Car Rental Iceland Compare.com - Terms and Conditions

Payment and Cancellation policy:
On booking you only pay a 15% confirmation deposit, fully refundable 24 hours before the start of the rental. The balance, 85% of the total rental price, will be charged at the beginning of rental agreement (when you arrive).

All rentals are subject to Terms and Conditions detailed on your supplier Rental Agreement at the time of rental.

Local Taxes:
All local taxes are included in the prices.

Credit Card Imprint:
A credit card imprint may be taken at the start of the rental for security or guaranty reasons, even if the rental has been paid for in advance. The credit card imprint can be used to pay for extra charges including extra insurance, parking fines, damages or any cost due to the rented car as a result of the renter's use of the car.

Driving License And Age Requirements:
The renter must be at least 20 years of age and 23 to rent a jeep or a mini-bus. A full driver's license must have been held for at least 12 months and must be presented at the start of the rental.

Rental Period:
The minimum rental period is one day (24 hours) and the maximum is 30 days (new rental agreement required).

Pick-up And Drop-off Services:
For customers arriving at or departing from Keflavik International Airport we offer a pick-up and a drop-off service at a normal additional charge. For customers in the Reykjavik areas, staying at hotels or other accommodation, we also offer a pick-up and a drop-of service at a normal additional charge. When returning the rental car it´s regarded as a full extra day  if the drop exceeds one hour over the agreed drop-off time.

Car Types:
We reserve the right to substitute vehicles when the reserved car types are not available.

Unlimited Kilometers:
All prices include unlimited mileage or kilometers (no hidden fees).

Fuel Tank:
The rental car will be delivered with a full fuel tank. The car should also be returned with a full tank, else a charge will be made for the missing liters.

Insurance:
Third part liability is equivalent to the amount stipulated by Icelandic law at each time. This also applies to the amount of individual driver liability. CDW insurance, third party coverage and personal accident insurance is automatically included in your rental.

Super Collision Damage Waiver (SCDW):
SCDW insurance covers the driver's liability in excess of 600 Euros for 2WD and 1000 Euros for 4WD or mini-buses.
The renter is, however, always responsible for the following:

  • Negligence
  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Damage to tires, headlights, wind-screen and the underside of the car
  • Damage caused by loose rocks which get thrown at the car on gravel roads
  • Damage to the engine of the car caused by water getting into the motor.


*Please see full details listed on the backside of your supplier rental agreement

Additionally we offer:

  • Gravel Protection (GP), damage to windscreen, headlights and the car when gravel or rocks get thrown on the vehicle by another car
  • Theft protection (TP).

Assistance:
At the beginning of your rental you will be given:

  • A telephone number to call in case of break down
  • A map of Iceland and Reykjavik
  • Other useful information

Driving In Iceland:
Road conditions in Iceland vary substantially and we strongly recommend travellers to watch informative videos and read instructive information on these authority websites:


The Emergency Line in Iceland is +(354) 112