Useful Information for Iceland visitors

Information for UK visitors in Iceland

Handy information on travel, immigration, studying in Iceland, traveling with children, electricity, medical information and more.


Iceland uses the 220 volt Europlug which has two round prongs. Most laptops will automatically work with 220 volts.


The unit of currency in Iceland is the Icelandic Krona (IKR). ATMs which accept VISA, MasterCard and other major credit cards are located around Reykjavik and in most towns and villages around Iceland. Many hotels and tour operators accept the Euro.

Opening hours

Shops in Iceland are generally open Mondays to Fridays from 10.00 to 18.00 and most larger shops are open from 10.00 to 17.00 on weekends.

British Embassy in Iceland

British Embassy in Iceland is located at Laufásvegur 31 in Reykjavik.

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