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Insurances

0 Self-risk / deductible on all of our insurances for maximum protection and peace-of-mind. Also includes free services such as vehicle lockout, incorrect fueling, and dead battery assistance.

Take all available insurance in one package and get a better price.

Lowers the self-risk ( deductible ) of the CDW to Euro 600,-

If you damage a tire so that it needs to be replaced, you are not responsible for the cost. Just change to the spare tire, call our service phone, and we will guide you through the process of getting a new tire and you won’t pay anything.

Gravel Protection covers damages to the entire front of the vehicle (including the windshield, headlights, and hood) caused by gravel hitting the car. This type of damage can occur when gravel is thrown into the air by the tires of another vehicle.

In case of the camper van is stolen, you will not pay any self-risk, ( deductible ). If you do not have this insurance, you will have to pay Euro 2.000,-

Cover the camper van for damages caused by sandstorm / ash. Self-risk ( deductible ) is Euro. 1.000,-

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COVID 19 Update

Update: August 12, 2020

We are Happy to announce that Iceland is open again. The Icelandic government has opened our borders to most European (EU, EEA, EFTA & Schengen) countries as well as 12 other low-risk countries. For a list of these 12 low-risk countries outside Europe, click here. Most notably for our travelers, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Thailand are on this list and are therefore now able to travel to Iceland along with European travelers. These travelers can now take two simple COVID-19 tests instead of the previously mandatory 14-day quarantine. The first test will be done at the airport while the other is done 4-6 days later.

Further good news is that travelers from 6 countries are exempt from having to take the test or go into quarantine at all. These countries are Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greenland, and Faroe Islands.

Travelers who are not from the countries listed above, including U.S. travelers, will need to wait a bit longer and keep up with the latest information while the Icelandic government plans the next phase of opening our borders. We will update this section as soon as more information becomes available.

For more detailed information about traveling to Iceland, including special precautions and costs, please see this article from the Directorate of Health. For questions or help with your booking, please send us a line at info@happycampers.is.

Camper Vans

Happy 1

Nissan NV200
Manual

Happy 1
Low Season
up to 40%discount
€ 90/day
Mid Season
up to 25%discount
€ 120/day
High Season € 150/day

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VW Caddy or similar
Automatic

Happy 1 Auto
Low Season
up to 40%discount
€ 115/day
Mid Season
up to 25%discount
€ 154/day
High Season € 190/day

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Ford Transit Connect or similar
Manual

Happy 1 Ex
Low Season
up to 40%discount
€ 70/day
Mid Season
up to 25%discount
€ 96/day
High Season € 120/day

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Happy 2

Renault Trafic
Roof Tent Compatible
Manual

Happy 2
Low Season
up to 40%discount
€ 135/day
Mid Season
up to 25%discount
€ 180/day
High Season € 220/day

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Happy 2 Auto

Renault Trafic
Available Sept. 1
Automatic

Happy 2 Auto
Low Season
up to 40%discount
€ 140/day
Mid Season
up to 25%discount
€ 190/day
High Season € 230/day

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Happy 2 Ex

Renault trafic or similar

Happy 2 Ex
Low Season
up to 40%discount
€ 115/day
Mid Season
up to 25%discount
€ 150/day
High Season € 190/day

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Happy 3

Renault Master
Manual

Happy 3
Low Season
up to 40%discount
€ 155/day
Mid Season
up to 25%discount
€ 210/day
High Season € 280/day

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Happy 3 Ex

Renault Master or similar

Happy 3 Ex
Low Season
up to 40%discount
€ 130/day
Mid Season
up to 25%discount
€ 180/day
High Season € 230/day

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Happy 4x4

VW Transporter
Roof Tent Compatible
4x4 Van - Automatic

Happy 4x4
Low Season
up to 40%discount
€ 210/day
Mid Season
up to 25%discount
€ 240/day
High Season € 310/day

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About us

Happy Campers is a family-run camper van rental in Iceland. Our campers are the perfect wallet-friendly way to explore Iceland, combining transportation and lodging. We are the oldest and most experienced campervan rental in Iceland, so you know you'll be in good hands when you join the Happy Campers family. We take pride in our camper vans and take no shortcuts when designing and building them. Our campers are not typical motorhomes or RVs but rather simple and efficient mini campers that have the essentials to make the most of your time in Iceland. Rent a camper van from Happy Campers with a few clicks, and spend the rest of your time doing what you came here for - exploring Iceland. It's simple, it's easy, it's fun!

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Q & A

Questions and Answers
What's your cancellation policy?

Cancellations are easy and completely free. Due to Coronavirus concerns, we are reducing our cancellation notice requirement to 24 hours. So as long as you cancel within 24 hours of your rental, you'll get a 100% refund. Simply email us at info@happycampers.is with your booking number or name on booking to cancel. We are hoping that this will help travelers remain flexible during these uncertain times.

With that in mind, if you are cancelling because of COVID-19, we urge you to consider rescheduling, which not only is free, but we will also earn you our Don't Worry, Be Happy deal of 20% off + free gravel insurance. Read more about why rescheduling is actually a smarter move in this post.

Will Coronavirus affect my trip?

Yes and no. We at Happy Campers take severe precautions to minimize the effects of Coronavirus. Check out this blog post for a detailed description of our Coronavirus procedures and the latest official information from the Icelandic government.

Even though there are some cases of Covid-19 in Iceland, it has not been categorized as a high-risk area like some other European countries. Iceland has currently not set any travel restrictions to Iceland from other countries, although unnecessary travel to/from France, Germany, Spain, China, Italy, South Korea, and Iran is strongly discouraged.

Are you an optimist like us? Then you might want to check out this blog post about why travelling in a camper in Iceland might actually be a good idea in times like these.

Do you offer 3 or 4-person campers?

Yes, you can simply add a roof tent to your Happy 2 or Happy 4x4 booking during checkout. The Happy 2 and Happy 4x4 allow 2 people to sleep inside the van and the roof tent adds space for another 2 people.

My flight arrives before you open. What should I do in the meantime?

Unfortunately, some flights arrive in Iceland REALLY early. Our office opens at 8 AM and our free airport shuttle starts running at 8:15, so you might have some time to kill until we can pick you up. Thankfully, the airport has free WiFi, some comfortable chairs, and a coffee shop to make the wait easier. Around 8:15, please look out for us holding a Happy Campers sign with your name on it.

What are your opening hours?

We are open all days from 8:00 to 17:00. Yes, that includes Sundays!

Do I need a sleeping bag?

The campervan comes with a sheet, pillows, blankets, and light comforters, which most people are comfortable with during the summer months. However, we also include sleeping bags as a part of our winter kit in the low season (Oct-April). That leaves the mid-season (May and Sept) as the main season we strongly recommend bringing (or renting) sleeping bags as the weather can vary a lot in those months. Sleeping bags are also recommended in the summer time for those who get very easily cold.

Do you offer a FREE shuttle bus service?

Yes, we offer a free shuttle bus service to our customers at Keflavik International Airport and within the greater Keflavik area. This service is both available for customers who are picking up their camper van and those who are returning it. Please select the shuttle service option when making your booking and type in your information. We pickup from the airport every hour on the 15th minute (every 30 minutes the last two hours of the day), and typically it takes around 30-50 minutes to get through baggage claim and custom so try to select the pickup time at least 30 minutes after you land.

If you don’t have your address or flight information yet, don’t worry, you can always send it to us later but make sure to do so as soon as possible. We will send you a reminder a few days before your rental starts. Our shuttle will give you a ride from the airport or hotel to our office, where you will pick up your campervan and begin your rental. When you return the camper van, you can use our free shuttle to get back to the airport or your hotel in the Keflavik area, but the shuttle will run approx. every 30 minutes, so there is no need to schedule it in advance. The shuttle service is available from 08:15-17:00 for arriving customers but from 08:00-16:30 for customers returning their campervan.

How can I pay for the rental?

You can confirm your booking by paying either a 30% deposit or for the entire rental during our secure online booking process. When paying online, you will need to use a credit card. If you pay the 30% deposit online, you can pay for the remaining 70% at our office with a debit card or credit card. This card does not need to be the same card that you used to pay the 30% deposit. We cannot accept cash in any currency, including Euros and Icelandic Krona or any other payment method, such as a wire transfer or PayPal. Just remember that we always need a valid credit card from the lessee (driver) for security and insurance reasons.

Is insurance included in the rental price?

Yes, a Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is included in the rental price, which limits the driver's liability to a certain amount. The liability amount is EUR 2.500,- for each accident. Please review the terms & conditions for CDW details before booking a campervan.

Where can we park/stay overnight?

New legislation prohibits parking overnight in a camper van outside organized campsites or urban areas. You may still set up a traditional tent in Iceland, with some restrictions. Please ask us about the details of camping with a traditional tent if interested. The most important thing to know is that different rules now apply to camper vans, so you always need to find an organized campsite to spend the night. Check out this map for information about campsites that stay open during the winter months.

Be happy camper and take advantage of some of the amazing campsites all over the country!

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Staying Happy in Iceland during Covid-19 outbreak

Staying Happy in Iceland during Covid-19 outbreak

Published: 16. March 2020

UPDATED: May 13th. 2020

We are getting lots of questions from Happy campers these days, mostly about whether it's safe to travel to Iceland or if people should cancel their bookings. Considering the seriousness of the pandemic, we think it's a good question that deserves a good answer. So here we go.

Should I cancel my trip?

The short answer is "probably not" and I'll explain why in a moment. But first, let me give you some peace of mind by mentioning our cancellation policy.

Cancellation Policy

Coronavirus gives you plenty to worry about but thankfully, your Happy Campers booking is not one of them. With our new 24-hour cancellation policy, you can cancel for free and get a 100% refund. Just let us know 24 hours in advance (or more if you can) via info@happycampers.is.

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