Before you travel to Reykjavík it's important to be aware of the passport and visa regulations regarding entry to Iceland. All visitors to must carry a passport, valid at least 3 months beyond the return date
95% of all water in Iceland comes from springs in the ground, so it never comes in touch with any pollution. Unlike in many neighboring countries, the Icelandic water is free of chlorine, calcium, and nitrate. The quality of tap water in Reykjavík is well monitored, so drink up!
The monetary unit of Iceland is the Krona (ISK). As a method of payment, Icelanders use almost exclusively credit and debit cards. Thus credit and debit cards are accepted in most shops while foreign currencies are very rarely accepted in Iceland.
Are you in need of some assistance with tour bookings? Would like some safety advises about traveling in Iceland? Or just curious about our beautiful city? Here are information centers with staff members that are happy to help!
Before you hit the road and head-off on an epic adventure, please acquaint yourself with the rules and regulations and get the head's up about driving in Iceland with our concise guides and safety tips.
Explore the city using our local bus service and you're sure to discover something that you wouldn't get to see on the usual tours! Whether you have a particular destination in mind or would just like to experience Reykjavík city like a local, using the local public transport service makes for an economical and interesting experience.
There are several 24 hour taxi companies in Reykjavik, just a phone call away from anywhere in the city. All taxis have official mileage meters and taxi fares are charged at standard rates. Some taxi companies offer special prices on transport to and from Keflavik Airport.
Visit Reykjavik aims to constantly improve the quality of services and information available for people who need extra assistance and alternative access. It is important to us that you can easily obtain the information that you need before your visit.
Exploring the city on foot is a delightful experience with much to see, including everything from old style wood-framed houses, clad in colourful corrugated-iron, mixed with a creative collection of postmodern architecture.
Reykjavík has a pretty good selection of supermarkets in different price ranges, so whether you're looking for the occasional sandwich or preparing for a dinner party you'll be sure to find what you're looking for!
For a relatively small city, Reykjavík is a shopper’s paradise. There is literally something for everyone, charming little street boutiques, beautiful local design stores or large shopping malls with a great variety of stores.