Volcanic Activity No Threat to Travelers: Iceland's Road and Air Traffic Deemed Safe

If you’re having any doubts or concerns about your trip to Iceland due to the recent volcanic activity, we are here to help. A eruption has started and the volcanic activity is restricted to a small area near the town of Grindavik and is not a threat to travelers visiting Iceland. 

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Is it safe to travel to Iceland?

Yes, it is perfectly safe to travel to Iceland. The volcanic activity has no impact on flights or transportation, except the roads in the area, close to the town of Grindavik. The road from Keflavik Airport to Reykjavik is open and it extremely unlikely the ongoing eruption will affect Iceland main road system or flights. 

What happens if my flight is cancelled due to a volcanic eruption?

While that is highly unlikely, our cancellation policy is extremely flexible and in the case of sudden disturbances to flight schedule due to the eruption, we will work things out with all of our customers.

Where is the volcanic activity happening?

The volcanic activity is restricted to an area around the Blue Lagoon and the town of Grindavik. The roads in and towards this area are closed to ensure safety. Apart from this area all other roads in Iceland are open and perfectly safe to drive.

More information

As mention, the roads in and around the Blue Lagoon and Grindavik are closed for now. For more information visit:  https://safetravel.is/

We recommend all travelers to check out this facebook site for live updates of the area, before traveling there.