Self-drive vs. Guided Tours: What is the best way to travel in Iceland?

October 4, 2022, Hertz Iceland Car Rental Tips

While seeing Iceland promises to be a brilliant experience, you might already have some worries about how you’ll get around to the tourist attractions. With all the inside knowledge on this beautiful island, we’ll help you choose between taking guided Iceland tours and an Iceland car rental. Because of the lack of public transportation, there […] full post

Driving the Iceland Diamond Circle: essential travel tips

September 26, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

In only 260 kilometres of driving, you can see some of the most breathtaking sites and scenery in the world when travelling along the Diamond Circle in Iceland. It’s still one of the country’s hidden gems, as this route hasn’t gained as much popularity as the more famous Golden Circle.  If you’re planning a self-drive […] full post

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 […] full post

Iceland 7-day winter itinerary: one week with a rental car to see the northern lights

September 5, 2022, Hertz Iceland Road Trip Itineraries

The winter in Iceland is truly magical. Although many tourists choose to visit in the summer months because the weather is warmer, there are amazing activities that can only be done in the winter. The winter months offer the unique opportunity to explore Iceland’s ice caves and the bucket list chance of seeing the northern […] full post

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 […] full post

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 […] full post

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 […] full post

Iceland south coast self-drive travel guide

July 22, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

The south coast of Iceland is extremely popular for travelers visiting Iceland, and for good reason. It is easy to access with a rental car from Reykjavik and contains some of Iceland’s most beautiful attractions. From waterfalls to volcanos, black sand beaches, and glacial lagoons, you can experience the diversity of Iceland’s landscapes all in […] full post

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 […] full post

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 […] full post