THE LAND OF FIRE AND ICE

ICELAND ELOPEMENT GUIDE 2024/2025/2026

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE eloping in ICELAND

Hey there, my name is Lukas, an elopement photographer who wants to help you plan your own ideal Iceland Elopement experience. Having traveled around the entire country multiple times, including for my elopement, I felt it was the right time to share my knowledge with everyone. (That's my lovely wife Lena and I in the image, by the way.) I call Iceland my second home and because I got to experience my own elopement/ wedding planning process, I know what information you will need from the best elopement locations in Iceland all the way to the legal requirements. This might be a lot to read but it will be worth it believe me!

CURRENT SAFETY INFORMATION FROM ICELAND

An ongoing volcanic eruption commenced just north of Grindavík on March 16, 2024, and remains active. Authorities have issued directives stating that access to Grindavík, along with its surrounding regions and roads, is strictly limited to local residents, business employees, and those providing assistance to the community. Entry for all other individuals is barred, and the region, including hiking paths, is off-limits. The public is urged to adhere to these restrictions and avoid the area for safety

There are many reasons why Iceland should be at the top of your list when it comes to elopement locations. The beauty of the country is probably one of the main reasons. No matter what scenery you love, you will find it here, from black beaches over to majestic waterfalls, hidden ice caves, or ancient glacier canyons.

The food is also amazing ( at least in Reykjavik :D )

From some of the world's best-baked goods to fine dining, you will find everything in the center of Reykjavik, giving you an awesome option to end your elopement day with a great culinary experience.

It is also fairly easy for foreigners to plan a wedding in Iceland. Just some simple paperwork, and you are set. I will share more info about the process down below!

WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO ELOPE IN ICELAND?

Deciding where to elope in Iceland isn't an easy thing to do. Why? Because this island is overflowing with breathtaking spots that could be the perfect backdrop for your big day. It boils down to what kind of experience you’re after. Are you eyeing one of those famous tourist spots for your ceremony? They’re stunning, no doubt, but remember, you might share your special moment with a crowd of onlookers. It's something to consider – do you want strangers in your wedding photos, possibly getting in the way of your big moment?

Or maybe you’re more like me and my partner, who went off the beaten path and found an abandoned canyon. It was just us, with no tourists in sight, offering the kind of privacy that made our ceremony incredibly intimate.

Another crucial bit to consider is the noise level. Yes, that's a thing! As mesmerizing as they are, locations near waterfalls might not be ideal if you want to hear your partner’s vows instead of the roar of water.

I’ve been to several spots around Iceland, capturing the love stories of adventurous couples like you. Below, I’ll share some of these locations my opinion about them. And hey, if you want to dive deeper or need more specifics, just hit me up. Choosing the right spot is a big deal, and I’m here to help ensure it’s perfect for you.

THE BEST PLACES TO ELOPE IN ICELAND

From Main Tourist attractions to secret hidden gems!

The wind is another thing to consider. It’s not just a gentle breeze; we're talking about potential strong winds that could make it hard to hear your officiant or even your vows.

And then there's the beach's infamous freak waves. They're not just a myth; they're real dangerous. People have been caught off guard, with tragic results.

It’s a stunning backdrop, but getting too close to the water for that perfect shot? Not worth the risk.

So, while Black Sand Beach could be an incredible location for part of your elopement photoshoot, I’d think twice about having the actual ceremony there.

It's all about finding the balance between a breathtaking setting and ensuring your day is as perfect (and safe) as possible.

The sound of the waterfall is so overwhelming that hearing your officiant, let alone your partner’s vows, would be a challenge.

And then there's the crowd. Much like with other famous spots in Iceland, you'll find the area in front of the waterfall dotted with tourists.

It's a popular place, and for good reason, but that means it's not the most private spot for such a personal moment.

That said, I can't stress enough how perfect Skogafoss is for part of your elopement day, especially for photos. I've lost count of how many times I've caught that magical rainbow that appears when the sun hits the waterfall just right.

The photos? Absolutely incredible. It’s those moments that truly capture the magic of eloping in Iceland.

a wedding couple walking in front of skogafoss
a wedding couple at the black sand beach in iceland

Now, if we're talking about epic waterfalls in Iceland’s southern region, Skogafoss has to be at the top of the list – it's actually my all-time favorite.

There's something about the sheer power and beauty of it that just grabs you. But, as much as it pains me to say, it might not be the dream spot for your actual ceremony.

Why? Well, for starters, Skogafoss doesn't exactly whisper; it roars.

This spot is a superstar in Iceland's southern region and for good reason – it's stunning. But, and this is a big but, it's also a magnet for tourists. Imagine having your ceremony here; it could be magical at sunrise, with just you, your partner, and the vast, moody expanse of the beach. Pure magic, right?

But as soon as the day kicks in, so do the crowds, and suddenly, you’re sharing your special moment with everyone else.

HIDDEN GEM

The area was filled with wildflowers in full bloom, standing against the backdrop of the gentle waterfall and the river.

Located not far from Selfoss in the southern region, getting there is a breeze, which is a pleasant surprise for such a secluded spot.

The photo you see here was taken during that very elopement, capturing the essence of the place.

Unlike the other waterfalls, this one isn't strong, so there are no problems in terms of sound.

It is also a great starting point for your elopement day as it's located at the start of the majority of famous spots in the south, so you can continue right after the ceremony

a weddig couple walking next to Arbaejarfoss waterfall in iceland

But don’t let that discourage you. Kvernufoss still holds onto that rugged charm that made it special in the first place.

It’s less crowded compared to its famous neighbor, offering that sense of privacy and intimacy for your ceremony.

There’s this particular spot, after a short climb up some rocks (nothing too scary, I promise), where you're rewarded with a phenomenal view from the top.

It’s safe, not overly challenging, and provides the perfect backdrop for your vows and those once-in-a-lifetime photos. Speaking of, the photo featured here was taken right at that spot, so you can see the kind of magic I’m talking about.

For couples looking for that blend of adventure and intimacy, without the heavy foot traffic, Kvernofoss could very well be your dream elopement spot

A couple walking around Kvernufoss waterfall in iceland during their elopement

Imagine a serene and secluded place that feels like it’s been waiting just for you.

That’s precisely what I found with this little waterfall, a hidden gem I had the pleasure of discovering for an elopement last August.

It was one of those experiences that sticks with you—magical, intimate, and utterly private. There was not a single tourist in sight, just us and the vast, untouched beauty of Iceland.

Hidden just a stone's throw away from Skogafoss. Kvernufoss used to be my secret treasure trove for breathtaking elopement locations.

It was this almost hidden gem that not many knew about, partly because getting there was a bit of an adventure – a bit of climbing, a bit of trekking.

It was the perfect mix of secluded and stunning. Fast forward to now, and the secret’s somewhat out. They’ve laid down a pathway to make it more accessible and roped off areas near the waterfall for safety.

HIDDEN GEM

The drive to the cave's entrance involves navigating a bumpy dirt road ( you only have to follow the road next to Seljalandsfoss to get to the cave. While it sounds daunting, it's surprisingly manageable, even if you don’t have a four-wheel drive.

Once you arrive, the adventure truly begins. Walking into the cave, you follow the river upstream, and that’s when the magic unfolds. Inside, numerous spots feel like they’re from another world—each turn and corner presents a new, breathtaking scene.

If you're feeling brave, you can try to reach the waterfall at the end of the cave. It's a bit of a climb, and you'll probably get wet doing it, so it's not for everyone.

But even if you stick to the easier parts, the whole cave is stunning, and you'll likely have it all to yourself.

But this cave is a treasure for those seeking a unique spot that combines the thrill of exploration with the awe of natural beauty.

And it's up north a bit, on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, not in the south where a lot of the other famous spots are. But let me tell you, it's just as breathtaking.

Standing there, with the stone arch in front of you, the ocean stretching out behind it, and the vast sky above, it's incredible.

The whole coastline around there is special, so if you're planning your elopement, definitely consider including Stonebridge or any spot on the Snæfellsnes peninsula.

And while you're there, you might want to check out the famous black church in Budir, which is super close to this and could also be considered as a possible elopement location.

But my personal highlight in the entire area will always be the stone bridge and I hope you can see why!

Heading into the heart of Iceland’s less-trodden paths led me to this incredible cave system, a journey that’s a bit off the beaten track but entirely worth it.

So, everyone's been talking about the Stonebridge, and honestly, it’s easy to see why. It's not hidden away or anything—by now, pretty much everyone knows about it.

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I could easily fill pages with the countless stunning locations Iceland offers for an elopement. From other waterfalls and caves to different black sand beaches or canyons, the list could go on. But there's more you need to consider when planning your perfect day, and I don’t want to overwhelm you with just locations.

If you’re thinking about having me as your Iceland elopement photographer, I’d love to chat more about what you’re envisioning. Whether you’ve got specific spots in mind or you’re open to suggestions, together we can craft a day that’s as unique as your relationship. Iceland’s diversity means there’s truly something for every couple, and finding those perfect spots is all about understanding what resonates with you.

I’ve listed a few more locations worth checking out. But remember, this is just a starting point. The beauty of eloping in Iceland is not just in the destination, but in the journey of finding the perfect spot that feels right for the two of you. So, if you're ready to start planning, shoot me a message. Let’s make your elopement as unforgettable as Iceland itself.

Thank you for considering this beautiful country for your special day, and possibly me to capture it. Let's create something unique together.

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How Do You Get to Iceland for Your Wedding?

Travel Times and Connections

Iceland serves as a strategic stopover point for flights crisscrossing the Atlantic, making it an ideal spot to break your journey if you're hopping from one continent to the other.

From the US: Direct flights are available from cities like New York (approx. 5-6 hours), Chicago (approx. 6-7 hours), Los Angeles (approx. 8-9 hours), San Francisco (approx. 8-9 hours), and Dallas (approx. 7-8 hours).

From Europe: It's even closer, with flights from London taking around 3 hours, Berlin about 3.5 hours, Madrid around 4.5 hours, and Rome about 4.5 hours.

From Down Under: For those coming from Sydney, Australia, it's a longer haul, typically requiring a stopover in Asia or the Middle East, with total travel time upwards of 22 hours.

A few tips for planing your journey to Iceland

Major Airlines and Routes

Monitor Flight Prices

Use flight comparison tools and alerts to monitor price changes. Websites like Google Flights, Skyscanner, or Momondo allow you to set alerts for specific routes so you can book when prices drop.

Consider Shoulder Seasons

Flights to Iceland can be more affordable during the shoulder seasons (spring and fall). Plus, these times offer a beautiful compromise between the stark winter and the crowded summer, with the added bonus of potentially lower accommodation rates.

Pack Wisely

Iceland’s weather can be unpredictable. When packing for your flight, include layers and waterproof clothing in your carry-on, just in case your checked luggage is delayed. This way, you're prepared to explore Iceland comfortably, no matter the weather on your arrival.

Check for New Routes

Airlines occasionally open new routes to Iceland. Keep an eye on announcements from both Icelandic carriers and international airlines, as new routes often come with promotional fares.

Keflavik Airport

You will be flying into Keflavik airport and not Reykjavik. Keep that in mind and remember that Keflavik is around 40 mins away from the capitol. This means you either need a rental car or a shuttle bus to travel to the city.

Travel Light but Smart

Airlines flying to Iceland have varying baggage policies. Familiarize yourself with your airline’s policy to avoid extra fees. Consider also packing a small, waterproof backpack for day trips that might take place soon after your arrival.

Stay Connected

Consider purchasing a local SIM card at the airport or arranging for a portable Wi-Fi device to stay connected. This can be incredibly useful for navigating, last-minute changes, or simply sharing your experiences in real-time.

Health and Safety Protocols

Given the evolving nature of travel advisories and health protocols, keep abreast of the latest travel guidelines issued by both your home country and the Icelandic government. Ensure you meet all requirements for entry to avoid any surprises.

Relax and Enjoy

Finally, remember that the journey is the start of your adventure. Plan ahead, but once you’re on your way, relax and look forward to the incredible experiences awaiting you in Iceland.

First off, Icelandair is the country's flagship carrier, offering direct flights from major cities across North America and Europe. They're known for their comfortable service and, often, for providing a glimpse into Icelandic culture right from your seat.

Then there's Play Airlines, a newer player in the game but already making waves with their competitive deals and vibrant service. Keep an eye out for their offers, especially if you're flying out of major US or European hubs.

There are obviously more airlines and its always best to see what the best connection from your local airport is.

Please also make sure to check out the Government.is site from Iceland to see if there are any current travel regulations or recent volcanic events

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HOW TO GET AROUND IN ICELAND

RENTING A CAR IN ICELAND

Why It's Essential: To truly experience Iceland, especially its more remote and stunning locations, renting a car is your best bet. Opting for a four-wheel drive will allow you to navigate the country's varied terrains with ease. Just make sure to not go off road as that is forbidden!

Pro Tip: Choose a rental company located within the terminal at Keflavík Airport. This can save you the inconvenience of catching a shuttle to an off-site rental center, which is particularly handy in rough weather or if you're arriving late. Additionally, ensure your rental includes coverage for windshield and undercarriage damage—gravel roads can be unforgiving, and flying rocks are common.

The Shuttle Option: For those heading straight to Reykjavik, Flybus offer a convenient 40-minute ride to the city. However, hitchhiking around the country from there, while doable, isn't recommended, especially if you're in Iceland for something as special as your elopement. While you might meet some incredible people (and even find photographers like me picking up hitchhikers), it lacks the reliability and comfort you'd want for such an occasion.

The Ultimate Experience: If you’re looking for a hassle-free, immersive way to explore Iceland on your elopement day, consider this: booking me as your elopement photographer. Not only will I capture your special moments in some of the most stunning settings Iceland has to offer, but I’ll also be your personal chauffeur. I'll pick you up from your accommodation and ensure you're comfortably transported between locations, allowing you to relax and take in the breathtaking views without a care in the world. And yes, there will be real treats involved—because your wedding day should be as delightful as the landscapes we'll explore together.

Exploring Iceland can be as memorable as the elopement itself, and how you choose to get around plays a big part in that story. Whether behind the wheel of a rugged 4WD, en route to the city from the airport, or enjoying the scenic beauty from the comfort of my car, the journey through Iceland’s dramatic landscapes is sure to be an unforgettable part of your elopement adventure.

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Shuttle Bus to Reykjavik & Hitchhiking

A PERSONAL DRIVE WITH ME!

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO GET MARRIED IN ICELAND?

THIS MIGHT BE A BIT BORING BUT YOU REALLY HAVE TO GO THROUGH IT ALL!

Legal Requirements for your Iceland Wedding

Iceland Elopement

Age Requirement:

Both parties must be 18 years or older.

Previous Marriages:

Divorce Documentation: Proof of divorce if previously married.

Widow(er) Documentation: If a widow or widower, documents showing the estate of the deceased has been finalized.

Original Documents

Submission of Originals: All paperwork must be original and submitted 3 weeks prior to the ceremony. Preliminary document submission via email is allowed, followed by physical copies upon arrival in Iceland.

Language of Documents

Translation Required: If documents are not in English or a Scandinavian language, they must be accompanied by an official translation.

Retrieval of Documents

Post-Ceremony: Birth certificates and other original documents can be retrieved after the wedding ceremony. A marriage certificate in English is available post-ceremony.

Officiant and ceremony information

Choice of Officiant: No religious affiliation is required for the officiant. Options include a priest from the Nordic Pagan or a Humanist officiant.

Ceremony Location: No need for a church; you can marry anywhere in nature without a permit. For church weddings, there are numerous options from large city churches to small countryside chapels.

Outdoor Ceremonies: For non-church weddings, consider outdoor options like hiking to a scenic spot or a tented event.

a couple walking the black sand beach in vik iceland at sunset

Essential Documents for Marriage in Iceland

Marriage Notification Form ( I left a link for you at the end of this paragraph )

Obtaining the Form: Required form (Hjónavígsluskýrsla) from the District Commissioner's office in Reykjavík, to be filled and signed by both parties and two witnesses.

Birth Certificates

Requirement: Original birth certificates attached to the Marriage Application Form.

Certificate of Marital Status

Proof of Eligibility: Needed from your home state, issued within 8 weeks prior to your wedding. If unavailable, a statement from relevant authorities affirming your single status is required.

Additional Documents

For Divorced or Widowed Parties: Necessary paperwork proving the end of the previous marriage.

Valid Passports: Required for both parties to verify legal stay. Visas may be needed depending on your nationality.

Proof of Legal Stay: Such as a stamp in the passport, visa, or plane tickets.

MARRIAGE NOTIFICATION FORM

ICELAND REGISTER WEBSITE

PRO TIP: HIRE A WEDDING PLANNER THAT WILL HANDLE THE PAPERWORK FOR YOU FOR A SMALL FEE. THAT'S HOW I DID IT FOR OUR WEDDING. I WAS TOO AFRAID OF MAKING A MISTAKE AND GOT HELP BY THE WEDDING PLANNING COMPANY PINK ICELAND

WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO Plan AN Iceland Wedding?

If you're asking me about the best time to elope in Iceland, it’s kind of like asking me to pick my favorite photo – it's impossible because they all have their unique vibe! Each season in Iceland is its own kind of special.

Winter? It’s all about those Northern Lights. Imagine saying your vows under a sky painted with those magical colors. But then, summer is a whole different story. We're talking about days that literally don't end. Midnight feels like afternoon, and we could shoot through the entire night.

Spring and autumn? They're the underdogs. Spring is when Iceland shakes off the winter chill, – it's like the island wakes up. The weather can be unpredictable, it can snow, the sun can shine, and you might see some northern lights. It's like a surprise and no trip will be the same.

That is also what I love the most about these months, as you simply never know what to expect. Plus, you will find fewer tourists in Iceland during these months.

So, when you ask me the best time to elope in Iceland, I’m really tempted to say, ‘Pick a season and discover its magic for yourself.’ I will still list down some pros and cons down here so you can make up your mind!

My own wedding was on June 21st, by the way, and we made the most of the never-ending daylight!

Summer Elopement in Iceland

June - August

Okay, so summer in Iceland, right? It’s what you'd probably call the 'no-brainer' season for eloping because, let's face it, who doesn’t prefer mild weather?

And it’s not just about the temperature; imagine fields and hills dotted with wildflowers, those lupines in full bloom, creating jaw-dropping settings for your photos. ( Lupine Bloom happens between June & July )

But, there's a flip side. Summer is the peak tourist season. It feels like everyone decides to visit Iceland, meaning hotels and Airbnbs get snapped up fast, and prices? Yeah, they go up.

And those secluded spots you dreamed of? They might be swarming with tourists. You might think you've got Iceland all to yourself, but then, boom, a busload of tourists arrives, and there goes your quiet moment.

But hey, what about this idea? Since the sun barely sets, why not plan your shoots late in the evening or even at night? I've done it, and trust me, it’s a game-changer.

You get all the light you need, minus the crowds. It’s like having Iceland to yourself, offering those intimate, breathtaking moments you're after for your elopement photos. ( The midnight sun will affect your sleep cycle as you will feel less tired, your body basically adopts to the everlasting sun )

A wedding coule standing in a lupine field at sunset during their iceland elopement

PROS

• Mild Weather

• LONG DAYS

• LUPINE BLOOM ( JUNE - JULY )

CONS

• A LOT OF TOURISTS

• MORE EXPENSIVE

Winter Elopement in Iceland

DECEMBER - MARCH

a couple walking around skogafoss waterfall in iceland during winter

Thinking about a winter elopement in Iceland? I won't sugarcoat it – it's not everyone's cup of tea.

First off, daylight’s pretty scarce, giving you about four to five hours of it. And yep, it can get cold, really cold. But not as cold as you probably imagined. Winters in Iceland are generally milder than the weather in New York for example. The strong winds make the winters so cold, which can be a challenge if you are unlucky. You'll find yourself cuddling into your jacket more than you imagined, trying to snatch a bit of warmth between those photo ops.

But hold on, because winter in Iceland has its kind of magic. Picture this: from sunrise to sunset, the sun just skims the horizon, bathing everything in this surreal, golden glow. We're talking about an extended golden hour that lasts pretty much all day – well, the ‘day’ part we do have. That's pure gold for photography, giving you that perfect, dreamy light that makes everything look perfect. Clear skies mean this light is unbeatable, but the vibe is still uniquely magical even if clouds roll in.

Another benefit of winter is that the entire landscape of Iceland can change. You will surely see more snow, especially in higher regions, and some of the biggest waterfalls around the ring road will be surrounded by beautiful structures of ice created by the mist surrounding these areas.

And guess what? There are fewer people around. Those famous spots you've seen in photos make it easier to enjoy your moments without a crowd. Plus, everything's a bit cheaper—accommodations, car rentals, you name it.

Now, the northern lights – they’re the wild card. No promises, but if the aurora borealis decides to show, you're in for a jaw-dropping treat. Imagine tying the knot or snapping those epic elopement shots under the dance of the northern lights.

It’s a once-in-a-lifetime scene, making a winter elopement not just a possibility but a potentially unforgettable adventure. Make sure to download an Aurora App to see how high your chances are to see northern lights in what location in Iceland!

PROS

• Less tOURISTS

• NORTHERN LIGHTS

• LESS EXPENSIVE

CONS

• SHORT DAYS

• CAN GET REALLY COLD

Spring or Fall Elopement in Iceland

THE REST OF THE YEAR

a coulpe walking on top the plane wreck in iceland

Fall and spring in Iceland? They're the ultimate wild cards. Trying to predict the weather during these seasons is like trying to guess the next plot twist in your favorite show – nearly impossible.

You might find spring starting with a chill that feels more winter than anything, and fall can end with you wondering if winter decided to come early. But here's a little secret: you still have a shot at seeing the Northern Lights. Not as likely as in the dead of winter, but I've caught them dancing as early as September, which was a total treat.

Spring feels like Iceland’s big stretch after a long nap. There are not too many tourists around yet, so you’ve got more of the place to yourself. But a heads-up—both seasons can get seriously windy. Like, ‘hold onto your hat’ windy.

And what can you expect weather-wise? Well, let’s just say anything's on the table. Sunshine, snowstorms, and a bit of both within hours of each other are all part of the adventure.

I like to call fall and spring the wild card seasons. If you're up for a bit of unpredictability and the thrill of not quite knowing what's next, they might just be the perfect time for your elopement.

PROS

• ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN

CONS

• ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN

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LGBTQ ELOPEMENTS & WEDDINGS IN ICELAND

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LEGAL RECOGNITION

Iceland legalized same-sex marriage in 2010, affirming the country's commitment to equality. This means that LGBTQ+ weddings have the same legal standing as heterosexual weddings, ensuring that your union will be recognized both in Iceland and in many other countries around the world.

INCLUSIVE ATMOSPHERE

Icelanders are widely known for their open-mindedness and acceptance. Reykjavik, the capital, is particularly LGBTQ+-friendly, with a vibrant community and numerous bars, clubs, and events catering to LGBTQ+ individuals. This inclusive atmosphere extends across the country, making couples feel welcome and celebrated wherever they go.

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CELEBRATING DIVERSITY

Iceland is a place where diversity is celebrated, and love is love, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. You can expect to have your relationship respected and honored, providing a sense of freedom and joy that amplifies the beauty of your ceremony.

General advice about Travelling in iceland

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Staying in Iceland can be very pricey

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For most travelers, staying in Iceland can get very expensive. The average costs of food, accommodation & gas are higher than most other countries. Especially the food can be hefty on your wallet if you are not careful. Most visitors bring their own food over to Iceland to save some bucks. Having your own food will also make you more flexible while on the road.

How much does it cost to elope in iceland?

One of the most asked questions by couples that are planning their elopement in Iceland is the costs!

There really is no honest answer to that as it also depends on what your elopement should look like?

The right question should be how much you really want to spend to make your elopement unforgettable.

No matter what your answer is, an elopement will usually always be cheaper than any ordinary wedding.

The weather can always change

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No matter how good the weather looks, it can always change in an instant. Please make sure to read weather and road information before you are planning a trip. Sudden rain or snowstorms can happen around certain times of the year, but wind can hit you at any time and is a force to be reckoned with in Iceland.

Respect the beautiful nature

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What most Icelandic locals hate about tourists the are coming into their country is that they don't treat it with respect. Please follow all the rules when you visit certain locations & attractions and make sure to not leave a trace when you are out exploring the amazing nature that Iceland has to offer.

Make sure to plan ahead

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Please do not drive around in Iceland without a plan. Make sure that you know what you want to do and where you want to go. This will help you spend your time more effectively and prevent you from getting lost, especially when you are on hikes in a remote environment. No matter how beautiful everything looks, Iceland is still dominated by the forces of nature.

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ICELAND ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHY

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"You captured perfectly who we are at our core...you helped facilitate a sense of freedom that we have not felt in a very long time…if ever in our relationship.

We got to celebrate and honor our love the way that it deserves. You are pure heart of joy to be around, I hope our paths continue to cross and we can stay in touch"

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ICELAND ELOPEMENT & WEDDING PACKAGES

Looking to encapsulate the majesty of Iceland into your special day? My Iceland Elopement & Wedding Packages offer you the freedom to capture your moments, whether it’s a full day's escapade under the midnight sun or a two-day adventure that takes you through ice caves and atop volcanoes.

While details on pricing are exclusive to our one-on-one conversations, you can rest assured that every package is designed to celebrate your journey, your way. Reach out, and let’s craft the perfect storytelling session for your love saga.

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THE BEST ELOPEMENT & WEDDING PLANNERS IN ICELAND

Pink Iceland stands out as a beacon of wedding planning in Iceland, especially celebrated for its dedication to LGBTQ+ ceremonies. Their approach to wedding planning is comprehensive and heartwarmingly personalized. I've had the pleasure of working alongside them for a couple of weddings, and each time, their expertise in choosing spectacular settings, like an unforgettable beachside ceremony location, has been exceptional.

They also provide immense support in navigating the intricacies of legal requirements and documentation, a crucial aspect they managed for my wedding. Their assistance streamlined the process, allowing us to focus on our celebration, knowing the paperwork was expertly handled.

About Pink Iceland: Founded with a mission to welcome LGBTQ+ visitors and celebrate diversity, Pink Iceland has established itself as a pioneer in planning and executing weddings with a special focus on the LGBTQ+ community. Their commitment is not just to plan weddings but to create experiences that reflect the love and individuality of each couple.

They are known for their contributions to LGBTQI rights, active involvement in community events like Reykjavik Pride, and their unwavering support for love in all its forms.

What Does a Wedding Planner in Iceland Do?

Legal Assistance: They navigate the legal landscape of marrying in Iceland, helping with paperwork and understanding local marriage laws.

Venue Selection: From selecting idyllic beaches to breathtaking cliff-sides, they find the perfect ceremony location that resonates with your vision.

Day Planning: They meticulously plan your wedding day to ensure each moment flows seamlessly into the next, creating a stress-free experience.

Vendor Coordination: Working with a network of trusted vendors, from photographers like myself to caterers and florists, ensuring every aspect of your wedding is of the highest quality.

Focuses on crafting unique and unforgettable moments, ensuring every detail is tailored to perfection for adventurous souls. Their services range from elopement packages to fully customized experiences.

This planner is celebrated for its unique offerings, such as volcano weddings and ice cave ceremonies, bringing a touch of luxury and adventure to your special day.

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What Will You CHoose?

THE BEST AIRbnbs FOR YOUR ELOPEMENT DAY

Iceland is home to a wealth of incredible accommodations, with a good number of them being Airbnbs sprinkled all over the country, particularly in the southern regions.

I’ll share some of my top picks that I believe would serve as the perfect base for your elopement day.

These spots aren’t just about a place to stay; they’re chosen for their stunning landscapes and architectural beauty, making them ideal backdrops for your photos.

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