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In Akureyri we recommend the following car hire offers

from 60 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

Mini
e.g. Hyundai i10
15 Days from 16.07 - 31.07.2024
Example vehicle
from 70 £ per day
Economy

Small, agile and economical - that's all it takes!

e.g. Hyundai i20
15 Days from 16.07 - 31.07.2024
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from 64 £ per day
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Mini
e.g. Hyundai i10
15 Days from 16.07 - 31.07.2024
Example vehicle

As the second-largest urban area after Reykjavik, Akureyri is compact enough for easy navigation, yet offers a variety of memorable drives.

Car Class Recommendations

Choose a standard car for city drives and good weather conditions. For rough terrains and winter seasons, a 4x4 is recommended. Please note that manual transmissions are common in Iceland, unlike in the UK; ensure to request for an automatic if you're not comfortable with manual driving.

Parking

Akureyri offers free on-street parking and public car parks, but pay attention to the standard Icelandic parking clock to avoid fines.

Attractions and Driving Routes

Set route to immerse yourself in Icelandic culture, stunning landscapes, and taste unique local delicacies.

The Garden in Akureyri (Listagarður Akureyri)

Enjoy a lovely drive to one of the northernmost botanical gardens in the world, home to Icelandic and foreign flora.

Gourmet Drive

Visit local farms and producers on the Tastes of North Iceland route for a mouthwatering experience.

Getting to Know Akureyri

Akureyri, though smaller than most cities, boasts a vibrant culture and a warm, welcoming populace.

City and People

With just under 20,000 inhabitants, Akureyri maintains a small-town charm, yet features an energetic arts scene, with many galleries and museums showcasing local talent.

Neighbourhoods

Explore the Hlíð neighbourhood, known for its hiking trails and stunning views, or visit the city centre for its quirky shops and historic buildings.

Practical Information

Currency

Iceland uses the Icelandic króna (ISK), though credit and debit cards are widely accepted.

Climate

Akureyri's climate can be chilly, so pack warm clothing. And, remember, the right rental car could make your winter trip enjoyable and safe.

Seasonal Events

Visit during the summer festival season, with events like the Akureyri Art Summer showcasing local and international talent. Or come during the winter for exceptional skiing and the unforgettable sight of the Northern Lights!

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