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Iceland Travel Insurance

A Nordic Island country, Iceland is known for its dramatic landscape including volcanoes, hot springs and lava fields.

Most of the population live in the capital, Reykjavik and is surrounded by features of its Viking history.

To get a quote by telephone or email, contact us on 0800 047 5065 (FREEPHONE) or 01273 773 017 info@jsinsurance.co.uk

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Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum
Cancellation or Curtailment £1,000 £3,000 £7,500
Medical and Repatriation £10,000,000 £10,000,000 £10,000,000
Personal Liability £2,000,000 £2,000,000 £2,000,000
Personal Baggage £1,000 £1,500 £2,500
Personal Money £150 £500 £750
Delayed Departure £100 £1,000 £1,000
Missed Departure £250 £500 £1,000
Legal Expenses £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Scheduled Airline Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Standard Excess* £100 £50 £35

*The excess payable does vary depending on the claim benefit.

Please read the full Terms and Conditions of this policy offered by JS Travel Insurance.

This Travel Insurance policy for a trip to Iceland is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities and Insured by Union Reiseversicherung AG, UK. Travel Insurance Facilities are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Union Reiseversicherung AG are authorised by BaFin and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority..

Popular Destinations


Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik, is small in size, but big in heart. Almost regarded as a town, it’s so tiny, but filled to the brim with cultural experiences and activities.

Be sure to do some Hiking up the snow capped mountains and breathe in the clean, icy air, devoid of pollution.

Reykjavik is also full of restaurants and bars offering traditional Icelandic cuisine, and some western favourites such as burgers and pizza.

As Iceland came to fruition during viking settlement, there are many museums to amuse yourself with in the area.


Explore Iceland’s second largest municipality by population, Kópavogur. With an abundance of museums, get your fill of history and contemporary art in this town, or go shopping in the largest shopping centre in Iceland, Smáralind.

Hosting over 80 shops and services, including big named businesses and ones smaller and local.

You could also take up Skiing, with Iceland’s biggest Ski Resort Bláfjöll only an hour away from central Kopavogur.


Whale watch on the beautiful coast of Husavik. A whale watching capital, you can take a boat out and see these mighty sea creatures for yourself, and then follow up your trip into the whale museum.

Husavik also boasts little colourful houses and snow-capped mountains as its backdrop, making it one of Iceland’s most picturesque fishing villages.

Popular Sports and Activities



Rock Climbing

Horse Riding

Travel Risks in Iceland

Iceland is considered one of the safest countries in the world, and crime is virtually nonexistent, even in Reykjavik.

However, you should always exercise caution with your belongings and keep your valuables in sight at all times.

The biggest danger to you will be the changing weather in Iceland, as it can get very cold very quickly.

Embassy | Consulates

British Embassy in Iceland

Address: Laufásvegur 31, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

Telephone: +354 550 5100

Email: info@britishembassy.is

Visa Requirements for Iceland

Nationals of the European Union do not require a Visa, you are allowed to stay in Iceland for up to 90 days.

Pre Existing Medical Conditions

If you have pre existing medical conditions and you plan to travel to Iceland, we are able to provide you with a policy.


Please check the Terms and Conditions for any Restrictions or Exclusions.

Already Travelled

World Nomads offers Travel Insurance if you have already left your home country and you are in Iceland. You can also add Sports and Activities to the policy, as well as High Value Items.


Please check the Terms and Conditions for any Restrictions or Exclusions.

Useful Websites

Holiday Weather

Daily worldwide forecasts and weather averages for your holiday.

Foreign Travel Advice

Information on safety, local laws, entry requirements, and more.

Iceland Roadtrip

Offering fully guided tours, self drive holidays, private guided tours or simply day tours, Iceland Road Trip makes it easy for you !

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