If you‘re looking for an eco-friendly vacation in Iceland, you are in luck. We got just the right option for you!
Blue Car Rental has added Electric Vehicles (EV) to its rental car's selection. Giving customers the opportunity for a fully electric self-drive tour in Iceland. We are proud to contribute towards sustainable tourism and assist our customers with reducing their carbon footprint while traveling.
Why are Electric Cars a great rental option in Iceland?
Less pollution: Renting an electric vehicle (EV) in Iceland is an excellent choice for several compelling reasons. Iceland, as a nation, is committed to preserving its environment, which is evident through its substantial utilization of renewable energy sources such as geothermal and hydro power.
Opting for an EV rental allows you to actively participate in utilizing this clean energy and actively contribute to the safeguarding of Iceland's fragile natural surroundings. By doing so, you have the opportunity to minimize your carbon emissions and freely explore our breathtaking country with a sense of environmental responsibility.
Cheaper fuel option: Utilizing an electric vehicle (EV) while driving in Iceland presents a valuable opportunity to save on fuel expenses, considering that electricity is more cost-effective than petrol and diesel in the country.
For those seeking to explore Iceland's magnificent landscapes and experience its remarkable natural marvels, renting a car proves to be the optimal choice. By opting for an EV rental, travelers can relish in the awe-inspiring scenery Iceland has to offer while simultaneously cutting down on travel expenditures, as they can charge the electric car instead of purchasing costly fuel.
Smooth and quiet driving: From the moment you embark on your journey with an electric rental car in Iceland, you will immediately notice the remarkable smoothness and tranquility of the ride. The absence of engine noise enables you to fully immerse yourself in the serene allure of Iceland's pristine landscapes.
This heightened sense of tranquility will undoubtedly elevate your overall experience as you traverse the renowned Ring Road. En route, you will encounter breathtaking vistas of volcanoes, majestic waterfalls, captivating black sand beaches, and awe-inspiring glaciers, all while relishing in the peaceful ambiance created by your quiet EV ride.
What I Need to Know Before Renting an EV in Iceland
Here are four essential aspects that we recommend exploring prior to commencing your electric-powered Icelandic road adventure:
1. Determine your specific requirements for utilizing the EV.
2. Familiarize yourself with the driving range capabilities of the EV.
3. Acquire knowledge about the operational aspects of the EV.
4. Identify convenient locations for charging the EV.
EV Rental Requirements With Blue Car Rental
- Minimum rental period for an EV is 24 hours.
- Renters/drivers must be 20 years of age to rent an EV.
- All drivers must have a calid driver license.
- Renters must submit a credit card or a debit card (with 16 digit and cvc number).
Included In The Car Rental Price Rate
- Unlimited mileage
- 24% VAT tax
- Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
- Super Collision Damage Waiver (SCDW)
- Gravel Protection (GP)
- Theft Protection (TP)
For further information see Blue Car Rental´s Guidance for Electric Cars.