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Iceland Country Quickfacts

  • Hiking over Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Whale Watching
  • Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Erupting
  • Borgarfjordur in North Iceland
  • Church in Vidimyri
  • Geothermal Hot Springs
  • Horses Roam the Fields of Iceland
Area:  103,000 km2
Capital: Reykjavík
Country Code: 354
Country Population: 366,425
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, and Master Card
Currency: Icelandic króna
Departure Tax: Included in ticket
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 220 V
Ethnic Groups:  99% European, 1% Other
Location:  Nordic Island
Official Language(s): Icelandic.  (English and Danish are widely spoken too)
Religion: Christian
Time Zone: GMT (UTC+0)
Tipping: Tipping is never ever expected, but like everywhere in the world, appreciated.



Iceland Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Iceland.

Learn about the history and culture of Iceland, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Iceland's nature and wildlife, weather, and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Iceland for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Iceland tours today!


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UK & Europe by Goway is the exclusive division of Goway that specializes in planning and organizing Iceland tours and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, self-drive toursmotorcoach toursindependent travel modules, and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Iceland.

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