Car-Sharing Company Launches in Iceland

Reykjavik, capital of Iceland. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.
Reykjavik, capital of Iceland. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.

Iceland has a new car-sharing company, according to a report by the Reykjavik Grapevine.

Caritas allows people to rent out their cars to others in Iceland's capital city of Reykjavik. Similar to Relay Rides, users can set their own rates when renting out their vehicles, says the report.

All vehicles at Caritas are insured and come with 24-hour roadside assistance, says the report. In addition, Caritas is collaborating with the Icelandic Transport Authority.

Click here for the full Reykjavik Grapevine:


  1. Vignir [ February 28, 2016 @ 09:30AM ]

    Thank you for this article. Our peer-to-peer car rental service is really peeking now in Iceland.

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