Here at Reykjavik Private Tours, we’re committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of those enjoying our private tours. On this page, you can find information regarding COVID-19 and what impact it may have on your travel plans when visiting Iceland.

Is it safe to travel to Iceland now?

Yes, Iceland has flattened the curve and almost entirely eliminated COVID-19 from the country. But it is advisable that you download the tracking app during your stay so you can help keep Iceland safe.

Are there any travel restrictions to Iceland?

Are there any travel restrictions to Iceland? What is the arrival policy at the Icelandic border?
As of June 15, 2020, the Icelandic government has lifted all travel restrictions for residents in the EU/Schengen Area. People living in Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands, can enter Iceland without any restrictions and without taking a test.

On August 14, 2020, the Icelandic government updated its border policy. From August 19, 2020, everyone arriving in Iceland is required to quarantine for 5 to 6 days. If they test negative after the quarantine period, they can travel freely in the country. 

For more details on the border policy, you can check the official website here.

What if I test positive on arrival?

What if I test positive on arrival? Can I get a full refund? Yes. If you purchase a day tour, multi-day tour in Iceland, but test positive on arrival to Iceland, you will get a full refund. You can choose to reschedule your trip to another date. To cancel and get the full refund after arrival, please contact us via email with your booking details and your test result within 4 hours after you receive the test result.


Is everything open in Iceland now?

Yes, the Icelandic government has now lifted almost all restrictions. Restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs, and places that sell food are now open until 11:00 pm. Swimming pools and gyms are now also allowed to open at 100% capacity, while Iceland’s main attraction - nature, remained open even when restrictions were in place.

Will my booking still go ahead?

Yes, your reservation will go ahead as planned. We have made sure that our customers experience as little disruption as possible.

Can I fly to Iceland right now?

Yes, you can find affordable flights using sites such as Skyscanner or KiwiIcelandair, Iceland’s flag carrier airline, now runs flights from 11 destinations including Amsterdam, Berlin, Boston, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, London, Munich, Oslo, and Zürich. 

Lufthansa resumed flights in July, while other airlines have already started flying again or are planning to soon. For example:

  • Wizz Air - now running scheduled flights from London, Vienna, Budapest and Milan.

  • Transavia - now running flights between Keflavík and Amsterdam.

  • SAS - now flying to and from Copenhagen four times a week.

  • Czech Airlines - now running flights twice a week between Keflavík and Prague.

  • Atlantic Airways - now flying between Keflavík and the Faroe Islands three times a week.

What happens if my travel plans are interrupted?

If your plans are interrupted because of flight cancellations or any other COVID-19 related reasons, Reykjavik Private Tours will make sure that you can change your booking to any later date of your choice, free of charge. Or, you can request a refund. In short, you can never lose a booking with us.

Am I safe to make a booking with Reykjavik Private Tours?

Yes, absolutely. We are honouring our cancellation policy fully, which you can read more about in our terms and conditions. If you choose to cancel your booking, please use the following email: contact@rpt.is and we will process your request.

But we look forward to seeing you in Iceland!