Car rental at Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport

Car rental at Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport

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Reykjavik, Iceland - Keflavik Intl
24 Aug — 31 Aug
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Reykjavik, Iceland - Keflavik Intl
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Rated no. 1
Budget
Best rated
7.4 Good (157 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Budget
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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Recent reviews
2.4 Mediocre12 Aug 2019
Of the 25 cars I’ve rented so far this year, this was by far the worst vehicle. It had no A/C, the wind leaked through the windows, it was filthy, and was completely stripped down option with 110k kilometers. The sales staff was beyond pushy with the insurance, practically threatening me. Awful
5.2 Okay8 Jul 2019
we waited in line for 90 minutes. it was hot. the check in process was very inefficient.
6.0 Good23 May 2019
Drop off super, super easy. Pick up staff took a time consuming, impolite, hard drive attempt to up sell every single customer. I spent 40 minutes in a line of five people with every cashier counter filled.More efficient pick up system.
9.2 Excellent21 May 2019
Decent car even though I chose the cheapest one. Really good value for money.The queue and waiting time to pick up the car was very long. A good sign that it’s popular, but they need more people at work so it goes faster.
10.0 Excellent16 May 2019
Nothing overall very good
10.0 Excellent11 May 2019
Easy pick up process, in airport counter and pick up and great rates
4.4 Okay4 Apr 2019
The staff was fine and pleasant, that wasn’t an issue. The car also drove well and handled Iceland’s roads very well.At check in I spent about an hour in line. It was ridiculous, way too long, and apparently all too common at this location. I wa furious and could have gone to another rental area off the airport site faster and cheaper. I only selected this one because it was in the airport and it was a huge mistaK
3.6 Mediocre13 Mar 2019
The heated seatsThe price for rental was 4x more than what i was quoted. The car was dirty and the alignment of car was very off.
2.0 Mediocre11 Mar 2019
I have withdrawn unknown deposit which is much more than the agreed value. Please clarify the problem.
9.6 Excellent5 Mar 2019
Car was older but nicely equipped. Staff was very nice and accommodating.Line to rent a car was really long.
Rated no. 2
Sixt
6.6 Good (256 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Sixt
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent13 Aug 2022
The person helping me was good
2.0 Mediocre5 Aug 2022
I felt like the game was to play me for every penny that could be extracted from my pocketbook. We were a day late to pick up our rental due to a delayed flight in route. Sixt started out by charging us $150 as a penalty. Dreadful business model. Will never use them again.
6.0 Good18 Jun 2022
hard upsell from the pickup counter and $280 of total $600 costs were not included in my $300 reservation I made online. That just about broke my trip budget. The worker at the counter was rude and pushy. I liked the car but paid an arm and a leg for it.
2.0 Mediocre3 Jun 2022
It was bad because I cancelled 5 minutes after I booked (I clicked the wrong button) but they refused to refund me. I had to dispute the charge.
8.0 Excellent21 May 2022
Friendly and good car. Overall good experience.
8.0 Excellent13 May 2022
Their computer system was down for several days, which caused delays.
10.0 Excellent12 May 2022
It was super easy to pick up and drop off my vehicle. It was a nice clean car. Not sure what more you could want ! Also a very friendly staff in Iceland :) highly recommend
8.0 Excellent6 May 2022
I don’t like driving but the city isn’t far from the airport. Unless you’re doing tours driving is A good way to get around even short distances. I think they should go over what is different about driving rules and speeding a little more. I think they did a good job of scaring me to not speed lol. But right on red things like that I just overheard from another person renting. A short video couldn’t hurt. The gas’s stations are completely automated so try refilling way before you return it seemed like my credit card only worked at one gas station chain.
10.0 Excellent11 Feb 2022
The service was amazing! The vehicles are well equipped to get you where you need to go.
1.9 Horrible7 Oct 2021
The customer service rep was kind of rude and seem to be having a bad day and taking it out on me. He was not pleasant and his attitude was not exemplary. His name is Tim. Don’t think I would use Kayak nor Sixt again, they change the price to double what I was hoping for
Rated no. 3
Hertz
8.4 Excellent (36 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Hertz
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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Recent reviews
6.0 Good9 Jul 2022
It was just too expensive. The way it works as you know is - you pay for a full day even if you don’t use it for that full day. So I had to pay for 3 full days when I only used it for 2 and change. So that was annoying.
6.0 Good31 May 2022
Car was damaged at pickup and not disclosed in Hertz paperwork. I took pics of damaged areas on car prior to driving off.
10.0 Excellent14 Jul 2020
Staff super friendly and helpful, no complaints.
10.0 Excellent28 Mar 2019
Pickup & drop-off was smooth despite of rush. Fresh coffee and the espresso machine at drop off made us feel so good after a long day of driving in snow.
2.0 Mediocre24 Oct 2018
It was closedThe website said open 24 hours. I got to airport desk at 2:00 AM and it was closed. There was a sign with a phone number...I called and it said the number was not in service. I found another international phone number online...that also was not in service. There was no one at the airport information desk. I was only in Iceland for the day and that is why I needed to pick up the car as soon as I landed. So the car was useless to me and I never picked it up. I need a refund
5.2 Okay18 Oct 2018
ExtortionGreat carMisplaced key resulted in fee that exceeded entire cost of five day rental. Payment forced under duress!
7.6 Good15 Sep 2018
The Toyota Yaris that could!The check in and check out process was fairly quick and simple. We got a small Toyota Yaris that took us all over Iceland, including the Westfjords and up mountains!Our Garmin GPS device was very out of date and in a few cases didn't even register the roads we needed on its map. It led us after several times which was frustrating.
10.0 Excellent14 Sep 2018
The team at the Hertz. The pick up and drop off was excellent!The price can be more competitive.
5.6 Okay3 Sep 2018
Good car for IcelandReturn was slow and didn’t answer my questions
8.4 Excellent18 Aug 2018
Very easy straightforward process to pick up the car at the airport. The extra insurances were presented well and no pressuring to take them. We did opt for the windshield protection. Also the shuttle to the airport after drop off was fast.The drop off was a bit confusing. It was presented on the paperwork we received but might have been better to have a verbal explanation presented when we picked up the car too. They were quite busy when we were dropping off so there was no one in the office and no sign indicating the process so several people were just standing around waiting.
Rated no. 4
Thrifty
8.3 Excellent (51 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Thrifty
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent31 May 2022
Easy to pick up and drop off. Brand new Peugeot 3008 GT. Perfect from my road trip in Iceland. Make sure to get the insurance on the car so you can ride on gravel roads without worry.
4.0 Okay24 May 2021
Staff was friendly. Pick-up and drop off were at an offsite location that was not communicated to me before hand and very difficult to find. When leaving, it was locked and had to call to get staff back into the location and drive us to the airport.Better communications and more convenient pick up and drop off at the Keflavik airport
9.6 Excellent24 Dec 2019
car was perfect, snow tires were recommended and were very helpful! staff was great with warnings and weather and all informationthe premium insurance was very expensive but I do not regret getting it as the conditions were very extreme. It would be great to have some kind of road service feature for people, we were fine but we did see cars along the way that needed help, not sure if this exists but it would be good for people and we would have got it
8.4 Excellent8 Apr 2019
Pick-up took a very long time. Too much paper work. Ordered a 4wd vehicle. Got a 2wd vehicle with no price adjustment. No big deal. Since weather was nice.
4.8 Okay23 Feb 2019
Car was cleanWas very unsafe! Tires were terrible!!! Will not use again
6.8 Good10 Aug 2018
A Mazda Crossover is not an SUV...We were a little surprised when the car pulled up - it was a very small, low to the ground Mazda crossover SUV. We had booked an SUV ("SUV Jeep Wrangler or Similar") because we knew we would be driving on many rocky and dirt roads and this, while it had all wheel drive, was closer to a Sedan. We were nervous about driving on these roads with such a low car and were nervous about the car getting scratched on the bottom. All my emails for my reservation said "Jeep Wrangler or Similar". This was no Jeep Wrangler.
10.0 Excellent29 May 2018
ease of rental process and drop off.
10.0 Excellent23 May 2018
Great car for the price. Folks were nice at the counter. Airport location was easy. No shuttle bus was needed.
4.8 Okay17 May 2018
CitroenSize of carPoor mechanical performance. Car was not clean. Many scratches on car. Rattling noises. Goofy controls.
9.2 Excellent29 Mar 2018
worth the moneythe Mazda CX3 was able to handle al the non paved roads we took to reach the obscure sight seeing locations in Icelandthe visibility on the passenger side, and back window isnt great. the defroster isnt very strong, it needed to be on max heat with the upper body vents closed to defrost the front window.
Rated no. 5
Dollar
7.9 Good (67 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Dollar
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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Recent reviews
5.2 Okay15 Aug 2019
Staff in Iceland was helpful.I booked a SUV (Jeep Wrangler or equivalent) and when I arrived I found out that my reservation was for an economy car (Mazda CX-3). I was mislead by Kayak /Dollar, if I had know that for the price I was getting economy instead of SUV, I would not have booked.
9.6 Excellent15 Aug 2019
The staff were great.It can take a little while to pick up -it gets busy when several flights come in at once. But that's understandable.
9.2 Excellent2 Jul 2019
We needed a car for 27 hours, but there was no way to adjust an booking (online or in person) to charge anything less than a full 48 hour rental.
6.8 Good22 May 2019
friendly staff. efficient airport p/u & d/o. additional options such as hotspot were a life saver.costly & mandatory insurance purchase should be better disclosed on booking.
10.0 Excellent21 May 2019
Reasonable rates and extremely helpful staff. Highly recommended.
7.6 Good20 May 2019
Drop off was easy.System was down when we picked up car. Also, the car seemed like it had not been cleaned in a while, and seemed old for a rental car fleet..
8.8 Excellent15 May 2019
The Peugot 9(really 7) passenger van was super with a torquey diesel. Got an off the beaten path tip when checking in, visited a great waterfall valleyGas gauge was 1/8 down when rented, took picks and brought it back at same. A little huffiness but we prevailed. Laughable stickers in the van about no food and drink, really? The walk is shorter than it looks, wait NOT for the bus that runs infrequently.
10.0 Excellent10 May 2019
Friendly staff and ended up with a brand new vehicle which was a nice change in pace after a bad experience with Hertz during our previous 5 days using a rentalCheckin/checkout could have been faster but 15-20 minutes wasn’t bad at all
9.6 Excellent23 Apr 2019
Staff in KEF was very helpful
10.0 Excellent6 Apr 2019
Easy to find and no hasslesArrival was a little slow
Rated no. 6
Ace
6.9 Good (34 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Ace
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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Recent reviews
2.8 Mediocre17 Jun 2018
Slow slow slowFriendly staff and clean carThe insurance offered by Kayak is a joke in Iceland! Wipers were falling apart , alignment was way off and suspension was shot
6.8 Good7 Jan 2018
Good overall with some minor nitpicksOverall value and experience was satisfactory. Drop off staff friendly and helpful.Wait time at pick up, registration staff was not friendly, hard to find drop off location.
5.2 Okay5 Jan 2018
I asked for Jeep and I got a Duster. It meand I looked for more reliable car. No spare wheel was in car. For winter and snow/frost - wind screen is not heated enough.
5.6 Okay7 Nov 2017
loved the car. The duster was awesome.The service was horrible at pickup. The gentleman was extremely rude and tried to scam us. Fortunately at drop off, we had a different gentleman who was nicer. They didn't mention the discount chips we could have used at certain gas stations, and again, weren't helpful.
8.0 Excellent26 Oct 2017
I booked a jeep but different 4x4 was givenfuel economythe agent did not let us know that no spare tyre inside the car, hence there is something that we can do to inflate but was not told about it, luckily we did not get a flat tyre
8.0 Excellent4 Oct 2017
All was okayeverything was okay
10.0 Excellent29 Sep 2017
Ace is the Place for Car rentalsgood servicecould have been more explicit with the navigation system
8.4 Excellent13 Sep 2017
DecentRelatively quick pickup and paper work process. Vehicle was as advertised. Clean and ready to go. Friendly and helpful staff at the pickup location.No clear direction at Keflavic arrivals, or clear signage on the shuttle bus to the pickup location.
3.2 Mediocre9 Sep 2017
Insurance SCAMCar was clean and new.ACE Car Rental is a complete scam run by bad people. This was our first time renting a car ourselves (we just turned 25 years old). When they showed us the car it was night and they had washed it down IMMEDIATELY before showing us. The car looked new, and they said it was relatively new but it was difficult to see any marks. We were in a hurry so I took one photo of a small dent and we signed off on the car. We drove it on roads only for less than TWO days before bringing it back. The guy (from Greece, I didn't get his name) "found" a scratch on the side that looked like from a key or knife, and small dents on the hood (easily masked by water droplets at night). We bought their 2nd level of insurance and still had to pay $500 to them. After I disputed it he went on to tell me how ACE has a partnership with a garage where they take their cars. The "garage" is also owned by ACE. They set arbitrarily high repair prices and scam tourists. This was the cheapest rental place we could find and a huge mistake. Furthermore, I accidentally left my passport and cash in the center console with 100% certainty. The same guy from Greece claims he was the only one in the car since I dropped it off and denies having seen anything. I searched my photos for evidence of when I had it on my person and called the few places we had been that day to check. We can say with 100% certainty that he stole it from the car. We missed our flights and had to spend more money we couldn't afford to get a new passport, flights, hotel, and expensive Icelandic food. I'm so inspired by this series of events that I will post this everywhere I can leave a review. Good luck out there people!
6.0 Good9 Sep 2017
Watch out for high charges for minor damage.Nice clean car. Reasonable charge but others were charged rediculius amounts for minor damage.
Rated no. 7
Geysir Car Rental
9.9 Excellent (5 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Geysir Car Rental
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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10.0 Excellent29 Jul 2021
This was among the best car rental experiences I have ever had. I had read such terrible reviews about rental cars and rental companies in Iceland so I had very low expectations and was quite nervous about getting ripped off. But it turns out the staff member I dealt with (I think his name is PRZEMEK?) was exceedingly helpful, thoughtful, generous with his time and straightforward. It could not have been a better experience because of him.
10.0 Excellent2 Jun 2021
Geysir part of this rental was great, nice people, great price, acceptable car.This booking went through kayak and then through rentalcars.com. Someone screwed up because they allowed us to book it at 6am while the office only opened at 8am and the shuttle to rentals only started running at 7am. That would have been ok if they had send us information on how to use the key lock boxes but they never did.
Rated no. 8
Europcar
9.2 Excellent (14 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Europcar
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
  • 9.5
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent12 Mar 2022
I thought they were great. The receptionist was honest about the type of coverage I needed and didn’t try and over sell me coverage in Reykjavik.
8.4 Excellent30 May 2019
We liked that they gave us a hybrid car and we were able to save on fuel costs.Staff at pick-up was not particularly friendly or helpful.
9.2 Excellent20 Sep 2018
Hassle free rentalThe interaction I had with Europacar staff both at pick-up and return was first rate. Both were pleasant, professional without any intent to hassle or nitpick. Or that I felt pressured to add something I did not want to add. The car was new, clean, comfortable in excellent working order. I highly commend Europacar for their excellent, professional and I might add nice staff with excellent English speaking skills.The cost which was not excessive by Icelandic standards but far more expensive than my home country. This of course is not a criticism of Europacar but a function of the reality of car rental/hire in Iceland. The cost to return the car at the Eastern end of Iceland doubled the cost.
9.6 Excellent2 Sep 2018
Iceland camper van (a thing of the past?)Relatively new van, ran great, and the custom shelving was quite handy, especially the pull out cutting board table. Plenty of room for 2. Friendly crew.It was a panel van so with the custom shelving there is zero visibility of whats behind you or in your side blind spots. Outside of the city you can get by but be prepared to have your passenger on the lookout for you. With the new law / rule you need to park at camping sites and pay the fee, so seems to defeat the point of the camper van.
10.0 Excellent24 Aug 2018
Perfect car, perfect service.Far better service than the Budget office next door (at Reykjavik/KEF), which is what we used last time. Fast, friendly, helpful, and no-nonsense. The car was in great condition, and met our needs perfectly.
10.0 Excellent14 Aug 2018
First vehicle I was given had a flat tire light on - but it was immediately replaced with a nicer vehicle when I pointed it out. Vehicle rental overall was great. On returning, there had been some minor issues (chips due to gravel roads) that I reported and this was handled very smoothly and professionally by the team.Since this rental was in Iceland I would have loved the option to get a larger 4x4 vehicle. However, this was not available for 7 passengers! Overall, very good though.
7.6 Good21 Jun 2017
The staff were very friendly and professional.I had expected a slightly higher quality car. The various categories/tiers made it difficult to honestly assess value. For example, we selected a "VW Golf or similar" and ended up with a Kia. I do not consider the Kia similar given we did not select the economy category.
Rated no. 9
Firefly
8.6 Excellent (3 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Firefly
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent10 Aug 2022
The rental and return process were both super-smooth. The staff were extremely nice and helpful. During rental, the staff gave us valuable tips which were very useful. I would definitely rent again.
8.0 Excellent13 May 2019
Pick up and drop off was easy and hassle free and the value for money was excellent.
Rated no. 10
FLIZZR
8.6 Excellent (2 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
FLIZZR
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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8.0 Excellent18 Jun 2018
acceptable for icelandnice people to deal with close to the airport (you can go walking, no need for the shuttle unless you have a lot of luggage)the papers with the issues of the car is not clear. there are no drawings of the car, everything is written.
Rated no. 11
Alamo
8.1 Excellent (21 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Alamo
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent30 Apr 2022
The staff at Alamo Keflavik airport are very friendly and helpful. At pickup, we were offered a very useful upgrade that contributed greatly to our travel experience.
8.0 Excellent23 Apr 2022
Helpful staff. Professional service. I really liked the people there. I noticed more than once that an engine was left running unnecessarily. We're facing a global warming crisis, and Alamo can do their bit to help.
10.0 Excellent27 Mar 2022
Local service was great.
8.0 Excellent9 Feb 2022
Wasn’t met at the terminal despite the confirmation email saying we would be. When I asked I was told the bus service stopped at 4pm so We had to walk across to the car rental depot with all our luggage
2.0 Mediocre13 Jan 2022
I rented a car in Iceland and went to pick it up. They were very high pressure for upselling claiming I would need an SUV to survive and would need to upgrade insurance due to weather conditions and that I would see so many abandoned cars on the side of the road from people who rented cars without insurance that got ruined due to winds or gravel. It was a scam.
2.0 Mediocre31 Dec 2021
A total rip off! The price shown by Kayak was £120. The actual price on arrival was £250. A con, a swindle. Kayak is a disgrace. Shame on you.
10.0 Excellent13 Dec 2021
Very Friendly staff and efficient service
10.0 Excellent23 Nov 2021
Costumer service was amazing, the car was very good as well 😊 Very happy with everything.
6.4 Good7 Dec 2019
Pick up and drop off was quick and easyActual cost was FAR higher than quoted and it did not state that if using debit card and not credit card that you had to prepay for a full tank of gas.
8.8 Excellent26 Nov 2019
Very easy process, staff was attentive and welcoming. Car was nice, no issues.My only complaint was that I feel I was upsold how 'Iceland is different from other countries so the insurance is more worthwhile here.' I came in November and other then some rain and higher winds, I really didn't think the weather was all that special. I didn't encounter any gravel roads going to the main sites along the southern coast and their certainly wasn't need for the wind and ash insurance. Now certainly these things happen, of course, and it's good to be aware, but I felt like the way everyone was talking about the weather I would be stupid not to take it, yet the changes were really not that different from my home country. So maybe I would amend the shtick on insurance to 'useful if you only drive in sunny weather' or something similar.
Rated no. 12
Enterprise
7.9 Good (18 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Enterprise
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent19 May 2022
The customer service was exceptional! Very pleasant pick up and drop off experience.
1.9 Horrible12 Sep 2021
I hear that this is what the other Icelandic rental car companies do, but I was charged for a replacement window for a minor chip. It seems like some kind of hustle or scam is being run by the rental car companies in Iceland.
4.4 Okay29 Aug 2019
The line to the bus to the office took over an hour. I was led to believe the rental desk was located in the airport.
10.0 Excellent30 Mar 2019
Excellent value and car equipped with studded snow tires which we needed in tough driving conditions.
8.8 Excellent29 Jan 2019
Check in was easy and simple.The shuttle back to the airport left me as I was walking to the vehicle. Since the airport is small, Enterprise could've offered to shuttle me back to the terminal. Instead, I had to wait in the cold for 20 minutes for a other shuttle.
5.6 Okay30 Jun 2018
Gave us a car with a known mechanical issueStaff were friendly. Pick up and drop off went quickly- sometimes too quickly.We had reserved a Jeep Wrangler, and they first gave us a Dacia Duster. Which is not even close. It was older and very dirty inside, and had many scratches and dings on the outside. We drove it less than five miles, and noticed an awful sound when we turned tightly. We looked and determined that the interior of the wheel well was loose and the wheel was rubbing it when we turned. When we took it back, they said ‘oh yeah, the Duster makes a weird noise when you turn, but it’s not serious’. We refused that car, and we’re goven a substitute (again, nowhere close to similar to a Jeep Wrangler), but cleaner. This time though, it was pouring rain and they had a long line, and when the guy brought us the second car he almost ran over our son because he was backing up so quickly and then just handed us the keys and ran off without a walk around. We walked around the car in the rain and wind and took photos with our phone of all the dings and scratches, and left. Predictably, when we returned the car, the woman at the desk asked about some of the dings (which were rusted, and obviously didn’t happen in two days!) and we had to show her the time stamped pictures to prove that we hadn’t made them despite the guy not taking time to make notes. Frustrating, but she was pleasant and we knew she was just doing her job.
6.0 Good11 Mar 2018
A “Tahoe” is not a “Tahoe”GPS, awesome safety features, great gas mileageA full size SUV in Iceland is somewhere between a midsize suv and a full size suv. We could not fit in the Nissan that they gave me as an equivalent to a Tahoe. There are not American size cars in Iceland. I had to pay an extra $100/day for a shuttle van that could fit 6 people and our 6 suitcases. The Nissan worked great before we had to add our luggage.
5.2 Okay14 Apr 2017
Nice car- it wasn't the one I orderedStaff was very friendly.The $260 for one day bill. I originally reserved a VW Golf- bait & switch. When I dropped off my car- it took 30 min's for the shuttle to get back to the airport for a 5 min walk.
10.0 Excellent11 Feb 2017
Great experienceThe process of renting the car was fast and simple. I'd say we were in and out in less than 30 minutes. The representative was friendly and extremely helpful.N/A
10.0 Excellent6 Jan 2017
Good valternative for money with good service. Extremely easy pick up and drop off. Would hire from Enterprise again candidates recommend to others.
Rated no. 13
Avis
7.2 Good (24 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Avis
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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Recent reviews
2.4 Mediocre24 Mar 2019
They didn't have the car we requested and couldn't put us in any of the several other cars that were in their lot. We ended up renting from someone else.
7.2 Good18 Feb 2019
Price was greatVery long lines and slow service - wasted about an hour and half to get to my car.
8.0 Excellent13 Mar 2018
Easy pickup process even if long lines. Car was spotless and in good shapeConfusing drop off processs and location made airline checkin tighter than expected
9.6 Excellent11 Mar 2018
Very long wait to pick up car.
10.0 Excellent16 Nov 2017
Service at deskThe member of staff at the Avis rental desk at KEF airport was fantastic, great knowledge and really friendly The speed of service was also far quicker and felt streamlined in comparison to elsewhere
2.8 Mediocre10 Oct 2017
Watch out for the insurance upsellcar was okHigh pressure insurance upsell. Make sure you arrange extra insurance coverage with online booking company. Cars and repairs are extremely expensive in Iceland, this Avis is will get you for the smallest scratch and change you the most they can - according to the pushy counter clerk.
6.4 Good4 Oct 2017
The pick up process was extremely slowThe line to pick up the car was long and moved very slow. It took us about an hour and 20 minutes to get through it. The person helping us tried hard to sell us on the extra insurance coverage by trying to scare us into buying it even though I already had purchased protection from a third party. The entire check in/ pick up process was very frustrating. After that, the car was fine and the drop off process was flawless.
6.8 Good30 Sep 2017
Bad airport for rentingTerrible pickup and return experience.
7.6 Good5 Aug 2017
Very expensive for the size of carI reserved a Volkswagen and got an under powered Hyundai!
8.8 Excellent18 Jul 2017
Good Price in IcelandThe price was lower than competition in Iceland. The car was in good shape. The price quoted was the price paid, no extras. You can walk from the airport counter to the parking lot to get your car (in Iceland).The line at the counter was too long and we waited, and waited and waited. The car we thought we were renting was not available.
Rated no. 14
GREEN MOTION
6.7 Good (20 reviews)
2 locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
GREEN MOTION
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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8.0 Excellent6 Aug 2022
The rental office is very close to the airport, but the directions that were emailed to me were not good. No one inside the airport could tell me where you were at. We ended up having a cab drive us to the location we were we mailed only to find out that you were back behind the airport in an office connected to a hotel. That little ride cost me $30.00. But the car was great, the staff were efficient, and the car was big enough to carry 3 people and two weeks worth of luggage. The price was the lowest we found. We will rent from you folks again.
7.9 Good15 Jul 2021
The car was older, beat up, and dirty. But on the flip-side, you didn’t have to worry about where you took it.
8.0 Excellent17 Feb 2020
GPS we rented did Not work at all and when we returned the car we told the agent about and he didn’t even say anything at all.
2.0 Mediocre13 Aug 2019
Their staff seems to be nice while they rip you off under the table. Should have read the reviews before I booked. What people say about it being a scam is completely true.- They charge arms and legs for insurance deposit and damages that weren't even done by you (lots of Google reviews from multiple people about this). - Pickup in my experience took 3 hours. Multiple people had to wait with me for several hours.
2.0 Mediocre7 Aug 2019
Nothing.They could have had our car we reserved. Instead they didn't have anything so we were forced to rent else where.
7.6 Good27 Feb 2019
Friendly staff, easy pick up and drop off.Get comprehensive car insurance before you go. Given the high winds and loose gravel on the roads its common to get chips and scratches. The insurance they sell you when you pick up the car is very expensive, which is how they offer relatively cheap hire fees.
5.2 Okay25 Jan 2019
When started the car up the engine management light was on & stayed on indicating there was an issue, also the car was over revering instead of ticking over. I went back into to sales office before we took the car to be told the light was ok & the car was fine & as it was busy the staff just dismiss
6.8 Good19 Nov 2018
4x4 hireGood value. Pick up/drop off from airport.Jeep Wrangler advertised, Jeep Renegade provided. Huge crack in windscreen and bonnet wasn’t closed on pick up so as we drove away the bonnet started flapping open.
6.0 Good2 Jan 2018
Generally good - but could easily be improvedSlick car pick up / drop off Good, friendly staffTransport at the airport - the pickup bus was later arriving and no obvious signage on where to get picked up / meet My car had some damage on pick up - all noted fine, but the headlights were affected by the damage. Should have been fixed before re-hiring.
10.0 Excellent31 May 2017
Absolutely hassle freeVery friendly and helpful staff. I had my own insurance cover and they didn't even try to sell their own insurance. They gave me a free map, coupons for fuel discounts, and some good advice on my travel itinerary. The pick-up and drop-off was seamless with virtually no waiting time. The car was new and very well cleaned. Overall, I am very happy with the service I received and will definitely use them again on my next trip to Icelandnone really
Rated no. 15
Ice Rental Cars
6 Good (5 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Ice Rental Cars
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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8.0 Excellent30 Jul 2022
I liked the hybrid vehicle. Check-in was slow and our car wasn’t ready so we waited an additional 30 minutes once we arrived. Car had multiple large dents but not a big deal. Price is expensive for a 1 day rental. I wish you included the charging cable for the plug in hybrid
6.0 Good29 May 2022
We won’t hire a car through a third party again. Much easier and more transparent to deal direct with the bigger companies. Cheapest is not always best- you really have to read the fine print so you are comparing apples with apples!
2.0 Mediocre27 Dec 2021
Poor service Beaten up car
10.0 Excellent18 Dec 2021
IceRentalCars served me well. The Dacia Duster I was going to get turned out to be significantly nicer and newer than envisioned. Staff were friendly and worked efficiently to get me on the road. Would, most certainly, use again! Only problem with this entire experience was paying $7/gal for gas!
Rated no. 16
Economy Rent a Car
4.6 Okay (16 reviews)
1 location in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport
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2.0 Mediocre29 May 2022
Pick up arrived 1.5 hours late. I was charged 30% more than announced and the car was in very poor condition. Was forced to accept the deal unless I would be willing to be left in the middle of nowhere (rental office) at 10 pm with my family after a 24 hour trip. Worst experience ever.
1.9 Horrible23 Sep 2021
The shuttle was supposed to pick our party of 5 up at Keflavík Airport but when we arrived they would only shuttle one of us to the rental facility so I had to go by myself then go back to the airport and pick the rest of my family up. The facility appears to be in a car junk yard. The car pick up process took a long time, the staff was rude to everyone waiting there, and they put a hold on my credit card of over $3k on top of the cost of the rental and insurance. I thought I was signing for the cost of the rental and insurance because I did not understand the conversation rate. The hold was never verbally explained to me. The car was clean but run down, dented and rusty. Luckily I took video of the exterior and interior before I got in because when I dropped it off they were going to charge me for a dent in the door until I showed them my video… even though when I picked the car up they assured me that they took enough pictures. I also heard them on the phone with another customer who’s rental died at a waterfall. They basically blamed it on the customer and told them to call roadside assistance and hung up on them. Renters beware!
5.9 Okay17 Sep 2021
The car was filthy with black/ oily grime on steering wheel and all buttons, the tires were low in air so we had to constantly find gas station to fill them, the car was dented and with broken light covers. Ended having to pay for daily insurance which doubled the rental cost.could have found a better car for the same price elsewhere. Pick up and drop off was convenient
1.9 Horrible17 Aug 2021
The drop off was quick. Only because we were the only people there. The pick up was a complete mess and took forever. Took a long time for the shuttle to arrive from the airport. The rental car was very old. It had 110,000 miles on it was was very. I wish I had rented from hertz. avis, or enterprise and not a discount car rental.
3.9 Mediocre15 Aug 2021
Waited over an hour for pickup at the airport. Can't reach the office by phone, no one picks up. Rental location is different than listed (search for Bílar og hjól)
1.9 Horrible10 Aug 2021
Car was fine, but it took 2.5 hours of waiting to pick up the car. Rent from someone else.
3.9 Mediocre3 Aug 2021
It took over an hour to check out and receive the vehicle, which was not washed after the last driver. The electronic fault light was on from the moment I picked up the vehicle (orange, not red) and I later found out the windshield wipers were in horrible condition making it difficult and dangerous to drive in the rain. Other than that, the vehicle (Dacia Duster) performed well and seemed mechanically sound. The drop of process was as bad as the checkout. The address on the rental form was NOT the address to return the vehicle. After several “Google attempts” to find the address for the return location, I finally stopped at a competitor’s office to ask directions. I (and others returning vehicles) were expected to wait over an hour to return the vehicle while it was checked in and inspected for damage. I arrived 3.5 hours before my flight. After several customers threatened to just leave the keys and get taxis to the airport (we were told we couldn’t use the shuttle if our cars were not “properly” checked in) the staff finally took us to the head of the line. By the time I got to the terminal and through check in and security, my flight was already boarding. Very stressful overall. After repeatedly mentioning the condition of the wipers, I was emailed a check-in sheet stating they were in good condition- indicating to me the issue was not addressed for the next renter.
1.9 Horrible29 Jul 2021
We were supposed to pick up our rental at 7am, we did not receive the rental until 9:15-9:30am. When we asked about where the rental car was, we were given the answer of “it will be here in 20 minutes” which turned into 2 hours. They did not offer us a different car instead only offered to add an additional driver for free. Also received a hard time regarding rental insurance through my credit card, the employee kept questioning my rental insurance and pressuring me to buy it through them when I already had it. When we received the car, it was beat up, rusted, tire pressure and check engine light were on. The car overall did well during the trip but I would not rent a car through this company again.
3.9 Mediocre11 Jul 2021
Pick up at the Reykjavik airport was shoddy. 10 people crammed in a van meant for 7 plus if there was only one driver in a family only that driver was taken for the rental car pick up. That driver was then supposed to drive back to the airport to pick up the rest of the family members. The wait time to pick up the car was long (with a token system where processing each token took about 20 minutes). Imagine the wait time if you are 5th in the line (with your family waiting at the airport for you to come and pick them up after you rented the car. The car I was given had already 172000 km on it. Seats were stained and shabby. Since I did not take their insurance I had to pay $3000 as security deposit for that small car (Hyundai i10) and I do not know if that car was worth that price in the 2nd hand car market.
2.0 Mediocre6 Jul 2018
Didn't get the car we chose/were billed forWe were a party of 6 adults with 6 pieces of large luggage and 6 pieces of small luggage. We requested, had a confirmation and paid for a Toyota Sienna van with room for 7 adults and lots of luggage, but received a Citroen Picasso with room for 6 adults and no luggage. There was nothing else available at pick up and there was nothing they could do to make it better. Would not provide a roof rack unless we paid for the rental of it. We were therefore extremely crowded and uncomfortable for the entire time of the rental. The rental location was very hard to find as it was not at the airport as expected, where all the other rental companies were located. Would never rent from them again.
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729 travellers who rented a car in Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.2

Car rental locations at Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport

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Fair Car

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Economy

Average price

$73/day

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$68/day

Top tips for renting a car at Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport

  • Transport around Iceland is limited, so if you organise car hire at Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport you will have much more opportunity to make the most of your time there. There are buses and tours, as well as bike hire and easily walkable areas in the cities, but these options will all limit your itinerary or take more organisation and time, restricting your travel freedom. Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport car hire is easy to organise and worth it to make a unique and memorable experience in Iceland.
  • When returning your Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport car hire, you will either take it to a designated return area or directly to the office where you collected your car hire at Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport. The details of what to do when returning your vehicle will be explained to you by the staff who you speak with when collecting your car. As some of these offices and the designated return areas are in the car park, a complimentary shuttle bus will take you back to the airport for your flight.
  • The busiest times at Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport usually fall on weekends, with fairly low activity during the week. During each day, most passengers will land in the morning between 06:00 and 09:00, and then again in the late afternoons on weekends. Though Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport is Iceland’s busiest airport and is a hub for international travel, it is generally a smooth and speedy transit through this airport, with efficient design and staff making travel here easy.
  • Be prepared that there is a minimum insurance requirement for rental cars in Iceland, and some of the additional coverages are highly recommended due to the terrain and possibility of accidental damages from gravel and stone. Be sure to consider the options offered with the rental car company you are booking through and choose coverage that is right for you.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars at Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport for $68 or less
  • Book your rental car at Reykjavik Keflavik Intl Airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

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