A Guide to Kayaking in Iceland with a Rental Car

April 15, 2024, Hertz Iceland Best travel tips

Kayaking in Iceland offers an immersive travel experience surrounded by some of the world’s most stunning natural landscapes, providing unforgettable views of glaciers, volcanoes, fjords, waterfalls, and many types of native wildlife.

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Reykjavik Nightlife Guide: Your Guide to Music and Dining

April 12, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland culture

If you’re eager to explore Reykjavik nightlife after parking your rental car for the night, this guide is your perfect companion. From the rhythmic sounds of live music to the tempting menus of the city’s best dining spots, you’ll find everything within a leisurely stroll from where your car is parked. We’ll cover the most […]

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Iceland Reykjadalur Hot Springs River Guide

April 9, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

Tucked away in Iceland’s geothermal hotspot, Reykjadalur Valley, lie the Reykjadalur Hot Springs. This natural attraction offers a chance to bathe outdoors amidst breathtaking scenery. Whether you prefer a self-guided exploration or a tour from Reykjavik, this guide equips you with everything you need to know. Discover how to get there, tackle the moderate hike, and […]

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Are There Polar Bears in Iceland?

April 5, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

When venturing into the mystic lands of Iceland, a question often arises: Are there polar bears roaming the ice-capped terrains of this Arctic neighbor? The short and simple answer is no; polar bears are not native to Iceland. However, their occasional appearances on Icelandic shores have sparked curiosity, concern, and a plethora of tales among […]

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Is there an Iceland volcano Eruption Now? Yes.

April 4, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland Travel Info

Iceland is currently witnessing the power of nature through an ongoing volcanic eruption on the Reykjanes Peninsula. This event is part of the 2023–2024 Sundhnúkagígar eruptions; due to the ongoing volcano eruption, the Blue Lagoon is temporarily closed, and the area is CLOSED for access, hiking and visiting the area on foot/car is PROHIBITED. This […]

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Litli Hrútur Mountain Guide Iceland Volcano Eruption Site

March 28, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

Iceland’s landscape is unlike any other in the world. It is shaped by centuries of volcanic activity, from grand peaks to cascading waterfalls, and shows the power of nature’s raw force. In this article, we’ll explore volcanic eruptions in Iceland, with a focus on the Litli Hrútur Mountain region. While currently dormant, Litli-Hrútur offers a […]

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The Best Time To Go To Iceland: A Month-by-month Analysis

March 25, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland Travel Info

In this guide, we’ll take you through a month-by-month analysis of the best times to visit Iceland, highlighting weather conditions, daylight hours, activities, and cultural events throughout the year.

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Iceland Traditional Clothes: A guide to what Icelander wear

March 22, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland culture

Discover the beauty and history of Icelandic traditional clothing. From the 16th century to today, learn how these outfits celebrate Iceland’s culture during national holidays, weddings, and festivals. Introduction to Iceland Traditional Clothes What comes to mind when you think of traditional Icelandic clothing? Perhaps it’s the vibrant colors, the detailed embroidery, or the historical […]

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Exploring Iceland Safely: Your Guide to Icelandic Police

March 19, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland Travel Info

Iceland, a land of fire and ice, offers an adventure like no other. While you’re soaking in the majestic landscapes, it’s essential to know about the Icelandic Police—your partners in ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience. Under the Ministry of Justice, the National Police Commissioner oversees the entire Icelandic Police Force, ensuring law enforcement and […]

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Diamond Beach Iceland: Location & Best Time to See Icebergs

March 18, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

Located on Iceland’s southern coast, Diamond Beach is a truly unique location famous for its crystal-clear icebergs that wash ashore and the jet-black volcanic sands that line the coast. Located near the renowned Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, the beach is more accurately known as Breiðamerkursandur in the Icelandic language and is composed of coarse black sand […]

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