you are planning to pick the car. Drivers who are under 25 might be asked to pay young driver surcharge; other things that you may add to your rental price are one-way service, and renting a car at the last minute, especially in the peak season and so on. Call us for more information.
Can I rent a car in Iceland with US/UK driver's license?
Yes, foreigners having a valid driver’s license (DI) can rent a car in Iceland, provided their DI is full and valid. Though an International Driving Permit is not required in Iceland, if it is being asked by the car rental supplier you will have to produce it at the time of pickup, otherwise, it is possible that the supplier will not allow you to pick up the car.
Can I rent a car in Iceland without credit card?
Most probably 'no’, this is because credit card is quoted as one of the main documents you need to show for a successful pickup. Just give us a call; we will help you find the supplier which allows debit card or even cash. Another alternative is to use someone else’s credit card, but in that case the car rental booking will be made in the credit card holder’s name and he/she will have to be present at the rental desk for the pickup process.