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Off topic: Travel info about Iceland
Thread poster: Lorenzo Lilli
Lorenzo Lilli  Identity Verified
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Apr 19, 2009

Hi everybody,
I'm starting to plan my summer holidays and was thinking of going to Iceland. Any tips? Of course I have already searched information online but I'm still wondering: is it (relatively) cheap now, after the economic crisis and the devaluation of the crown? How much could an average holiday (say 10-12 days, decent accommodation etc. in July or August) cost? Thank you so much in advance for your help


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Johann Gudnason  Identity Verified
Iceland
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Travel info about Iceland Apr 19, 2009

Hallo Lorenzo Lilli.

You are right, Iceland is now relatively cheap after the recent devaluation of the Icelandic Króna.
But it's impossible to give you any prices, all depends on where you want to go, and how you will be travelling. In a rent-a-car, your own car or...?
Normally in 10-12 days you can drive around the island and see the main touristic attractions.
For driving in mountainous areas you need a 4WD car, preferably a jeep.
I suggest that you get in contact with the tourist offices or the tourist information sites for more detailed info.
July is the preferred month, but perhaps also the most expensive.

Regards
Jóhann


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Csaba Ban  Identity Verified
Hungary
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travel community sites Apr 19, 2009

Dear Lorenzo,

There are good starting points for gathering travel related feedback from other travellers:

Tripadvisor:
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Search?q=iceland&geo=&returnTo=__2F__&hid=&verbose=&hur=&ssrc=r

Lonely Planet:
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/search!default.jspa?q=iceland&x=0&y=0

Rough Guides:
http://community.roughguides.com/planning/JournalDestination.asp?LocationID=191&Mode=0

I hope you'll have a chilling experience amidst the economic meltdown...

Csaba


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Lorenzo Lilli  Identity Verified
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Thanks Apr 19, 2009

Hi Jóhann and Csaba,
thanks a lot for your advice, I'll have a look around and decide. Any other advice is welcome of course, it seems lots of people are looking for this chilling experience


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