Rent a car with Hertz in Iceland, enjoy a hassle-free holiday

There’s no doubt that Iceland is a country full of beauty and splendour, with incredible attractions, both natural and man-made. From ice caves and volcanos to majestic waterfalls and soothing warm springs, a lot is awaiting you in Iceland. Because of the lack of public transportation, there are no better ways than renting a car that allows you to explore magnificent nature conveniently at your pace.

Hertz Iceland, the leading car rental in Iceland, has a mission to provide new models, high-quality service and the best car rental Iceland options at accessible price points so everyone can enjoy Iceland to the fullest.

We offer a wide range of car rental selection that fits different tourists’ need and profile:

for a group of 1-4
(e.g. Toyota Yaris)
* 2 or 4-door cars with seating for up to 4 occupants and storage space for a medium suitcase and a few small bags.

for a group of 3-5
(e.g. Toyota Auris)
*100-109 cubic feet of combined passenger and cargo volume are between 161 and 187 inches long.

For a group of 5 with more luggage
(e.g. Toyota Rav4)
* Mid-size car/ “Large family car” in the D-segment category of automobiles

For groups of 5-7
(e.g. Toyota Land Cruiser)
* Combined cargo and passenger volume, more than 120 cubic feet for sedans or 160 cubic feet for station wagons.

and motorhomes sleep up to 4 during the summer season

And minibuses that can accommodate up to 17 passengers

No matter what trips and routes you might have in mind, Hertz Iceland can find the best car that suits your plan. For those looking for something special or have unique needs on lowering emissions, we also have a range of Brand new Teslas, EVs and PHEVs, 4WD SUVs and Jeeps, luxury vehicles and cargo vans.

Why rent a car with Hertz?

FREE cancellation

Up to 16 days before the reserved rental date.

No deposit required

We DO NOT take deposits in any rentals at any time

13 rental locations

International airport arrivals hall, Reykjavik, Akureyri and more.

0-excess coverage

We offer a MAX car coverage package option for you

24/7 Emergency call

call us, and we can help with any EMERGENCY matters

What are you still waiting for? Enter your car pickup and return dates in the above search widget and find the best rental car in Iceland with the best car rental company Hertz Iceland.

Hertz Iceland car rental, your 50+year-old local friend in Iceland.

Rent a car with Hertz Iceland FAQs


Simply choose your preferred car pickup and return station and enter the date and time in the search widget on this page. The system will show you the available cars for your time frame and their price.



You must be AT LEAST 20 years old to rent a car with us. But there is NO upper age limit for renting a car with us.



No,unfortunately. A credit card in the main driver’s name is required for booking and renting the vehicle with us. We accept American Express, Mastercard, and Visa cards.





It depends on which station you are renting from. Our Keflavik airport offers weekly pick-up and drop-off service daily from 0530 am – 0200 am; Reykjavik station from 0800 am to 1700 pm on Mon to Fri and from 0800 am to 1500 pm on Sat and Sun. You can find our stations’ opening hours on this page.



We recommend you purchase the 0 excess MAX car coverage for the best protection at the lowest price. If you are unsure, we also have a detailed blog about car insurance in Iceland, FYI.




Some roads may be temporarily closed during periods of bad weather. We advise you to have one or two buffer days during your self-drive winter trip in Iceland, just in case.