6 reasons to visit Iceland in winter for a self-driving trip

September 12, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

With a name like Iceland, you might assume that visiting the country in the winter will be cold, dark, and, well… icy. But the reality is that visiting Iceland in the winter offers the unique opportunity to experience things you can’t experience during other parts of the year. And it doesn’t get as cold as […]

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Top 4 Iceland ice caves: How to visit them by rental car?

August 22, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

One of the coolest features of Iceland that attract thousands of tourists every year is the Icelandic ice caves. There are few places in the world where you can have the experience of exploring the inside of a cave that’s made entirely of ice. The huge glaciers in Iceland make this possible, and as they […]

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Iceland in December: the self-drive travel guide

August 15, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

December is a very popular month for travel, with many people getting time off work for the Christmas holidays. It’s a great time to take a family vacation, and there are some fantastic things to see and do in Iceland during the month. If you’re planning on visiting Iceland in December, a self-drive trip is […]

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Iceland in November: The self-drive travel guide

July 28, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

November is an excellent month to visit Iceland. It’s the ideal time to try out daring outdoor sports like snowmobiling and even ice caving. You’ll also get to see amazing landscapes and quite possibly the northern lights! We bet you’re getting excited already. Well, this is why we’ve put together this complete self-drive travel guide […]

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5 best glaciers in Iceland: How to visit them by rental car

July 15, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Glaciers are one of Iceland’s most notable features, with over 10% of the country covered in them. But what is a glacier exactly? Glaciers are essentially build-ups of snow that never melts. Over time, as more snow falls, it compresses, turning into thick ice. Depending on how long the glacier has been there, it can […]

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Iceland in October: the self-drive travel guide

July 8, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Planning a trip to Iceland in October? October is a great time to visit Iceland as it’s the end of the busy summer season, so you won’t have to compete with as many tourists when it comes to viewing attractions. Flights and accommodation tend to be cheaper at this time of year as well, plus […]

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Top 5 Iceland Volcanos:  Where are they? How to visit them by rental car?

June 20, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

One of Iceland’s most notable features is its volcanoes, with around 130 of them in total. That’s why it’s called the land of fire and ice! The most recent eruption was the eruption of Fagradalsfjall on March 19, 2021, which lasted for 6 months and put a spotlight on Iceland’s volcano scene. Now, many tourists […]

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Where to see puffins in Iceland with a rental car?

May 23, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

There are several activities that make Iceland stand out as a prime holiday destination, including the hot springs and mountain views, but few are as exciting as watching Icelandic wildlife. The wildlife in Iceland is unique to the rest of the world but the animal most are curious to see is the puffin.  puffins are […]

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