Good preparation is the key to traveling successfully. Keep the below points in mind and remember that your first destination should always be the Safe Travel Home Page.
At wintertime most of the highland as well as many roads are closed. Get information about the area.
Always leave your travel plan with someone who can react if needed.
Check the weather forecast. In Iceland the weather can change fast.
Remember to bring the right equipment for the kind of travel you are planning.
Map, compass and GPS should always be used when travelling outside urban areas.