On a normal year, the small island nation receives nearly two million tourists – more than five times its own population.
But 2020’s pandemic-induced travel restrictions have slashed that number. Iceland has so far managed to avoid mass contagion, with only 5,170 recorded cases of Covid-19 and 25 deaths.
The country has just been added to the UK’s list of travel corridors – but does that mean Brits are allowed to travel there?
Here’s everything you need to know.
Am I allowed to travel to Iceland from the UK?
Not from England or Wales, unless it’s for a limited range of “essential” reasons, including work and education. The former is currently under lockdown until 2 December, meaning all leisure travel is banned