Iceland Self-drive Tour: Guide to Golden Circle by car

May 4, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

The Golden Circle Iceland is the most popular route for tourists visiting and driving around Iceland. It is the best way for travelers to see some of Iceland’s top attractions in a limited time frame. In fact, you can self-drive the Golden Circle and see some of the islands’ most awe-inspiring locations in as little […] full post

Best facts of Iceland: learn about Iceland before you visit

May 3, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland Travel Info

When planning your vacation to Iceland, it is important to do the proper research before your trip. You will need to know some facts about Iceland, the best places to go, how much it’s going to cost, the ways to get around and the best rental cars in Iceland. In this article, we will explore […] full post

Whale Watching Iceland Guide: Best places to go with a car

April 27, 2023, Hertz Iceland Best Things to do

Not only seeing the Northern light, Iceland is also one of the best places in the entire world for whale watching, which is why it’s one of the most popular activities for tourists visiting the country. Iceland’s location in the North Atlantic, surrounded by cool, nutrient-rich waters, makes it an ideal habitat for up to […] full post

Iceland in July: the Self-Drive Travel Guide

April 24, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

July is the Iceland summers, and the warmest month in Iceland, so it’s no surprise that it’s also the most popular month to visit the land of fire and ice. Traveling to visit Iceland in July means many activities are available to travelers that are not available during the winter months. Iceland’s F-roads are accessible, […] full post

Can you drink tap water in Iceland?

April 18, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland Travel Info

Tap water is perfectly fine to drink in Iceland, but remember, freezing cold water only, not the hot water from tap. As you plan your trip to Iceland, you might wonder whether drinking tap water in the country is safe. In this short article, we will explore tap Icelandic water quality in Iceland and the alternatives […] full post

Iceland Vatnajökull National Park: A Comprehensive Guide

April 17, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

Vatnajokull National Park is Europe’s second-largest national park, covering 14% of the surface area of Iceland. Named after Vatnajökull glacier, the park holds great cultural and natural significance to Iceland. There are many myths and legends associated with the park, along with multiple historic sites within the borders of the park, including a Viking settlement […] full post

Iceland flights: airlines, airports, and destinations guide

April 11, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland Travel Info

The first step in starting your epic Icelandic adventure is getting there! And as Iceland is an island, you will only be able to reach it by sea or sky. We wouldn’t recommend taking a boat unless you’re prepared for a 2-day journey from the closest point in Denmark. Traveling by air is much more […] full post

Akureyri Iceland: best things to do and see with a car

April 3, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

The charming town of Akureyri is nestled between the mountains and sea in Northern Iceland. Akureyri is the second-largest urban area in Iceland, and it’s full of historical and cultural gems waiting to be discovered inside the city and its surrounding area. It’s Iceland’s hub for whale watching, local festivals, and arts and a gateway […] full post

Iceland in June: The Self-drive Travel Guide

March 27, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

June is the true beginning of the summer months in Iceland when the days become longer and the weather becomes milder, it is one of three (plus July and August) perfect time to visit Iceland. Iceland generally has chilly temperatures throughout the year, but with the majority of attractions and activities being outdoors, the warmer […] full post

What continent is Iceland, where to see the tectonic plates?

March 20, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Iceland is a unique destination that is renowned for its dramatic landscapes, stunning Iceland waterfalls, and natural hot springs. However, one of the most fascinating aspects of Iceland is its geology. Iceland is located on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, where two tectonic plates – the North American tectonic plate and the Eurasian plate – meet and […] full post