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Iceland - Covid-19 regulations:

Overview

Iceland has been getting back to normal slowly but surely. Since 1st August, a maximum of 100 people are allowed to gather at public places and a 2-meter rule for social distancing is required at all times.

Sources:
www.isavia.is.
www.landlaeknir.is.
www.government.is.

Last updated: 11th August 2020

National movement

People are free to move within the country.

Cross-borders

Borders have been open to everyone since 15th June. People who are planning to travel to Iceland can fill out the form online. They will then have the opportunity to either be tested for the virus upon arrival and not go into 14 day quarantine, if a negative result, or go into 14-day quarantine. People who choose to take the test are charged 11000 ISK (and 9000ISK if pre registered) . Children born in 2005 or later do not pay for this. So far at the border, 86,053 people have been tested with 39 positive results.
Since 1st August, travellers arriving from high-risk areas who will stay in Iceland for more than 10 days are required to get tested twice, first upon arrival and then again 4 - 6 days later.

Airports

Keflavik International Airport has been open to all from 15th June. As of 11th Aug, 19 international flights are due to arrive.

Public Transport

Public buses are available as normal from 8th June with pax limitations and only the front door open for embarking. If the 2 meter social distancing rule cannot be upheld when taking city buses, a face mask is required. Face masks are always required when taking domestic flight or ferries.

Taxi

Operating as normal.

Guides / Assistants

Can be booked as normal.

Coaches

Can be booked as normal.

Shops

Shops are open as usual.

Restaurants

Restaurants, pubs and bars are allowed to stay open until 23:00 in the evening. A 2-meter distance between tables is required. Max 100 pax allowed in a restaurant at any one time.

Hotels

Most hotels have reopened already or will reopen by the end of summer.

Attractions

Most attractions are now open with restrictions on admission. The Blue Lagoon is open.

Events

Public events upto 100 people are allowed, with 2 meters social distancing.