Visa

Please check below if you need visa to enter Iceland

www.utl.is

If you require an invitation letter in support of your visa application please contact smi_at_nordu_dot_net with a copy of your registration confirmation.

Weather

Average temperature in September is 7 C. The odd snowfall may also come round.

http://en.vedur.is/

Clothing

The best way to dress for Iceland is to bring layers. Shirts, warm pullovers, some wind and rain proof outerwear. Windbreaker, a fleece or a woollen sweater, and sturdy walking shoes.

What to bring to Iceland 

If traveling in the highlands, thermal underwear, woollen socks, and waterproof boots are recommended. Gloves and hats are also recommended, don´t forget your swimsuit and a towel, as there are many opportunities bathe or swim in geothermal pools.  

https://iceland.nordicvisitor.com/travel-guide/information/what-to-pack/

Safety

Iceland is a very safe place

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/iceland/safety

Money

The currency of Iceland is the Icelandic krona (ISK). Visa  cards are widely accepted but American Express cards are not as common.

Electricity  

Electrical sockets in Iceland provide electricity at between 220 and 240 volts AC.

Driving in Iceland

With small narrow roads of which many are gravel roads some extra attention is required. Check out the roadsigns in the attached.


Airport Transfer, Suggestions & Links to explore Iceland further

For airport transfer - and other sight seeing trips NORDUnet has made an agreement with a local tour operator, Reykjavik Excursions to the effect that if you book the below tours and state the code "NORDUGUEST" you will get 10% discount on the below offerings.

  • Flybus   (Airport Transfer)
  • Blue Lagoon transfers (not the entrnace)
  • All tours which starts with  RE
  • The City Bus HOP ON HOP OFF

You can book your offerings via the below link

https://www.re.is/


COVID-19 precautions

Please familiarise yourself with the actual regulations for entering Iceland here

https://www.covid.is/english