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Iceland as a Transatlantic stopover

Travellers may never consider visiting Iceland as it is seemingly so out of the way. If you are flying between North America and Europe you could visit Iceland as a stopover trip.

Flights deals from to Reykjavik often turn up on flight finders like Skyscanner.

Another way to find flight deals is to subscribe to the newsletters of Icelandair and WOW Air.

Icelandair is the flag carrier airline of Iceland that serves destinations in North America and Europe. Their website provides details on stopping over in Reykjavik enroute to your destination.

WOW Air (formerly Iceland Express) is a low cost airline from Iceland that flies to destinations in Europe and North America. They have the occasional cheap flight sale and often their combined flights from New York to London via Reykjavik is the cheapest Transatlantic option.


Iceland hotels – Compare multiple hotel booking sites to find the best rates for hotels in Iceland.

Travel Guides

Visit Iceland – Information from the Icelandic Tourist Board. – The official gateway to Iceland (a separate site from the above tourism board site).


A Blog About Iceland – A blog that is part of Iceland Wants to Be Your Friend, an independent a social media project, originally created at the initiative of the Icelandic Tourist Board.

Happy Campers Blog – An Iceland travel blog that focuses on travel in Iceland.

Iceland 24 Blog – A blog about travel in Iceland.

Tiny Iceland – A blog sharing stories, travel tips, tours videos and photos about Iceland.

Blog Posts

An important consideration for an Iceland trip is when to go. Do you prefer endless summer nights or a chance to see the northern lights. This guide on the best time to visit Iceland covers when to go.

One week in Iceland – See the highlights of Iceland with this self-drive itinerary on the famous ring road, by

What no one told us about Iceland –


Gullfoss (Golden Falls) Waterfall
[Gullfoss (Golden Falls) Waterfall on the Hvítá river in southwest Iceland.]

Golden Circle Tour – the best of Iceland in a one day trip – This is an ideal tour if you are making a short stop-over in Iceland.

Iceland tours – Tours and things to do in Iceland as selected by Viator.

Guide Books

Lonely Planet Iceland (Travel Guide)


Iceland Photo Gallery – Photo gallery of my trip to Iceland.

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