Only 10% of Iceland is covered in glaciers; it actually is mild, with numerous geothermal hotspots.
Why We Recommend Travel InsuranceIceland Regions:
Southwest Iceland — Home of the capital, Reykjavík and the majority of the island’s population
West Fjords — Sparsely populated, rugged geography
West Iceland — Snæfellsjökull glacier, the islands of Breiðafjörður and more
North Iceland — Dramatic lava fields, turbulent waterfalls
East Iceland — More fjords and the only international passenger ferry terminal
South Iceland — Home to the most popular tourist attractions, including the Golden Circle
Interior — Glaciated mountains

Platinum Card members may also contact an Insider at
Learn more >


What do we mean by “Insiders”?

Click play to find out.

Insiders on: Iceland

  • Currency: Icelandic króna (ISK)
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Weather: Maritime temperate with winters comparable to New England