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"This was our first time dealing with Northbound and I must say everything was flawless from start to finish. The reservation, the confirmation and even the contact info when I had a question and needed to speak to someone in person. The vehicle was e... Read Morexactly what was reserved online and it was immaculate. As soon as we got our luggage, there was a young man there to greet us. He was very professional. Holding a clear sign up so we knew exactly who we were looking for. The check in process at your location was easy. The young man behind the desk couldn’t have been nicer. We were greeted with a smile and all of the important info we needed. Bringing the vehicle back was just as easy!! We will definitely be using Northbound again in the future and we will highly recommend you. Thank you for making our experience simple and making it stress free!! Skip and Stacy Sindoni"
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This was our first time dealing with Northbound and I must say everything was flawless from start to finish. The reservation, the confirmation and even the contact info when I had a question and needed to speak to someone in person. The vehicle was e...xactly what was reserved online and it was immaculate. As soon as we got our luggage, there was a young man there to greet us. He was very professional. Holding a clear sign up so we knew exactly who we were looking for. The check in process at your location was easy. The young man behind the desk couldn’t have been nicer. We were greeted with a smile and all of the important info we needed. Bringing the vehicle back was just as easy!! We will definitely be using Northbound again in the future and we will highly recommend you. Thank you for making our experience simple and making it stress free!! Skip and Stacy Sindoni
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Rented a vehicle in Dec 2022

Have used Northbound 3 times now and every time I go with The Supplier, the Land Cruiser was a excellent pick for driving the Westfjords and the South Coast, we usually rent the RAV4 but went with something bigger this time and it was worth it! Hand...les great in the rain and snow. Going back to The Supplier again when we go back!
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Rented a vehicle in Nov 2022

Our experience with northbound was great, no issues at all. A little confusing on the whole pickup situation but otherwise all good. Thank you.
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Rented a vehicle in Nov 2022

This was the easiest rental experience with competent staff and the best price. The car handled Icelandic weather and F roads so well that I'm considering buying one. The heated seats and heated steering wheel were unexpected and appreciated perks.... Jan warned customers via email about gale force winds in the forecast, with no driving conditions all over Iceland on a day I was planning to drive into the worst of it: "I usually recommend spending the day at the swimming pool, but this is one of the biggest storms I have seen in my lifetime! Staying inside some facilities seems to be the best option. Don't forget to park facing the wind and to hold your doors when opening them! Try to find a spot that is announced green on the forecast." It was that bad and I'm grateful I heeded the warning. Thanks Northbound!
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Rented a vehicle in Oct 2022

Very well organized. We rented a camper through Northbound on The Supplier. We arrived at dawn and were waiting for us at the airport, reception open 24/7 and without any problem. Totally recommended. Muy bien organizado. Alquilamos una camper... a través de Northbound en The Supplier . Llegamos de madrugada y nos estaban esperando en el aeropuerto, recepción abierta 24/7 y sin ningún problema. Totalmente recomendable.
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Rented a vehicle in Nov 2022

I loved booking with Northbound from Italy, but I highly recommend to check insurance prices too. Our car company, The Suppliers was great and I really appreciated their help in choosing an insurance! Moreover, Gregory, an employee of The Supplier ha...s been very helpful with guides, advice etc. for Iceland. Thank you!!!
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Rented a vehicle in Nov 2022

I found really easy to book via northbound. Once at the airport I got confused cause I was looking for a sign with northbound on it, but when I called, staff told me to look for the The Supplier one and that if nobody was there, that he will arrive... shortly. We got the shuttle to the office and we discovered that we had been upgraded for a bigger car and a 4x4 on top ( dacia Duster). It was definitely a nice surprise and totally suggest people to get that type of car from October on. The return was pretty easy as well, bit don't forget to ho there a bit ahead of time cause you might not be alone and the shuttle leaves when the whole return group is done. Make sure that you take pics of all the car, also under it , it was also suggested by the staff.
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Rented a vehicle in Oct 2022

Car was great, service was great. Collection and drop off of car was quick and easy. Found the cheapest rate online using northnound.
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Rented a vehicle in Sep 2022

I am very pleased with the rental and service. perfect and fast and at a reasonable price. I appreciate the 2022 Hyundai Tucson Automatic car, especially the full insurance package. I recommend The Northbound and The Supplier and best regards :). Paw...el.
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Rented a vehicle in Sep 2022

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Why Rent a Car in Iceland?

Iceland beautiful scenery

Rent a Car & Be in Awe of Iceland

Iceland is a remote paradise where hidden gems are just around the corner, with wonders such as stunning waterfalls, powerful geysers, breathtaking black sand beaches and magical icy wonderlands.

Traveling Iceland by a car rental is considered the best way to enjoy Iceland and its magnificent scenery. Whether you are on a family vacation, traveling for leisure and/or adventure, or just heading to a meeting you are going to need a set of rented wheels.

Northern Lights are also in high demand during winter time and are not known to follow itineraries. With a rental car you can chase the absolute perfect weather conditions for that breathtaking Aurora Borealis sighting.

With a 4x4 car rental you can take advantage of the marked F-Roads that lead to “out this world” like environment which is perfect for those seeking the ultimate Icelandic experience.

Lets not forget that when you rent a Campervan you can combine accommodation with transportation and experience Iceland's beautiful scenery at your own pace.

Jeep driving on road in Iceland

Rent a Car & Be in Charge

Most of our visitors don’t have the luxury of time so the added freedom and flexibility to roam around the island in your rental car, on your own accord, is priceless. The feeling of driving and escaping the regular routes and finding that magical “bucket list” spot gives you that feeling of overwhelming wonder.

Iceland has so much to offer and it can be challenging to pinpoint exactly where and when to visit each place as weather can heavily influence plans. Traveling in a rental car allows you to change your plans on the day and seek an adventure elsewhere.

You can choose the correct vehicle type for your journey and be in charge of the cost. Renting a car is more affordable than traveling by public transportation, especially when you book your rental car in advance. We pride ourselves on having the lowest Iceland Rental Car prices and we make sure to match the price you find elsewhere.

Check out our Car Rental Tips: Pick-up, Driving and Returns so that you can be ready to take charge of your own rental process.

Icelandic road

Rent a Car & Be In Total Comfort

We all know that feeling of just going for a drive with not a care in the world. You have all your belongings at your fingertips, your best friends or spouse riding next to you and you are now only thinking about the next destination knowing that something incredible is waiting to be discovered.

Hiring a car also allows you to take charge of the pace and be as comfortable as you like. Traveling by bus or a public transport with strangers limits the amount of time spent exploring due to the strict itineraries of travel agencies. Also, if the weather cancels your trip North, then just head South on your own rented vehicle.

Traveling Iceland in a rental car also allows for more secluded sightings and exploring as the itinerary is all completely in the power of the driver's adventurous feeling. Car rental benefits also include; singing loudly with the radio on high, fixing the seat to your liking and shouting out loud when you see that bucket list view through the window!

That’s the comfort of renting a car in Iceland.

Aurora Borealis in Iceland

Rent a Car & Be on Vacation

When you step into that car rental in Iceland it instantly promotes the feeling of vacation as now you know the journey is about to begin. Transportation is a large part of being on vacation and when you have your own car you don’t have to worry about waiting for a taxi, standing in line at the bus station and putting your trust in on-time public transportation. Just as you don’t have to spend time working, putting clothes in the washer or cutting the grass. You truly are on vacation.

Being on vacation also means independence. You are now away from your usual life and you want to have an extraordinary time. Sitting comfortably in your own rental car, putting the foot on the pedal while driving through some of the most unusual and mystifying landscapes is a feeling unlike any other. In Iceland you can feel like the only person in the world to have ever visited and that is truly how a vacation should feel like.

You can also rent the vehicle you have always wanted to own. You can rent a sweet sports car, a Tesla, or a large SUV / 4x4 that can overcome any obstacle. Drive the famous F-Roads, over rivers and along mountain ridges or just take the paved highway on a sweet ride that makes sure you forget your day to day routine.

Rent a Car & Be Adventurous

With the perfect rental car and that adventurous mindsite, you can easily quench your thirst for adventure.

When traveling to Iceland you have the opportunity to go;
Glacier Hiking,
Camping,
• Diving and Snorkeling
Whale Watching
• Mountain biking
Visit Volcanoes
• Ride an ATV ( All-Terrain Vehicle )
• White Water Rafting
• Horseback Riding
• Ice Cave Exploration and more…

That list alone should excite any adventure enthusiasts.

To be able to seek out the absolute best, iconic and mind boggling adventures then you need the best rental car for the job. Northbound provides you with any type of vehicle that can go the distance so you won’t miss out any of the bragging rights. Renting a 4x4 Campervan brings you closer to the adventure as you are now able to both drive on otherwise forbidden routes as well as park your accommodation nearby.