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Old 22-02-2020, 10:48 AM   #1306
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The Northern area of Iceland are more prone to ice and snowy conditions during the winter . U should consider going anti clock direction 1st so that u explore North area in the late march rather the mid march period.
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Wondering with the wuhan coronavirus going on, will kenna reject from getting into UK?

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Old 22-02-2020, 09:51 PM   #1307
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Hi there,

Wondering with the wuhan coronavirus going on, will kenna reject from getting into UK?

Thanks
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public

Seem like if travellers have those symptoms. Need to be quarantined too
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Old 22-02-2020, 11:24 PM   #1308
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Just avoid the crowds and stay healthy before your trip. All will be fine
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Old 09-03-2020, 09:28 PM   #1309
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Iíll be in Iceland from 10-21 March. Do you plan to drive on the whole ring road?
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Do update on ur trip!! Enjoy!! Canít wait to go over on this weekend.
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Old 09-03-2020, 10:58 PM   #1310
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Iím at Schiphol airport now, will touchdown at Reykjavik in 3 hours time.

Do be extra careful at the airport and in the plane. Almost all EU major cities have way more cases than SG yet I donít see anyone wearing a mask.

Itís winter time and coughs are common sights everywhere.

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Do update on ur trip!! Enjoy!! Canít wait to go over on this weekend.
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Old 11-03-2020, 03:02 PM   #1311
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No regrets booking airBnB every morning for a place to stay on the same day. We drove from Reykjavik to Vik yesterday, the weather turned from sunny to windy and hazy in the evening... we manage to reach our airBnB at Vik right before road closure.

Saw some tweets saying a few tourists were stranded at Vik and they canít travel back to ReykjavŪk to catch their flight.

Day 2 in Iceland, no chance of Northern Lights yet.
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Old 12-03-2020, 09:32 PM   #1312
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No regrets booking airBnB every morning for a place to stay on the same day. We drove from Reykjavik to Vik yesterday, the weather turned from sunny to windy and hazy in the evening... we manage to reach our airBnB at Vik right before road closure.

Saw some tweets saying a few tourists were stranded at Vik and they canít travel back to ReykjavŪk to catch their flight.

Day 2 in Iceland, no chance of Northern Lights yet.
Thanks for the update. Hope to catch the northern light too!!
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Old 13-03-2020, 01:46 AM   #1313
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No regrets booking airBnB every morning for a place to stay on the same day. We drove from Reykjavik to Vik yesterday, the weather turned from sunny to windy and hazy in the evening... we manage to reach our airBnB at Vik right before road closure.

Saw some tweets saying a few tourists were stranded at Vik and they canít travel back to ReykjavŪk to catch their flight.

Day 2 in Iceland, no chance of Northern Lights yet.
Stay safe and do keep us updated

Hope you see the NL soon too

I'm scheduled to travel there next week but KIV-ing for now
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Old 13-03-2020, 03:34 AM   #1314
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Yeah Iím getting worried on how to get back to Singapore. More and more EU nations are lockdown I hope I can still get a flight back
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Old 13-03-2020, 01:32 PM   #1315
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Yeah Iím getting worried on how to get back to Singapore. More and more EU nations are lockdown I hope I can still get a flight back
you haven't booked a return flight? LHR transit should be safest for now

this was taken from MOH today
https://www.moh.gov.sg/news-highligh...covid-19-cases

"Given the increase in imported cases from European countries, we are putting in place new border restrictions"

"Residents (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents) with recent travel history to Italy, France, Spain and Germany within the last 14 days"
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Old 13-03-2020, 04:43 PM   #1316
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Stay safe and do keep us updated

Hope you see the NL soon too

I'm scheduled to travel there next week but KIV-ing for now
Iím flying to London later today. My hubby will in London 2 week earlier.

He reminded me not to wear mask when pass thru the immigration.
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Old 14-03-2020, 03:29 AM   #1317
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Take care and wish you luck!

I just heard from the locals that they havenít seen aurora for weeks. Weather is really bad

Iím flying to London later today. My hubby will in London 2 week earlier.

He reminded me not to wear mask when pass thru the immigration.
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Old 14-03-2020, 06:22 PM   #1318
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Take care and wish you luck!

I just heard from the locals that they havenít seen aurora for weeks. Weather is really bad
Oh. Have u see the aurora yet?

Seem there are a lot of road closures over there.
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Old 14-03-2020, 07:23 PM   #1319
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No chance yet, Iím at Akureyri now... will be here for the next 5 days.
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Old 15-03-2020, 01:19 AM   #1320
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Any car rental companies to recommend?
Currently looking at bluecarrental, reviews seem to be the best so far

No chance yet, Iím at Akureyri now... will be here for the next 5 days.
Good luck!
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