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Street art par excellence in Iceland

For lovers of La Linea this is a marvel. PIC Jerome Vadon

For lovers of La Linea this is a marvel. PIC Jerome Vadon

We regularly get questions about the Icelandic sense of humor? Why we don´t know. Perhaps there is some major dialogue among foreigners about the unique sense of humor of the folks calling this home.

 

Strikes in Iceland could well dent your trip

You may have to wait a little longer than expected for your flight from Iceland in June. PIC Colin Campbell

You may have to wait a little longer than expected for your flight from Iceland in June. PIC Colin Campbell

As we reported a few days ago strikes are happening in specific industries in Iceland these days and will continue to do so.

 

Things NOT to buy at the airport in Iceland

Prices for simple basics in the Keflavik airport, often called Reykjavik airport, in Iceland are far higher than elsewhere. PIC Bart

Prices for simple basics in the Keflavik airport, often called Reykjavik airport, in Iceland are far higher than elsewhere. PIC Bart

Here´s one advice that could benefit those of you on a budget or simply those of you horrified about overpaying for the simplest things.

 

Which fare is best from Keflavik airport in Iceland

Taking a walk or go all the way? That is the question. PIC Michael Jessen

Taking a walk or go all the way? That is the question. PIC Michael Jessen

Depending on your business and the research you have done before stepping from the airplane in Keflavik airport in Iceland you might head straight for the taxis outside or you may decide to save some dough and let the bus suffice.

 

Cheapest car rental agency at Keflavik airport in Iceland

Amazing price difference between the car rental agencies at Keflavik airport in Iceland. PIC CGP Grey

Amazing price difference between the car rental agencies at Keflavik airport in Iceland. PIC CGP Grey

Turns out there is vast price difference between those car rental agencies operating out of Keflavik international airport in Iceland. In the first of a number of price checks team Total Iceland will make we discovered it makes one hell of a financial difference which one you choose.

 

No, you are not flying to Reykjavik Iceland

This is the place you´ll be landing in when coming to Iceland. Pretty far from Reykjavik if you ask us. PIC thisisbossi

This is the place you´ll be landing in when coming to Iceland. Pretty far from Reykjavik if you ask us. PIC thisisbossi

When it comes to airlines nowadays misleading its customers seems to be the thing to do. Even when airports are way out in middle of nowhere airlines have a knack for giving these airports a fancy and inviting name.

 

Things to buy before entering Iceland

On your way into the country you would do well to buy liquor and tobacco at the airport.

On your way into the country you would do well to buy liquor and tobacco at the airport.

Iceland is expensive. In spite of massive economic collapse of this country just a few years ago the reality is not as rosy as the tourist brochures would have you believe.

 

Nope! You´re not flying into Reykjavik airport in Iceland

While most airlines advertise their flights to Reykjavik that is not the case. PIC Colin Campbell

While most airlines advertise their flights to Reykjavik that is not the case. PIC Colin Campbell

Team Total Iceland gets constant questions about prices from Reykjavik airport into the center of the city. This a consequence of most all airlines advertising flights to Iceland as flights to the capital city.…

 

Price hikes for taxi rides in Iceland

Grabbing a taxi to or from Keflavik airport in Iceland carries a hefty price these days. PIC dk.noir

Grabbing a taxi to or from Keflavik airport in Iceland carries a hefty price these days. PIC dk.noir

Pretty much at the same time as a fancy new tourism report about Iceland warned against locals pricing Iceland out of the tourist market the local taxi companies raise their prices*.

 

Getting from Keflavik airport in Iceland to Reykjavik city

Leaving Keflavik airport in Iceland you have three options to go to the capital. PIC pinky eart

There are four ways for visitors to get their ass from Keflavik international airport in Iceland to the capital Reykjavik which is 40 minutes away from the airport at the best of times.

 

A few negative facts about Keflavik airport in Iceland

Inside Iceland´s only international airport in Keflavik. Expensive and small with very limited selection of stores. And that is just the beginning of the negative things about this supposedly best airport in Europe. PIC jonathanpercy

The only international airport in the whole of Iceland is Keflavik airport, commonly referred to as Reykjavik airport, is supposedly voted as the very best airport for its size in Europe year after year.…

 

How to save a bundle on Blue lagoon products in Iceland

If you do not want to throw your hard-earned money away like a drunk Saudi prince you would do well to stay clear of the shop in the famous Blue Lagoon spa in Iceland.

Inside this tourist mecca you will find a specialty Blue lagoon store selling all kinds of everything from the labs of the research division of the Blue lagoon.…

 

Short stopover in Iceland? – Here´s what you do

The small Keflavik airport in Iceland can fill up pretty quickly and is not real close to Reykjavik city. PIC A.currell

Both local Icelandic airlines,  Icelandair and Wow Air, offer transatlantic flights with the catch you make a stop in Keflavik airport.