Category: FAQs

October 29, 2021 Driving in Iceland: Parking Fees and Road Tolls

The vast majority of destinations in Iceland offer free parking, and you can drive without worrying about paying any parking fees or road tolls. However, there are some places where the fee is mandatory, and sometimes travelers forget to look around to see if they parked in a paid parking spot. Generally, you can expect to pay in such […]

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October 11, 2021 Iceland in Winter: How Dark and How Cold Does It Get?

Visiting Iceland in winter is an adventure on its own. Northern lights, snowy mountains, and waterfalls covered with icicled – a true winter wonderland. There is plenty to see and do, and generally, it is a lot cheaper to travel to Iceland outside the summer months. So, where is the catch, you might ask? Well, […]

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September 3, 2021 What is the best season for a trip to Iceland?

Did I pick the right season to travel to Iceland? Some people believe that visiting Iceland is only possible in summer. They also think we spend the winters buried under 10 meters of snow, waiting for the spring (and the tourists) to come back. The truth is, there is no bad season for a trip […]

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August 9, 2021 5 Reasons to visit Iceland this Autumn

Don’t be sad that the summer is almost over and you didn’t get a chance to take a selfie in the sea of purple lupines. Yes, Iceland in the summer is beautiful – lush green valleys, purple lupines, clear waters, and never-ending days. In fact, the best season to visit Iceland might be ahead of […]

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July 21, 2021 Iceland is Open: Border Restrictions Lifted from July 1st (updated)

19th JULY UPDATE:Starting 27th July, vaccinated travelers will need to present a negative COVID-19 test result when arriving in Iceland. Both PCR test certificates and rapid test certificates will be accepted. Tests must be less than 72 hours old. The rules for non-vaccinated travelers will remain unchanged. For more details please check the official government […]

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May 26, 2021 Essential Apps for Travelling in Iceland

You’ve got your tickets booked, dusted off suitcases, and downloaded a packing list so you wouldn’t forget anything. Well, don’t forget your smartphone. A handful of apps and websites are essential to all travelers (and even locals). I compiled a list of essential apps for traveling around Iceland safely and save you time and money. […]

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October 13, 2020 What not to bring to Iceland

Lantern: It might not be obvious, but you don’t need to bring an outside light source to Iceland. If you’re there during the summer, it will be light 24/7. If you’re there during the winter months, you won’t be relaxing outside and can simply use the light sources inside your tent or van (i.e. headlamp […]

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August 21, 2020 Happy Quarantine

I’m sure you’ve heard about the most recent travel restrictions here in Iceland, requiring all travelers to quarantine for 5 days before exploring the country. Even though it was quite disappointing for the travel industry, we’re all about staying Happy and making the best of every situation. That’s why I’m going to tell you exactly how to […]

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March 16, 2020 Staying Happy in Iceland during Covid-19 outbreak

UPDATE: Things happen quickly with COVID-19 and the information in this post is now outdated to some degree. We are getting lots of questions from Happy campers these days, mostly about whether it’s safe to travel to Iceland or if people should cancel their bookings. Considering the seriousness of the pandemic, we think it’s a […]

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September 10, 2019 Create Your Happy Journey

One of the many perks of joining the Happy family is that you will get a detailed map of your entire route during and after your journey. Sounds pretty cool, right? In this post, I’ll briefly go over how it works and why we’re pretty excited about being the only company in Iceland that offers […]

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