MUST SEE IN ICELAND

Shopping Cart

Credit card is king

    Hallgerður

    Hallgerður

    Posted on
    Monday, February 20, 2017

    Here’s a little handy budget advice: You don’t have to tip in Iceland! Yes, you read that right.

    There is no tipping tradition in Iceland. The value-added TAX is calculated in the price of everything and we Icelanders have never bought into this whole tipping thing. So, unless you really want to show someone how much they mean to you, you don’t have to tip a single krona.

    Actually, you don’t have to withdraw any money from the ATM either. You could say that Reykjavík is the cashless capital of the world because we almost only use credit cards. In fact, 99% of Icelanders’ transactions come from cards. I’m sure you didn’t know that!

    The good thing about skipping the ATM is that you don’t have to carry around huge amounts of money with you at all times. An added bonus is that you don’t have a lot of currency in your wallet when you fly back home. Because, let’s face it, that small change just gets lost on the road a lot of the time. Which is a shame because it is actually worth something.

    So, skip the tipping and cash and you’ll save a few kronas.

     

    Must do tours in Iceland

    We have handpicked the best tours in Iceland so you don't have to.


    19.900 ISK PER PERSON.
    Estimated $191 €171
    12 hours
    BOOK THIS TOUR

    14.000 ISK PER PERSON.
    Estimated $134 €120
    12 hours
    BOOK THIS TOUR

    4.000 ISK PER PERSON.
    Estimated $38 €34
    Various
    BOOK THIS TOUR

    26.200 ISK PER PERSON.
    Estimated $251 €225
    14 hours
    BOOK THIS TOUR

    MUST SEE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

    Wherever you are, share your travel stories with #MUSTSEEICELAND

    Follow us for updates and conversations

    Must see in Iceland
    Read About Must See in Iceland or read our Terms and conditions
    Must see in Iceland is registered in Iceland as Must See ehf., corporate id: 500117-0600.
    We are fully licenced information and booking office by the Icelandic Tourist Board
    We accept
    Visa MasterCard American Express Diners Club JCB Discover Union Pay

    Why choose us?

    © 2017 Must See, Starmýri 2a, 108 Reykjavík, Iceland, Tel: +(354) 696-7098,
    Design/Coded by Vefgerðin