Campsites will likely be full this weekend even though all festivals have been cancelled.

Cases on the rise as Icelanders start three day weekend

30 Jul Those who decide to go camping should try to minimize contact with large groups.

Being on the orange list brings some restrictions, but not as many as being red listed.

Iceland gets an “orange” Covid-19 classification – for now

29 Jul It is not unlikely that next week Iceland will be red listed

From a mass vaccination event earlier this year. Despite having vaccinated most of the adult population Iceland has seen a recent spike in cases.

Iceland to be put on red list Thursday

28 Jul It will be harder for Icelanders to travel and foreign visitors may have to quarantine after their trip.

The restrictions are deemed necessary by the authorities despite over 70% of the population being fully vaccinated.

Iceland´s new coronavirus measures explained in detail

24 Jul Refreshments cannot be sold at sporting events and cinemas

Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir met with the Government in the town of Egilsstaðir this evening.

Breaking: Gatherings capped at 200 and one-metre rule introduced

23 Jul Bars and clubs will have to close at midnight

The eruption at Fagradalsfjall has been very tourist-friendly, being only a short drive from the capital.

Eruption in Iceland may be entering its final stages

23 Jul This might be the last chance to see the spectacle

The Þjóðhátíð music festival could attract as many as 17.000 revellers.

Further restrictions likely on the way

22 Jul The current rate of new infections may put Iceland on the red list of other nations

One of N1's many gas stations. They employ quite a few foreigners.

Unhappy customers offered to replace foreign workers

22 Jul Every now and then someone will complain about being attended to by a person who doesn't speak perfect Icelandic.

Gylfi Sigurðsson is considered to be one of Iceland's most talented athletes.

Star footballer said to vehemently deny allegations

21 Jul An Icelandic grocery store chain quickly removed posters of Gylfi Sigurðsson used to advertise a sports drink.

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson has been with Everton since 2017.

Icelandic Everton star investigated for alleged child sex offences

20 Jul Last Friday Manchester Police arrested a Premier League player after searching his home.

The test must be done no more than 72 hours before arrival in Iceland.

Vaccinated travellers must show a negative test starting July 26th

19 Jul The test can be either an antigen or PCR test. Unvaccinated visitors must get a PCR test and quarantine for five days.

Many of the recent Covid-19 cases can be traced to Icelanders coming from abroad. They now face the possibility of being re-tested on arrival.

Slight ramping up of Covid-19 restrictions on the horizon

16 Jul There might be more testing at the border

The clubs and bars in Reykjavik have been crowded since restrictions were eased.

Shorter opening hours for night clubs not yet justified

16 Jul While there have been clusters of infections linked to the night life restrictions aren't needed

Passengers disembark from an Air Iceland branded Dash 8-300. Retrofitting these planes to run on hydrogen would be an interesting possibility.

Icelandair exploring electric or hydrogen-powered planes

15 Jul The new technology could be used on short domestic routes

Papers have to be verified for every passenger during check-in.

Long queues at airport as Covid rules slow down check-in process

14 Jul Saturdays have been particularly challenging due to a high number of flights departing around the same time.

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