Self Drive Tours in Iceland

Self Drive Tours in Iceland

Tailored to the adventurous, self drive tours allow you to explore Iceland in your own time, at your own pace. Your accommodation, vehicle and excursions are organised on your behalf, and you'll follow a personalised itinerary, prepared by local experts at Guide to Iceland.

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Frequently asked questions

What is a self-drive tour in Iceland?

Self-drive tours are designed to give you the freedom to travel at your own pace with your rental car, accommodations, and excursions all booked for you by a personal travel agent. 

Can you take a road trip around Iceland on your own?

Yes. You can take a road trip around Iceland on your own. Iceland is one of the safest countries to travel through both on your own and with a group and on a self-drive tour at your own pace, there's no shortage of beautiful and unique places to stop along the way around Iceland.

Can you take a self-drive tour around the entire island of Iceland?

Yes, you can take a self-drive tour in Iceland around the entire island. Iceland's Ring Road goes all the way around the country. This road is well maintained throughout the year, but it is still wise to check the road conditions before you travel each day, especially in the winter.

What are the minimum requirements to rent a car for a self-drive tour in Iceland?

It depends on the car rental company in Iceland. But in general: The minimum age is between 20 and 23 years old. The driver must have held the driver's license for at least one year. A credit card in the name of the driver must be provided. Be sure to contact your travel planner for further information.

Do I need to have an international driver's license to rent a car in Iceland?

To rent a car in Iceland, your driver’s license must be written in the Latin alphabet or have an international driver’s license. Although an international driver’s license is preferred, it is not necessary for a self-drive tour in Iceland. Remember to carry the driver’s license with you at all times, carrying a copy of the license is not enough.