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Sixt Car Rental in Iceland

SIXT offers premium, affordable, and convenient car rental in Iceland, which is available at the country's major transport hubs. No matter what kind of trip you have planned, our branches are ready to get you on the road in a rental car that meets your budget and mobility needs. We have a large and varied fleet to choose from, including SUVs, minivans and more - simply choose your pick up location and dates above to and book online securely and reserve your ideal vehicle category.

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Tips for your Sixt rent a car in Iceland

Sixt provides car rental deals in Iceland at our airport and city center locations. Each of our branches host a diverse selection of leading rental cars and you can take advantage of our affordable rates on premium vehicles and the best additional perks such as additional driver coverage, GPS, WIFI on-the-go, and a selection of child seats.

You can choose your car rental in Iceland from our array of up-to-date vehicles. We have compact cars and sedans for city trips and SUVs for more outdoor exploration. For comfortable travel on a family vacation have a look at our array of station wagons and minivans, and some of our vehicles also come with automatic transmission.

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Driving Tips

The road system in Iceland is easy to navigate and traffic is minimal outside of the main cities. Commonly referred to as Ring Road, Route 1 is the most traveled motorway around the country. It circumnavigates the island and connects most of its cities. While Route 1 is open throughout the year, there may be temporary closures due to weather conditions so inform yourself beforehand. There are no tolls in Iceland except for the Hvalfjord Tunnel, which cuts the distance from Reykjavík to the western and northern parts of the island.

Additional driving tips:

  • In general the speed limit is 50 km/h in urban areas, 90 km/h on highways.
  • Driving in Iceland is on the right-hand side of the road.
  • Drivers and passengers must wear seatbelts at all times.
  • Headlights are obligatory while driving both during the day and at night.
  • Talking on the phone without a hands-free system is prohibited.
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Places of Interest

Top 4 Architectural Sights

  • Glaumbaer Farm at Skagafjordur
  • ION Adventure Hotel
  • Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
  • Snaefellsstofa Visitor Center

The Glaumbær Farm features multiple eighteenth and nineteenth century timber farmhouses, serving as a museum that highlights the bucolic lifestyle of northern rural Iceland. Perched near Iceland's impressive lava fields and set underneath the majestic view of the Northern Lights, ION Adventure Hotel is optimal for travelers seeking tranquility or adventure. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre is Northern Europe's award-winning, premiere concert hall situated in the heart of Reykjavik and set against the adjacent mountains. The Snaefellsstofa Visitor Center at Skriduklaustur is the information center for the east territory of Vatnajökull National Park. The center emphasizes the beauty of the surrounding countryside with its distinctive, sustainable foundation.

Top 4 Natural Sights

  • Vatnajökull Caves
  • Blue Lagoon
  • Jökulsárlón
  • Gullfoss

The Vatnajökull Caves, found within the Vatnajökull Glacier, and tours of the caves with their blue ice roofs and snow covered ground are extremely popular. The famed Blue Lagoon, situated in a lava field in Grindavík, is a man-made, geothermal spa with mineral-rich waters. Jökulsárlón is a lagoon resulting from the breaking apart of the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier. The lagoon is considered to be the deepest lake in the country and visitors can partake in tours to explore the striking scenery. Gullfoss is a protected waterfall of national significance situated in the canyon of the Hvítá river in southwest Iceland.

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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