Driving in Iceland can be different from driving in the UK so it’s important to make sure that you know some rules of the road before you travel there. Sixt has provided a guide below with some useful driving tips for our customers to read through and understand before driving in Iceland.
Please make sure that you have read through and understood our guide before your road trip.
Another important factor to consider are the different speed limits when driving in Iceland. This is quite essential, for violating these traffic laws will result in an on-the-spot fine:
Most of the mountain roads and roads in the interior of Iceland have a surface of loose gravel. The same applies to some sections of the national highway. The surface on the gravel roads is often loose, especially along the edges of the roads. Please make sure that you drive carefully on these roads and slow down whenever approaching an oncoming car.
There are many parking options in Reykjavik with specialized parking zones, multi-storey car parks, parking lots and street parking available.
Sixt has 2 branches located in the capital city of Reykjavik including one at Reykjavik domestic airport.
Now you have read our tips for driving in Iceland why not check out some of the other great destination we have covered, these include Germany, Spain and the USA.
* Please note: All information was correct at the time of publication.