Best Iceland Souvenirs: Top 8 recommendations from locals

March 13, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland Travel Info

Anyone can grab a keychain or fridge magnet from the places they visit, but the best souvenirs are the ones that are authentic and create memories of your travels. Every country is unique, with different cultural practices, cuisines and natural wonders. And Iceland is no exception. Instead of the northern lights shopping bag, Iceland does […] full post

Living in Iceland: cost of living, pros and cons

March 7, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland culture

Iceland is a small island country in the North Atlantic, known for its stunning natural beauty, including glaciers, volcanos, and waterfalls. The population of Iceland as of 2024 is over 383,726, with immigrants making up around 19% of the population. The majority of people in Iceland live in the capital, Reykjavik, and the surrounding areas. […] full post

2024 Iceland itinerary 7 days: SUMMER route with a rental car

March 3, 2023, Hertz Iceland Road Trip Itineraries

Iceland is fast becoming a popular tourist destination for adventurous travelers who love exploring more untouched and dramatic landscapes. There are some great routes to travel around Iceland and the most popular time to visit in during th summer season.  The biggest problem that tourists are likely to face when they visit Iceland will be […] full post

Jokulsarlon Iceland: Ultimate self-drive travel guide

March 3, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

Jökulsárlón Iceland is a glacier lagoon in southeast Iceland, and one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. It’s the deepest lake in Iceland and is part of Vatnajökull National Park, which contains the country’s largest glacier. In this guide, we will provide you with all the information you need to plan your trip to […] full post

Is Iceland part of Europe? Is Iceland in the EU?

March 1, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland Travel Info

If you want a short answer to these two questions, we want to tell you that: Iceland is part of Europe, but Iceland is NOT in the EU; instead, Iceland belongs to the EEA (European Economic Area) and is a member of the Schengen area. If you want to travel to Iceland, make sure you […] full post

Iceland in May: The Self-drive Travel Guide 

February 27, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Iceland is a beautiful country with stunning landscapes, dramatic waterfalls, and magnificent glaciers. May is an excellent time of the year to visit Iceland, as the weather begins to warm up and the days get longer. This self-drive travel guide will help you plan your perfect adventure to Iceland in May. In this guide, you […] full post

Travel Iceland FAQ: Is Iceland cold? How cold is it?

February 23, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland Travel Info

Planning a trip to Iceland and wondering whether it will be too cold for you? If you want a quick answer, it depends on when, where, and what weather conditions you are experiencing when you are in Iceland. To have your question precisely answered, in this blog post, we’ll explore “Is Iceland cold?” and ‘How […] full post

Iceland Highlands guide: How to Explore it by Rental Car

February 22, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

Welcome to the land of fire and ice! Iceland is a country of incredible natural beauty, with landscapes ranging from glaciers and volcanoes to waterfalls and hot springs in Iceland. And nowhere is this beauty more apparent than in the highlands of Iceland, also named central highlands. Located in the center of the country, the […] full post

Midnight sun in Iceland: the travel guide

February 13, 2023, Hertz Iceland Best Things to do

The midnight sun is one of those phenomena only experienced in a few parts of the world. Iceland is one of the best places to enjoy this as the extended daylight provides even more time to enjoy the country’s natural attractions, it has also been a reason for some tourists visit Iceland during summer. The […] full post

Iceland in April: The Self-Drive Travel Guide 

February 3, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Iceland offers stunning natural landscapes and rich culture and history all year long, but Iceland in April is truly something special. The days are getting longer, the weather is getting milder, and the country is full of life as April is Spring in Iceland. April is still part of the low season in Iceland, meaning […] full post