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ISAK 4x4 Rental

Reykjavik, Iceland
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About ISAK 4x4 Rental
ISAK 4x4 Car Rental in Iceland offers 4x4 vehicles for hire. Our fleet consists of Land Rover Defender and Toyota Land Cruiser vehicles that are equipped to handle the Icelandic mountain roads and winter conditions. ISAK 4x4 Car Rental also offers modified Land Rover Defenders on 38" tyres for hire. The vehicles are equipped to handle any terrain and are well suited for overland expeditions. We also offer comprehensive travel support and guidance for groups and individuals upon requests.
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Frank M wrote a review Aug 2020
Laax, Switzerland60 contributions27 helpful votes
We rented a classic Land Rover Defender from ISAK for a bit more than a week. Plus some river crossing driving school which was a lot of fun (maybe not cheap, but still fun and well worth it!). These cars have seen a lot -- and that is exactly what you want. No electronic gimmicks, nothing fancy -- just a workhorse that does its duty everywhere and all the time. Don't get cocky, though ... rivers can be deeper than you think and roads more rocky and slippery than you ever imagined. So "ride" that workhorse responsibly .. you will have soooo much fun. Service was great. If we return to Iceland, we will rent from ISAK again -- no doubt!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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CanyonJester wrote a review Feb 2020
Placerville, California1 contribution
I found the guy who owns and runs ISAK 4x4 to be very honest and straight forward. I actually liked him quite a bit. I would have no hesitation recommending him to anyone wanting to rent a 4x4. We rented a Land Rover Defender for 10 days in January 2020 to drive around the Ring Road. We made it no problem. Previous experience in Patagonia showed me that normally after returning it, a rental company will go over the vehicle with a fine tooth comb looking for any damage they can find, seemingly disappointed if they can't find anything. This was not the case at ISAK. We were very careful with it the whole time and returned it in the same condition it was in when we picked it up. The guy took my word for it, and that was that. I appreciated that. As for the negative reviews I read here, my opinion is that it would be very stupid for a person with no 4-by experience to rent a Land Rover. Anything made in England is going to be quirky, it's a given. So if you can't handle that, do not rent a Land Rover! Do yourself a favor and rent a Toyota Landcruiser LX or GX instead, especially if you require good brakes, or the heater to work all the time, or the doors to close properly all the time, etc. A Defender is a very cool and iconic vehicle, BUT IT IS NOT FOR EVERYONE! If you happen come from around Moab or anywhere near the Rubicon Trail, you'll be fine in one, otherwise I would strongly suggest you get a Toyota. But whatever it is, ISAK 4x4 is a very solid, honest, no BS place to get it at. I highly recommend them!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Toby W wrote a review Jan 2020
Colchester, United Kingdom20 contributions27 helpful votes
Wanting to venture away from Reykjavik for a couple of days during our stay, we researched various specialist 4x4 rental companies. We were attracted by the modified Land Rover Defenders on the ISAK website and booked a 3 day rental. Our vehicle (ISAK7) was awesome and we were able to tackle some otherwise tricky terrain, some of which were roads which were completely iced and snow drifted. Our 2 children loved the experience and our tours out to the Hotels Husafell and ION Adventure were so much more fun than if we had opted for a standard rental 4x4. Great booking experience with a friendly team. The handover of the Defender to us was also very detailed, with a full explanation given of all controls and emergency procedures in the event of an accident or breakdown/ puncture. Great fun and a solid recommendation.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Bjarni F, Owner at ISAK 4x4 Rental
Responded Jan 31, 2020
Dear tobyw334, thank you for picking ISAK and for taking the time to write this review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your trip and the Defender. Best regards Bjarni Freyr CEO
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Fresno5family wrote a review Sep 2019
Fresno, California30 contributions71 helpful votes
We had heard about the "F" roads and knew we wanted to explore off the beaten path. We rented the Land Cruiser and went on all sorts of adventures. We had unpaved roads, river crossings, waterfalls, glaciers and scenic vistas all to ourselves because we could get off the main roads. If you like to explore, renting a converted 4x4 gives you lots more options than a traditional 4x4.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Kate L wrote a review May 2019
Llandyrnog, United Kingdom11 contributions5 helpful votes
LandRover Defender - the best vehicle for negotiating the 'F' roads by far. These are 'preloved and experienced' vehicles and have a few quirks but that just adds to the overall experience. Wouldn't think of using any other vehicle to tour in Iceland.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Bjarni F, Manager at ISAK 4x4 Rental
Responded May 10, 2019
Hi Kate L and thank you for taking the time to post this kind review. Hope you enjoyed your time here in Iceland. Best wishes Bjarni Freyr
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