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kr114,958Free Delivery 1 GBP = 153.278 ISK 1750 Reviews Buy Now

Travel FX

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Travel FX are specialist dealers in foreign currency, providing a leading alternative to Bureau de Changes for clients seeking the best exchange rates. Travel FX offer some of the best rates on the market, with free home delivery over £700 and no commission.

Travel FX

31-33 College Road
Harrow
HA1 1EJ

  • FCA Registered: No
  • FCA Authorised: No

Last updated less than a minute ago.

Home Delivery

Delivery is free on all orders over £700, otherwise a £5.00 handling fee will apply. All orders are sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery which is fully insured and guaranteed to arrive on the next working day. Saturday delivery is available for an additional charge if you contact Travel FX after placing your order. If you are ordering multiple currencies, Travel FX treat each currency as a separate order so you will have to pay a £5.00 handling fee if any of the individual currencies on your order total less than £700.

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    kr114,957Free Delivery 1 GBP = 153.277 ISK 8384 Reviews Buy Now

    Currency Online Group

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    Currency Online Group specialise in providing travel money and currency buy back services. We offer exclusive, enhanced currency Buyback rates to Compare Holiday Money customers that you won't find anywhere else, both services can be done either via postal service or in person at our new Waterloo Kiosk.

    Currency Online Group

    Travel Online Group Ltd. 3rd Floor Regus News Building
    3 London Bridge Street
    SE1 9SG

    • FCA Registered: No
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated less than a minute ago.

    Home Delivery

    Choose your delivery date and get your currency delivered to your home address for ultimate convenience. Delivery is free on all orders over £750, otherwise a £5.00 delivery charge will apply. All orders are sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery which is fully insured and guaranteed to arrive on the next working day.

    Click & Collect

    You can also reserve your currency online and pick it up free of charge from one of Currency Online Group's collection points in central London. Their Blackheath collection point is open Monday - Friday, or you can collect from Waterloo or Greenwich 7 days a week.

    Payment Methods

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    Currency Online Group accept the following payment methods:

    • Debit Card
    kr114,826Free Delivery 1 GBP = 153.102 ISK 575 Reviews Buy Now

    WeSwap

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    Purchase travel cash with WeSwap, available in all major currencies at the best rates with no charge for home delivery over £750.

    WeSwap

    32-34 Gordon House Road
    London
    NW5 1LP

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated less than a minute ago.

    Home Delivery

    Get your currency delivered the next day if you order before 1pm Monday - Thursday. Delivery is free on all orders over £750, otherwise a £5.00 delivery charge will apply. All orders are sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery which is fully insured and guaranteed to arrive on the next working day.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    WeSwap accept the following payment methods:

    • Debit Card
    kr114,488Free Delivery 1 GBP = 152.651 ISK 157 Reviews Buy Now

    NM Travel Money

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    NM Travel Money are part of NoteMachine group, handling 2.5 million foreign exchange transactions each year. Opt for free next day delivery to over 160 eurochange or NM Money branches across the UK, or get your currency delivered to your home. Debit cards accepted.

    NM Travel Money

    Elvicta Business Park
    Crickhowell
    NP8 1DF

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: Yes

    Last updated less than a minute ago.

    Home Delivery

    Order online by 4pm and get your currency delivered by 1pm on the next working day. All orders are sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery which is fully insured and guaranteed to arrive on the next working day. Get free home delivery on all orders of £1,500 or more for Euros and US Dollars, and £750 or more for all other currencies. NM Travel Money don't deliver under these amounts but you can still order online and collect in store.

    Click & Collect

    Reserve your currency online and pick it up the next day (if ordering before 4pm) free of charge from over 175 eurochange and NM Travel Money stores nationwide.

    Payment Methods

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    NM Travel Money accept the following payment methods:

    • Debit Card
    kr114,371Inc. $14.95 Delivery 1 GBP = 155.597 ISK 418 Reviews Buy Now

    Travel Money Club

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    Secure delivery via Royal Mail Special Delivery by 1pm in two business days as standard, or choose optional next business day, nominated day and Saturday delivery. Go Premium for unlimited fast and free deliveries, premium exchange rates, exclusive airport parking and hotel discounts, and a very clever app to help you save and plan.

    Travel Money Club

    146 Leadenhall Street
    London
    EC3V 4QT

    • FCA Registered: No
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated less than a minute ago.

    Home Delivery

    The Travel Money Club offer two options for ordering your currency: Standard account for home delivery in two business days for a one-off delivery charge of £14.95, or Premium account for free next day delivery to home or work for £5.99 per month or £60 a year. Premium account includes preferential exchange rates, unlimited free deliveries, next business and nominated day delivery, and travel perks such as airport parking and hotel discounts.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Travel Money Club accept the following payment methods:

    • Debit Card
    kr114,269Free Delivery 1 GBP = 152.359 ISK 101 Reviews Buy Now

    eurochange

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    With over 40 years experience in selling and buying currency, nobody knows foreign exchange better than eurochange. Take advantage of great rates on over 70 currencies and use their boost your rate function to find improved rates on over 20 currencies. Order online for Click and Collect in just 60 seconds from over 175 branches, or order before 4pm for next day home delivery.

    eurochange

    PO Box 435
    Stevenage
    SG1 9GA

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated 13 minutes ago.

    Home Delivery

    Order by 4pm for next working day delivery. Free postage on orders over £599 under this amount there is a delivery charge of £4.99.

    Click & Collect

    Order online and collect for free at 175 branches nationwide.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    eurochange accept the following payment methods:

    • Cash (in-store collection only)
    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card
    kr114,256Free Delivery 1 GBP = 152.342 ISK 121 Reviews Buy Now

    Airmoney

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    We believe that ordering foreign currency should be a simpler and more enjoyable experience. We are a start-up owned by City Forex, a company based in London which has conducted over £5 billion of foreign exchange transactions since forming in 2004. All orders are fully insured.

    Airmoney

    146 Leadenhall Street
    London
    EC3V 4QT

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated 57 minutes ago.

    Home Delivery

    Delivery by Royal Mail insured post to your home or work address. You can choose a delivery date for convenience. Free on orders over £750, under this amount a £4.99 postage charge will be applied. We also offer a free same-day courier service for London clients based in the City, the West End or Canary Wharf. No need to queue in store. We will drop your order to your desk the same day!

    Click & Collect

    You can also collect your currency at one of Airmoney's three London locations: 146 Leadenhall Street (EC3V 4QT), Andaz Hotel (EC2M 7PY) or 1 Fenchurch Place (EC3M 4AF). You'll need to take the card you used to pay and proof of your identity when you collect your order.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Airmoney accept the following payment methods:

    • Debit Card
    kr113,874Free Delivery 1 GBP = 151.833 ISK 445 Reviews Buy Now

    Debenhams

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    FREE £5 off £20 spend voucher in store plus preferential rates for Debenhams Cardholders. Extra 20% free when you load your leftover currency onto a Debenhams Giftcard. Collect your currency from over 100 stores nationwide, or have it delivered to your door.

    Debenhams

    10 Brock Street
    London
    NW1 3FG

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: Yes

    Last updated 13 minutes ago.

    Home Delivery

    Order for home delivery within two working days. Free over £500, smaller amounts incur a £6.95 delivery fee.

    Click & Collect

    Collect the next working day at over 100 stores for euro and US dollar. 5 days notice required for other currencies.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Debenhams accept the following payment methods:

    • Cash (in-store collection only)
    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card
    kr112,980Free Delivery 1 GBP = 150.641 ISK 158 Reviews Buy Now

    Tesco Bank

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    Get a better exchange rate if you choose to purchase any single currency online from £800 to £2500. Order and collect your cash from over 500 Tesco stores. Free home delivery on orders of £500 or more.

    Tesco Bank

    2 South Gyle Crescent
    Edinburgh
    EH12 9FQ

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: Yes

    Last updated 57 minutes ago.

    Home Delivery

    Order before 2pm for next working day delivery. Free over £500, smaller amounts incur a £3.95 delivery fee.

    Click & Collect

    Collect the next working day at over 400 stores for euro and US dollar. 5 days notice required for other currencies.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Tesco Bank accept the following payment methods:

    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card
    kr112,974Free Delivery 1 GBP = 150.632 ISK 151 Reviews Buy Now

    Sainsburys

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    Nectar card holders get better exchange rates online and can collect Nectar points on every order. Sainsbury's Bank offer over 50 foreign currencies. Order online with the option to collect your travel money from one of over 250 Sainsbury's Bank in-store Travel Money bureaux at no extra cost, or have it delivered to your home with free delivery on orders over £500.

    Sainsburys

    33 Holborn
    London
    EC1N 2HT

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: Yes

    Last updated 57 minutes ago.

    Home Delivery

    Order before 2pm for next working day delivery by insured post. Free on orders over £500 with a fee of £4.99 below that amount. Minimum order for home delivery is £100.

    Click & Collect

    Order online for collection at any Sainsburys Bureau de Change. Next day collection for euros and US dollars and 3 days for other currencies.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Sainsburys accept the following payment methods:

    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card
    kr112,890Free Delivery 1 GBP = 150.520 ISK 126 Reviews Buy Now

    ICE PLC

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    ICE offer free next day delivery on orders over £700 if ordered before 3pm. Saturday delivery available for 99p. 0% commission and no hidden costs on over 50 currencies and click and collect available from 25 locations nationwide including airport locations for convenience.

    ICE PLC

    14th Floor Portland House
    Bressenden Place
    SW1E 5BH

    • FCA Registered: No
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated 57 minutes ago.

    Home Delivery

    Order over 50 currencies for home delivery with same day despatch if ordered before 3pm. Free delivery on orders over £700. Various delivery charges apply below this amount.

    Click & Collect

    Apply for a voucher to print off and take to your chosen pick up location to get the discounted click and collect rate of the day. Pay on collection.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    ICE PLC accept the following payment methods:

    • Cash (in-store collection only)
    • Debit Card
    kr112,886Inc. $4.99 Delivery 1 GBP = 151.523 ISK 1214 Reviews Buy Now

    ACE-FX

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    Ace FX are specialist foreign exchange dealers based in London who offer competitive exchange rates and first-class customer service. Over the years, we have established a reputation for honesty, reliability and quality of service and we are one of the few buy back providers who accept coins.

    ACE-FX

    5 London Bridge Walk
    London
    SE1 2SX

    • FCA Registered: No
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated less than a minute ago.

    Home Delivery

    Order online for home delivery and get your currency delivered within 48 hours. A £4.99 delivery charge will apply. All orders are sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery which is fully insured and guaranteed to arrive on the next working day.

    Click & Collect

    If home delivery isn't an option, you can also reserve your currency online and pick it up free of charge from one of ACE-FX's four central London branches. Euros and US dollars are available for same-day collection after 3pm, all other currencies can be collected on the next working day. Stores are open Monday to Friday, apart from Canary Wharf which is open 7 days a week.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    ACE-FX accept the following payment methods:

    • Debit Card
    kr112,688Free Delivery 1 GBP = 150.251 ISK 1859 Reviews Buy Now

    Sterling

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    With over 35 years experience in the foreign exchange sector, Sterling has established an excellent reputation for offering the best exchange rates and excellent customer service to a long standing and ever expanding clientele.

    Sterling

    105 Edgware Road
    London
    W2 2HX

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated less than a minute ago.

    Home Delivery

    Get your currency delivered the next day if you order before 12pm Monday - Thursday. Delivery is free on all orders over £700, otherwise a £6.00 delivery charge will apply. All orders are sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery which is fully insured and guaranteed to arrive on the next working day.

    Click & Collect

    You can also reserve your currency online and pick it up free of charge from Sterling's London branch at 105 Edgware Road, W2 2HX. You may get a different rate in-store that the one shown here.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Sterling accept the following payment methods:

    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card

    Debit and Credit Card payments will incur an additional charge of 0.29%. There is a £2,500 limit for Debit Card payments. Orders over this amount must be paid for by Bank Transfer (up to £7,500).

    kr112,405Free Delivery 1 GBP = 149.874 ISK 580 Reviews Buy Now

    Covent Garden FX

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    Covent Garden FX is a family-owned and operated Bureau De Change located in the heart of Central London. Established for over 20 years, we offer extremely competitive exchange rates with no commission and no fees.

    Covent Garden FX

    30a Jubilee Market Hall
    London
    WC2E 8BE

    • FCA Registered: No
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated less than a minute ago.

    Home Delivery

    Order your currency online and get free home delivery if your order is over £750 (under this amount there is a £6.00 delivery charge). To qualify for next day delivery you must pay by bank transfer before 2pm on Mon-Thu. Payments after this time, or payments made by card, will be scheduled for delivery in two working days. Saturday delivery is available for a £12 charge, and a London courier service is also available.

    Click & Collect

    Don't want to wait for home delivery? No problem. Place your order online and you can collect it from Covent Garden's travel money bureau at 30a Jubilee Market Hall, WC2E 8BE. Pay now by bank transfer to guarantee today's online rate. For same day collection you must order before 1pm for euros or us dollars, and before 10am for all other currencies.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Covent Garden FX accept the following payment methods:

    • Cash (in-store collection only)
    • Debit Card
    kr112,380Free Delivery 1 GBP = 149.840 ISK 15 Reviews Buy Now

    forexchange

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    Forexchange, the UK Currency Exchange specialist, owned by Maccorp, the international foreign exchange multinational, is now available also for online customers. Have your currency delivered to your doorstep, or come and pick it up in one of our branches in the City of London or at Cardiff Airport

    forexchange

    Maccorp UK Ltd.
    Cardiff Airport
    CF62 3BD

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated 13 minutes ago.

    Home Delivery

    We provide hassle free currency delivered right to your door. Order your travel money online by 1pm for next day tracked delivery right to your doorstep. Terms and conditions apply.

    Click & Collect

    Order online for collection at our branches at Cardiff Airport, London Victoria, Southampton Row and Queensway.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    forexchange accept the following payment methods:

    • Cash (in-store collection only)
    • Credit Card

    The Currency Club

    PO Box 66831
    London
    W2 7TB

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated less than a minute ago.

    Home Delivery

    Order by 12pm for next working day delivery. Free on orders over £1000 and just £2.99 postage charge for smaller amounts.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    The Currency Club accept the following payment methods:

    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card

    Debit and Credit Card payments will incur an additional charge of 0.29%. There is a £2,500 limit for Debit Card payments. Orders over this amount must be paid for by Bank Transfer (up to £7,500).

    Rapid Travel Money

    50 Harrowby Street
    London
    W1H 5EE

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated less than a minute ago.

    Home Delivery

    Select your preferred delivery date from Monday to Saturday and get your currency delivered to your home. All orders are sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery which is fully insured and guaranteed to arrive before 1pm. Delivery is free for all orders over £1500 (a £8.99 fee applies to orders under this amount).

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Rapid Travel Money accept the following payment methods:

    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card

    Debit and Credit Card payments will incur an additional charge of 0.29%. There is a £2,500 limit for Debit Card payments. Orders over this amount must be paid for by Bank Transfer (up to £7,500).

    Travelex

    90 York Way
    London
    N1 9AG

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated 57 minutes ago.

    Home Delivery

    Order your travel money online, and have it delivered right to your home. Or, if you're in central London, we also offer delivery right to your office! Free on orders over £600 with delivery costs from £2.99 to £7.49 for smaller orders.

    Click & Collect

    Order online and collect from your nearest Bureau de Change in as little as 4 hours dependent on availability. Our online price promise will guarantee you the best rates.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Travelex accept the following payment methods:

    • Cash (in-store collection only)
    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card

    Barclays

    1 Churchill Place
    London
    E14 5HP

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: Yes

    Last updated 4 hours ago.

    Home Delivery

    Currency can be ordered for home delivery but payment must be made with a Barclays debit or credit card. Minimum order £50 with no delivery charges. Order by 1pm for next working day delivery.

    Click & Collect

    Order for collection at any Barclays Bank branch.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Barclays accept the following payment methods:

    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card

    Whitehall FX

    3 Whitehall Trafalgar Square
    London
    SW1A 2DD

    • FCA Registered: No
    • FCA Authorised: No

    Last updated 57 minutes ago.

    Home Delivery

    Home delivery orders sent by Royal Mail insured post. Free over £750, £6.50 delivery charge under this amount.

    Click & Collect

    All orders can be collected free from Whitehall FX's Trafalgar Square branch.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Whitehall FX accept the following payment methods:

    • Cash (in-store collection only)

    HSBC

    8 Canada Square

    E14 5HQ

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: Yes

    Last updated 13 minutes ago.

    Home Delivery

    You must have an account with HSBC or Marks and Spencer Bank to order travel money with HSBC. Order online by 2pm and get your currency delivered to your home or chosen HSBC branch on the next working day. Delivery is free for all orders but there is a minimum order amount of £100.

    Click & Collect

    If you have an account with HSBC or Marks and Spencer Bank you can order your currency for next day collection at one of over 1,100 branches nationwide.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    HSBC accept the following payment methods:

    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card

    Post Office

    20 Finsbury Street
    London
    EC2Y 9AQ

    • FCA Registered: Yes
    • FCA Authorised: Yes

    Last updated 57 minutes ago.

    Home Delivery

    Order for home delivery with Royal Mail special secured delivery. Delivery is free on orders over £500 and £4.99 under that amount.

    Click & Collect

    Order online for collection at over 11,000 branches. Over 3000 are open 7 days a week. With our euro and US dollar click and collect express you can pick up in 2 hours.

    Payment Methods

    The payment method you choose determines how you are financially protected if something goes wrong.

    Post Office accept the following payment methods:

    • Cash (in-store collection only)
    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card

    Icelandic krona exchange rate over the past 90 days

    This chart shows the best Icelandic krona exchange rate recorded at the end of each day from our panel of UK currency suppliers. For more historical rates, see our British pound to Icelandic krona exchange rate history page.

    Get a better deal on your Icelandic krona

    We compare the best pound to Icelandic krona exchange rates from dozens of the UK's biggest currency suppliers including the Post Office, supermarkets, high street banks and specialist online travel money providers so you can see in an instant who is offering the top deals.

    You're currently looking at our Icelandic krona for home delivery page, but we have range of Icelandic krona products and services that you might also be interested in:

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    Prepaid Currency Cards

    A secure and flexible alternative to cash. Open an account, add funds to your card and use it anywhere in Iceland or the rest of the world at the fraction of the cost of traditional UK bank cards.

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    Click & Collect Icelandic krona

    Our unique Click & Collect service can help you to find your nearest currency supplier so you can order online and pick your currency up in-store or at the airport.

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    Currency Buy Back

    If you've returned from holiday with some leftover Icelandic krona, exchange them back into pounds sterling at the best buy back rate. Post your currency or exchange it at your nearest store, no receipt necessary.

    Find a Buyer

    How do I buy Icelandic krona?

    Using our comparison form at the top of the page, enter the amount of Icelandic krona you want to buy, select your preferred payment method(s) and click 'Compare Deals'. We'll return a list of UK currency suppliers who are selling Icelandic krona right now along with their latest exchange rates and delivery information. The results are sorted in order of who is offering the most Icelandic krona after all fees and delivery charges have been added which means the best deals are always at the top of the table. Choose the supplier you want to order with and follow the link to their website where you can place your order with them directly.

    When is the best time to buy Icelandic krona?

    The golden question! You can use tools like our historical Icelandic krona rate chart to identify overall trends in the market which may help you to decide if now is a good time to buy relative to the past. You can also hedge your bets by buying half your currency now and half just before you travel. If you need to buy Icelandic krona within the next couple of weeks, it's likely that the day-to-day changes in the exchange rate won't make a huge difference to the amount of currency you'll receive anyway, so unless you're buying tens of thousands of pounds worth our advice is to not worry about trying to perfectly time the market and instead just buy whenever is most convenient for you.

    If you have more time before you need to buy, why not sign up to our monthly newsletter where we often feature currency sales and special deals ahead of time. In any case, you can be confident that the rates we compare above are some of the best on the market and you'll be hard-pressed to find a better deal online or in the high street.

    Can I collect my Icelandic krona in person?

    Yes, some currency suppliers do allow you to collect Icelandic krona from them in person. We have a dedicated Click & Collect page where you can find the nearest supplier in your area. If you plan on collecting in person, we recommend ordering or reserving your Icelandic krona online first on the supplier's website to guarantee the exchange rate. Some suppliers offer lower exchange rates if you walk in off the street, but you can usually order online in advance and collect your currency in store at the better online rate.

    How long does Delivery take?

    Most currency suppliers will dispatch your order on the same or next working day after they receive your payment, and all orders are sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery which is a fully-insured and guaranteed Next Working Day service. However, just in case any unexpected delays crop up we recommend ordering no later than 3 working days before you are due to travel. If you've left it too late for home delivery, check out our Click & Collect page to find a local Icelandic krona supplier near you. We cover most UK airports, so in the worst case scenario you can reserve your currency online (at the better online rate) and pick it up from the departure lounge before you fly.

    Do I have to be at home when my currency is delivered?

    No. All currency is sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery which is a fully-insured and guaranteed Next Working Day service. Somebody at your address will need to sign for the package but if nobody is home when the postman attempts to deliver, they'll leave a missed delivery card and you can either collect the package from your nearest sorting office or arrange for it to be re-delivered on a more convenient day.

    Can I have my Icelandic krona sent to a different address?

    Generally, no. This is ultimately at the discretion of the currency supplier, but most suppliers will only deliver to the home address of the person paying for the currency (i.e. the card or bank account holder's address). This is for security reasons because a signature is required when the currency is delivered, and signatures from work or other addresses can be unreliable and difficult to prove.

    What happens if the package goes missing during delivery?

    All currency is sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery which is a fully-insured and guaranteed Next Working Day service. This type of postage is more secure than standard post and is meant specifically for high-value and important items because tracking is enabled by default and a signature is required as proof of delivery. It is very rare for a Special Delivery package to go missing, but in the unlikely event that it does you will be completely reimbursed by Royal Mail for the full value of the currency and the cost of postage.

    What payment method should I use?

    The payment method you choose is important because it affects whether or not you pay any extra fees during checkout, and also whether you are financially protected in the unlikely event that something goes wrong with the supplier. We have written a more detailed guide about choosing a payment method on our blog: A guide to payment methods.

    Are there any limits on the amount of Icelandic krona I can order?

    Most, but not all, currency suppliers have a minimum and a maximum amount you can order from them, however we automatically factor these into our comparisons so if you tell us exactly how much you want to spend we'll only return suppliers that can fulfill your request. Most suppliers also have a minimum amount that you can order from them to qualify for free home delivery; if you order less than this amount you can still get your order delivered by you'll have to pay for postage. Again, we automatically factor these charges into our comparisons so you don't need to worry about any hidden costs during checkout.

    Is ordering online safe and secure?

    All of the currency suppliers we compare use SSL encryption as standard on their ordering pages. This means that when you place an order, a secure connection is created between you and the supplier and your personal and payment details are transmitted using the same level of encryption as online banking.

    Am I financially protected if something goes wrong with the supplier?

    The level of financial protection you receive is determined by the payment method you choose. For more information see our FAQ above: What payment method should I use?

    What checks does Compare Holiday Money carry out on the listed suppliers?

    All currency suppliers are required to complete a comprehensive onboarding questionnaire before we list them on the Compare Holiday Money website. This questionnaire provides us with information on the supplier's background, financial history, directors and technical capabilities, as well as document any legal and regulatory requirements the supplier may have. Our compliance team verify the answers by cross-referencing them with various online registers such as Companies House, the Supervised Business Register and the Financial Conduct Authority, and we then make a decision as to whether to list them. Once a supplier has been listed we run regular audits to check the ongoing status and accuracy of the information provided, and if any issues are flagged up we immediately suspend the listing until the supplier corrects the issue or provides us with clarification. Despite these stringent checks, we cannot guarantee the solvency of any suppliers who appear on the Compare Holiday Money website and we urge all customers to conduct their own research before transacting with a company.

    Do I need to provide ID or other documents?

    It depends. You may need to provide some ID, typically a copy of your passport or driver's licence, depending on how much currency you are ordering. Most suppliers won't ask for ID if you're ordering less than £1,000 but most will if you're ordering £2,500 or more. If you're ordering £10,000 or more you may need to provide additional information on the source of the funds. The exact requirements vary from supplier to supplier, but they will make it clear what form(s) of ID and other documents they require before you place an order.

    Can I sell back any unused Icelandic krona?

    Yes, we have a section of our website dedicated to currency buybacks: Exchange Icelandic krona for pounds sterling.

    Can I send money to a bank account in Iceland instead?

    Yes, we can facilitate the transfer of currency into an overseas bank account; see our Money Transfers page for more information.

    The Icelandic króna is the official currency of Iceland. It uses the currency code ISK and the symbol Kr. The word 'krona' is derived from 'coruna' which means 'crown', and the currency is sometimes called the Icelandic crown. It has the name in common with other Scandinavian countries such as the Norwegian krone, the Danish krone and Swedish krona which were all part of the Scandinavian Monetary Union in the late 19th Century. Apart from the Seychelles (Seychelles rupee), Iceland is the smallest country in the world to have it's own monetary policy and currency. The current krona has been in circulation since 1981 when it was revalued at the rate of 1 new krona = 100 old krona. In recent times, Iceland has debated the idea of adopting the euro, although nothing has been set in stone and there are no plans to replace the krona in the foreseeable future.

    The krona is issued and regulated by the Central Bank of Iceland: Seðlabanki Íslands. Icelandic banknotes depict images of famous Icelandic individuals on one side and buildings and scenes relevant to Iceland on the other. They are printed in denominations of Kr500 (Jón Sigurðsson), Kr1000 (Brynjólfur Sveinsson), Kr2000 (Jóhannes Kjarval), Kr5000 (Ragnheiður Jónsdóttir) and Kr10,000 (Jónas Hallgrímsson). Coins are minted in the following denominations and all have images of fish on them representing a major Icelandic industry Kr1 (Atlantic cod), Kr5 (Dolphin), Kr10 (Capelin), Kr50 (Shore Crab) and Kr100 (Lumpfish).

    Iceland is part of the European Union Schengen area so you don't need a visa to travel there for up to 90 days. If you intend to stay longer or want to work in Iceland you will need a visa; more information be found on the Icelandic Embassy website. Your passport should be valid for at least six months from when you enter the country and you may be asked to provide evidence that you have enough funds to cover the duration of your visit. Up to data travel advice for Iceland can be found on the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Travel Advice website.