The Icelandic Krona rates below were last updated 2 minutes ago
If you're travelling to Iceland soon you'll want to get the best deal on your Icelandic Krona. Our free comparison service compares the best Icelandic Krona rates from the biggest currency suppliers in the UK so you can see at a glance who is offering the top deals. We are currently comparing 18 suppliers selling Icelandic Krona in the UK with exchange rates ranging from 127.382 to 134.080.
But wait, it gets better! Many of the top suppliers listed above offer us exclusive exchange rates that are better than any other website which means if you order through us you could save even more money. We are so confident that you won't find better Icelandic Krona exchange rates on any other UK website that we challenge you to let us know if you find a better deal!
The Icelandic Krona is not accepted anywhere other than Iceland. Changing money once you are there may incur commissions of up to 8.75% as well as poor exchange rates, so buying in advance is usually more profitable. Buying Icelandic Krona here in the UK should be no problem as it is stocked by a wide range of providers from supermarkets to banks. The best rates are offered by the larger online bureau de change offering up to 15 Krona to the pound more than the high street competition. You may need to inform your bank that you are intending to travel to Iceland so they can enable your cards for use. Otherwise you may find you cannot use UK cards in local chip and pin machine and ATMs.
According to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), hotel accommodation in Iceland is often fully booked during the summer. If you travel on flight only tickets you must ensure that all your accommodation has been reserved before departure.
You can change unused Krona back into sterling using our currency buyback service here in the UK, or over the counter when you are in Iceland. According to our data the average visitor takes just £300 in cash with them based upon orders placed between 1st August and 31st October 2013. You should budget about 20,000 ISK per day for a stay in Iceland.
British passport holders can visit Iceland for up to three months without a visa. If you intend on staying for longer than this you must apply for a residence/work permit from the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration.
Over the past week the Icelandic Krona has increased by 0.65% from last Sunday's rate of 133.215 to today's rate of 134.080 which means £750 will buy you kr648.75 more now than it would have a week ago. During this period the best rate we recorded was 134.37 on Monday and the worst rate was 133.215 on Sunday.
The 90 day outlook has seen the Icelandic Krona rate drop by 11.98% from 152.33 on 25th July 2016 to 134.080 today. Based on these figures, £750 would have bought you kr13,687.50 more three months ago that it would have today. We recorded a high rate of 153.783 on 1st August 2016 and a low rate of 133 on 15th October 2016.
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