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KR (Reykjavík FC) v Celtic FC travel advice

Travel advice for Celtic fans travelling to Reykjavík for the KR v Celtic match on Tuesday 15 July.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Date: Tuesday 15 July

Venue: KR-völlur

Kick off time: 7pm (local time)

As well as this advice, check out our travel advice for Iceland

Passports and visas

  • British citizens don’t need a visa to travel to Iceland for visits of less than three months, but your passport should be valid for at least three months after entry
  • Iceland is a member of the European Economic Area (EEA) and you should remember your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) but also take out travel insurance, even if you’re only going for one night - it could save you a lot of money if you get into difficulties

Getting to the stadium

  • the address for KR-völlur is Frostaskjól 2, 107 Reykjavík
  • bus number 11 and 13 goes to KR-völlur from Reykjavík´s city centre (Lækjargata)

At the match

At this time, Celtic have received 300 tickets for this fixture. The stadium is served by a single stand providing all seater covered accommodation.

  • Celtic Ticket Services will manage the sale of tickets. Please only purchase tickets from Celtic Ticket Services
  • for spectator safety reasons, please do not travel to KR-völlur unless you have an official ticket for this fixture located within the Celtic support
  • access is provided by gate entry controlled by stewards, fans are liable to be searched prior to entering the stadium. All bags will be searched
  • alcohol is prohibited within the stadium and smoking is not permitted
  • please give sufficient time to enter the stadium THE STADIUM WILL BE OPEN TO SPECTATORS FROM 6PM ON MATCHDAY

Spectator Safety

  • KR Reykjavik have advised that banners and flags positively supporting both teams will be welcome in their stadium
  • The Stadium Regulations are similar to those at British football stadiums including Celtic Park. Please be aware that fireworks and pyrotechnics are not permitted in the stadium, they are considered a serious safety issue. The discharge of such items not only creates a hazard to spectators but can expose participating clubs to disciplinary action by UEFA
  • There are no plans to detain visiting fans within the stadium at the conclusion of the match. If this decision is altered, announcements will be made in English

Contact the British Embassy in Reykjavík

Laufásvegur 31
101 Reykjavík
Iceland

Email: info@britishembassy.is

Telephone: +354 550 5100 (also for out of hours emergencies)

Office hours: Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 4pm; Friday, 8:30am to 3:30pm

For more information please visit British Embassy Reykjavík website

Emergency services number

112

Further information

Celtic FC KR (Reykjavík FC) Visit Iceland British Embassy Reykjavík on Facebook British Embassy Reykjavík on Twitter

Published 9 July 2014