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Driving License:

The driver must present a valid driving licence that person has held for a minimum of two years at the time of rental. An International Driving Permit (IDP) / International Driving License is also required in addition if your national driving licence is not in Roman script. For vehicles with seating for 9 passenger or more, driving licence category D is required.

Additional Drivers:

The person named on the reservation booking must be the main driver, present at time of rental and payer of any rental charges. Additional drivers are possible with a small fee per day for each additional driver.
For further information regarding minimum age requirements please refer to “Age Restrictions and Exceptions”.

Age Restrictions and Exceptions:

The minimum age for rentals is 23.

Payment Methods:

A credit card in the main driver’s name is required for booking and renting the vehicle, however you may opt to pay by other means at termination of rental, subject to specific terms and conditions being met.
Acceptable credit cards are: Mastercard, Visa.
At the time of rental, an authorization is obtained on your credit card based on the deposit value. The vehicle deposit is specific to each vehicle. There must be sufficient credit on your card to cover all charges.
All online reservations will be charged as soon as the reservation is confirmed.
For further information please contact our Reservations Team.

Driving Restrictions:

Fara Ehf 2wd vehicles and touring motorcycles are not authorised to be driven on roads marked F on official maps and KJÖLUR, road nr. 35. and KALDIDALUR nr. 550.
Should these restrictions be contravened or ignored then all waivers (Third Party Liability, CDW, TP, PAI), if accepted, shall be deemed null and void. The driver and renter jointly will be held fully responsible in case of accidents and will be accountable for all consequences, including the cost of repairs of the damaged vehicle. For further information please contact our Reservation Team.

Airport Service Charge:

A Airport Service Charge will apply to all rentals with pick-up at Keflavik International airport.

One-Way Rentals:

Please contact our Reservation Team for information about one way rentals.


All rates are subject to a Value Added Tax (Virðisaukaskattur VSK) at the rate of 24% and is included in all our rates.

Returning the vehicle:

Vehicles are not to be dropped off at hotels, they have to be returned to the rental location according to the agreement. Contact our Reservation Team if you have any special requirements and we do our best to accommodate. A surcharge will be applied to returns not in according to rental agreement.

Opening hours:

Office hours depend on the time of year. Please call the phone number stated on the rental agreement to confirm hours and staff availability. The phone number is also stated a label inside the vehicle.

Cancellation fees:

A reservation that is cancelled giving written notice of:

30 days plus 100% refund is applicable.

14 to 29 days a 50% refund is applicable.

0 to 13 days a 0% (nil) refund is applicable.


Fara Ehf generally rents out the specific vehicle shown on the website. In exeptional circumstances a vehicle may need to be substituted with a different vehicle. Prior notice will be given if possible.


These terms are governed by the laws of Iceland, and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Iceland.