FAQ - Getting Around Iceland
Most frequent questions and answers
We can highly recommend renting a car here for your trip to Iceland for good rates, great services and well maintained cars.
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The simple answer is; No, you do not NEED a 4WD car when traveling to Iceland. You can drive most routes in Iceland on a regular 2WD car.
However, if you want to travel to the highlands of Iceland or drive on some mountain roads, you will need a 4WD car. Many people also find it more comfortable to drive a 4WD car during the winter time in Iceland because of the uncertain weather conditions.
Many travelers do not rent a car in Iceland. If that’s your choise, then we recommend that you go on guided tours that include transfer to and from the locations that you want to explore in Iceland.
You can choose between