Embark on your Icelandic journey with Firefly Car Rental, a reliable and affordable choice. Our fleet of well-maintained cars is perfect for the unique Icelandic terrain. With the convenience of meeting all reservations at Keflavik International Airport, we make sure your trip begins smoothly. All drivers must be over 20 years for passenger cars and 23 for larger vehicles with a valid driver’s license for at least a year. You MUST present the ORIGINAL COPY of your driver‘s license and a credit card with the main driver’s name to rent a car with Firefly Iceland.

Bring your booking references and Firefly reservation confirmation for an easy rental experience. Should an emergency arise, our 24/7 phone emergency service is ready to assist. All rentals include Collision Damage Waiver, Third Party Insurance, unlimited mileage and VAT. To make your journey smoother, we urge you to click here and read the full post on how to pick up your car with Firefly Car Rental Iceland. We’re excited to be part of your adventure.

The rental car protections and coverage available at Firefly car rental

At Firefly Car Rental Iceland, we prioritize your safety and peace of mind above everything else. With our comprehensive rental car coverage options, you can explore the captivating terrains of Iceland worry-free. Notably, we offer a ZERO self-liability option, which essentially reduces your excess to zero, offering you maximum protection while on your journey. We’re committed to ensuring that your car rental experience is as smooth and secure as possible. To get a detailed understanding of all our coverage offerings, including terms and conditions, we urge you to click here and read the full post. Secure your journey with Firefly and immerse yourself in the beauty of Iceland, leaving all worries behind.

What is required to rent a car in Iceland with FIrefly car rental?

Driver's License:

The driver must present a valid driver’s license held for a minimum of one year at the time of rental. An International Driving Permit (IDP) / International Driving License (IDL) is also required if your national driver’s license is not in Roman script. This is recommended for translation purposes and may only be used in conjunction with a national driving license. For 9 passenger vehicles or more, driving license D is requested.

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Additional Driver / Operator:

The person named on the reservation booking must be the main driver, present at the time of rental and payer of any rental charges. Additional drivers can be added with a small fee per day for each additional driver.

Age Restrictions and Exceptions:

The minimum age for rentals in Iceland is 20 years for vehicle groups Economy, Compact, Compact Wagon, Intermediate 2 and 4 doors and Intermediate Wagon. For all other vehicle groups the minimum age is 23 years.
For further information please contact our Reservation Center.

Methods of Payment:

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: American Express, MasterCard, Visa.
At the time of rental, an authorization is obtained on your credit card based on the estimated rental charges. There must be sufficient credit on your card to cover all charges.

Driving Restrictions:

Firefly 2WD vehicles are not allowed to be driven on highland roads marked F on official maps and KJÖLUR, road nr. 35. and KALDIDALUR nr. 550.
Should these restrictions be ignored all waivers (Third Party Liability, CDW, TP, PAI), if accepted, shall be deemed null and void. The driver will be held fully responsible in case of accidents and will bear all consequences, including the cost of repairation of the damaged vehicle. For further information please contact us.

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Dropping of the car:

Cars are not to be dropped off at hotels, they have to be returned to the rental location according to the agreement. If failed to do so Firefly will charge for the pick up and petrol.

What is the location Opening hours?

Keflavík International Airport office Mon-Sun24/7 . Meet all reservations

The car must be returned back at office hours.

Cancellation fees:

Reservation that is cancelled more than:

16 days before – no charge
15-8 days before – 40% of total reservation value
7-2 days before – 50% of total reservation value
1 day before – 80% of total reservation value
No show – 100% of total value


The vehicles shown in price lists are examples. Specific models within a car class may vary in availability and features, such as passenger seating, luggage capacity, and mileage.

Terms and conditions

Please read our terms and conditions before renting a car with us. If you have any questions, please send us an email at firefly@firefly.is.