Thrifty Car Rental Iceland | General Information

Quality car rental fleet

Thrifty Car Rental Iceland is a leading car rental company in Iceland which offers large fleet of wide range of rental cars at best possible rates. Thrifty quality fleet includes 4x4, jeeps, 4WD, SUV, minibuses, small and medium sized cars from Ford, Mazda, Citroën, Peugeot and Volvo. You can choose between either manual or automatic transmission. Search now online on the left side of this webpage to find your perfect car.

Convenient pick up locations

For your convenience you can pick up your rental vehicle from 5 convenient pick up locations including Keflavik International AirportReykjavík CityReykjavík airportAkureyri Down town and Akureyri airport. We also offer you a free shuttle bus service from airports and hotels in Reykjavík, Akureyri and Keflavík for cruise ship visitors to Reykjavík harbor and Akureyri harbor.

All inclusive rates. No hidden rental charges.
Thrifty Iceland rental rates are all inclusive and there are no hidden charges. Unlimited milage, CDW insurance with self-risk, vehicle theft protection and taxes are included.

Iceland car rental payment

We display our rates on the website in the currency euro with all taxes including VAT. The only way of payment is by credit card which will be charged upon delivery of the rental car. We do not accept prepaid credit cardsPlease note that your credit card needs to be valid for 6 months after the return of the rental vehicle. We highly recommend that you read thoroughly our Terms and Conditions before completing the rental agreement.

Free pick up service from airports, hotels and cruise ships
For your convenience we offer you a free pick up service during opening hours in Reykjavik, Akureyri and Keflavik. You can schedule your pickup by phone or email. Please inform us of your reference number, pickup location and preferred pickup time. We also offer free shuttle bus service for cruise ship visitors to Reykjavík harbor and Akureyri harbor. Please include the name of your ship and when the ship will dock. Further information regarding our FREE shuttle bus you can see here.
Car rental drop off
We offer free shuttle bus service for returning customers back to their accommodation in both Reykjavík, Keflavík and Akureyri. If you prefer to drop off the car at your hotel there is a minimum fee which is displayed when you search for your car online at the left side of this page.

Opening hours
Our opening hours are very convenient for travelers to Iceland and include out of hours customer service, unique late arrival airport service at Reykjavík, Akureyri airport and in Keflavík International airport.

All about Thrifty Iceland car rental insurance
We offer additional insurance coverage to our inclusive CDW insurance in our effort to make your travel in Iceland more safe as Icelandic roads and unique nature can cause accidents and costly damages to the rental car. 
Several options are available. For more detailed information regarding insurances please read all about Thrifty Iceland Car rental insurance. The cost of additional insurance is low and offers good protection. Insurance rates are displayed during the search process for the rental car at the left side of this page.

Highly recommended: We suggest that you carefully read and watch videos of driving tips at the Driving in Iceland page before you arrive.

Extras available
To make your travel in Iceland as safe and pleasant as possible we offer additional extras like GPS navigation system, In Car WiFi with unlimited data, extra driver coverage, a baby booster and a baby seat at a very affordable rate per day. If you plan a long travel in Iceland we never charge more than 10 days for extras to make your car rental as affordable as possible. Rates for extras are displayed during search process for the rental car at the left side of this page.

Road side assistance and emergency service
We sincerely hope you have a pleasant travel experience in Iceland but if you encounter a problem with your rental car during your travel in Iceland we offer an emergency service for our customers and best possible road side assistance.

Just call our emergency phone number: +354 5157110 and we can arrange assistance from one of our many service providers around Iceland. Cost of assistance depends on your location, severity of the problem and other factors. Assistance cost is estimated during the call. In case of serious emergency please call Iceland national emergency number 112. Our emergency phone is open between 05:00-01:00 every day.

Please keep in mind that Iceland is sparsely populated and service outlets might be far apart. Service might also be limited outside regular opening hours/public holidays. Despite that we do our very best to assist you in the fastest and best way possible.

Check the frequently asked questions (FAQ) or contact us
If you are a first time traveler to Iceland you are most likely visiting our country to experience our uniqe nature and have therefore many new things to learn. To make your travel preparation more easy we have collected together frequently asked questions (FAQ) from our thousands of customers and you can find the questions and answers at our Iceland car rental FAQ page.

If you can not find the answer to your question at this page or at our FAQ Iceland car rental page please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail at at or by phone at + 354 515 7110

Who we are
Thrifty independent licensee in Iceland is Brimborg (Reg. No. 701277-0239). Brimborg is a leading company in the automotive business in Iceland for almost 50 years.

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