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Visitor’s Guide

Drink tap water

; it is

fresh

from

the spring and free. You will find

that Icelanders are very proud of

it and many consider it

the best

in

the world.

• Be prepared for any kind of

weather

. The country’s geographi-

cal location makes the weather

highly changeable, see

vedur.is

.

Icelandic beer

is made from the

pure

Icelandic water

. There are

many brands that are brewed in the

country.

• Bónus and Krónan are

the low-

est price supermarkets

. The

former chain has shops in the

Reykjavik

city center

. The price at

the 24/7 shop 10 – 11 is much

higher.

• Buy

prepaid card

for you mo-

bile, for example from Vodafone.

Thereby you can make

local calls

at

much lower price and

use apps

and more at

much lower cost.

• The

Reykjavik City Card

offers

you unique budget access to the

city’s extraordinary cultural scene

and vibrant city life.

Available for up to 24, 48 or 72

hours, the card gives you admission

to all of Reykjavík’s famous thermal

pools, a great many museums,

galleries and other attractions, with

unlimited travel on Reykjavík city

buses and the ferry to Videy Island.

The Reykjavik City Card also en-

titles you to

discounts

at selected

tours, shops and restaurants, plus

free internet access at the official

tourist information centre.

A 48 hour card

pays for itself after

only one trip to the pool, two museum

visits and a trip to Videy Island.

Prices

for the Reykjavik City Card

2016 are as follows:

Hours: -24

-48 -72

ISK.

-3.500 -4.700 -5.500

A Children’s Card

- Children up to

18 years old get free admission to

all museums. However, there is a

child’s fee for the City Buses, the

Thermal Pools, to the Reykjavík Zoo

and Family Park and the Ferry to

Viðey Island. Price for a Children‘s

Card is less or for: 24/ 48 / 72 only

1.200 / 2.300 / 3.000 ISK.

More Tips

and Recommendations

72

850

The Viking Naddoður accidentally discovers Iceland

and names it Snæland (The land of snow).