Iceland Is the Best Budget Option for a Winter Vacation – Make the Most of the Stunning Places

The countdown to St. Valentine’s Day continues and recently launched, low-cost Icelandic airline PLAY has shared a collection of top tips for enjoying a great spot on a budget-friendly trip.

Offering direct flights from London Stansted for just £36, travelers can beat the winter blues by booking flights to explore the cultural highlights of Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik.


located within the city center , to run a family The Center offers affordable accommodation options including hotels Center Plaza, kloppo And skjaldbreed, Surrounded by shops, restaurants, bars and cafes, visitors won’t need to compromise on great location and can save their bucks on traveling by exploring the city on foot.

The average price for a standard double room at all three hotels is £105 per night.

zip on e-scooter

Zip around the capital with the e-scooter

popular rental outlets, hopknown for its sustainable transportation, and Xolo, Offer reasonably priced scooters for rent. With average speeds of up to 6-25 km/h, travelers can squeeze even more highlights of Iceland into their itineraries.

Prices vary by location and duration of use, though come in at around 60p to be active, then 20p per minute onwards.

Best Budget Bites

There is a wide variety of food options
There is a wide variety of food options

Eating cheap and varied is more than possible in Reykjavik. Is this Devitos For Pizza (from £9.50), noodle station (from £6) for Asians, Market Middle East or . For Icelandic Street Food For traditional Icelandic cuisine, there is somewhere for every appetite.

Visitors must try the famous bezerin beztu hot dog stand (about £2.55 per hotdog) or Hellmoor Food Hall, grandi matholi And Box, the street food hall in the market, which offers a selection of different cuisines for a more casual, on-the-go option.

city ​​hot spots

Try Walking Around Iceland's Capital Of Reykjavik
Try Walking Around Iceland’s Capital Of Reykjavik

Visitors who want to immerse themselves in Icelandic culture, learn about history and visit the city’s most iconic landmarks can make use of free walking tours such as City Walk, In the city of Reykjavik, visitors can also visit hallgrimskirja The church, one of Reykjavik’s iconic landmarks, is inspired by Iceland’s basalt lava flows and a giant pipe organ.

Visitors can take a lift to the top of the church tower for around £5 per adult to experience breathtaking views of the city.

Visit Iceland’s Natural Wonders

Iceland is most famous for its natural landscapes and scenery, many of which are free to visit. Visitors can stretch their legs and climb to the top of 914 meters Mount Esja is just 40 minutes away from the city. Travelers can pay as little as £6 for a return ticket, or explore the beach by stopping at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach and the Seltjrns Peninsula.

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Reykjadalur Hot Spring is a thermal river in the middle of the mountains, only a 40-minute drive from the city. The warm waters of this hot river are a more secluded and economical option than the commonly known lagoon, which can carry a hefty price tag for admission and food.

Beginning in late April 2022, PLAY will operate services from London Stansted and Dublin Airport to Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) and from early May 2022 to Boston Logan International Airport (BOS).

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