Terms and conditions - Hjólhýsaleigan

Age and driving license

  1. The lessee/driver of a passenger car or jeep has to be at least 21 years old and driver license held for at least one year
  2. The lessee/driver of a bigger vehicles which according to law at any given time requires extended driver license shall present appropriate license at the start of rental.
  3. The lessee agrees to the provision of the lease and has received a copy of it.
  4. The lessee will return the wehicle at the time and place agreed.

Obligations of the renter

1.     The renter agrees to the provisions of the lease.

2.     The renter shall be 21 years of age and possess a valid driving licence for at least one year before the date of the rental.

3.    Camping equipment, in these terms and conditions, means: tents, roofbox, mattresses, stoves, blankets, tables, chairs, lamps, first aid kit, cutlery, dishes, cookery set, kettles, thermos, wash tub, peg hammer, ladle, tin opener, coffee funnel, cheese cutter, stairs, electric coolers, car inverters, mobile phones, GPS, portable WIFI, baby seats, cushions and travel grills.

4.     The renter is responsible for the camping equipment from the time of contract signing until the camping equipment has been registered as returned in rentacaravan‘s booking system. The Renter is fully liable for the camping equipment, for damage it may sustain, damage it may cause others, items or vehicles, and obligates to pay such damage in full.

5.     The renter is liable for any damage caused to camping equipment or from the use of the camping equipment. Such damage will be charged to the renter’s credit card provided at the beginning of the rental period.

6.     The renter may not smoke in the tent. If there is evidence of smoking the renter shall be responsible for a cleaning fee of a minimum of 7500 ISK. Such cost will be charged to the renter’s credit card provided at the beginning of the rental period.

7.     The camping equipment may never, under any circumstance, be taken out of Iceland.

8.     The renter is responsible for all objects transported or left in the tent and rentacaravan shall not be responsible for any theft of items that might occur.

9.     The camping equipment may not be loaned or subleased against payment.

10.  The renter shall return the camping equipment according to the conditions below:

  • With all attachments and extra equipment and anything else present in/on the vehicle at start of the rental, in the same condition except for wear and tear resulting from normal use. Should any items need replacing or repairing the renter agrees that any such cost will be charged to the renter’s credit card provided at the beginning of the rental period.


  • At the time, date and location agreed upon at the beginning of the rental, unless other arrangements have been made with rentacaravan. If the camping equipment is not returned at the correct time or place, the renter agrees to pay any costs that might occur from reclaiming the camping equipment and transporting it back to the rentacaravan office in Keflavik. Such cost will be charged to the renter’s credit card provided at the beginning of the rental period.


11.  If the renter does not return the camping equipment at the predetermined time according to the rental agreement, rentacaravan reserves the right to reclaim the camping equipment by themselves or with the help of the police, at the renter’s expense, along with a rent fee for every day begun after the contract expiry. Any extension to the timeframe of the rental agreement is subject to the consent of rentacaravan. Such expenses will be charged to the renter’s credit card provided at the beginning of the rental period.

Obligations of rentacaravan.

1.     rentacaravan agrees to the provisions of the lease and has received a copy of it..

2.     rentacaravan will supply the camping equipment, at the correct time and date and in a good and clean condition.

3.     If the camping equipment malfunctions for reasons not at fault of the renter, rentacaravan will replace the camping equipment with a comparable camping equipment or better, as soon as possible, unless repairs can be made quickly and without further interruptions to the renter. As rentacaravan will strive to resolve any such issues quickly, any compensation for accommodation will be offered according to Icelandic Travel Law.

4.     rentacaravan guarantees to have a valid liability insurance for its business operation.


1.     No insurances covers the damage to the camping equipment, the roof box or the extras. If lost, damaged or stolen the lessee will refund rentacaravan the purchasing price of the product/equipment. any such cost will be charged to the renter’s credit card provided at the beginning of the rental period.

Payments – Reservations and Cancellations.

1.     At the time of booking the renter is required to enter a valid credit card number for reservation and validation purposes. A 50% deposit or the full amount of the rental fee must be paid with a credit at the time of booking.

2.     Payment of the rental fee shall be made in full at the time of pickup and the signing of the rental agreement. The deciding currency is the ISK kr. (ISK).

3.     A credit card imprint will be taken at the start of all rentals for security reasons, even when a voucher covers the cost of the rental. This credit card imprint may be used to pay all extra charges, including damages or any cost due to the use of the camping equipment.

4.     If a cancellation is made 48 hours prior to the starting date of the booking there is no cancellation charge. If the booking is cancelled 48 hours or less before the preposed start of the rental period, rentacaravan reserves the right to charge the credit card for the amount of 100% of the total rental fee.

5.     If the renter does not show up at the start of the rental period and has not contacted rentacaravan to report any changes to his time schedule, rentacaravan reserves the right to charge the credit card for the ammount of 100% of the total rental fee.

6.     The renter’s signature to this rental agreement equal’s the renter’s signature to credit-card withdrawals because of the payments that rentacaravan charges against the renter’s credit card and which rentacaravan should rightfully receive on grounds of the provisions of this rental agreement.

General conditions.

1.     The renter confirms with his or her signature to this rental agreement that he or she received, camping equipment and attachments in sound condition and has pointed out any inconsistencies to a member of rentacaravan staff.

2.     This rental agreement shall always be in the vehicle while at the responsibility of the renter.

3.     Additions and amendments to the conditions and provisions of this rental agreement shall be made in writing.

4.     If the renter breaches this agreement then in no way shall rentacaravan become responsible for reimbursement of the rental fee, in part or full, or endure any related costs as a result of the breach.

5.     Icelandic law applies to agreements made on the basis of terms stated above. This includes any claims for compensation that might be made. This applies both to the basis for and the calculation of compensation. The same applies to claims for damage based on liability outside this agreement. If legal disputes arise concerning the lease agreement, they will be heard before the renters legal venue.

6.     Any disputes between the parties to the rental agreement can be submitted to the Arbitration committee of the Icelandic Consumer´s Association and the Icelandic Travel Industry Association.

About Us

rentacaravan.is is situated in Reykjavík area and rents out first class, brand new caravans. We also have in our rental service pop up campers, motorhomes and Icelandic trailer tents. You can also rent a car with you caravan. Rentacaravan is owned by Víkurverk, the biggest company in Iceland that specializes in travel trailers. In our store we have a variety of spare parts and accessories needed for your vacation. We also have a workshop located on the ground floor of our company which offers first class service regarding anything related to caravans, pop up campers, trailer tents and motorhomes.


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