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* The prices were calculated on 01/26/2023 for a 4 days prepaid rental at Keflavik International Airport starting on 02/02/2023. Our prices fluctuate daily and this offer is not guaranteed.

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Reykjavik Car Rental Deals

Reykjavik Car Rental Deals

Experience the natural beauty and quaint village feel of the world's northernmost capital with a SIXT car rental in Reykjavik. Our affordable, premium rental cars can get underway to explore Iceland's famous circle route complete with fjords, mountains, volcanoes, and stunning icy waterfalls. From SUV rental to economy compact cars our extensive fleet has it all. Book online with ease and reliability and arrange a rent a car in Reykjavik at any of our three locations.
Car rental with Sixt in Reykjavik, Iceland

Car rental with Sixt in Reykjavik, Iceland

Get going from one of our three branch locations at the Reykjavik Domestic Airport, Keflavik International Airport, or Reykjavik city center. With our affordable rates you can might want to treat yourself to an upgrade with a luxury car rental from leading brands such as BMW or Mercedes-Benz. Some of our branches offer 24h returns for more flexible travel while others give you the chance to reserve the rental car of your choice thirty minutes prior to pick up. Reserving with us is simple using our online booking function or the Sixt app. Please note that while we try to give you the vehicle of your preference reservations can only be guaranteed for the selected car category as specific models are subject to availability.
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Our Service

Along with our top quality vehicles and flexible travel arrangements we offer ways for you to customize your rental experience. You can tack on an additional driver to share the wheel, a GPS to stay on track and coverage protections for more peace of mind. We also have child seats for babies, toddlers and small children. Since many of Iceland's main tourist attractions are located outside of the city center, much of your driving time will be in the rural outskirts of the capital. Consider taking advantage of deals on optional extras to help you ensure safer and more enjoyable travels. Here is an idea of what you can include to your car rental in Reykjavik.

Special add-ons

  • Gravel Protection
  • Sand and Ash Protection
  • Tires suitable for winter
Traffic Information

Traffic Information

Reykjavik continues to be one of the smallest capitals in the world at a population of just over 100,000. As such, traffic in the capital city is almost nonexistent with many roads and highways leading drivers to Reykjavik's main neighborhoods and outlying cities. Route 1, or the Ring Road, will take you all the way around the island for a fantastic view of both the urban and rural parts of Ireland. With a rather small local population, most likely you will encounter tourists on Iceland's highways en route to enjoy the magnificent natural wonders of Reykjavik and it surrounds. It is also a good idea to download the emergency 112 app in case you should run into any difficulties while out on the road.
SIXT Sightseeing Tips

SIXT Sightseeing Tips

Despite misconceptions surrounding the name, Iceland is not in fact a floating iceberg. With a similar climate to other Northern European countries, the majority of Iceland's landscape is actually made up of mountains and volcanoes. Understandably then, much of Iceland's tourist appeal stems from its natural beauty and plethora of outdoor activities. Some of the most popular locations include visits to nearby icebergs, waterfalls, and beaches at Skogafoss, Gullfoss, and Jokulsarlon Lagoon. The Blue Lagoon spa in the center of Reykjavik is the most famous location to sit back and treat yourself to a relaxing day in the geothermal spa. If you find yourself visiting between September and April, make sure to look up into the sky and take in the natural colorful phenomenon of the Northern Lights.
What to Do in Reykjavik in Winter

What to Do in Reykjavik in Winter

Traveling to Reykjavik in winter means you can partake in some of the most beloved activities in the country. The days will be dark, with few hours of sunshine, and the temperatures will range from the upper 30s to below freezing. To escape the cold, head to one of the many natural thermal baths in and around the city. Check out the Perlan Museum to learn about the natural wonders of Iceland and visit its planetarium. In December there are multiple Christmas markets like at the Reykjavik Botanic Gardens and the one just outside the city, Hafnarfjörður. The Reykjavik Winter Lights Festival is at the beginning of February. Many people come to Iceland to see the Northern Lights, and you can take one of several tours that operate out of the city. Renting an SUV is a good idea in winter, and be sure to ask about winter tires and ski racks if you plan to go skiing.
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Good to know when renting in Reykjavik
What's the minimum age to rent a car in Reykjavik?
To rent a car with SIXT at Reykjavik you need to be at least 20 with a valid license. Some car categories have a higher minimum rental age, and an underage driver fee may apply.
Can I modify, extend, or cancel my reservation?
At SIXT you can either pay online or when you pick up your car at Reykjavik.
Can I choose a different drop-off location in Reykjavik?
It is possible to rent a car one way between stations for pick-ups in Reykjavik. A fee may apply.
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4.2
Based on 968 reviews
Vehicle return
(4.6)
The vehicle
(4.5)
Vehicle handover
(4.4)
caroline W.
(5.0)
Easy process, staff were so helpful and made the whole process easy
Brenn T.
(5.0)
We rented a compact car for 10 days in Iceland. Upon arriving we were offered an upgrade to a Jeep Compass for an extremely reasonable rate, plus a second driver added. The individual working at the front desk (unfortunately I do not have his name) was professional, kind, answered our questions, and gave helpful tips about the area and driving around the country. The car was a hybrid but due to our route and lodging options we only charged it once, using petrol the rest of the time. The 4x4 capabilities were helpful during some of the ice passages and the car was comfortable to ride in. Our flight was canceled and we needed to extend the rental by one day, which was no problem. When we checked in the car Grzegorz assisted us and even shuttled us back to the airport. Exceptional service and we appreciated the kindness showed.
E.
(5.0)
Top service
Nawid W.
(5.0)
I went to Iceland in December 2022 and wanted to explore the country with my friends, that’s why we needed a car. To rent a car at the Sixt rental station in Keflavik Airport turned out to be the right decision. We were advised about which car would be optimal for our plan and which insurance would fit us the best. Unlike many other experiences I made at car rental stations, they did not try to make the maximum profit and sell us every upgrade they could. The car itself was a 4x4 so it was a very good fit for the weather conditions in Iceland. It had no problems and the rent was very smooth. We returned the car a bit later than we agreed on, because a road was closed but that was no problem, Sixt was very fair and did not charge any extra fee. All in all, it was a good experience and I would fully recommend this rental station to anyone needing a car in Iceland.
Sonja M.
(5.0)
Always happy with the service at Sixt. We got the car quickly with great assistance from the staff. Thank you
Klaudia J.
(5.0)
Grzegorz was very professional, explained everything from start to finish and made my stay in Iceland wonderful! I would recommend Sixt to everybody!
Dominik L.
(5.0)
The employee was super kind and friendly. Very helpful. We had a great service!
Alex M.
(5.0)
I regularly rent cars via Sixt and never had any issues. Most recently I booked a 4x4 car in Iceland and everything was flawless. Pickup and return was quick, great customer service and support throughout the rental period. At the end also received a complementary ride to the terminal. Recommend! P.S. if you rent during winter ask for a snow shovel and a sandbag.
david a.
(5.0)
Outstanding customer service!
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