Car rental Iceland
Compare car rental Iceland prices from local rentals
You can find the best prices for car rental in Iceland by comparing the prices of available cars offered by the most experienced local car rentals in Reykjavik. Our local rental car Iceland companies are typically family owned and have a long track record of successful business. The car offered range from small cars, to specialized 4x4 jeeps, vans and passenger cars.
Nordic Holidays provides independent booking services, authorized and fully licensed by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Car rental Iceland
All of our partners have been operating their car rental in Iceland for many years. They offer great car rental prices and services. All of them offer road assistance around the country.
Highlander car rental
Ford Escape Highland Edition gives you the freedom to view all the beautiful places Iceland has to offer. The car rental has specialized this car for those who want to explore it all and go further! Highlander
Kuku Campers car rental
Campers for incredibly low prices. This Icelandic car rental specializes in offering camper vans that are cheap and reliable. Go KuKu this summer with KuKu campers
Driving your rental car in Iceland
Gravel roads for car rental Iceland
Most countryside roads in Iceland are gravel roads not suited to fast driving. Rental car drivers should be careful and show other road users consideration at all times. When cars meet, driver should slow down, and pull to the side of the road.
Speed limit for car rental Iceland
Iceland car speed limit is 50 km/h (31 mph) in urban areas, 80 km/h (50 mph) on gravel roads in countryside, and 90 km/h (56 mph) on hard-surfaced roads. Special warning signs indicate danger ahead such as harp bends, but there is generally no separate sign to reduce speed.
Highland Roads for car rental Iceland
Iceland rental cars are not meant for highland roads (roads marked with F) and all driving is forbidden and not insured. 4x4 rental cars are, however, suitable for the highland. Please note that all off-road driving in rental cars is strictly forbidden in Iceland.
Blind hills for car rental Iceland
There are many blind hills on Icelandic roads, some of the without any markings at all. Many of them however, are marked with the warning sign "Other danger" above the word "blindhaed" (Blind rise).
Bridges in Iceland car rental Iceland
Many bridges are too narrow to allow more than one car to cross at a time
Road information for car rental Iceland
Please ask for information about the various roads and tracks in the highlands, e.g. at the office of Vegagerdin (The Public Roads Administration of Iceland). Tel.: 1777. Highland roads are often impassable far into summer. Please remember that driving off the established roads and tracks is forbidden in the highlands as well as everywhere else.
Road signs in Iceland
Always pay attention to road signs, especially when travelling on unfamiliar roads.
Rivers in the highlands for car rental Iceland
Many rivers in the highlands are not bridged. Therefore, it is important that you make sure that the conditions are safe before you attempt to cress - especially when a vehicle is travelling unaccompanied, i.e. not in a convoy.
Animals on the road
Please be prepared for farm animals grazing by the roadside and straying into or crossing the road. Drivers who cause injury or death to such animals may be liable to claims for compensation.
Driving under the influence (DUI)
No-one may drive a motor vehicle in Iceland after drinking alcoholic beverages.
Safety belts in Iceland
All travellers are obliged to use safety belts where they are available.
Headlights in Iceland
Drivers are obliged to drive with headlights on at all times.