To many’s surprises, Iceland’s climate is contradictory to its name. Remarkably warm and packed with natural beauty, Iceland is one of the most stunning holiday destinations to visit. Receiving its warmth from the Gulf Stream in winter the magnificent Nordic Nation on average is just a few degrees colder than much of the UK and is appreciably milder than many locations much further south of Europe and North America

Incredible Iceland is known for its multiple volcanoes and prolific wildlife. Its volcanoes contributing to more than 80% of the country’s energy and its wonderful wildlife such as its puffins and minke whales provide a fascinating insight into the natural world. Indulge in such wonders as the Nothern lights or kick back and relax in the famous Blue Lagoon.

What plug sockets are used in Iceland?

In Iceland the plug sockets used are type C / F, the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When traveling from the UK you will need an adapter for types C / F.

If you’re after an adapter we would suggest looking into this multi-purpose adapter. Please do double check that it meets your needs.

What voltage & frequency is used in Iceland?

In Iceland, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. This means you will be able to use all of your normal appliances in Iceland as the voltage is exactly the same as in the UK, making your journey much easier. On this note, it is important to make sure you do check your appliances to confirm this is the case. Many appliances can be used across the world as they include a converter, this will be noted on the label showing ‘INPUT 100-240V, 50/60Hz’ meaning it can be used anywhere in the world. Most products such as laptop chargers, tablet chargers, cameras, phones, and toothbrushes are included in this category, but please do a double check.