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Yes, it includes our Silver Insurance Plan. It includes Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), a basic third-party liability insurance with a total deductible (self-risk) of 450,000 ISK.

At Iceland Cars we have 3 unique insurance plans available:

  • Silver Insurance Plan. Basic coverage that includes CDW insurance (basic third-party liability insurance that comes with all of our rentals. Total deductible (self-risk) of 450,000 ISK.
  • Gold Insurance Plan. Superior coverage that includes CDW, SCDW, TP coverage, Gravel Protection and Sand & Ash Protection. Ideal for driving around Iceland in any vehicle. Total deductible (self-risk) starting at 90,000 ISK for 2WD vehicles and 120,000 ISK for 4WD cars.
  • Platinum Insurance Plan. Go where you please with our TOP coverage, it includes all of the above, at 0 self risk.

We always recommended getting the Gold Insurance Plan (from 3,700 ISK per day) at the very least. It includes Gravel Protection (GP), which covers the windscreen and the body when gravel or rocks get thrown on, at or into the vehicle by another car. Gravel damage is the most common form of damage sustained in Iceland. Also, you’ll lower the deductible/self-risk amount with the SCDW.

For those wanting to explore the more remote corners of Iceland with total peace of mind, we recommend the Platinum Insurance Plan, which covers a wider range of damages with 0 ISK deductible/self-risk.

The PLATINUM Insurance Plan is our clients’ top choice.

Yes, they are but only from November 1st up to April 15th, as required by the Icelandic law.

Yes, In the unlikely event of a breakdown or an accident, we'll provide a phone number to request 24/7 emergency roadside assistance. Only phone assistance is included with your rental agreement, any expenses incurred from towing your vehicle will be your responsibility.