We can’t only have fun. We need practical info too. How can you walk on ice without looking stupid? What should you pack for a holiday in Iceland? Is the country expensive and where are the puffins? Iceland isn’t really like other countries in some ways. So, it’s great to know some practical information before you arrive. Here, we post what we feel are necessary travel information. But in between, we´ll try to make you laugh.
The weather in Iceland can change dramatically from one day to the next, and you can’t rely on long-term forecasts although they give you an idea.
2017 has been a great year for us at Blue car rental in Iceland. We’ve had the pleasure of meeting lots of new travelers, gotten great feedback and grown as a company and as people. We wish you a very happy new year!
Icelanders go a little mad on New Year’s Eve and blow up around 500 tons of fireworks in a couple of hours.
We often get asked for tips about spending the holidays in Iceland, and we’re always happy to help! Here are answers to the most common Christmas related questions we get from travelers.
We often get asked for how long it’s bright outside in Iceland in the winter time. In the darkest time, which is November to January, we only get a few hours of daylight. So, if you’re traveling here during that time, use your daylight hours wisely!
If you’re referring to natural wonders, then no. Some parts of Iceland aren’t accessible during winter. While some tours may not be operating during winter, there are others that only operate during winter, like ice cave tours and other winter-related activities.
September and October are usually OK for driving outside of Reykjavík, although you can expect icy roads, particularly in the morning and evenings. But in November you should expect to see more snow and sleet on the roads on top of the ice.
It can get awfully cold in Iceland, as one would expect given the name of the country. But still, the answer to the question is: it depends.
Despite having a small population, Iceland has a very active and interesting music scene. Many people know about our more famous bands and artists, like Kaleo, Sigurrós, Of monsters and men, Gus Gus and Björk.