Staying connected here is easier than you think
Don’t let Iceland’s remote location fool you! Tech-savvy Icelanders rank among the top Internet users in the world, so you should not encounter many problems with finding an internet connection for your smartphone, laptop or other web-enabled devices.
Also, tourist information centres often provide many types of services, including mailing or Internet access.
Internet access in Reykjavik
There are several ways to go online in Reykjavík. You will find Wi-Fi access throughout the city centre, usually with free connection, in all kinds of places, including:
- Coffee houses
Internet access in smaller towns and countryside
Many hotels and guesthouses outside of the capital area offer Internet connection, either free of charge or for a small additional fee. Some also have computers for guest use in the reception or lounge areas.
Major petrol stations, such as the N1 stops found across Iceland, also offer Wi-Fi connection in locations across the country.
Prepaid 3G/4G SIM cards
Vodafone sells prepaid mobile internet starter kits (3GB included) for smartphones at their stores and resellers. You can also find these kits at N1 gas stations around the country and the BSÍ bus terminal in Reykjavik.
Travelling on one of our self-drive packages or guided small group tours? Then you have nothing to worry about. Your car or minibus has free Wi-Fi included, so you can share your photos of your Iceland adventure!