English is taught as a second language in Iceland and almost every Icelander speaks the language fluently. And more so, most Icelanders speak several other languages including Danish, German, Spanish and French and welcome the opportunity to practice their language skills.
How many in Iceland speak English?
Iceland has a population of 364000 people of whom around 98% or 357000 people speak English. This is a very high proportion of people.
Does Iceland hate American tourists?
Of course, Icelanders dont hate tourists (Iceland has actually been voted the friendliest country to visit in the world!) but since tourism has grown so fast in Iceland rapid changes have been happening in our society. So here is a list of the worst things associated with the Icelandic tourism boom.
Is it easy to immigrate to Iceland?
If you want to stay longer than 3 months, take note that it is very difficult to immigrate for US Citizens into Iceland. Otherwise, you have to go through the lengthy process of either obtaining a work permit, applying for university studies, or getting cozy with a spouse from Iceland or the EU/EEA.
How much cash should I bring to Iceland?
In general, you should count about 100 USD per night for a 2 person room in a mid-range hotel in rural Iceland, and 150-200 USD in the more popular places and in Reykjavik. Of course, there are many more expensive options and also some budget accommodations.
How much is a house in Iceland?
In 2019, the prices of a single-flat home in Iceland increased by 2.37%, while a multi-flat came in at just under 3.47%. Currently, the average residential property in the capital is between 40 million ISK (US$ 382,500) to 50 million ISK (US$ 478,130).
What is banned in Iceland?
According to Article 14 in Regulation no. 200/2020, the breeds of “Pit Bull Terrier”, “Staffordshire Bull Terrier”, “American Staffordshire Terrier” and “American Bulldog” may not be imported to Iceland.