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Icelandic hotel offers free flights and accomodation for Northern Lights snaps

We can’t guarantee this will grant you an exemption from Australia’s travel ban, but we can provide you with some quality daydreaming fuel.

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Destinations

Is this a pop music video or a really cool tourism ad for Iceland?

For an enhanced viewing experience, Travel Weekly recommends watching this wacky new Visit Iceland ad while devouring a plate of skyr, hangikjöt or kleinur.

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Cruise

Lindblad Expeditions unveils new itineraries to NZ and beyond

The expedition cruise line is returning to travel with a stack of new itineraries, which are summed up in this neat little article.

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Tourism

WATCH: Zac Efron cops rake attack while filming travel doco

The High School Musical star and general heartthrob experienced the mishap while filming an episode of his Netflix series.

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Destinations

Aussie travellers will need a visa waiver to travel Europe in 2022

Post-pandemic travel is going to look very different from what we’ve become accustomed to. Exhibit A: this new requirement for Aussies seeking a European jaunt.

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Aviation

New airline to charge for toilet paper, ditch life jackets and host COVID-friendly flights

by Ali Coulton

This airline is so low-cost that it is leading people to believe it is a parody of Iceland’s now-defunct WOW Air, particularly because of the strange character holding the reins.

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Destinations

Iceland’s wacky tourism campaign encourages you to ‘Let It Out!’ (with the chance for your scream to be heard in Iceland)

With 2020 turning out to be a pretty f**ked year, Iceland’s tourism board has decided that, in light of this, people might want to let off a little steam.

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Destinations

Iceland to ease international tourist restrictions by 15 June

International tourists could be given the option of being tested for COVID-19 upon arrival to Iceland or a two-week quarantine.

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Tourism

“F**king idiots!”: Bystander ridicules tourists toppled by waves in Iceland

Do you and your colleagues often share videos of tourists doing dumb things amongst one another? Well, get ready to hit ‘forward’ on this absolute pearler.

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Cruise

Quark’s World Explorer gears up for Antarctic Peninsula voyage

Quark Expeditions is inviting agents to “go beyond” on a virtual tour of World Explorer before the ship makes an incredible polar voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula in November.

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Destinations

Iceland wins back the right to use its own name

Moral of the story: if it’s yours, put your name on it. At least that’s what we say in the Travel Weekly office to avoid having our lunch stolen.

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Tourism

WATCH: Tourists scramble for safety as glacier collapses, creating big waves

Travel Weekly understands a number of top surfers including Kelly Slater, Steph Gilmore and Mick Fanning have reportedly booked flights to Iceland after seeing this.

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