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Visiting somewhere in Iceland? We have you covered.

Visiting Iceland is a great experience for anyone looking for breathtaking natural beauty, unique cultural experiences, and adventure. From the stunning Northern Lights to the majestic glaciers and geysers, Iceland is a destination like no other. In addition, the country has a rich cultural heritage, with a strong Viking history, and a vibrant contemporary culture.

When it comes to exchanging currency in Iceland, We are a great choice. We offer competitive exchange rates, a wide range of currency options, fast and efficient service, and knowledgeable staff who are always ready to help. Additionally, we ensure safe and secure transactions, giving visitors peace of mind when exchanging their currency.

Ramsdens is the ideal choice for anyone looking to exchange their currency for Icelandic Krona.

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How far will my money go throughout Iceland?

The value of your money while travelling in Iceland can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the cost of your accommodations, food, transportation, and the activities you plan to do.

On average, Iceland is known for being one of the most expensive countries in Europe, with high costs for most everyday expenses. For example, a meal in a mid-range restaurant can cost around £25 to £30, while a cup of coffee can cost around £5. Accommodation prices also tend to be high, with a basic hotel room starting at around £100 per night.

However, there are ways to stretch your budget while visiting Iceland. For example, you can save money on food by cooking your own meals, eating at local restaurants, or shopping at supermarkets. Additionally, there are many free outdoor activities and attractions, such as hiking in the beautiful landscapes, visiting waterfalls and hot springs, and exploring the capital city, Reykjavik.

Overall, the value of your money in Iceland will depend on your individual spending habits and the types of activities you plan to do. It is a good idea to research and plan your expenses ahead of time to make the most of your trip.


The Icelandic króna, denoted as ISK, has the following denominations:

Coins: 1, 5, 10, 50, and 100 krónur

Banknotes: 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 and 10,000 krónur

Things to do while in Iceland

Iceland is a magical country that is full of natural wonders and stunning landscapes. Here are some of the top things to do while travelling in Iceland.

- Visit the Blue Lagoon: The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa that is located in a lava field on the Reykjanes Peninsula. This unique attraction is one of the most popular in Iceland, and it's easy to see why. The milky blue waters are rich in minerals and are said to have healing properties. The surrounding landscape is also breathtaking, with lava fields, steam vents, and mountains in the distance.
See the Northern Lights: The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon that occurs in the winter months in Iceland. This dazzling display of green and purple lights is caused by particles from the sun colliding with the earth's atmosphere. To see the Northern Lights, you'll need to head outside of the city and away from light pollution. You can take a tour with a guide who will help you find the best spot to view the lights.
- Explore the Golden Circle: The Golden Circle is a popular tourist route that takes you to some of Iceland's most famous attractions. The route includes three main stops: Thingvellir National Park, the Geysir Geothermal Area, and the Gullfoss Waterfall. Thingvellir is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the location of Iceland's first parliament. The Geysir Geothermal Area is home to the famous Strokkur geyser, which erupts every few minutes, and Gullfoss is one of Iceland's most famous waterfalls.
- Visit Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon: Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is a breathtakingly beautiful glacier lake located in southeast Iceland. The lake is surrounded by massive icebergs that have broken off from the nearby glacier. You can take a boat tour of the lake or walk along the shore and explore the icebergs up close.

With its stunning natural beauty and unique attractions, Iceland is the perfect destination for any traveller. Be sure to change your currency before you go with Ramsdens Currency to get great rates & ensure a hassle-free trip.

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