4×4 Camper Van Rentals in Iceland

4x4 Camper van Rental in IcelandYou asked for it, we listened and here we have it. New for 2017 is the very exclusive VW California Beach. A very spacious 4×4, automatic camper van, packed with bespoke equipment like curtains for all windows, chairs and tables, both inside and for outside use. It is the perfect vehicle for driving the Ring road or, since it is a 4×4, you can even travel on F-roads. It has everything you will need for a camper van trip around Iceland.

Automatic 4x4 Camper van hire IcelandThe VW California seats 5 people and has sleeping space for 4 adults. A family with 3 kids should easily fit comfortably in the van. The two front seats turns backwards so you can set up a cozy dinner inside the camper, giving everyone enough space to enjoy the meal in the comfort in your rolling vacation home.

4x4 Automatci camper van IcelandThe ingenuity with the VW team when they developed this camper van has no limits. All the curtains, chairs, the cooler, everything has its own, ingenious storing space, including your personal luggage, thereby limiting clutter and giving more space for the travelers. With the free WiFi, you can enjoy your favorite movies during the even or why not listen to some of your favorite music while on the road.

Interior 4x4 camper rentalIn a camper like this, the weather matters even less but we always highly recommend you keep yourself up to date with the weather forecast at all times.

The Top bed/roof has two functions. When not in use, it gives you much more headroom while spending time inside the van. When it’s time to go to bed, you simple unclip the bottom of the bed and it becomes a double bed.

Whatever you want to see here in Iceland, if it’s just to drive the Golden circle, visit our black sand beaches or be more adventurous and visit the highlands, this camper van is up to the challenge. Since we have had a lot of requests and questions, we already know this camper will be booked fast for the summers so have a think but book this one fast if you are interested in a spacious, 4×4, automatic for your Iceland vacation, this is the one for you!

Read more: Campsites open all year around in Iceland

The higlhlands in a 4x4 Camper


VW California Beach is equipped with following:

     4x4 Camper Hire Iceland• Sleeping room for 4 persons and seating for 5 persons. Two
        double beds 200cm x 120cm
     • 4 x Sleeping bags, sheets and pillows.
     • Chairs & table.
     • Camping Gas & Griddle.
     • Cooler / Refrigerator
     • Pots, Pans, dishes and cutlery.
     • Free Wi-fi.
     • Radio/CD/MP3/USB.
     • Unlimited km/miles & CDW Insurance.
This equipment is included in the rental price at no extra charge.


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The vast landscapes of Iceland almost beg to be explored. Each new crest hides a beautiful view, volcanoes adorn the horizon, and waterfalls glisten against the arctic backdrop. To reach the most remote and mysterious places, you’re going to need a 4×4 camper van rental. Iceland does have some rugged roads, after all. 

By choosing a 4×4 camper rental, Iceland opens up to you. At Rent.is, we’ve selected the perfect camper van rental Iceland 4×4 trucking has to offer. Designed to be fuel-efficient and easy on the wallet, if you rent a 4×4 camper in Iceland, you remove any barriers between you and some adorable puffins.


Since you’re not anchored to a hotel room, you can see every city, navigate around the Diamond and Golden Circle, or you can take in as much of the country as you wish along the Ring Road. At each point, if you want to sit back and relax or get out and stretch your legs for a closer look at Iceland, 4×4 rental camping is the way to go.

Benefits of Renting with Us

Rent.is was established in 2012, and we’ve been delivering superior service and unforgettable experiences ever since. As one of the leading 4×4 RV rentals Iceland has to offer, we know that reputation and ensuring our customers have the time of their lives is everything. If you’re looking for the best 4×4 camper van Iceland can deliver, we make exploring the Highlands a treat, not a hassle. 


We take every measure to ensure that your safety is priority number one, so you can feel secure as you take the F-roads to a far-off peninsula. To guarantee that you make it there without worry, we provide 24/7 roadside assistance with every rental. Each of our campervans is outfitted with a Webasto heating system to help stave off the arctic chill. 


To completely put your mind at ease, if you’re looking for a 4×4 van rental Iceland truck, you can book online with us today without providing payment until you reach the island.

Why You Need a 4×4 Camper

If you’re looking to see the most remote areas of Iceland, 4×4 van travel is a necessity. To traverse the rugged F-roads, you’re going to need a 4×4 camper van rental. Iceland has an expansive backcountry that calls out to adventurers, and you must have the proper set of wheels to see it. The requirements to drive on the F-roads aren’t dependent on the style of vehicle you’re using but upon its four-wheel capabilities. This means that if you’re using a car, a truck, or a camper van to head into the unknown, you’re good to go as long as it’s a 4×4. However, f you want to see every nook and cranny of this country, you will need to pick a 4×4 camper van rental. Iceland is a truly breathtaking country, and with Rent.is, you can book the right Iceland 4×4 van rental for your travel needs.

Top Locations to Visit in Your Camper 

You can reach many of Iceland’s famous sights and natural phenomena with a 2WD vehicle using the regular roads. However, if you want to tackle the Highlands, you’re going to have to take the mountainous F-roads. While the F-roads’ opening dates can vary, you are reasonably secure if you choose the summer months. Just be aware you’re going to have to cross some rivers that an average car can’t manage. 


With the right 4×4 camper van rental, Iceland has the following destinations for you to explore. 


  • Landmannalaugar / Fjallabak
  • Thórsmörk
  • Askja
  • Kjölur road with Hveravellir and Kerlingarfjöll
  • Laki


Items to Pack With You for Your Camper Experience

Whether you’re journeying to great fault lines, carving a path through an azure glacier, or moving across a geothermal landscape, you’ll want to be prepared for the trip. Here is a shortlist of items that can help you along the way. 


Items to keep in your 4×4 camper van or on your person include:


  • Driver’s License
  • Car Registration
  • Insurance
  • Vehicle’s Manual


Regardless of whether you’re driving to the arctic circle or down the street to the grocery store, these are items you should have with you at all times.


While at Rent.is, we offer 24/7 road assistance. You don’t want to have to rely only on your smartphone if a situation arises. 


You’ll want to have in the vehicle:


  • Spare Tire
  • Tire chains
  • Vehicle Emergency Kit
  • Map of the local region
  • Jumper cables
  • Flares / Warning triangle
  • Blankets
  • Flashlight
  • Bottled water
  • Snow Shovel and Ice Scraper


Many of these items will come with the rental. However, make sure you take the time to familiarize yourself with where they’re located. At Rent.is, we take pride in providing access to adventure. If you’re wondering which 4×4 camper van rental Iceland has in store for you, take a look at our vehicles. We can help you pick the right one for your adventure.


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