|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size SUV, Intermediate SUV, Intermediate estate car, Mini, Standard SUV|
|Popular agencies||Ice Rental Cars, Budget, GREEN MOTION , Europcar, Sixt|
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Reykjavik car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Reykjavik.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Reykjavik car rental.
Some car hire companies in Reykjavik which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget and Dollar
On average a hire car in Reykjavik costs $76 per day.
The average price of fuel in Reykjavik is $10.17 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $122 and $163, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Reykjavik.
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A Intermediate car hire in Reykjavik costs $36 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Reykjavik costs $46 per day, on average.
A Standard car hire in Reykjavik costs $69 per day, on average.
In Reykjavik, cars are most frequently hired at Global Rent A Car Keflavik International Airport (39 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Reykjavik costs $531 per week ($76 per day).
On average a car hire in Reykjavik costs $2,274 per month ($76 per day).
Weather and time of year are two of the main factors to take into consideration when choosing a car for your time in Reykjavik. In summer, for instance, small cars will be able to handle the roads with no issues. However, come winter, small cars can struggle with the weather, so it may be better to go with a midsize car instead.
The standard speed limit on urban roads in Reykjavik is 50 km/h (31 mph), while on rural gravel roads it is 80 km/h (50 mph) and 90 km/h (56 mph) on rural paved roads. In residential areas, typically, the speed limit is 30 km/h (18 mph). There are also lower advisory speed limits posted along many of the roads.
In part due to its isolated location, Iceland, features very high petrol prices. In general, drivers will find that petrol prices range from 805 ISK ($6.50) to 867 ISK ($7.00) per gallon. Also, it is important to note that petrol will be purchased per liter and not per gallon.
Drivers will be happy to hear that parking in Reykjavik is always free after 6:00 p.m. and all day on Sundays. Aside from that, parking rates go by the area (P1 - P4), with P1 being the most expensive and P3 being the cheapest; P4 is a separate weekend only designation. The general rule of thumb is that, as you get closer to Laugavegur High Street, parking becomes more expensive. Also, there are plenty of parking garages to be found in Reykjavik.