The least expensive method to explore Iceland is as simple as renting a vehicle. Renting a vehicle in Iceland does not need to blow your financial allowance, even though it is not less expensive than hitchhiking, it certainly provides you with more freedom in a cheaper cost. Especially, in comparison to the tourist sightseeing tours offered at the tourist information centers. The six tips below will save a little money in your vehicle rental in Iceland.
Search on the internet: You are able to reduce your costs considerably by booking your Iceland vehicle rental online. By booking through Hertz.com we could cut our savings by 50%. The walk-in quotes remained as significantly more costly than reserving online. The least expensive Iceland rental vehicle company we found was SADcars.com, which provides its customers a 15% discount when they book through their website.
Get the rental vehicle at Keflavik Worldwide Airport terminal: The airport terminal is situated roughly an hour or so from Reykjavik, so to get towards the city you may either get your rental vehicle in the airport terminal or pay $20-$25 each method of getting back and forth from the airport terminal around the passenger bus.
Keep the vehicle longer: The cost from the rental vehicle dramatically lessens the longer you book it for.
No requirement for extra insurance: Whenever we rented our vehicle, the agent suggested that people did not require the thievery insurance because vehicle thefts in Iceland are low.
Element in the gas: Gas is costly in Europe, which is true for Iceland, too. Count on paying about $5 per gallon. And don’t forget, gas is offered through the liter and not the gallon.
The off-season: In Iceland, Sept. 1 begins the beginning of the reduced tourist season. During this period vehicle rentals in Iceland become less expensive than throughout the summer time several weeks. The price of accommodations vehicle within the low season could be greater than 50% cheaper.