Why Hire a Car in Iceland?

Unlike some European countries, Iceland does not have a strong public transportation system in place, meaning that if you want to explore beyond the capital city’s limits, a rental car is essential. 

Our fleet of dependable, comfortable and high-quality rental cars means that you can experience the best that Iceland has to offer in style. View our range of cars and choose the one that is most suitable for your visit to Reykjavík and the wider parts of Iceland! If you’re not sure how to select the best rental car for your visit to Iceland, we can help you select the perfect hire car for your visit.

Iceland is the ideal destination for avid road-trippers. From Reykjavík, you can join Route 1, famously known as the Ring Road, which will take you to each corner of this incredible island nation. Explore all that Iceland has to offer at your own pace and in a comfortable, affordable hire car from Reykjavik Rent a Car.

Make sure to also visit our blog, where we have a great deal of information on driving in Iceland to help you prepare for your Icelandic road trip.

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In July, we rent a 4WD Suzuki Jimny...

From Tripadvisor:

In July, we rent a 4WD Suzuki Jimny from Reykjavik rent-a-car and were really happy with the experience!

They gave us a Grand Vitara (older model) instead... old car but more room for our luggage’s :-)
We found them to give excellent customer service (pickup at 3am at the airport, free GPS for minor problem with the car, etc.) Good pricing too. Highly recommended!

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- Renter from France. Rented Suzuki Jimny.

Reykjavik Rent a Car FAQs

What do I need to rent a car with you?

You need a credit card and a valid driving licence. 

Can I rent from Reykjavik Rent a Car without a credit card?

You may be able to pay with a debit card on our website if your card has an online payment option. 

We accept debit cards that have the 16-digit number on the front if you also buy our Platinum Insurance package for the duration of your rental period.

ATTN The cardholder/renter and the card used to confirm the booking online have to be present at pick up.

All prices include

Our Blog

Want to prepare for your trip to Iceland? We have created a variety of articles containing everything you need to know. Take a look for tips and information on driving, nature, things to do, the Northern Lights, season & climate, clothing and much more.

Start your research into Iceland today with our range of articles.

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About Reykjavik Rent a Car

Reykjavik Rent a Car is a reliable and affordable 24-hour car rental service for visitors to Reykjavík, Iceland and offers a wide range of hire cars. We are one of the best options for those looking to rent a vehicle, offering high-performance premium cars, 4x4s and environmentally friendly cars from Keflavik International Airport. Our main concern is making booking simple, whilst giving clear and detailed information on our wide range of hire cars, as well as making sure your entire rental car experience in Iceland is flawless.

Our website is very user-friendly, with a simple online booking form which enables customers to book a rental car in just a few easy steps. We offer 24-hour car rental at Keflavik airport so that you can collect your car upon arrival, no matter when your flight lands. Our locations make us the best and most convenient Reykjavík car rental company on the market.

We only rent out high-quality, reliable cars that meet our strict quality requirements. Our 4x4s available for hire in Keflavik include popular SUVs such as the Toyota Landcruiser, Toyota Rav4, Subaru Forester, Nissan Qashqai, Suzuki Vitara, Suzuki S-Cross and the small but famous Suzuki Jimny.

If you are looking for quality and affordable car hire at Iceland’s main airport, then we can help. Read our Reykjavik Rent a Car reviews to get a taste of the quality of service we provide, and we are happy to answer any questions you may have. We are dedicated to finding the perfect Reykjavík rental car to meet your needs in Iceland.