Reykjanesbraut leads from Reykjavik to Keflavik International Airport.

Tourist fined for driving at 175 km per hour

News Tagged with “Driving in Iceland”

A tourist was fined yesterday for 112.500 ISK for speeding on Reykjanesbraut where the maximum speed is 90 km per hour.

Many tourists call when they are too afraid to keep driving.

Tourists call emergency number in snowstorms

16 Feb The emergency number in Iceland is 112 and calls from tourists to that number are increasing. Some people call when their vehicles are stuck in snow and others call when they are driving in a storm and are too afraid to continue.

Rescue teams working at Vesturlandsvegur this weekend.

Tourists can't be blamed for not checking weather forecasts if locals don't

13 Feb Over three hundred SAR team members were hard at work getting cars unstuck during the storms that hit Iceland this weekend. A great number of them were driven by tourists. Half of the problem, is however, Icelanders themselves.

Exchange rates

USD USD 107.69 EUR EUR 125.10
GBP GBP 142.73 DKK DKK 16.79
NOK NOK 13.25 SEK SEK 12.21
CHF CHF 108.21 JPY JPY 0.97
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 107.69 EUR EUR 125.10
GBP GBP 142.73 DKK DKK 16.79
NOK NOK 13.25 SEK SEK 12.21
CHF CHF 108.21 JPY JPY 0.97
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.