Safety information website launched for tourists visiting Iceland

Safe Travel in IcelandThe Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue safety information website for travel in Iceland aims to provide tourists and locals alike with as much information as possible to ensure a safe and pleasant trip whilst travelling around Iceland.

The website, www.safetravel.is, is featured in six different languages; English, Spanish, Italian, French, German and Icelandic. It provides detailed information covering every situation or activity that one might encounter whilst on holiday in Iceland, this includes what to look out for and also how to react in case of an actual real emergency.

Safety information on driving in Iceland, hiking, biking, horseback riding, climbing, sailing, diving and swimming, both in geothermal pools and also in the sea appear on the website. Natural disasters are also covered, such as avalanches, landslides, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and also the dangers surrounding geyser areas.

Furthermore, the website presents various scenarios and the first aid techniques required to deal with them, this includes detailed imagery and step by step instructions. The site lists Icelandic emergency service contact numbers and telecommunication information, what to do in a emergency rescue situation, and also a detailed map of Iceland.

To view the safety information regarding travel and holidays in Iceland in full log on to www.safetravel.is