Circle Car Rental
Flugvellir 6, 230 Reykjanesbaer, Iceland
AGE REQUIREMENT AND DRIVERS LICENSE
A full driver license must have been held for at least 12 months and must be presented at the start of the rental. Renter must be 20 years of age to rent a vehicle with Circle Car Rental. To rent a 4×4 SUV the renter must be 23 years of age.
The minimum rental period at Circle Car Rental is – 48 hours. You can rent the vehicle for 24 hours, but we will charge for 48 hours. When the drop off is one hour or more after the pick-up time, it is regarded as a full day (24 hours).
CREDIT CARD IMPRINT
All rentals are subject to the full rental agreement terms and conditions at the time of rental. 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 as extra insurance, parking fines, damages or any cost due to the rented vehicle as a result of the renters use of the vehicle.
DEBIT CARD IMPRINT AND DEPOSIT
All rentals are subject to the full rental agreement terms and conditions at the time of rental. A debit card imprint and deposit of the selected insurance liability will be taken at the start of all rentals, for security reasons, even when a voucher covers the cost of the rental. The deposit amount will be released after inspection by Circle Car Rental at the end of the rental. This debit card imprint or deposit may be used to pay all extra charges as additional insurance, parking fines, damages or any cost due to the rented vehicle as a result of the renter use of the vehicle.
Note: Renter(s) who purchase the Platinum Insurance Package do not pay any deposit. Deposit for the Premium Insurance Package is 120.000 ISK, and Standard Insurance Package is 360.000 ISK.
PICK-UP & DROP-OFF SERVICE
For customers in the Reykjavik area which are staying at hotels, guest-houses or other accommodations, we offer pick-ups and drop offs to our rental location, at a reasonable additional charge. For our customers arriving or departing at Keflavik International Airport we offer a free shuttle service for both pick up and drop off. Please look for the Car Rental Shuttle Service sign when you enter the arrivals hall.
PICK-UP & DROP-OFF location
Our pick up and drop locations are, Our Office or Keflavik Int. Airport. Please contact us via e-mail or phone in tel: +354 767-0022 for other locations enquires.
We reserve the right to substitute vehicles when the reserved vehicle type is not available. We cannot always guarantee the brand, but we can guarantee a similar vehicle or an upgrade instead.
Taking the vehicle outside of the country is strictly forbidden.
The rental vehicle will normally have a full tank of fuel. The vehicle should be returned full or a charge will be made for having the tank refilled even if it is missing just some litres. In case the fuel tank is not full at the time of the rental, the vehicle should be returned with the same amount of fuel in it. If the vehicle is returned with less gas than when it was rented, we will charge ISK 300 per litre for the missing fuel plus an additional ISK 2.500. This does not apply if prepaid fuel has been purchased.
In Iceland it is mandatory for young children to travel in safety seats while in a vehicle. Child seats are available if pre-ordered at a reasonable additional charge. These child seats are generally suitable for children aged from 6 months to +4 years of age.
CANCELLATION AND RESERVATION POLICY
In order to guarantee your reservation we require a valid credit card number and we charge your credit card at the time of your booking.
In case of a cancellation, this is our policy;
Early returns are always allowed. However, no refunds can be given for unused, or partly used vehicle hire vouchers unless the amendments or cancellations have been made 48 hours before the pick-up time.
Local value added tax (VAT) 24% is included in all prices.
Third part liability is equivalent to the amount stipulated by Icelandic law at each time. This also applies to the amount of individual driver liability. Third party coverage and personal accident insurance is automatically included in your rental and in the self-risk liability amount mentioned here below. If for some reason, the renter causes damages to a third-party vehicle, without causing damages to the rented vehicle, the third-party liability is a total of ISK 35.000.
COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER (CDW)
We at Circle Car Rental, include the Collision damage waiver (CDW) in our prices. A renter which only has the CDW is liable for damages amounting up to ISK 360.000 for all our vehicles. The following damages are however always on the renter’s responsibility and are not covered by the CDW;
SUPER COLLISION DAMAGE WAIVER (SCDW)
SCDW covers the bodywork of the vehicle in the same way CDW does, but lowers the self-risk amount to ISK 120.000 for all our vehicles. We offer our customers this to provide them with more security when travelling and a more enjoyable experience. The super collision damage waiver (SCDW) is included in the Premium and Platinum insurance package. However when buying the the Platinum insurance package the self-risk amount is reduced to ISK Zero.
The following damages are however always on the renter’s responsibility and are not covered by SCDW;
THEFT PROTECTION (TP)
TP covers theft of rental vehicle. (included)
GRAVEL PROTECTION (GP)
This protection covers damages to the windscreen, headlights, mirrors, the hood or any other part of the vehicle when gravel or rocks get thrown onto the vehicle by another vehicle. A renter which has the GP is liable for damages amounting up to ISK 45.000 for all our vehicles. The gravel protection (GP) is included in the Premium and Platinum insurance package. However when buying the the Platinum insurance package the self-risk amount is reduced to ISK Zero.
SAND AND ASH PROTECTION (SAAP)
For our customers protection we have decided to offer an insurance which covers our customers against damage due to sand and ash storm which damages the paint of the vehicle, windows, lights and plastic. These damages can cost between 500.000 to 1.500.000 ISK to fix. By purchasing the Platinum insurance package that includes SAAP the self-risk amount is reduced to ISK Zero. Volcano eruptions in the past years have increased the risk of damage to the paint and windows of all vehicles and no insurance company will cover these damages. In high winds and dry weather, the ash from the volcanoes and sand in the south coast can cause huge damage to the vehicle and all the cost has fallen on the renter, until now. (Only included in Platinum insurance package).
PLATINUM INSURANCE PACKAGE
The Platinum insurance package reduces the self-risk/deductible amount for any damage covered by our insurances to zero. This includes CDW/SCDW, GP, TP and SAAP and is subjected to the terms and conditions of the Rental Agreement. Excluded are any damages not covered by insurances as stated in Article 29 and 32 in the Rental Agreement and terms and conditions. Keep in mind that this is not an extra insurance except for SAAP, but an option for our renters to waive their liability in case of any damages to the rental vehicle during the rental time.
EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE ON REQUEST:
Wifi, GPS, Infant Seat, Baby, Seat and Child seat.
All vehicles are equipped with a tachograph for the normal provision of usage of the vehicle during the rental. If a vehicle is damaged the tachograph will be used to download data from the accident or any other occurrence during the rental.
This fee does not apply when the damages incurred are not caused by the renter. There is a handling fee of 4.500 ISK for all fines or charges that result from renters use of the vehicle and the renter does not pay himself. Circle Car Rental will charge the renter for fines and charges plus the previously mentioned handling fee. If the vehicle is returned extra dirty there is a cleaning fee of 15.000 ISK. This is in case of an extremely dirty vehicle, especially on the inside. Not from regular use of the vehicle. Smoking is strictly forbidden in the vehicle. If someone smokes inside the vehicle, the renter will be liable for a cleaning fee and fine of 35.000 ISK. If the vehicle is damaged and needs to be picked up, the retrieval fee is a total of 250 ISK per km. outside of the capital area or a minimum of 45.000 ISK.