Travel documents
A valid passport or identity card is sufficient for entry.

Currency and means of payment
The currency is the Icelandic krona. You can withdraw money with your EC card at many ATMs. Major credit cards can be used to pay in larger shops, restaurants and hotels.

Vaccinations, Health & Water
There are no specific vaccination requirements for a trip to Iceland. Tetanus, polio, diphtheria and hepatitis A vaccinations are generally recommended.

Getting there
By plane: There are regular flights from many airports to Reykjavik (KEF). The flight from Germany takes about 2 hours.

Domestic travel
There is no rail transport or highways in Iceland. Rental cars can only be rented on presentation of a credit card.

Electricity
Power connections: 220 V, 50 Hz. 2-pin sockets.

Climate
Oceanically cool with relatively cold winters.

Language
The national language is Icelandic. English, Danish and German are often understood.

Embassies & tourist offices
German Embassy in Iceland
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Laufásvegur 31
101 Reykjavík
Iceland
Tel .: +354 530 11 00

National Holidays
17.06. National holiday
1st Monday in August: trading holiday

Telephone and Area Codes: The area code for Iceland is +354