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Iceland Luxury Cruise

Aug 18 - Aug 25, 2025

Reykjavik • Surtsey Island/Heimaey Island • Seydisfjordur • Akureyri • Isafjordur • Grundarfjordur • Reykjavik

Iceland Luxury Cruise

Aug 18 - Aug 25, 2025

Reykjavik • Surtsey Island/Heimaey Island • Seydisfjordur • Akureyri • Isafjordur • Grundarfjordur • Reykjavik

Iceland Luxury Cruise

Aug 18 - Aug 25, 2025

Reykjavik • Surtsey Island/Heimaey Island • Seydisfjordur • Akureyri • Isafjordur • Grundarfjordur • Reykjavik

Iceland Luxury Cruise

Aug 18 - Aug 25, 2025

Reykjavik • Surtsey Island/Heimaey Island • Seydisfjordur • Akureyri • Isafjordur • Grundarfjordur • Reykjavik

Iceland Luxury Cruise

Aug 18 - Aug 25, 2025

Reykjavik • Surtsey Island/Heimaey Island • Seydisfjordur • Akureyri • Isafjordur • Grundarfjordur • Reykjavik


Get all your information on Olivia's Iceland Luxury Cruise.


About Our Destination
Being LGBTQ+ in Iceland
LGBTQ+ rights in Iceland are very progressive. Iceland voted in the world’s first openly gay head of government in February 2009 and amended the marriage law to define marriage as between two individuals, thereby making same-sex marriage legal in June 2010.
Climate
The climate in may range between 55°F-60°F during the day and 38°F-50°F at night, with between 16-19 daylight hours. The average night-time temperature is usually in the high 60s. Check www.weather.com for the most current weather.
Currency
The official currency of Iceland is the Icelandic Króna. Check www.xe.com for current rates.
Languages
The country’s written and spoken language is Icelandic, a Nordic language very similar to that spoken by Iceland's first settlers. Icelandic language is one of the oldest living languages in Europe. English and Danish are mandatory subjects in school. The literacy rate, 99.9%, is the highest in the world.
Activity Level
Activity Level
The entire trip requires a certain level of mobility–walking on uneven terrain, gentle hiking uphill and getting in and out of tenders (small boats) on steep stairwells from the ship and on shore. If you do have limited mobility that requires assistance, you are required to travel with someone who can assist you.
Health & Safety
Health & Safety
We highly recommend a COVID-19 vaccination, plus booster for this trip. We strongly encourage you take a COVID-19 test prior to leaving home for your trip to ensure you are COVID-negative. We will keep you updated with COVID protocols as we get closer to the trip date. To learn more about Windstar’s Health & Safety protocols, please click here.
Before Your Trip
Cancellation Policy
Unexpected events can cause you to cancel your vacation. Because we are committed to this charter, we must strictly adhere to our cancellation policy as outlined in our Olivia Terms & Conditions.
2025 ICELAND LUXURY CRUISE
START DATE END DATE FEE
Cancellation 365 days or more prior to trip date   8/18/2024 50% of trip cost
Cancellation 0-364 days prior to trip date 8/19/2024 8/18/2025 100% of trip cost (no refund)
Transfer funds are nonrefundable and nontransferable from the point of sale forward.
Celebrations — Birthdays, Anniversaries, Honeymoons, and more
If you will have a birthday or celebration during your vacation and have not already informed your Olivia Travel Consultant, please let us know as soon as possible, but no less than 90 days prior to the trip.
You can register at Olivia Honeymoon Wishes for your honeymoon, anniversary, or other special celebration; browse through the selections and let your friends know just how easy it is for them to purchase a gift for you.
Connect with Other Guests — Join the Facebook Group
If you'd like to chat with people who are going on the trip, join Olivia’s official 2025 Iceland Luxury Cruise group on Facebook.
Passport and Visa
You will need a passport that is valid for six months past the date of the trip. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please check with both your country’s consulate and the consulates of the countries we will be visiting to make sure that you do not need an entry visa or other additional documentation. U.S. citizens DO NOT need to get a visa ahead of time.
U.S. citizens do NOT need to get a visa ahead of time. If you are not from the U.S., please check with your consulate for proper Visa requirements.
Specific Needs—Dietary, Medical, and Mobility
If you have any medical, mobility needs, or specific dietary requirements that you have not already advised your travel consultant, please advise us of this information as soon as possible but no less than 90 days prior to the trip.
Travel Insurance
Olivia recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your trip investment against the unexpected. Visit our Insurance page olivia.com/travel-insurance for more information.
For a travel insurance quote, more information, or to purchase a protection plan, please call Olivia at 800-631-6277 and select option 1 for a travel consultant.
Vacation Stretchers
More information will be available approximately 9 months prior to sailing.
Vaccinations
Please check with your local Public Health Department or personal physician regarding immunization requirements for all countries on your itinerary. You may also check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website at: www.cdc.gov. Just click on “Traveler’s Health” followed by “Vaccinations.”
Travel & Arrival
Air Travel
Airports
You will need to fly into and out of Reykjavik, Iceland (KEF). We encourage all guests to arrive at least one day early to avoid the stress of unexpected delays.
Discounts
Save up to 15% on your airfare through our partner airlines. Please visit our airfare discount page for the most up-to-date information.
Flight arrival and departure times
If arriving on the day of the trip, please arrive no later than 2 pm on August 18, 2025. Your departing flight on August 25, 2025 should be after 12 pm. If your flight times are close to these cutoff times, please call 800-631-6277 to confirm that they are okay.
Luggage Allowances
While there is no luggage limit on the cruise itself, airlines often restrict (or charge) for excess baggage. Because each airline is different, and the regulations change over time, please check with your airline for baggage allowances.
Transfers to the Ship
Your transfer from the Reykjavik International airport to the ship is not included. More information about purchasing a transfer will be included in the Cruise Guide, which will be available approximately 30 days prior to sailing. The airport is approximately 50-60 minutes from the cruise ship.
During your trip 
Dining – Restaurants and Room Service
Star Pride offers two primary dining venues. Amphora restaurant offers gourmet, course-by-course cuisine in the evenings and Veranda restaurant offers casual buffet and full-service dining for breakfast and lunch. Star Grill is poolside for quick grill items. Candles and Cuadro 44 are additional dinner restaurant options. 24-hour room service is always available so you can enjoy dining in the comfort of your stateroom.
To enhance your dining experience, Olivia has created tables specifically for those guests who prefer to dine alcohol-free or with other Solo travelers.
Electricity
All staterooms are equipped with 110- and 220-volt electricity. These outlets are provided beside the dressing table mirror in your stateroom.
Excursions
Excursions may be booked online beginning 30 days prior to departure. To facilitate the online booking process, you will be assigned a booking number and sent detailed information regarding shore excursions, transfers and activities—and how to book them—approximately four weeks prior to the trip.
Gratuities
Gratuities are included in the cost of the cruise. Gratuities are provided for your cabin steward, dining room steward, bus person, maître d’, and other-behind-the-scenes crew members. Tips to your local guides on excursions are not included and are recommended.
Below is a suggested guideline per person:
Local guide: half day—$5 / full day—$10
Bus driver: half day—$2-$4 / full day—$4-$6
Internet and Email
Wifi internet plans can be purchased once on board. Wifi plans range from $60 to $245 (unlimited internet) depending on the package you choose. All packages allow for one device at a time to be connected.
Laundry and Dry Cleaning
Laundry and pressing service is available onboard. Dry cleaning is not available. Check onboard for pricing.
Medical Services
There is an onboard infirmary. Medical services entail an additional fee.
Money: On-Board Purchases
All purchases made on the ship will be charged to your onboard account, which you create when you first check in. All charges will be billed in US dollars. Please check with the front office onboard for further details.
Phone
Each cabin has a phone which you may use to call cabin-to-cabin, and to the various onboard facilities. There is an additional fee to use this phone to call outside of the ship; cost is available on board. We recommend using WhatsApp or FaceTime to make phone calls via wifi.
Smoking policy
All indoor areas onboard, including cabins and verandas, are non-smoking, including vaping. Outdoor public smoking areas will be posted.
Solos
Traveling solo? Be sure to attend the Solos Welcome on the first day. Here you will meet your Olivia Solos Coordinators who will share your Solos program for the week. We plan activities for our Solo travelers, including special designated Solos excursions in each port of call. In addition, we organize a special Solos dining area for all meals and reserve a section for the nightly shows. Before the trip, you can start to meet other solo travelers online by joining Olivia's 2025 Iceland Luxury Cruise Facebook Group.
Spa Services
The onboard spa offers facials, massages, and many other services for an additional fee.
After Your Trip
Disembarkation
Disembarkation will begin once the ship has cleared customs and can be as early as 7 am.
Transfers to the airport
You will be able to purchase a group transfer to the airport for flights departing after 12 pm on August 25, 2025. Transfer time approximately 50 minutes to 1 hour.
Vacation Stretchers
Please check our Vacation Stretchers tab for more information, available approximately 9 months prior to sailing.


activity level moderate-difficult;

The entire trip requires a certain level of mobility–walking on uneven terrain, gentle hiking uphill and getting in and out of tenders (small boats) on steep stairwells from the ship and on shore. If you do have limited mobility that requires assistance, you are required to travel with someone who can assist you.



Our Travel Consultants can be reached at USA or Canada: 800.631.6277 or International 415.962.5700, option 1.