If your trip to Skagafjörour is all organized but your itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.Think about extending your trip by an extra day or so. Once you’ve explored the center, Holar Cathedral and Church in Víðimýri are some other nearby attractions that are worth a detour.
With some terrific road trip options in the surrounding area, renting a car makes good sense. Without one, it’d be much more difficult to experience everything that Akureyri, 34 miles away, has to offer. Akureyri Church, Akureyri Botanical Garden and Sulur alone justify the drive out here. The locals are also likely to point you in the direction of Dalvik, 34 miles away. If you can only find time for one attraction here, make sure it’s Hamar Golf Club. (But we’d also recommend Swimming Pool Dalvik and Byggðasafnið Hvoll.)
We’ve put together a list of our top tips and tricks to help you keep more money in your pocket:
Look into as many different offers as you can (we make that chore a breeze!)
By entering your email address into our Price Drop Alert, you’ll know all the unbeatable discounts for your destination
Research is the key to getting your hands on the best rental bargains in town, so be sure to check out both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off outlets before you lock in your ride
If your vacation is somewhat flexible, play around with your dates to find lower prices on different days of the week
Nobody enjoys getting a late fee. Avoid having to pay for an extra day by ensuring your pickup and drop-off times are around the same time
Some car rental outlets reward you with discounts if you pay immediately, so be sure to keep your eyes open for these great deals
Make your booking as soon as your dates are set. You’d hate to miss out because you left it too late!
Whether you’re traveling on your own or with the whole gang, we’re here to help find the ideal set of wheels for you in Skagafjörour. If you’d rather something small, why not pick up the keys to a mini or compact? These zippy cars are easy to park and cheap to run. Excited to explore the surrounding areas? An SUV or a full-size car might just be the ticket. If you’d prefer to pull out all the stops on this vacation, turn some heads with a feature-packed premium car.
You’ll be happy to hear that there’s a huge range of both high-end and economy rental vehicles on offer in Skagafjörour. What you end up opting for will depend on what you’re willing to spend and what you plan to do. Specialty vehicles are hard to beat if you’re all about mod cons and comfort. If you feel like splashing out, why not go for a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a cushy mid-size sedan? On the other hand, if you just need a set of wheels to zip around town in as efficiently as possible, we can help you out with a budget compact vehicle (or something else that won’t blow your budget).
Before you begin driving in Skagafjörour, you’ll need to brush up on the traffic laws here. From red light rules to cell phone restrictions, here’s what you should know:
You’ll have to keep right while driving in Skagafjörour. On top of that, take some extra care if it’s your first time behind the wheel here. Once you’re familiar with the roads, relax and enjoy the scenery!
You’re unlikely to have any issues finding somewhere to park in Skagafjörour. With plenty of places to leave your rental car, exploring the best of this destination is easy and fun.
Speed limits vary across Skagafjörour, but generally range from 30km/h to 90km/h. Most residential areas have a top speed of 30km/h unless marked otherwise.
In most cases, your rental car company will charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to the relevant local agency so they can send a fine straight to you.
It is against the law to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Skagafjörour, and you may even be charged a fine for just holding your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when driving in Skagafjörour is 0.02%. If you’re in the mood for a big night out, leave your wheels behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
It’s illegal to turn at a red light in Skagafjörour. When you come across one, take the opportunity to enjoy a mindful moment or two until the light flicks back to green.
Although there are a few exceptions, seat belts are compulsory in Siglufjordur.