Top 12 Budget Self Drive Tours

Frequently Asked Questions

About Budget Self Drive Tours in Iceland

Budget Self Drive Tours allow you to drive around Iceland yourself, visiting the sites by following an itinerary prepared by Guide to Iceland. You can add extra tours and activities during booking, and your vehicle and accommodation will be organised for you. These tours are tailored to those eager to cut costs without missing out on Iceland's unique landscapes, activities and natural attractions.

1. What are the included sightseeing activities in Budget Self Drive Tours?

You can always choose to add extra activities to your itinerary but you can also follow the set itinerary for sightseeing.

2. Can we change the route slightly if we book a Budget Self Drive Tour?

Unfortunately, customisation options aren’t available for Budget Self Drive tours; they are a budget option with minimal service included.

3. What type of accommodation is included?

As this is a budget option, guests will be staying in shared rooms in hostels and dormitories. During the booking process, however, you can upgrade to a private room with a shared bathroom. If you are travelling in a large group, family rooms might be optional, depending on availability.

4. Do Budget Self Drive Tours include transfer to and from the airport?

You can pick up and return your car directly from the international airport, regardless of the arrival and departure flight time. This allows for more flexibility and convenience and ensures that you do not need airport transfer.

5. Is the Blue Lagoon included in the packages?

No, unfortunately the Blue Lagoon is not included in these budget packages.

6. Can I upgrade the car for budget self drives?

Yes, you can choose between different car levels during the booking process.

7. Are meals included?

No, but there are usually cooking facilities under the budget/super budget category of accommodation, meaning you can cook your own meals.

8. Are bed sheets included? Do I need a sleeping bag?

All bedding is included so you do not need a sleeping bag

9. Do budget self-drive tours run throughout the year?

Some do, but the vast majority do not.

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