Car Hire in Keflavik Airport
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Keflavik International Airport (KEF) is the main airport in Iceland. Located 50 kilometers from the capital Reykjavík. Iceland has two airlines, Icelandair and Play Air but it also has over 20 airlines from Europe and America offering direct flights to KEF airport. These include Delta Airlines, American Airlines, SAS Airlines, Wizzair, British Airways, Lufthansa amongst many others. Around 10 million people go through KEF airport every year. Most of them are from the UK, Germany, France, US, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Poland, Canada.
One-way car hire in Keflavik
With around 80% of visitors in Iceland coming through Keflavik Airport it is the most popular destination to hire a car in Iceland. All car rental companies provide pickup in Keflavik Airport. In the terminal, you will find brands such as Europcar, Avis, Budget and Hertz. Other car rental companies provide a free shuttle service to their office. Often you can rent a car from Keflavik and return it to another location. The most popular one-way car rentals in Keflavik are:
- Keflavik - Reykjavik.
- Keflavík - Akureyri
- Keflavík - Egilsstaðir
Where to pick up your Keflavik Airport rental car
Picking up your rental car in Keflavik Airport is an easy process when booking with Orbit Car Hire. You will find brands such as Europcar, Hertz, Avis and Budget to have rental kiosks inside the terminal. All other brands offer free shuttle service from Keflavik International Airport to their offices. You will find your rental car pick up instructions on your voucher, you can also see it while searching for offers through Orbit Car Hire.
Keflavik Airport has a tourist information desk located in the arrivals hall. The agents on the information desk will also be able to provide all needed information about all car rental companies in Iceland. So if you have any doubt after you land, simply walk to them and ask them for instructions on how to find your rental car in Iceland.
Keflavik International Airport is one of the few airports in Iceland where you can enjoy duty-free both when leaving and arriving in Iceland. So we recommend stopping at the duty-free shop while you wait for your luggage and purchase what you need there as it can save you money. You will also find great restaurants in Keflavik Airport as well as bars to relax while you wait.
Most popular rental cars at Keflavik Airport
The most popular rental cars in Keflavik Airport are SUVs and 4x4 vehicles. The road condition can be harsh in Iceland, with narrow roads, gravel roads, highlands and winter conditions we recommend renting an SUV for your trip to Iceland. It will give you the safety needed for all types of conditions so you can drive around Iceland - worry-free.
Hire a car at Keflavik International Airport (KEF)
Keflavik International Airport is also known as Reykjavík International Airport or Reykjavík-Keflavik Airport. It is the main airport in Iceland hosting almost all international flights arriving in Iceland. Find your low-cost car hire at Keflavik Airport with Orbit Car Hire.
Keflavik International Airport
Keflavik Airport (KEF)
Keflavik, Southern Peninsula Region, 235
Name: Keflavik Airport (KEF)
Latitude: 63.9868, Longitude:
What you need to know about renting a car
What do I need to rent a car in Iceland?
A credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so the credit card must have sufficient funds. You can find details about the security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID cards. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.
How old do I need to be to rent a car in Iceland?
The minimum age to rent a car is 20 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver fees may apply to many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age.
Do I need car insurance in Iceland?
Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in Iceland with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include mandatory insurances in the country.
Do I need a credit card to rent a car in Iceland?
In most cases, a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.
Do I need an international driving license in Iceland?
An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements.
How do I find the cheapest car hire in Iceland?
You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit Car Hire. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can increase closer to the travel period.
What is the cheapest rental car in Iceland?
You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as Hyundai I10 and Suzuki Jimny often provide the best prices.
What is the best car rental company in Iceland?
You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Europcar, Enterprise rent a car, Alamo, and Icerental4x4.
What types and makes of rental cars deals can I find in Iceland?
You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size and SUV cars. Popular rental cars are Hyundai I10, Toyota Yaris, Dacia Duster and Suzuki Vitara.
Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I book it for Iceland?
Most car rentals in Iceland offer unlimited mileage in their offers.
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