General conditions

Around Iceland accommodation packages

Rates are based on full prepayment. The payment is due one month before first arrival date in Iceland. Íslandshótel Around Iceland will send a payment link for the credit card payment, if nothing else is agreed on forehand.
Íslandshótel accepts the following credit cards; VISA, MASTER/EUROCARD, AMEX AND DINERS CLUB.

Full payment must have been received one month prior to arrival. Payment will be collected via credit card payment or if agreed on forehand can be made via our bank transfer (account number upon request).

We reserve the right to cancel any part - or the entire tour arrangements - if the deposit and/or balances are not paid at the first check in date of the tour. Any unauthorized deductions from invoices or late payments may also result in an automatic cancellation. Cancellation fees are as per our cancellation policy below. All cancellation fees are due immediately after receipt of the appropriate invoice and may be deducted from the deposit / balance already received.

Should you need to cancel your tour, you must notify Íslandshótel directly in writing. Your cancellation will only become valid once Íslandshótel has confirmed cancellation in writing.
Cancellation fees:


Prior to arrival   Cancellation fee

up to 28 days  


No cancellation fee

14 - 27 days


25% of total price

3 – 13 days


50 % of total price

0 - 2 days


100 % of total price


Change of reservation
Once a reservation is confirmed, any changes to a tour (e.g. date, tour, accommodation) are subject to a fee.
All change requests must be made in writing from the person who submitted the booking. It is occasionally necessary for Íslandshótel Around Iceland to make changes due to availability. Íslandshótel Around Iceland reserves the right to make such changes and send a notification until 1 week prior to arrival about the changes.

The final hotel list will be sent by email along with the vouchers 3-4 weeks prior to arrival once the payment has been received. Please check the voucher when received to assure that they are correct according to the last confirmation.
Please show the appropriate voucher at each subsequent hotel.
Íslandshótel reserves the right to change accommodation with short notice based on availability.

Hotel used
Hotels used are part of Íslandshótel (Hótel Reykjavík or Fosshotel), or similar, are minimum 3-star hotels. 

Hotel rooms
All rooms are either double/twin or single. Triple rooms are double rooms with an extra bed, and therefore only recommended for 2 adults + 1 children, NOT 3 adults. All confirmed rooms will offer private bathroom.

Children Policy
Infants stay free of charge and cots are free of charge.
Children 3 to 5 years old stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free complimentary breakfast included.
Children in separate rooms pay adult price.

Íslandshótel offer free parking with the Around Iceland tours. There is a limited amount of  parking spaces at Fosshotel Lind, Fosshotel Baron and Fosshotel Rauðará. There is no free parking available at Hótel Reykjavík Saga, Hotel Reykjavík Centrum and Fosshotel Reykjavík.

Rates are per room (not per person).
No further commissions given. All rates include breakfast, VAT (11%) and all other local taxes.
Rates are SUBJECT TO CHANGE due to inflation, VAT change, taxes and exchange rate.

Accommodation and breakfast for the number of nights stated in each tour and Wi-Fi access.

Not included
Rental car, domestic flights, ferries, boat trips, roadmaps, guidebooks and entrance fees.

Rental cars
Please note that Around Iceland tours do not include rental cars.

Satisfaction / complaints
Íslandshótel will do their absolute best to make your stay in Iceland is an enjoyable one. However, if you find anything unsatisfactory during your hotel stay, please inform the hotel’s front desk staff immediately so that the problem can be rectified. We can´t make any adjustments or give concessions once the entire tour has been completed if dissatisfaction has not immediately been registered during the stay itself.
Íslandshótel will not be held responsible for these unreported incidents hence no reimbursements of any kind may be requested.

It is very important to keep in mind that Icelandic Road conditions can never be compared with those in Europe or USA. Please drive carefully, especially on gravel roads.  Always pay close attention to warnings signs regarding weather and road conditions. We recommend to check daily the weather forecast in Iceland (in English).
Before you cross non-bridged rivers, always make sure you know how strong the current is and how deep the water is. Do not cross a river unless another car is in sight and could assist in case of an emergency. Please note: Off road driving is strictly forbidden in Iceland. You can except to be fined if off road driving occurs. 

Our itineraries are only suggestions but not a full or a detailed list of sights to be seen on each day. Please note that it might not be possible to visit all mentioned sights at all times of the year. For example, very few or no whales at all can be seen in North Iceland during wintertime. We recommend the use of a good guidebook while travelling around Iceland.

Force Majeure
Notwithstanding anything else herein contained to the contrary, Íslandshótel cannot be held liable for delays or cancellations that are caused by events that are beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of civil or military authority, acts of terrorism, insurrections, peace or army action, civil commotion, demonstrations, natural disasters, etc.