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Comprehensive Cover for Travelling to Iceland

Travel insurance for Iceland will allow you to relax knowing that the cover for your trip has been taken care of. Whether it’s taking in the stunning views of the northern lights, or simply unwinding by the hot springs, we have the perfect policy for you. With an AllClear policy, you will get medical cover of up to £15 million, including for any pre-existing conditions that you have declared, giving you peace of mind if the unexpected were to take place.
With thousands of people jetting off to Iceland, our travel insurance policies offer comprehensive cover which is crucial to prevent unforeseen medical bills and to support you while you’re away.

Whatever your holiday plans are, it’s extremely important to have travel insurance for travelling to Iceland, especially with Brexit on the horizon.

At the moment, you have access to some free medical emergency treatment in Iceland if you have a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). However as of 31st December 2020, the EHIC card may change. So join thousands of our customers in securing their peace of mind with travel insurance covering for emergency medical expenses, repatriation and cancellations.

Comprehensive travel insurance means that if you sustained an injury while enjoying an activity in the land of fire and ice, you won’t need to worry about paying thousands to receive prompt medical assistance. This could be anything from treating a fracture/broken bone to mountain rescue.

We can offer travel insurance insurance policies for just the one off trip, or if the stunning views weren’t enough to capture just once, our annual multi-trip policies will provide you cover so that you can witness those breath-taking views as many times a year as you wish. No matter the policy you choose, it is vital to insure yourself as you never know what may happen when you go on holiday. While travel insurance is not a legal requirement, it is strongly advised you have it as a form of protection for your holiday.

Don’t want to do these trips alone? That’s ok, because we have insurance plans for couples, families and groups depending on your trip. All you’d need to do is answer a few questions about yourself and any other travellers, then we will show you a number of our competitive quotes. Finally, the decision is yours. Select the policy that best suits you and leave the rest to us.

Benefits of AllClear Cover

Gold Gold Plus Platinum
Emergency medical expenses and Repatriation costs Up to £10m Up to £15m Up to £15m
Cancellation* and Curtailment Up to £2k Up to £15k Up to £25k
Extended cover 30 days FREE 30 days FREE 30 days FREE
Friend or relative to travel from your home area to stay with you if you fall ill with Covid-19 Up to £2k Up to £2k Up to £2k
Travel Delay Up to £100 Up to £350 Up to £500
Recuperation stay
Cost of return flight due to COVID-19
Personal Belongings Up to £2k Up to £2.5k Up to £3k
Personal liability Up to £2m Up to £2m Up to £2m
Legal protection cover Up to £50k Up to £50k Up to £100k
* If you buy a policy which includes cancellation cover
All these figures are per person and per trip

Will you be covered if you’re travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic?

There are three things to check so that you can make sure you're covered:

  • You must be fit to travel
  • The FCDO must NOT have advised against travel to your destination - check the FCDO travel advice
  • You must follow the local government advice for your destination, checking and following their guidelines and entry requirements

You can then be covered for emergency medical expenses and cancellation for a positive diagnosis of COVID-19, with AllClear travel insurance with enhanced Coronavirus cover. Existing policyholders should read our Frequently Asked Questions if your trip is affected by Covid-19.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a travel ban on Iceland?

Please check the government website [LINK TO WEBSITE] to see if there are any travel restrictions for Iceland.

Will my insurance cover me for a cruise in Iceland?

If you would like to take a cruise you must ensure you include cruise cover on your policy as without this, if the unexpected were to happen, you will not be covered.

Top Tips For Travelling to Iceland

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Travel Advice

Always keep yourself updated on FCDO travel advice for Iceland before your trip.


The currency used in Iceland is the Icelandic Krona. Some cash machines may charge you for their service.


The main method of transport in Iceland is the car. If you do not have a car the bus service may be more suitable for you to get around. This would also apply to long distance travel as there are no train services available. There are however, short domestic flights that you could take if you are looking to sightsee in different towns.


The main language spoken in Iceland is Icelandic, but there are other languages spoken in different regions. English is taught in Iceland so many natives do speak it. The culture in the country is increasing meaning that more other languages are becoming common. These include Spanish, Danish and German.

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