Foreign travel advice

Iceland

Summary

Iceland is volcanically and seismically active. Weather conditions can also be very severe and change rapidly. You should monitor the Safe Travel Website, Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration website and Icelandic Met Office reports, keep mobile phones switched on and follow the advice of the local authorities. See Natural Disasters.

Approximately 241,000 British nationals visited Iceland through Keflavik airport in 2015, 33 percent more than 2014. Most visits are trouble-free.

There is a low threat from terrorism.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.