Iceland in February: The Self-Drive Travel Guide

December 12, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Every month in Iceland has its own unique beauty and attractions, but Iceland in February is a very special time that offers the ability to enjoy winter activities. But it also marks the beginning of the transition from the winter to the spring seasons.  If you’re considering visiting Iceland in February, there are some things […] full post

Iceland people: 10 facts about Icelanders and our culture

December 5, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland culture

If you’re looking to explore a new culture filled with interesting folklore, unique cuisine and incredible hospitality, look no further than Iceland. Icelandic culture, history, and people are some of the main reasons why Iceland has become such a popular travel destination beyond the incredible natural landscapes. So, we’d like to show you a snippet […] full post

Iceland’s top attractions: DC-3 Iceland Airplane Crash

November 28, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

The dc-3 plane wreck in Iceland is one of the most famous sites in South Iceland on Sólheimasandur beach. And after being in Justin Beiber’s music video, it has been awash with tourists trying to see the amazing site of the crash.  So what is so magnetic about the site of the beloved relic of […] full post

Iceland in January: The Self-Drive Travel Guide

November 21, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

January is one of the most magical months of the year to visit Iceland. Beyond many of the country’s most famous natural attractions being covered in a sparkly blanket of snow, there are also places you can only visit during the winter.  Yes, January may be the coldest month in Iceland, but it’s also one […] full post

Reynisfjara, the black sand beach in Iceland

November 11, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

When you think of Iceland, what comes to mind? One of Iceland’s top natural features is our black sand beaches, with the most famous being Reynisfjara. The black sand beaches of Iceland are otherworldly, and you’ve likely seen them many times before in movies and tv series.  The sand sparkles against the backdrop of the […] full post

Guide to the Icelandic Language: The Alphabet and Language Basics

November 4, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland culture

When you travel to a new country, learning some basic phrases in the local language is always a good idea. Although English is one of the world’s most common languages, you can’t assume that people will speak it everywhere you go. Even if locals do speak a bit of English, road signs, food menus and […] full post

Ultimate Guide to Camping in Iceland: Everything You Need to Know

October 27, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Travel Info

Camping in Iceland and enjoying the great outdoors of the Nordic country can be one of the most enriching experiences for tourists. It truly gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural world of this beautiful, scenic country. Some aspects of camping in Iceland are different from camping in other parts of the […] full post

Iceland currency guide: Where to exchange currency and do I need to tip?

October 24, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Travel Info

Iceland may technically be part of the European continent, but it’s not part of the European Union. For that reason, Iceland has its own currency and unique way of operating when it comes to paying for goods and services. If you’re planning on travelling in Iceland, it’s important to know what to expect before you […] full post

Iceland weather & temperatures year-round: What is the best time to travel by rental car?

October 18, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

There’s a lot said about the Iceland weather and how tough it can be to cope with, but the truth is all the seasons are unique and spectacular in their own right. They just require some understanding to make the best of them. In this article, we will take you through all the seasons and […] full post

Should I rent a car when travelling in Iceland? Find out in 3 minutes!

October 10, 2022, Hertz Iceland Car Rental Tips

People often ask what the best way to travel to Iceland is: Do you get an Iceland rental car or rely on Iceland-guided tours? There’s no doubt that Iceland is a country full of beauty and splendour, with incredible attractions, both natural and man-made. From ice caves and volcanos to majestic waterfalls and soothing warm […] full post