Go Car Rental FAQ

Is there a limit on km driven each day?
All short term rentals have unlimited mileage.
If you have a long term rental for 1+ months, there will be a limit on mileage.

What is included in the price?
All rentals include unlimited mileage, CDW insurance (you can decline it), 3rd party liability (250€ self risk), Studded winter tires during winter time (Nov-April)  taxes and fees.


What kind of insurances do you offer?
1. CDW (2800€ Self risk) - Included
2. Theft Protection (0€ self risk) - 5€ pr.day
3. Super CDW (500€ Self risk) - 15€ pr.day
4. Gravel Protection (0€ Self risk) - 10€ pr.day
5. Sand and Ash Protection (500€ Self risk) - 15€ pr.day
6. Gold insurance (SCDW,GP,SAAP, TP) - 35€ pr.day
7. Platinum insurance (SCDW,GP,SAAP, TP) - 60€ pr.day 0€ Excess

Legal Mumbo Jumbo

Is our insurance still valid, If we drive on F-Roads?
Yes, the only area where there is no possible insurance at all, is when crossing rivers.
Check out our selection of 4x4 cars here.
However, if you have a 2wd car, you are not allowed to go on F-roads and therefore, you are not insured while driving on F-roads and you might be looking at a fine or a bad damage to the chassis of the car.


Are you allowed to sleep in the car?
No, it's not allowed to sleep in your rental car.
But our partners at Go Campers offer all sorts of camper vans for rental which you can sleep in.
We share an office with them so we recommend you check them out if you are thinking about sleeping on the road.
Otherwise we provide Camping equipment, such as tents, sleeping bags, mattresses etc. for rental with all rental cars.


What are the gas prices in Iceland ?

If you follow this link, you can see up to date prices varying from the cheapest stations up to the most expensive once, Its usually just a matter of 2-3 kr. difference. 

Btw. We do give out free Discount cards on gas in Iceland.

Is it hard to find gas stations ?

No, Usually they are every 50 km around the ring road, but make sure you fill up the tank before you go into the highlands as we have only a few stations located there.
Follow this link to see a map with all the gas stations in Iceland.

Do I need to return the car with a full tank?

Yes, you get the car with a full tank and you need to return the car with a full tank.
If the fuel tank is not filled, we charge 20€ service fee on top of the fuel charge.

Handling fees

We charge 20€ handling fees for processing parking tickets, speeding fines & tunnel fees.
There are parking meters in Downtown Reykjavik, Þingvellir national park, Skaftafell national park & Akureyri.
There are multiple speed cameras around the country, especially in tunnels, so make sure you don't drive over the limit.
There is a tunnel in north of iceland, between Akureyri & Myvatn, which costs 1.500 isk if you pay online 3 hours prior or after you go through them at www.tunnel.is


Where are you located and where can we pick up our car?

We are located in Hafnarfjordur, the town of the Vikings & the elves! It is a suburb of the capital Reykjavik.
You can pick up the car at our office.

You can get a free pick up and drop off in the Reykjavik area with our shuttle bus between 09-17.

You can get the car delivered to the airport, where you can drive off and return the car - Additional 50€.
However if you book for 5+ days, You will get free delivery & drop off at the airport.

Just let us know at least 24 hrs. in advanced where in Reykjavik you are staying or which flight you are arriving with.



How do I pay?

Go Car Rental accepts payments by Credit cards. Visa & MasterCard.

Cancellation 2 days or more ahead of the rent is fully refundable,
Cancellation within 48 hours prior to rent is non refundable.

Can I pay upon arrival? 
Yes you can choose between 2 payment options when booking the car.

100% pre-payment
15%  confirmation payment and rest upon arrival

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What documents are needed to rent a car?

All you need is:
A valid credit card, Visa or MasterCard for insurance and
A valid drivers license for each driver.

Does my national driver license work to rent a car in Iceland?

Yes, probably, however we need to understand the writing on it, so it needs to be in Alphabetical letters.
Otherwise we need to see a translated copy of your driver license in english or you need to have a international drivers license.

How old do I need to be to rent a car in Iceland?

You need to be 20 years or older to rent a car in Iceland in order for you to be insured, these are icelandic laws for rental cars and insurance companies.

What is the minimal rental period?

Minimal rental time is 24 hours.
You can still return the car early, if you don't need it for 24 hours, but the minimum charge is 1 day.

What happens if the car breaks down?

You give us a call at our emergency number +354 551 1115.
We have friendly workshops all around Iceland that can fix the car, If that doesn't work out, we will bring you another car as soon as possible. But with our maintenance policy we have never experienced a break down and we aim to keep it that way.

Any other questions?

Don't hesitate to drop us a line at Contact Us or you can call us at +(354) 551 1115

We are here to help

+354 551 1115 go@gocarrental.is

GO Car Rental
Helluhraun 4
220 Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
ID: 600112-1980
VAT: 117060