17.06.2012

Iceland car rental during independence day June 17

June 17, Iceland independence day (national day), is one of the most important days in Iceland history as it marks the beginning of Iceland independence from Denmark in 1944.

Icelanders celebrate it´s independence on this day every year in the city of Reykjavik Iceland as well as in all small towns and villages around the country.

The photo is from Þingvellir (Tingvellir) which is Iceland first national park and is an important place in the history of Iceland. It is were it´s parliament, Alþingi (Althing) was founded and has been chosen by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

June 17 is also the day the summer actually begins in Iceland as many of the mountain roads (F-roads) leading to the highland of Iceland opens around this time of the year.

Thrifty Iceland Car Rental keeps it´s doors open for visitors to Iceland during independence day to make sure everyone get a safe and economical transportation for their Iceland visit.

Book now a brand new, safe and economical rental car from Thrifty Iceland and pick it up on independence day in Reykjavik, at Keflavik airport, in Akureyri Down Town or at Akureyri airport.

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