Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Reykjavik
Which car rental companies are near or in Reykjavik?
There are over 21 car rental companies in Reykjavik. Car rental companies such as Rental 1 on Steinhella 15 Steinhella 14, Geysir on Austurbakki 2, Procar on Skúlagata 13, Europcar on Njarðargata, Hertz Iceland on Flugvallarvegur, Avis, Europcar on Skeifan 9, Avis Verkstæði Garage on 104, Holdur Europcar on Njarðargata Fluggarðar, Iceland 4x4 on Bæjarlind 4, Thrifty on Bíldshöfði 8, Enterprise on Klettagarðar 12, Isak 4x4 on Smiðshöfði 21, Thrifty on Þorragata 10, Avis on Reykjavíkurflugvöllur, Sixt on Fiskislóð 18, Avis on Holtavegur 10, Budget on 10 Holtavegur, Budget on Holtavegur 10 Holtagarðar, Budget Office on 104 & 105, Firefly Downtown on Flugvallarvegur 5, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Reykjavik?
You can make a booking without a credit card with autoprio.com. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up in Reykjavik, since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
How can I find car rental near me in Reykjavik?
Do a search for Reykjavik. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Reykjavik from companies such as Hertz Iceland on Flugvallarvegur, Europcar on Skeifan 9, Firefly Downtown on Flugvallarvegur 5, Procar on Skúlagata 13, Holdur Europcar on Njarðargata Fluggarðar, Avis Verkstæði Garage on 104, Sixt on Fiskislóð 18, Budget on Holtavegur 10 Holtagarðar and others.
What types of car can I rent in Reykjavik?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as intermediate elite, mini cars, hybrid cars, standard cars, minibus, estate, fullsize elite, premium cars, fullsize cars, 9 seater minivan, large truck-lorry, moped, small suv, intermediate, minivan, 5 seater minivan, exotic cars, luxury elite, electric cars, suv, medium suv, special cars, mini elite, economy cars, jeep, luxury cars, convertible, small-medium truck-lorry, 7 seater minivan, cargo van, economy elite, compact elite, compact cars in Reykjavik with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Reykjavik and Iceland?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in Iceland on Autoprio.com were found at Procar, Faircar, Fit Car Rental, Geysir, Orange Car Rental, RAS, Ice Rental Cars and Route1. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Reykjavik than at the airport. However, it often pays off to compare the price between the airport and nearby cities before booking.
What is the best rental car company in Reykjavik and Iceland?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Iceland are Budget, National, Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Enterprise, Sixt and Thrifty. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
Where can I park a car in Reykjavik?
Long-term parking and short-term parking in parking lots and in parking garages in Reykjavik are e.g. Krókháls 5 5f on Krókháls 5, Vitatorg, Íþróttahús Seljaskóla, Traðarkot on Hverfisgata 20, Bílakjarninn, Hjúkrunarheimilið Seltjörn, Bergstaðir, Bílastæði Kennara, Grótta, Seljakirkja, Kringlan, Vesturgata 7, Ráðhúskjallari, Einkastæði Suðurvers, Kolaport, Stjörnuport etc.
Where are there gas and service stations in or near Reykjavik?
Nearby gas and service stations and petrol stations in or near Reykjavik are e.g. Orkan, Olís, AO, N1, ÓB, Atlantsolía, Shell, Dælan, Olís on Hamraborg 12 etc.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Reykjavik?
Yes, in most cases the car rental company will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location like airports such as Vestmannaeyjar Airport, Egilsstaðir Airport, Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport, Reykjavik Airport, Akureyri Airport, Hornafjörður Airport, Ísafjörður Airport and Sauðárkrókur Airport, instead of Reykjavik. Autoprio.com will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
Which additional charges could apply in Reykjavik?
Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking at Autoprio.com. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: winter tyres, out-of-hours drop-off, one-way rentals, young drivers, border crossing, out-of-hours pick-up and senior drivers. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Reykjavik.
Which optional extras are available in Reykjavik?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Reykjavik and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Additional driver, Roof Rack, Child toddler seat, Ski Rack, Luggage racks, Electronic toll pass, Booster seat, Snow Chain Set, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Snow Tyres, Infant child seat and Wi-Fi Access. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk in Reykjavik. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Compare rental cars and renting of a vehicle from several companies in the city, Reykjavik in Iceland. We compare large companies as well as small and find the best price for all types of cars.
We compare these companies in this city or in; Capital, Avis Verkstæði Garage on 104, Avis, Sixt on Fiskislóð 18, Enterprise on Klettagarðar 12, Budget on Holtavegur 10 Holtagarðar, Hertz Iceland on Flugvallarvegur, Avis on Holtavegur 10, Firefly Downtown on Flugvallarvegur 5, Avis on Reykjavíkurflugvöllur, Geysir on Austurbakki 2, Europcar on Njarðargata, Procar on Skúlagata 13, Europcar on Skeifan 9, Holdur Europcar on Njarðargata Fluggarðar. Easy and safe online booking for rental cars. Search for a city, airport etc. and choose a pick up location. The search will look for all types of models. Rental cars are available at Reykjavik’s travel centre, train stations and airports like Reykjavik Airport 2 km (1 mi) and Keflavík Reykjavík International Airport 38 km (24 mi), REK and ferry terminals and ports (Vatnagarðar, Smábátahöfn, Viðey, Reykjavík Old Harbour, Reykjavík Harpa, Reykjavík Skarfabakki, Brokey, Snarfarahöfn (Snarfari)). Car rental where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you pick up the car.
More about Reykjavik
Reykjavik (Reykjavíkur, Reykjavík) is a city in the municipality, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital region, Iceland. The city is the capital of the country. 1th largest city/town when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 1th largest district/town in Iceland. The city is located about 37 meters (121 ft) above sea level. Larger surrounding cities/communities are Kopavogur (c. 31,700 pop), Hafnarfjordur (c. 26,800 pop), Garðabaer (c. 11,400 pop), Mosfellsbaer (c. 8,700 pop), Akranes (c. 6,600 pop) and Selfoss (c. 6,500 pop). Garðabaer, Mosfellsbaer, Akranes, Selfoss, Seltjarnarnes, Kopavogur are smaller suburbs, villages and communities nearby. Has about 118,900 (2018) inhabitants. Regardless of how long you are staying the city there are things to experience and do. Nearby bus stops and bus stations are Spöngin, Hamraborg, BSÍ, Fjörður, Mjódd, Gray Line Bus Terminal and Ásgarður. There are also car rental companies like Thrifty on Bíldshöfði 8, Isak 4×4 on Smiðshöfði 21, Thrifty on Þorragata 10, Budget Office on 104 & 105, Rental 1 on Steinhella 15 Steinhella 14, Budget on 10 Holtavegur, Iceland 4×4 on Bæjarlind 4 etc. Find out more about the car rental companies in Reykjavíkurborg.
Activities, Attractions and Sights
Are you staying for a long time in Reykjavik? Some suggestions and tips on museums, activities, events, attractions, experiences, destinations and places that are worth a visit during your trip to the city. Dómkirkjan í Reykjavík, Hallgrims Church, Fríkirkjan í Reykjavík, Garðar, Kópavogskirkja and Cathedral of Christ the King are beautiful cathedrals and churches nearby. A day at the museums and art galleries of the city? These are located in the central parts of the city at Kjarvalsstaðir Gallery, Byggðasafn Hafnarfjarðar, Ásmundarsafn, Gerðarsafn, Museum of Design and Applied Art, Whales of Iceland, Hofdi house, Listasafn ASÍ, Icelandic Phallological Museum and Aurora Reykjavik Northern Lights Center. Ylströndin í Nauthólsvík are beaches that are close to the community if you want to relax, swim and sunbathe.
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Car rental companies in Reykjavik, Iceland
Route1, National, Firefly, Budget, Dollar, Thrifty, Geysir, Ice Rental Cars, Faircar, Rhodium, Alamo, RAS, Procar, Sixt, Enterprise, Flizzr, Orange Car Rental, Hertz, Payless, InterRent, Fit Car Rental, Green Motion, Goldcar, Mex, Avis, Europcar and Global are the companies we compare in the city and in the region to find the best price. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport and Reykjavik Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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