Websites to check before travel

The time of your next trip in Iceland quickly approaching, you’re wondering what’s the best and useful websites to not miss to be well prepared and make your plan. We’ve made this list of websites you need to check out for their helpful information.

  • The website of The Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO)

The weather in Iceland is notoriously unpredictable. But on this website, you’ll find the forecast over a week for the whole country. You can check maps by areas, have the temperatures, the wind activity, the precipitation and all other kind of information. You have also the Northern Lights forecast and some news and articles about the weather. A must see when you plan a trip.

http://en.vedur.is

  • The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration (IRCA)

By clicking on the map, you can have a look on road conditions all over Iceland. It is a must see website before to go on trip. The information are very often updated. Particularly useful during the winter time. You have also some web cameras where you can have a closer look on the roads.

http://www.road.is

  • The Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue

We never say enough that safety is an important matter in Iceland, with unusual conditions. On this website you’ll find all information relative to security for all kinds of activities. If you plan a hike in the highlands you can send them your travel plan. They also post regular updates about travel conditions all around the country.

http://safetravel.is

  • The website of the public transport by bus

Strætó is in charge of the public buses all around Iceland. On this website you can find a Route Planner to choose your itinerary from point A to point point B, the timetables of all bus lines and information about bus fare and prices. Ideal to plan your visit in Reykjavik and around.

https://straeto.is/en

  • The official tourism information website

Inspired by Iceland features a plenty of useful information about Iceland: things to do, travel ideas, facts about the country… The most informative website. They’ve also created the Iceland Academy where they will teach you the most essential things you need to know before visiting Iceland, with great videos. We just love it!

http://www.inspiredbyiceland.com

  • The Reykjavik official tourism information website

You can find all information about Reykjavik on this website: activities to do in the capital area, calendar with all events happening in the city… You can also read the details of the Reykjavik City Card who give you free access in many museums, public transport, swimming pools…

http://www.visitreykjavik.is

If you have a favorite website, please feel free to share the link in the comments below!

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2017-07-18T19:16:16+00:00 21st June 2017|0 Comments

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