A group hiking in a line on Svínafellsjökull Glacier in the Skaftafell National Park Iceland. This glacier has been used as a filming location for many feature films.

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When traveling in Iceland, pay attention to its place names, you may even recognise one from the Icelandic sagas. Read on to find out how to learn more.

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Things to Know

Plan the perfect visit to Iceland with these top tips on packing, the environment and local etiquette.

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Transportation

It may be small but Iceland can be mightily difficult to get around. The scale and savagery of the landscape make traveling tricky – here's how to do it.

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Visa Requirements

It depends on your citizenship. Read on to find out if you need a visa to visit Iceland, and more information if you do (and even if you don’t).

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Money and Costs

Make your krónur go further in Iceland with these budget tips.

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Traveling with Kids

Don't let Iceland's wild terrain fool you – there are lots of amazing attractions here for kids of all ages. Here's how to plan a family trip to Iceland.

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Experience Iceland's incredible landscape and stunning small towns on one of our favorite Icelandic road trips.

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Traveling to Iceland with points and miles in 2024

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