Europcar Motorhome Rentals IS

Founded back in 1966 Höldur ehf ? Bílaleiga Akureyrar franchisee for Europcar car rental is the largest car rental company in Iceland with a fleet close to 3000 vehicles and 16 rental locations all around the island.

Reliable and personal customer service, flexible agent network and a broad fleet of well maintained vehicles makes Europcar the number one choice when renting a car in Iceland.  

With an outstanding team of motivated car rental experts Europcar has built an unmatched reputation through the decades, something that can´t be bought in this industry. Maybe the best advertisement of all is the many returning and satisfied customers.

Renting one-way is easy with these many rental locations to choose from around Iceland. The biggest rental stations are in central Reykjavik and at the International Airport in Keflavík but the head office of the company and reservations centre is in Akureyri which often is called the capital of the north. Bílaleiga Akureyrar - Europcar is the first and only car rental in Iceland to claim certification according to the ISO9001 quality standard and the ISO14001 environmental standard as well as “Vakinn” the quality and environmental standard of the Icelandic travel industry.

The managers of Bilaleiga Akureyrar are well aware of the negative effect of cars on the environment and are prepared to contribute to reducing this effect as much as possible. BA aims to improve the utilization of natural resources and thus promote sustainable development.  For this purpose the company is determined to enhance constant reformation in environmental matters in order to reduce the negative influence which the running of a car rental firm has on the environment.

The company intends to:
- Ensure that the staff are trained and informed about the environmental policy of the company and that laws and regulations about environmental matters are always followed.
- Reduce emissions from the company’s fleet. This will be done by taking CO2 emissions into consideration when new cars are purchased.
- Sort the company’s waste and encourage the staff to utilize raw materials better and to re?use  whenever possible.
- Promote monitoring of the environment according to ISO 14001
- Inform its customers about energy efficient driving and consideration for the country’s nature.
- Keep green accounts and issue an annual environmental report to advise the public on the status of environmental affairs within the company.
- Support re?vegetation projects in Iceland.

In addition... direct involvement the company’s management hopes to set a good example in environmental matters to encourage other companies in the travel industry, institutions and the general public to emphasize the preservation of the environment and sustainable development. It is our duty to take responsibility and consider the future of the next generations.

There are currently no terms and conditions for travel during this period. If your rental is during these travel dates, new terms and conditions may apply. Please contact us before booking.

Europcar Motorhome Rentals IS Insurance

1)The lease sum/rental fee includes mandatory vehicle insurance, including liability insurance and accident insurance for the driver and the owner.
2)Third-party liability insurance will consist of the amount stipulated by Icelandic law at any given time.
3)The lessee can purchase separate accident (CDW) insurance. This policy will specify the amount deductible in each instance of loss.
4) Each own-risk only applies to one incident. In instances of more damage that obviously did not occur at one and the same time,each own-risk CDW applies to only one incident.

CDW (Collission Damage Waiver):
CDW is included in all rates. However, if the renter is responsible for damages he must always pay an own risk of €  € 2.300.

Self risk in case of window damages
The renter is responsible for €650 per window damage.

SCDW (Super kasko) insurance:
It is possible to buy Super-CDW insurance which reduces the own risk of the original CDW down to € 650. Also included in SCDW is gravel protection with € 280,- self risk that covers damage to wind screen and headlights when gravel or stones get thrown at the vehicle by another car.

Sand & Ash Damage Waiver
Sand & Ash Damage Waiver (SADW) covers our customers against damage due to sand & ashstorm damaging the paint of the car, windows, lights and plastic. SADW can be bought separately and is in no relation with other insurances. Please note that SADW is the only insurance that covers damages caused by ash, sand, gravel, pumice, or other such material being blown onto the vehicle.

This Collision Damage Waiver - CDW does not cover:
a) Intentional damage or damage due to gross negligence on the part of the driver.
b) Damage resulting from the driver being under the influence of alcohol, stimulants or sedatives, or in any other way incapable of driving the vehicle in safe manner.
c) Damage due to race or test driving.
d) Damage due to war, revolution, civil unrest, or riots.
e) Damage done by animals.
f) Holes burned into seats, carpets, or mats.
g) Damage affecting only wheels, tires, suspension, batteries, glass (other than windows), radios, or loss by theft of parts of the vehicle and damage resulting from this.
h) Damage caused by driving on rough roads to the vehicles transmission, drive, other parts that are in or attached to the chassis; damage to the chassis resulting from scraping the bottom on rough roads as a result of ridges being left by the road graders; stones lodged in the road surface or on the shoulder of the road. The same applies to damage occurring when stones are thrown up, striking the underside of the vehicle during driving.
i) Damages resulting from driving in places where vehicle traffic is banned, such as paths, tracks, banks of snow, ice, un bridged rivers or streams, beaches, places only accessible at low tide, or other trackless areas.
j) Damages caused by sand, gravel, ash, pumice, or other kinds of earth material being blown onto the vehicle, only SADW (Sand and Ash Damage Waiver) covers such damage – please refer to General provisions.
k) If the vehicle is transported by sea, no compensation will be paid for damage caused by sea spray/seawater.
l) Damages to passenger vehicles caused by driving on roads marked with an F in public maps as well as driving on Kjölur (Road 35) or Kaldidalur (road 550)
m) Lessors loss because of the vehicle being stolen.
n) Water damage to the vehicle.

In other instances, reference is made to the general conditions for accident/all-risks insurance.

General provisions:
1) Insurance: Third party liability insurance shall be equivalent to the amount stipulated by Icelandic law each time. The lessee is totally responsible for any and all damage to the car. By purchasing Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) the lessee can insure himself against the disbursement of the driver liability; the amount of the own-risk fee is according to lessors pricelist at given time and is also stated on the front side of this rental agreement. If lessee has already purchased CDW insurance he/she is able to purchase Super Collision Damage Waiver (SCDW) insurance and by doing so further lower the own-risk. Sand & Ash Damage Waiver (SADW) covers damage caused by sand or ash storm.
2) However, no insurance covers damages to the underside of the rented vehicle or damages due to driving through rivers or any kind of waterfall. CDW, SCDW & SADW do not cover such damages. Such damages are always the lessee’s full responsibility. Please see more about insurance in the articles here above.

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