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Car hire companies in Iceland

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Hertz
17 locations
Reykjavik £56/day
Egilsstaðir £67/day
Europcar
15 locations
Reykjavik £107/day
Isafjordur £182/day
Budget
8 locations
Reykjavik £44/day
Akureyri £129/day
Keflavik £30/day
Geysir Car Rental
5 locations
Reykjavik £49/day
Akureyri £53/day
Keflavik £43/day
Global Rent A Car
5 locations
Reykjavik £27/day
Keflavik £24/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in Iceland and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Keflavik

£31/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Reykjavik

£43/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Keflavik

£58/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Reykjavik

£68/day
Large
Large

Best value

Keflavik

£83/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Reykjavik

£125/day
Van
Van

Best value

Keflavik

£84/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Reykjavik

£127/day

Hiring a car in Iceland

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Iceland

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Iceland?

At the moment, the cheapest car hire agency in Iceland is Global Rent A Car, through whom users can find deals for as low as £24 per day. Users who book a rental car with Global Rent A Car tend to find prices that are lower than the £46 per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you hire for, and the type of car you choose.

What is the most popular car hire agency in Iceland?

If you plan to hire a car in Iceland, we recommend booking with GREEN MOTION , one of the most popular agencies in the country. In the past month, 27% of our users selected GREEN MOTION for their car rental needs. The agency also has a customer satisfaction rating of 6.6 out of 10 from 19 reviewers.

What car hire company in Iceland has the most locations?

If you plan on travelling to Iceland and hiring a car, then keep in mind that Sunnycars is the car rental agency with the most locations. You are likely to find one of their 21 country-wide locations either at your destination airport or somewhere in the city centre. Not sure what city you want to visit but know that you want to hire a car from Sunnycars? Reykjavik is the most popular city to visit in Iceland, with 6 Sunnycars car rental locations.

What side of the road do people in Iceland drive on?

People drive on the right in Iceland. If you are travelling to Iceland from a country that drives on the opposite side of the road, then this may take some getting used to, especially if you intend to hire a car during your stay.

How good are the roads in Iceland?

Out of 137 countries, Iceland ranked 38 for road quality. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 7 is the highest score, Iceland scored 4.8 for their road quality. The quality of the roads within the country may vary based on where you visit and the weather.

What is the drink driving limit in Iceland?

The BAC limit is 2.38 mg/l in Iceland - this applies to both visitors and residents. Your BAC level is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. This information is used to determine how inebriated an individual is. Driving a vehicle with a BAC higher than 2.38 mg/l is against the law in Iceland and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. Be aware that 20 is the legal drinking age in Iceland, and there are strict laws that prohibit drivers under this age from drink driving.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Iceland?

When it comes to hiring a car in Iceland, travellers prefer to rent a SUV. In fact, 21% of our momondo users rented this type of car in the past 30 days and paid an average of £36 per day.

How much does petrol cost in Iceland?

Petrol in Iceland costs £1.36 per litre as of last week. If you plan on hiring a car in Iceland, then set aside a budget for the cost of petrol based on how much driving you imagine doing. In contrast, Kuwait currently has the lowest average petrol prices at £0.26 per litre. You should also consider visiting Hong Kong, though here you will find the most expensive average petrol prices at £1.78 per litre.


Car hire in other cities in Iceland

Need more destination ideas for your trip to Iceland? Find a car hire in these popular cities across the country
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