A Comprehensive Guide to Everything Related to Renting a Car in Iceland. Booking a rental car without looking at reviews is like shopping bananas from the discount bin at the grocery store. You’re either gonna get lucky or you’re gonna get a bad banana. But, looking at reviews isn’t the only research...

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It depends entirely on what you plan on doing and when you plan on visiting.  A common misconception about the Sand and Ash Protection is that it's there to protect you from the possibility of a sudden volcanic eruption. That's not why it's there.  The Sand and Ash Protection covers...

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You may have read about or heard people talking about their 'Off-road driving' experience in Iceland. Well, they may either be exaggerating, confused, or due a very big fine from the Icelandic government. This is because off-road driving is highly illegal here in Iceland and if you are caught...

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A comprehensive comparison of the most common 4x4 rental cars in Iceland. Luggage space, ground clearance, cabin space and more. It can get a bit daunting choosing the right 4x4 for your glorious Icelandic adventure. Will your luggage fit? Will the people in the back have enough leg space? Are you gonna...

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Updated: 02. Jan 2019 | by Liam Davies | 5 min read

What are F-roads in Iceland?

Quick Navigation When are f-roads open The most popular F-roads Does my route contain F-roads? Are F-roads worth driving?   F-road Guides F35 - Kjölur 550 - Kaldidalur F206 - Lakagígar F26 - Sprengisandsleið Guide to the Highlands F-roads are roads that access the highlands of Iceland....

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Updated: 20. Dec 2018 | by Liam Davies | 4 min read

Do I Need A 4x4 In Iceland?

A lot of travelers underestimate Iceland's conditions due to both bad advice and under-planning. One of the most frequently asked questions on forums is if a 4x4 is needed or if a regular 2WD will suffice. This is a difficult question to answer because it depends on many factors, including weather,...

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When renting a car, choosing insurance can be one of the biggest headaches. Here in Iceland, there are 2 mandatory insurances: Collision Damage Waiver and Third Party Liability. Sometimes, the Third Party Liability will be included under the 'Collision Damage Waiver'. Third Party Liability...

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Updated: 03. Dec 2018 | by Liam Davies | 6 min read

Driving In Iceland

The roads in Iceland are a lot different to many other countries. They can pose all kinds of fun, mysteries and even dangers. The gravel roads can cause different types of damage to your rental car, whilst the sheep of Iceland are known for venturing into the roads. The unpredictable weather in Iceland...

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The Kjölur Route - Landscape and Legend   Traveling the Route The Kjölur Route (F35) (also known as the Kjalvegur Road) runs between the Langjökull and Hofsjökull glaciers on the Kjölur plateau at an altitude of 600-700 meters. The road is 170km in length from the south at Gullfoss to the north...

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Learn the tips and tricks to having an affordable, reliable and enjoyable rental car experience in Iceland.  Renting a car in Iceland can be a daunting process as the entire experience surrounding it is simply so much more different than what you would normally encounter in other countries. That's...

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