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How Iceland is Welcoming Travellers Safely During COVID

Thinking about travelling to Iceland in the near future? We share the latest on whether you can travel to our beautiful country, the testing requirements and explain how we are welcoming travellers safely to the land of fire and ice.

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One Week In Iceland: 7 Day Self Drive Itinerary

Looking for the perfect self-drive itinerary for your seven day holiday in Iceland? Look no further! The team here at Lotus Car Rental have put together the ultimate 7-day itinerary which will see you hit all of the unmissable spots and sights, as well as some of our personal favourites. Happy planning!

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Ultimate Iceland Five Day Itinerary & Travel Guide

Looking for the perfect Iceland five day itinerary? Our travel guide is the best way to see a little bit of everything Iceland has to offer during your five day visit.

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The Ultimate Global Road Trip

We appreciate that 2020 hasn’t been the best year for travel. With the pandemic closing borders around the world, many holiday plans have been laid to waste. However, with 2021 on the horizon, we can start to dream of getting back out on the open road again. With many people already starting to plan their trips away, we thought we would explore the idea of an ultimate global road trip. 

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Ultimate Iceland 3 Day Itinerary and Travel Guide

Looking for the perfect three-day itinerary for Iceland? We’ve put together a travel guide and itinerary that you can follow to see the best of Iceland in just three short days. You’ll hit all of our favourite destinations, with time along the way to stop and take it all in! Think of it as a tasting menu of the attractions that our beautiful country has to offer.

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Parking in Reykjavik: The Ultimate Guide

Parking in Iceland doesn’t need to be something to worry about on your trip. If you have a tour booked then you may find it less stressful to park in one of the multi-storey car parks or park a little further out of the city centre so you don’t find yourself worrying about being late and trying to find a car parking space. 

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Reykjavík's Districts Explored: Where to Eat and Stay and What to Do

There are 10 unique districts spread throughout the capital itself, each with their own style and reasons to visit. We’ve brought the highlights of the most popular districts - Vesturbær, Miðborg & Hlíðar - and discuss the places to eat at, stay in and see while you visit.

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Iceland's Culture and Etiquette

Planning your trip to Iceland and keen to learn more about the culture of this beautiful island? Read on for our round-up of little-known intricacies of Icelandic culture and etiquette.

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Camping in Iceland

Our guide on camping in Iceland is designed for both tourists and natives, providing practical tips on what to expect, what to bring with you, and tips on the best spots you can use to camp safely. 

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The Climates and Seasons of Iceland

Iceland is undoubtedly an incredible holiday destination, owed in part to the stunning sights and unique climate. Even so, many believe that Iceland is a cold place all the time, with visions of snowfall and icy temperatures all year round, which could put some off from visiting this Nordic gem. 

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