Getting to Iceland
We are the only tour operator in the UK which can offer seats on any airline flying into Iceland and we guarantee you will not find a better price elsewhere. The following routes are available between the UK and Iceland
- Gatwick-Keflavik – operated by Icelandair and easyJet
- Heathrow-Keflavik – operated by Icelandair and British Airways
- Stansted-Keflavik – operated by easyJet and WOW Air
- Luton-Keflavik – operated by easyJet
- Bristol-Keflavik – operated by easyJet
- Manchester-Keflavik – operated by Icelandair and easyJet
- Belfast-Keflavik – operated by easyJet
- Edinburgh-Keflavik – operated by easyJet and WOW Air
When you book flights through us, you receive all the advantages of booking a packaged holiday with an ATOL-protected tour operator, plus our unique industry-leading 100% guarantee.
Note should you wish to book your own flights, we would be very happy to look after your holiday arrangements in Iceland.
Flights within Iceland
Air Iceland, a division of Icelandair, operates services between the main communities within Iceland; the ‘hub’ is usually Reykjavik City Airport with flights to Akureyri, Isafjordur, Egilsstadir, Grimsey and the Westman Islands (using mostly 50-seater Fokker Friendship twin-prop aircraft).
Flights to Greenland
We offer trips to Greenland by means of Air Iceland flights from Reykjavik City Airport to Kulusuk, Ilulisaat, Narsarsuaq and Nuuk. Services are mostly operated by Dash 7 or Fokker Friendship twin-prop aircraft.
General Travel Information
Icelandair – Free baggage allowance on Icelandair, for those travelling in Economy class, is usually 1 x checked-in bag at 23kg per passenger and 1 x cabin bag at 10kg per passenger (in addition to one small personal item). This increases if you are traveling in Economy Comfort or Saga class.
Easyjet – One piece of carry on baggage no larger than 56 x 45 x 25cm (including wheels) is included in the basic fare price. All checked-in baggage will incur an additional cost depending on the size and weight of the bags. This can be pre-paid and is usually less expensive than paying at check-in.
Wow Air – Passengers booking Wow Air flights through Discover The World will have a baggage allowance of 1 x checked in bag at 20kg per passenger and 1 x cabin bag at 8kg per passenger, included in their fare price. Any baggage over this allowance will incur an additional cost.
For up-to-date details on hand luggage restrictions and charges, please speak to our Travel Specialists.
Your passport must be valid for 3 months for Iceland and 6 months elsewhere, following your arrival at the foreign destination. No visas are required by British subjects (being a ‘Citizen of the United Kingdom’), or any citizen of an EC country, Australia, New Zealand, Canada or the United States for Iceland. If you do not fall into one of these categories please call the embassy of the country to be visited. At the time of going to press, no inoculations were required for visitors to Iceland. However it is recommended that you check your tetanus and polio immunisations are up to date.
Whether you insure through Discover the World or not, it is very important that anyone traveling to Europe carries a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), these cards are free if obtained from the NHS. For details please click here, or once your booking is confirmed, you will be sent a Travel Tips booklet which contains information on applying for an EHIC.
In accordance with EU legislation, we are required to draw your attention to restrictions concerning the import of food items which cannot be brought into the EU (including the UK), from outside the EU. For details please click here.