Terms & Conditions

Read about our terms and conditions

CarHire Iceland (ARTICBOOKING ehf.)
Reg. No. 480216-0160
VAT. No. 124681

Payment and cancellation policy
15% prepayment of total price, fully refundable 48 hours before start of rental (Credit Card only).
85% of total price will be charged at the beginning of rental agreement by cash, credit card, or debit card (please note that you will need to present a credit card as an insurance for the liability) Please note that some types debit cards my not be supported by the rental agencies.

Driving license
A full driver’s license must have been held for at least 12 months and must be presented at the start of the rental.

Credit card imprint
All rentals are subject to the full rental agreement terms and conditions at the time of rental. A credit card imprint will be taken at the start of all rentals for security reasons, even if the rental has been paid for in advance. The credit card imprint may be used to pay all 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.

F-roads (highland roads)
All vehicles that are allowed on F-road are clearly marked. Please note that not all vehicles are allowed on F-roads.

Rental period
The minimum rental period is one day (24 hours). When the drop is one hour or more after the pick-up time, it is regarded as a full day.

Pick-up and drop-off services
Some rental agencies charge a fee for pick-up and drop-off services.

Driving in Iceland
Road conditions in Iceland vary substantially. Travelers can have information on driving conditions at Icelandic Road Administration. In Iceland it is mandatory for young children to travel in safety seats while in a vehicle. A child seats are generally suitable for children aged from 6 months to 4 years of age.

Car types
Our partners reserve the right to substitute vehicles when the reserved car types are not available. The substituted vehicle must always be of the same quality (or improved) as the booked vehicle.

Gasoline / Diesel
The rental car should be returned with the same amount of gasoline/diesel as on delivery, or a charge will be made for the missing liters.

Local Taxes
All local taxes are included in the prices.

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. Third party coverage and personal accident insurance is automatically included in your rental.