DC to Iceland in November (9th - 13th)
Replies: 13 - Last Post: Oct 7, 2013 6:34 AM Last Post By: lennythelion
Sep 13, 2013 8:28 AM
DC to Iceland in November (9th - 13th)Hi y'all-
I'm planning a trip to Iceland on 9th-13th of November (my plane will landed in Reykjavik international airport on the morning of 10th of November) . I'm not a first time traveler but this is my first time to Iceland - so any recommendations or advice on - what to eat / see / try and/or where to sleep - from the locals and experienced travelers are welcome!
I'm also looking for travel buddy or buddies - send me a message if you are happening to be in Iceland same time as I am. Let's meet up, travel around and explore the wonderful Iceland together. I'm down for renting a car, going on a tour or whatever is fun.
A little bit about myself - I'm an Asian-American, 32, traveler/photographer, used to travelling with other people.
Looking forward to hear from you!
Sep 14, 2013 12:31 AM
1Should these dates be understood so that you are in Iceland for 2 half days (10th and morning 13th) + 2 full days?
If so you can see a bit of Reykjavik 10th afternoon + morning 13th and do 2 daytours where one will be "The Golden Circle".
No chance to see the "99%" of Iceland
You ARE aware that there is only 6½ hours between sunrise and sunset in mid November?
Sep 16, 2013 3:20 PM
Yes, I'm fully aware that. Thank you.
My plane will landed in Reykjavik airport in the early morning of the10th of Sept, so it'll give me three full days if I calculated correctly. I just to get out of the town for a quick sec and explore the Iceland for a little. I can and will come back to Iceland again whenever the tix is on-sale again. I was going to do the similar trip last year but work and personal life prevented me from doing it. We'll see how it goes this time.
Sep 17, 2013 6:13 AM
3Your plane will arrive at Keflavik airport, not Reykjavik. It is about a 30 minute bus ride into Reykjavik from Keflavik airport. There is no free shuttle service.
Reykjavik airport is only for domestic flights except to Greenland.
Sep 17, 2013 4:15 PM
4"I'm planning a trip to Iceland on 9th-13th of November (my plane will landed in Reykjavik international airport on the morning of 10th of November) . I'm not a first time traveler but this is my first time to Iceland - so any recommendations or advice on - what to eat / see / try and/or where to sleep - from the locals and experienced travelers are welcome!'
We are in Iceland the very same dates and would be happy to
share ideas, tour guides, accommodation tips etc.
Our first time in Iceland also.
Sep 19, 2013 6:43 AM
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Sep 30, 2013 4:01 PM
7OP, I'm guessing you're arriving on the IAD-KEF flight that gets in 0630 (at least that's the time I'm booking for that route for next summer). I've seen a lot of central Reykjavik airbnb rental availabilities that are flexible on check-in time, much more so than I'd expect a hotel to be, such that you could check in as soon as you got into the city. Worth considering.
Oct 2, 2013 3:55 PM
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Oct 6, 2013 2:07 AM
10".. rates are bound to be cheaper online than on the spot."
My prior travel experiences are directly opposite?
Is Iceland so different ?
Oct 6, 2013 4:19 AM
11I can't answer that directly, sorry. I've just always found booking a hotel online cheaper than getting a room in the location on the day. However as I already said when I was in Iceland I got a room once there. I have never found a room cheaper once arrived. I wouldn't mind asking though, as I'm planning on returning to Iceland in 2014, which hotels there have you found cheaper on turn-up, than booked in advance online? Thanks in advance.
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