Frequently Asked Questions

What is 4×4 hire?

4×4 hire is a service which allows you to rent a 4×4 vehicle for ensuring maximum safety when travelling across variable terrains and weather conditions.

What are the benefits of hiring a 4×4 in Iceland?

  • A powerful car with maximum torque for slippery terrains and weather conditions.
  • Comfortably carry 5-8 passengers along with plenty of luggage
  • Plenty of safety features as standard
  • Efficient with fuel
  • Ultimate comfort and style while still ensuring the security features are kept.

Why hire a 4×4 in Iceland?

Iceland is a country of dramatic contrasts and sudden changes. All four seasons can be experienced within a single day. Weather can change extremely quickly as can terrains and driving conditions. A 4×4 will maintain safe, comfortable travelling in any conditions. Hiring a 4×4 also means you can travel on roads that aren’t accessible by regular vehicles, so it’s a great choice at any time of year, not just when it is likely to snow.

Is there an age restriction?

Most 4×4 rental companies require drivers to be 25 years old, however most will enable younger drivers to rent vehicles at an extra small charge.

How can I get the best deal on 4×4 rental?

Compare quotes – look at different companies to see what they offer and compare the different vehicles you can rent. You can do this by clicking here and filling out your details in our compare service.

Book in advance – many car rental companies offer discounts when they are booked early.

Review the conditions of the rental agreement – avoid unnecessary hidden charges by reviewing the terms and knowing exactly what you are paying for.

Look out for offers – rental companies often offer seasonal promotions so you can get even better deals.

Am I able to amend a booking?

Most rental companies will allow you to make changes to your booking in advance.

Am I able to hire additional equipment with the car?

There are many items you can add onto your rental agreement, including

  • Child car seats
  • Sat-nav
  • Water tank
  • Roadside assistance

How do I know if this is the best deal?

By using our comparison service you can see what multiple vehicle companies can offer. You will be able to find the right vehicle to suit your trip by evaluating different vehicles and packages to find the right one to suit your trip.