Get the Reykjavik Welcome Card it gives you unlimited rides on the bus, access to some museums and free Internet at some of the local hostels. You can purchase the cards at the tourist information center and some hostels. Tickets have 1, 2, ad 3 day options 2900kr 3600kr, and 4200kr. Taxis are another good way to get around but they can be expensive. However most cab companies don’t mind if you split a fare or pay by credit or debit card.
Hotels near RKV
There are many international chains in Reykjavik including Best Western, the Radisson and the Hilton.
Eating out in Reykjavik can be expensive. Your best bet for inexpensive options would be international chains like KFC, Subway, and Metro McDonald’s. There are places around the city that offer Wi-Fi and inexpensive good options as well. If you don’t mind paying the high prices for eating out check out Argentina Steakhouse, Fish Company and Hotel Holt are all great options be prepared to pay $50 or $60 USD 5,000 to 6,000 kr.
About Reykjavik Airport
It mostly caters to small international flights, ferry flights, and flights within Faroe Island, Greenland, and Iceland itself. It is also used weather conditions in larger airports call for flights to be diverted. Reykjavik itself is the capital of Iceland and it largest city. It has a population of approximately 200 thousand people and it’s the heart of cultural, governmental, and economic activity in Iceland. You can always find good shopping, dining and colorful houses surround Reykjavik city centre. The official language is Icelandic but many people speak English quite fluently. Icelandic currency is the Krona while the exchange rate is 1 Kr to 0.0083 USD (€0.01 EURO). One thing to note is that during the summer the sunsets after 3 am; don’t forget your sleeping mask to keep the light out.
Things to do in Reykjavik
If you are with the family then feeding the ducks at Tjornin which means The Pond is always fun to do. You can also visit the bird reserve in Hijomskalagarourinn which means Music Pavilion Park or see the John Lennon memorial created by Yoko Ono called the Imagine Peace Tower in Vioey Island. On August (3rd Saturday) – Culture Night includes many free events including a marathon; cultural activities, concerts, and a fireworks show at the harbor. Each year on June 17th the National Day celebrations is a public holiday that celebrates when Iceland was declared a republic in 1944.