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

Google was wrong. There are two airports "in" Reykjavík: Reykjavík Airport, which is close to town and serves only domestic destinations and Greenland, and Keflavík International Airport, a.k.a. ...
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Which airport will I land at in Iceland if my ticket says "Reykjavik Keflavik Internationl Apt."?

You will be arriving at Keflavik (KEF), which is a 40-ish minute drive outside Reykjavik. Keflavik is now the main airport for Reykjavik, and all the car hire agencies have a presence there.
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Where is the post box at Keflavík (Reykjavík International) airport?

It's the red box by the "Odd size baggage" counter in the departure lounge
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I've been to Keflavik, Iceland, but now I can't find it on the map!

According to wiki, Reykjanesbær is a community that encompasses also Njarðvík and Hafnir. The town where your pointer ends up is Keflavik, but the label shown on Google Maps is from the larger ...
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Catching early morning flight in Reykjavik

Super easy. There are a ton of flights from 6am to 8am each and every morning. So the airport bus and other shuttle services all accommodate this. For a 6am flight, I'd aim to get there at least 2 ...
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Keflavik International Airport to Selfoss

You have to catch Bus 55 to Reykjavik (you can catch the more expensive Flybus and Greyline shuttles if you want), from Reykjavik you can catch buses 51 to Selfoss. The Reykjavík bus system, Strætó, ...
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How to travel between cities of Iceland?

Car rental is the easiest when short on time but rental cars in Iceland are extremely expensive due to the short tourist season. One thing that is popular though is to rent a camper van which offset ...
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Is transit visa required for my journey via Reykjavik (KEF) where there is a date change during transitioning

You can use the Transit without Visa (TWOV) facility in Rekyjavik as you will transit Iceland on the same calendar day for both of your flight legs. You have not posted the actual arrival and ...
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Long Layover (20h) in Reykjavik (Iceland), visit city?

Assuming that they layover is actually in Keflavik airport (which it almost certainly is; Reykjavik itself just has domestic flights, and a few connections to neighboring locations in the North ...
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Midnight transport fron Keflavik international airport to Reykjavik

You can try https://www.re.is/tour/flybus/ . They claim to serve all arrivals. Personally I would probably stay the night in an Keflavik airport hotel and head into Reykjavik the next day. At the ...
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Is 16 days enough to self-drive the whole Iceland ring road in September, and fit in activities?

Yes, 16 days should be plenty of time in my opinion. I have driven the ring road several times, sometimes in much shorter time, but then of course not with quite so many activities. I took a brief ...
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How to get to the Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik cheaply?

There is no local bus service to the Blue Lagoon so your formal options are essentially walk (the whole way could take days), hire a car or take a taxi. Assuming a ~70 km trek does not suit, there are ...
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How to travel between cities of Iceland?

I've hitchhiked for on week in Iceland. If you are on the ring road or in the main gravel roads (for example the F208 to Landmannalaugar), you shouldn't have to wait too much. There is one time where ...
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Midnight transport fron Keflavik international airport to Reykjavik

The most common option is to use the Flybus but there is also a competing company: Grayline. See if their schedule could suit you. Either way you are looking to spend €20+ per trip/person. Keep in ...
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Buying Isobutane/propane canisters in Reykjavik near Laugavegur?

I can't speak from personal experience, but according to this old reddit thread, these canisters are readily available at most gas stations in Iceland. Iceland Camping Equipment also says they can ...
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Which airport will I land at in Iceland if my ticket says "Reykjavik Keflavik Internationl Apt."?

If you are travelling from London, then you are going to land on the International airport not the domestic one. This would be KEF and is approx. 30 miles (49.5 km) away from Reykjavík. In terms of ...
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Keflavik International Airport to Selfoss

You have to leave bus 55 at Fjordur. To get to Mjoddin you can take bus nr. 21 When you get to Mjoddin you change to bus nr. 51. Less of a hassle but probably much more expensive is this https://www....
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Where is the post box at Keflavík (Reykjavík International) airport?

There is also one after security, past the duty free, in the food court area. Right behind the Nord restaurant and before heading to all gates.
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Outdoor clothing and shoes brands that people wear in Iceland

The brand is not so important. The quality of the clothes is important. Of course, brand may be an indicator of quality. But just go to any normal sports/outdoor store in Iceland or your home country, ...
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What is a well-established, reputable day-trip tour company in Reykjavik?

I'm actually writing this from Keflavik airport after a two-day stopover in Iceland so here is some up-to-date (if unasked) points Entry is still complicated, you need digital registration and the ...
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What is a well-established, reputable day-trip tour company in Reykjavik?

I have done what you planned to do, back in September 2014. There are/were at the time quite a few companies and at that time it was easy to book only on the day before or even the same day for a half ...
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How to get to the Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik cheaply?

The cheapest option I'm aware of (short of hitchhiking) would be the buses operated by Reykjavik Excursions. You can buy a round trip ticket that includes admission to the lagoon for 9600 ISK. ...
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