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5 Reasons to Add Iceland to Your Travel Bucket List
Northern Europe is home to “The Land of Fire and Ice”—also known as Iceland. But don’t be deceiv...


Iceland is the perfect destination for people who value safety and security. Crime is almost non-existent in Reykjavik. You will rarely hear about petty thieves. Violent crime is the rarest possibility. As per the Global Peace Index 2019, Iceland remained the most peaceful country in the world. It has held this title since 2008. Iceland ranked 30th as per the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019 from the World Economic Forum(WEF) among 140 countries. However, you have to take the utmost precautions about storms, glaciers, hiking, iceberg, waterfalls, volcanos, and beaches.
Iceland is a Nordic island nation with a rich and varied culture, and literary heritage. It is a democratic republic. The capital of Reykjavik inhabits most of the population. Most Icelanders (80%) are associated with Lutheran State Church. Iceland exhibits one of the highest literacy rates in the world. Icelanders love intellectual pursuits, literature, and art. Iceland topped the World Economic Forum's survey for gender equality for seven consecutive years in 2017 among 144 countries. Women are strong, independent, and feminism is at its peak with political empowerment. The top tourist attractions in Iceland are Whale Watching, Blue Lagoon, Landmannalaugar, Spectacular Geysers, The Northern Lights, Maelifell Volcano & Myrdalsjökull Glacier Park, Skaftafell Ice Cave & Askja Caldera.
As the number of people visiting Iceland is increasing rapidly, Iceland food is taking a rebirth. Reykjavik, the island capital, is filled with so many restaurants that offer the traditional food of Iceland in a fresh and modern way. The iconic local dishes that are a must-try for tourists in Iceland are Laufabrauð, Flatkaka, Remoulade, Lamb and mutton, Ice cream, Atlantic salmon and the list never ends.
Keflavík International Airport is 50 km off Reykjavík, and you can use various options to get to and from the airport such as Taxi, Private Transfers, Car Rental, public bus, airport direct, etc.
Icelanders are helpful and polite, but they are not outgoing to say “hello” or “hi” to strangers. Icelandic people look reserved, but they open up after you strike a conversation with them. Local people are direct and honest, so make commitments that you can keep. People greet here with a firm handshake and eye contact. Most Icelanders speak good English. So, tourists can communicate easily. Even with the longest working weeks in Europe, Iceland has a very happening nightlife at Reykjavik. Reykjavik has become a party place. Iceland’s relaxed attitude for nudity may come as a cultural shock for Indians.
There is no need to use plastic bottled water in Iceland. Icelandic tap water is clean and fresh. Iceland ranks as one of the eco-friendliest countries in the world. You will seldom see any Icelander with a plastic bottle. You should carry reusable water bottles as a token of respect to environment-friendly Icelander.
Yes, bus number 55 is used for city transfer from Keflavík International Airport. This option is a little slower than dedicated airport buses. There are 12 departures from Keflavik on weekdays, whereas few departures on the weekends. You may have to change at Hafnarfjörður to get to the Reykjavik. After you have missed the bus, you might have to wait up to an hour for the next bus.
It offers two types of services: Airport Direct Economy and Airport Direct Premium. The Airport Direct Economy is a service like Flybus and Airport Express, and it costs almost the same. Airport Direct Premium service charges a premium price for a door-to-door transfer. You will be picked up from your accommodation and taken to the airport without the extra terminal stop. The only advantage is that you do not have to exchange buses.
For regular Normal Flybus tickets, the bus will take you from Keflavik Airport and drop you at BSI Bus Terminal(Central Reykjavik). From this terminal, walk or take a bus or taxi to your final destination. You can reach Laugavegur main street by walking from BSI Bus Terminal in 15 minutes. It is a 45-minute ride up to BSI Bus Terminal, and then the time it will take to reach your destination. With the Flybus+ ticket, you will transfer to another bus from the BSI bus terminal that will take you even closer to your hotel. For Reykjavik, the bus will drop you at a dedicated and pre-approved bus stop. So, it will take you 45 minutes and transfer time to your accommodation. Flybus departs 35-40 minutes after every arriving flight. Flybus is available outside of arrival halls. You can book a ticket in advance to avoid the line at the ticket stand.
Yes, You can rent a car at Keflavík Airport. You have to pay for the airport surcharge for renting it at the airport. It costs less with an increase in rental days. You will get a better per-day price for 7 days rental than 6 days of rental.
Private transfers are slightly expensive, but for a group of more than eight passengers, private transfers are more economical. Private transfers are useful when you have specific requirements like wheelchair accessible car or a lot of luggage. A driver waits for you in the arrival hall, and you will go directly to your accommodation. It takes only 45-50 minutes to reach the city center with private transfers.
Iceland enjoys a much milder climate. Gulf stream flows into the southern and the western coast and moderates the climate. West and South part receives more rainfall than the northern part of the island. Iceland climate is cold, windy, and cloudy all year. The temperature decreases with altitude in the north of Iceland.
June and August are the months of the summer season in Iceland. Days are long in summer with high and low temperatures of 15.55-18.33°C & 7.22°C respectively.
Since summers are not that hot in Iceland, considering packing a light jacket, sweater, sunscreen & shirt when leaving for your Iceland trip.
Darkness prevails in winter in Iceland. The sun brightens up the sky for 3-4 hours of light in mid-December. Limited hours for traveling. The months from December to February are the months of winter in Iceland?
Warm layers, including fleece sweaters, a heavy coat or jacket, and warm footwear, down jacket, hat, scarf, gloves, wind jacket, raincoat, hiking boots, thermal underwear are the perfect winter outfits in Iceland.
Take the following precautions about photographs for a Schengen visa to avoid rejection such as the photograph background should be plain and neutral, the photograph should not be older than the last six months of your visa application. It should be 35-40mm wide with the applicant’s face taking up 70-80% of the frame. It must be printed on high-quality paper without creases or marks on it. The applicant should be looking directly into the camera with both eyes open, hair pulled back and a neutral expression. Both ears and the full face should be visible from the forehead to the chin. Choose a light frame of spectacles that do not cover your eyes without a tint. Headgear is allowed only for religious reasons. This headgear should not have any shadows on your face and not cover your forehead or your chin. Children's photographs should not have anyone else in the frame.
You can show the last three month's bank statements, copy of your income tax returns or the previous three month's salary slips to explain the source of funds for your trip. While applying for an Icelandic Visa, one must confirm an amount of subsistence of 4,000 ISK or 28.83€/day to the Icelandic Embassy or Consulate. For each entry to Iceland, the amount required is 20,000 ISK or 144.13€. If someone else sponsors your trip, you have to explain the relationship with the sponsor and the reason for funding the trip.