Viking Car Rental | Car Hire in Iceland | Self Drive Tours
Travel at your own pace
Traveling at your own pace can be a top priority for you, especially if you're travelling with your family or friends.
Why not just getting a car? Viking Car Rental is an Icelandic car hire that will fulfill your needs for a rental vehicle while traveling in Iceland.
Feel complete freedom by driving a good car around the land of ice and fire. We offer you the chance to rent 4x4 vehicles suitable for Iceland's rugged highland interior. We offer a range of vehicle sizes to suit a variety of budgets and space requirements, such as compact cars, family cars, motorhomes and campers.
You can rent a GPS navigation device or a safety seat for your child, and we offer extra insurances like the Super Collision Damage Waiver (SCDW). We also provide free shuttle service to any hotel in Reykjavik. Click here to rent with Viking.
As a free service to our clients, we offer to design a self drive tour that will fit your needs. Tell us your wishes and we will make a plan for you so that you can make the most of your vacation.
You can also choose a self drive tour from the list. These span from 4 to 16 day tours, with or without accommodations. We have a fine selection of activities available to you during your trip, and for your convenience, they can be booked at any time (you don't need to do that straight away).
For a ~~ PRICE QUOTE ~~ just press the yellow "Book" button inside each of the self-drive articles - there you can quickly make your own selection of vehicles, accommodations and extras. Click here for self-drive tours.
Campervans are a nice way to experience Iceland without worrying too much about accommodation. If you are going to rent a car in Iceland - why not have the accommodation included?
We also have 4x4 campers so that you can explore the highlands in a convenient way. Bathing in Icelandic swimming pools every morning is also an unforgettable luxury experience, the swimming pools are all over the country.
Some of the extra activities that you can book along with our self drive tours include: river rafting, horse riding, glacier hiking, a boat tour in Jokulsarlon, whale watching, a snowmobile tour, snorkeling, and a ferry transfer to a remote island. This will be a memorable vacation!
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In the video to the right you can see a few examples of what to bear in mind when driving in Iceland so as to avoid these hazards and have an accident-free holiday.
Travelling in Iceland can be one of the greatest experiences you can have. But this beautiful and rugged landscape also contains some difficulties and dangers for the driver that you may not come across in other countries.
F-roads are mountain roads in the highland of Iceland. They can be closed, depending on road conditions. Snow is a determining factor.
All mountain roads and roads in the interior have a surface of loose gravel. The same applies to large sections of the national highway, which also has long stretches of asphalt. The surface on the gravel roads is often loose, especially along the sides of the roads, so one should drive carefully and slow down whenever approaching an oncoming car. The mountain roads are also often very narrow, and are not made for speeding.
Most f-roads are closed until the end of June, or even longer because of wet and muddy conditions which make them totally impassable. When these roads are opened for traffic many of them can only be negotiated by four wheel drive vehicles. Roads requiring four wheel drive (and possibly snow tires) have route numbers with an "F" prefix, for example F128.
Driving in Iceland is on the right side of the road. Headlights must be on at all times, all year round. The use of belts for all passengers is compulsory.
Useful link: www.safetravel.is
Enjoy your stay !!!