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Questions tagged [reykjavik]

The capital and largest city of Iceland.

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Which airport will I land at in Iceland if my ticket says “Reykjavik Keflavik Internationl Apt.”?

I have booked my flight from London to Iceland. The flight ticket says London Heathrow Apt - Reykjavik Keflavik Internationl Apt. I checked on Google Maps; it shows Reykjavik Domestic, Reykjavik ...
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Is transit visa required for my journey via Reykjavik (KEF) where there is a date change during transitioning

I have booked a round trip flight ticket of Wow Air which is via Reykjavik (KEF) airport. My layover details are below: New Delhi -> Toronto (2 hrs Layover at Reykjavik ) Toronto -> New ...
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Long Layover (20h) in Reykjavik (Iceland), visit city?

I am conteplating travelling from SFO (San Francisco, USA) to HEL (Helsinki, Findland) via Reykjavik. Besides de price, the trip is attractive because it has a 20 hour layover in Reykjavik, from 10:...
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How to travel between cities of Iceland?

1- I am planning a solo trip to Iceland this April for 4-5 days but I have some questions about it. I know every city has something worth seeing next to itself and I want to be in another city each ...
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Catching early morning flight in Reykjavik

I am planning to book an early morning flight from Reykjavik to Berlin via Wow air, its departure time is 6:10 am. How easy it is to reach Keflavik airport early, is it easy to get airport commute ...
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Keflavik International Airport to Selfoss

I will arrive in Keflavik International Airport Iceland and I have to meet with my friend traveler at Selfoss. I am looking for bus timetables but I can't find info. Does anyone has info about this?
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How to get to the Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik cheaply?

What is the way to get from Reykjavik to the Blue Lagoon for the cheapest price?
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I've been to Keflavik, Iceland, but now I can't find it on the map! [closed]

On a whim, I decided to check out Google Maps and see how far it was from Reykjavik to Keflavik (the name of the airport of course, and also, from what I remember, the name of the town for which the ...
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Outdoor clothing and shoes brands that people wear in Iceland [closed]

I was wondering, maybe for future purposes of visiting, what kind of outdoor clothing and shoes brands do people wear in Iceland, with focus on Reykjavik, during the whole year, but especially during ...
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Where is the post box at Keflavík (Reykjavík International) airport?

The list on the postur website doesn't include specific information.
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Is 16 days enough to self-drive the whole Iceland ring road in September, and fit in activities? [closed]

I've booked a trip to Iceland for the 9th to the 25th September. It's me and my boyfriend and we're renting a campervan to drive around the island. I've been using a website called Sygic Travel to try ...
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I have a stopover in Iceland with Iceland Air, do I have to collect and check back in my luggage?

Iceland Air offers free stopovers in Reykjavik when flying between North America to the rest of Europe (I specifically booked a multi-city ticket with a stopover in Reykjavik). Neither on my ticket ...
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Direct travel from Dublin to Reykjavik

I'm planning to visit Reykjavik from Dublin some time near Christmas. Apparently there is no direct flight from Dublin. Since I'm not Irish National, I cannot travel through any other place other than ...
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Which to prefer, Reykjavík Cars or Reykjavik Rent-a-car? [closed]

After reading a few fora, I decided to rent a car from "Reykjavík Cars" but then I realized that there are two separate companies with a similar name. Is there a preference between these two / is one ...
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Insurance required while renting a car in Iceland [closed]

I'm planning to rent a SUV from Reykjavik cars from Iceland but am confused with many options for insurance. What are the insurance policies I do need to take to avoid any major issues?
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Would you recommend driving or taking a tour bus in Iceland? [closed]

I'm travelling around 1st week of July to Reykjavik, Iceland. I'll be there with my family for about four days. We're good drivers in US. However, not sure if I should be renting and driving a car in ...
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Anything to do in Reykjavik airport at 9 am during a 1h30m layover?

My friend and I are travelling to Amsterdam via Iceland Air and have a 1h30m layover there starting around 9am. Is there anything interesting to do to fill that time? This is not limited to the ...
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“Match of the century” in Reykjavik

The so called Match of the Century was the chess world championship between Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1972. It's one of the most famous chess matches because it took ...
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Day-flight from Reykjavík to any european city

Im travelling to Reykjavík because of my job. I'll leave from Rome and of course have to come back to it. Looking at the way back flight I saw that several sites make me leave Reykjavík during the ...
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Tasting typical Icelandic cuisine in Reykjavík

I'll be going to Reykjavík in a few weeks. As usual for my job travels I'm trying also to enjoy the place, and in this case the cuisine. I tried to have a look on wikipedia Reykjavìk page, but it ...
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Top 3 to see/do in Reykjavík [closed]

I am travelling because of my job, and in a few months I'll go to Reykjavík. I'm very excited because it is my first time in Iceland, and I'm managing in having more or less one free day to spend as ...
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Iceland - Visiting fjords from Reykjavík in 1 day

We're travelling to Iceland early May this year. Our accommodation will be in Reykjavík, but we would like to see the fjords in the north as well (around Ísafjörður). According to Google Maps, it's ...
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What is the best time of year to visit Reykjavík?

When I ask for the "best" time of year, I am looking for a reasonable balance of the following criteria, in order of importance: Mild weather. Ideally, warm enough to have coffee outside in a light ...