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Six Essential Iceland Car Rental Tips

Six Essential Iceland Car Rental Tips

01.01.2019

One of the best Iceland car rental tips is to ensure that you are aware of the CDW costs as this can often be quite high. Also make sure that your car rental includes gravel protection.

Warmest Time to Visit Iceland - Weather & When to Go

Warmest Time to Visit Iceland - Weather & When to Go

25.12.2018

The warmest time to visit Iceland is during the usual European summer months of July and August. The country is renowned for being cold, but temperatures are much milder during the summer months.

Parking in Reykjavík - Where Can I Park and Is It Free?

Parking in Reykjavík - Where Can I Park and Is It Free?

18.12.2018

Parking in Reykjavik is always free after 6pm and is free all day on Sundays. The only exception is if you are in a multi-storey car park. Charges do apply from 9am weekdays and 10am on Saturdays.

Can You Camp In Iceland During Winter?

Can You Camp In Iceland During Winter?

11.12.2018

You can camp in Iceland during the winter, although the weather is unpredictable. There are plenty of designated camp sites and you camp in the wild, with a few restrictions and rules you should follow.

Chasing the Northern Lights in Iceland

Chasing the Northern Lights in Iceland

04.12.2018

If you are heading to Iceland thinking about chasing the northern lights, the best time to do so is during the winter months of late August to mid-April. This is when the country is darkest.

Money Saving Tips for Families Visiting Iceland

Money Saving Tips for Families Visiting Iceland

06.09.2018

Iceland is often known for being an expensive place to visit, with our own currency and high costs for importing goods. These are just some of the best ways you can save money but there are plenty of other ways to do so if you are sensible and plan ahead.

Experience Icelandic Adventure at Vatnajokull National Park

Experience Icelandic Adventure at Vatnajokull National Park

24.08.2018

If you are planning on heading to Iceland, then you might be looking for adventurous activities to fill your itinerary. We provide a guide for some of the top things to do and activities in Vatnajokull National Park.

A Guide to Iceland's Attractions

A Guide to Iceland's Attractions

27.07.2018

We have come up with a guide to Iceland’s attractions and some of the things you should make sure you do when visiting the country.

Best Experiences Under Iceland's Midnight Sun

Best Experiences Under Iceland's Midnight Sun

21.07.2018

We provide you with a guide to the best experiences under Iceland’s midnight sun, including whale watching, glacier walks, dogsledding and more.

Wild Westfjords

Your Guide to the Wild Westfjords

18.06.2018

We have put together a guide to the largely unexplored wilds of the Westfjords to give you an idea of some of the best places to go and things to see.

Driving in Iceland, tips and information

Driving in Iceland, tips and information

18.05.2018

Going on the road? Check out the complete Reykjavik rent a car Driving in Iceland tips and information guide

Iceland tips and information

Iceland Tips

17.05.2018

Here at Reykjavik rent a car we have made a list of what's on, where to eat, where to party, where to read the news and what to do in Reykjavik and around the country

Blue Lagoon, Iceland

Things to Bear in Mind When Visiting the Blue Lagoon as a Family

27.04.2018

Travelling with the family is a great adventure and a wonderful way to teach children about different cultures of the world. Iceland - with its friendly population, fascinating culture and an endless list of activities - is a wonderful destination for a family holiday. One of Iceland’s top attractions, and one that makes almost everyone’s list of places to visit is the Blue Lagoon.

4 Alternative Things To Do In Iceland

4 Alternative Things To Do In Iceland

20.03.2018

If you’re thinking about travelling to Iceland, then you will likely have a plan of things you want to go and see while you are here. We have created a guide to some of the best things to do in Iceland that you might not have already considered.

Best Time to Visit Iceland - Weather & When to Go

Best Time to Visit Iceland - Weather & When to Go

03.02.2018

This guide gives you some tips on the best time to visit Iceland and what you should consider about the weather.

Hunting the Northern Lights in Iceland

Hunting the Northern Lights in Iceland

03.01.2018

A large amount of the people travelling to Iceland are hoping to see the northern lights, and for many, it is one of the main reasons for travelling to the country. If you are planning on hunting the northern lights in Iceland then we have some top tips that can help you make the most of your trip.

Making the Most of Your Fishing Holiday to Iceland

Making the Most of Your Fishing Holiday to Iceland

15.12.2017

Many people head to Iceland on sightseeing and adventure vacations but it is a popular destination for fishing holidays too. Iceland is a perfect destination for fishing and there are plenty of places for you to visit and fish. Iceland has a rich variety of fish in its waters and a growing number of tourists are choosing it as their destination for angling holidays each year. Take a look at our travel guide for more information about fishing in Iceland.

Soak Up Some Culture at Reykjavik's Best Museums and Galleries

Soak Up Some Culture at Reykjavik's Best Museums and Galleries

15.11.2017

If you are planning on taking a vacation to Reykjavik then you might be wondering what there is to see and do in the region. There are plenty of natural wonders to take in, such as the Blue Lagoon, but the city of Reykjavik also has some great culture too. The city has a number of different galleries and museums that are perfect for a day of culture on your trip. We have created a guide to some of the best museums and galleries in the capital for you to take a look at.