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Discover Iceland Cruise

Aug 23 - Aug 30, 2022

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

Discover Iceland Cruise

Aug 23 - Aug 30, 2022

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

Discover Iceland Cruise

Aug 23 - Aug 30, 2022

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

Discover Iceland Cruise

Aug 23 - Aug 30, 2022

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


Get all your information on Olivia's upcoming Discover Iceland Cruise.

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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.
Currency
The official currency of Iceland is the Icelandic KrĂłna. For updated exchange rates, go to www.xe.com/currencyconverter.
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.
Health & Safety
Windstar Protocols
To learn more about Windstar's Health & Safety protocols, please click here.
Before Your Trip 
Airfare Discounts
Save up to 15% on your airfare through our partner airlines. Please visit our airline discounts page for the most up-to-date information.
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.
2022 DISCOVER ICELAND CRUISE
START DATE END DATE CANCEL PENALTY
Cancellation 365 days or more prior to trip date   8/23/2021 50% of trip cost
Cancellation 0-364 days prior to trip date 8/24/2021 8/22/2022 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 other 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 women who are going on the Iceland trip, join our Iceland group on Facebook.
Passports and Visas
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.
Travel Gear Store

To help you get ready for your next vacation, we’ve partnered with New Headings to create Olivia Travel Gear, our own online gear and apparel store, featuring items from leading brands, including Craghoppers, Patagonia, Teva, Outdoor Research, and Eagle Creek. Visit olivia.newheadings.com for more information!
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
We will announce our Vacation Stretchers 9-11 months in advance of the trip. Please refer to the Vacation Stretcher page for more information. Our last two Iceland trips completely sold out, so we highly recommend you book your Vacation Stretchers as soon as they are announced!
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. Click on the Travelers’ Health section, then click on the Destinations Link and choose your destination in the “For Travelers” pull-down menu.
Travel and Arrival 
Airports
You will need to fly into and out of Reykjavik, Iceland (KEF). We encourage all guests to arrive at least a day early to avoid the stress of unexpected delays. Please see the Vacation Stretchers for the Olivia packages offered (available 9-11 months prior to trip).
Flight Arrival and Departure Times
If arriving on the day of the trip, please arrive no later than 2 pm on August 23, 2022. Your departing flight on August 30, 2022 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 and Meeting up with Olivia
Your transfer from the Reykjavik International airport to the ship is not included. More information on purchasing a transfer will be sent in your final informational package. The airport is approximately 50 minutes from the cruise ship. Embarkation will begin at 1 pm.
Getting to Your Ship
The exact terminal has not been determined for 2022 departures. Check back for port address and terminal.
Check-In
Embarkation and check-in will be available after 1 pm.

During Your Trip 
What's Included?
  • Accommodations for 8 days/7 nights on the elegant Windstar Star Pride  
  • All meals on board the ship’s restaurants, which feature gourmet fare  
  • 24-hour room service  
  • All non-alcoholic beverages: bottled water, sparkling water, sodas, fresh juices, tea, coffee, cappuccinos, lattes, mochas, and espresso  
  • Gratuity to ship’s staff  
  • All port changes and service taxes  
  • Olivia’s signature entertainment and programming  
  • Olivia staff assistance throughout
What's Not Included?
  • Airport transfers  
  • Ship services and incidentals such as boutique purchases, spa services and alcohol  
  • Internet and wireless access  
  • Optional excursions in all ports of call
Accommodations
Windstar’s Star Pride Ship Amenities
The Windstar’s ms Star Pride was recently stretched and refurbished as a part of Windstar’s $250 Million Star Plus initiative. She is a beautifully designed, intimate 312-passenger ship and boasts the following: 
  • Lounge  
  • The Yacht Club  
  • Compass Rose Bar 
  • Counter-current pool and whirlpool 
  • Fitness Center 
  • Star Bar
  • World Spa by Windstar  
  • Signature Shops  
  • Screening Room  
  • Library/Business area  
  • Veranda/Candles  
  • Amphora Restaurant  
  • Photo Gallery
Your Room
All rooms are comfortably appointed with: 
  • Queen size bed with luxurious linens  
  • Waffle weave robe and slippers 
  • Flat screen TV with DVD player 
  • Fully-stocked mini bar/refrigerator  
  • Hair dryer  
  • Safe  
  • Direct dial telephone 
  • L’Occitane bath amenities 
  • Wifi (internet cards can be purchased at reception) 
  • Fresh flowers 
  • Fresh fruit  
  • Granite vanity with magnifying mirror  
  • Walk-in closet and ample drawer space in most suites  
  • Bathroom with 2-sink granite countertop, spacious shower  
  • 110/220 outlets
Dining – Restaurants and Room Service
World Class Culinary Experience Delectable cuisine, delightful surroundings, inspired wine pairings... Create the most delicious memories while you are on a Windstar yacht. Whether your pleasure is dinner in the exquisite AmphorA fine dining restaurant, lunch alfresco at Veranda, or an indulgent dessert delivered to your room from our 24-hour room service menu, you always get to choose where to dine, no reservation required. The freshest local ingredients, seasonal produce, and amazing ingenuity go into each dish, made to order just for you.
24-hour room service menu is available for all guests.
Amphora
Here, the dining room manager seats you, but where is your decision. When you dine and with whom are entirely up to you. Each delightful dish is prepared exactly to your liking – an exquisite dinner served course-by-course with a fine selection of vintage wines.
Candles
Here’s the perfect place for a romantic tête-a-tête under the stars in Candles, Windstar’s signature outdoor restaurant transformed by night into a dreamlike paradise. Delectable cuisine, memorable surroundings, inspired wine pairings.
Veranda
It’s breakfast and lunch alfresco! You will find that the choices are many in the Veranda.
Electricity
Cabins are equipped with one standard U.S. 110 and one European 220-volt outlet.
Gratuities
Excursions and airport to ship or ship to airport transfers may be booked online beginning approximately 30 days in advance. A booking number will be assigned to you and detailed instructions regarding shore excursions and activities will be sent approximately 4 weeks prior to the trip.
Internet
There is an Internet center on board; minute plans are available. Pricing will be posted on board. Guests may also bring their own laptops and purchase an Internet wireless plan on board.
Laundry Service
Laundry and pressing service are available on board. Dry cleaning is not available. Check on board for pricing.
Medical Services
There is an onboard infirmary. Medical services entail an additional fee.
Money: On-Trip Purchases
On board, the currency is US dollars. All purchases made on the ship will be charged to your onboard account, which you create when you first check in. Please check with the front office on board for further details.
Spa Services
There is a spa on board, and massages and other services are available for an additional fee.
Solo Travelers
We will have a Solos program on board, led by an Olivia Solos Coordinator who will ensure you have a great time.
Telephone
Each cabin has a phone. There is an additional fee to use this phone to call outside of the ship; cost is available on board.
Smoking Policy
Smoking is prohibited in all indoor public spaces, cabins and the starboard (right) side of all outside decks. Smoking is allowed only in designated outdoor areas on the port (left) side of the ship.

After Your Trip
Transfers to the Airport
You will be able to purchase a group transfer to the airport for flights departing after 12 pm on August 30, 2022. Transfer time approximately 50 minutes to 1 hour.



PLEASE NOTE: 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.