Travel Advice for Iceland
Iceland
Capital: Reykjavik

Time Zone GMT
Telephone
Services
Country Code: 354
IDD: International direct dialling is available
Outgoing Code: 90
Emergency
Telephone
Numbers
All services-112
Tourist
Information
Iceland Tourist Board, Laekjargata 3, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland. Tel: 552 7488
Fax: 562 4749.
Passport
Information
Valid passport with at least 3 months validity are required by all except nationals of: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, The Netherlands and Switzerland holding a national ID card, nationals of Finland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden travelling from a Scandinavian country. Regulations may change at short notice and you are advised to contact the relevant consular authority before finalising travel arrangements.
Visa
Information
Required by all
Health
Information
No information available at present
Food
& Drink
Water is considered drinkable, normal precautions should be observed with food.
Currency Icelandic Krona (1Kr) = 100 aurar.
Credit cards widely accepted. Travellers cheques widely used.
ATM availability: Over 500 locations at main banks.
Cost of
Living
Can be very expensive, as with other Scandinavian countries.
Languages Icelandic. English and Danish are also widely spoken.
Weather Summers are mild and winters are rather cold. From the end of May to the beginning of August there are nearly 24 hours of perpetual daylight in Reykjavik, whilst in the Northern part of the country the sun rarely sets at all. The weather is highly changeable at all times of the year.
Electricity 220 volts AC, 50 Hz.
Post No information available at present.
Transport Roads: serve all settlements.
Rail: There is no rail system.
Airlines: connect 12 local airports.
Special
Information
See FCO for bad weather warning.