Reykjavik, Iceland Sept 26-Oct 1, 2018

September 26-October 1, 2018

Release the Viking within!

Reykjavik is purely cinematic ... meet the legendary storytellers, explore the American-Eurasian tectonic plates, treat yourself to the powers of volcanically heated, glacially cooled baths by day and see the best of new world cinema by night, then prowl the nights if you have that many bars in your battery. A 5 hour flight from New York, this tiny island paradise exists on the edge ...cinema, culture, cuisine - a fantastic escape that restores and renews. 

Our 2018 Reykjavik International Film Fest Itinerary Highlights Include: 

 Day One September 26, 2018

Upon arrival in Reykjavik please proceed to Hotel Holt.  We recommend public transportation into downtown Reykjavik via Greyhound or Reykjavik Excursions.. At Hotel Holt we have guaranteed early arrival check-in with breakfast.  We'll have a walking tour of the city with a guide and lunch at a favorite harborside grill, (followed by optional siesta time) and then a welcome cocktail reception at the hotel (B,L,D)

Day Two  September 27, 2018
Join your travel hosts for a dip in Iceland's famous The Blue Lagoon and in the evening we’ll attend the film festival. (B)

Day Three September 28, 2018
All day excursion to the famed Golden Circle (Pingvellir, Gulfoss Falls & Geysir). Movies in the evening.  (B)

Day Four September 29, 2018
Enjoy the city and a spa.  Don’t miss the architecturally stunning performing arts center.  Please join your travel hosts for lunch before heading back to the movies. (B.L)

Day Five September 30, 2018
Enjoy optional tours for whale watching, snow mobiling and volcano climbing which can be arranged through the Hotel Holt’s concierge. (B)

Day Six October 1, 2018
There’s time for shopping before our afternoon departures.  There’s plenty of great grab and go eats in the Reykjavik airport along with lots of good souvenirs, too.  (B)

Pricing
$3,786 per person single occupancy 
$2,986 per person double occupancy 

To guarantee your place, please remit a deposit of $1000 per traveler payable by check to Talk Cinema Inc. PO BOX 686 Croton on Hudson NY 10520.  As soon as 10 travelers are confirmed, the balance of fees will be due.

Your registration fee includes: 

  • 6 nights’ stay at the centrally located boutique hotel (this includes  guaranteed early arrival the morning of Sep 26)
  • a welcome orientation and reception
  • daily briefings with your travel host
  • tours with an English speaking guide and admissions as detailed in the itinerary
  • festival accreditation that provides carte blanche access to all films during our stay
  • meals as detailed in the itinerary

Not included in package: 

  • Air transportation to and from the US or airport transfers to the hotel.
  • Meals not otherwise included in the itinerary.
  • Passport fees.
  • Travel insurance/ trip cancellation insurance or cancellation insurance.

Cancellation Policy: 
A minimum of 10 travelers is required before the tour can be confirmed. Please do not obtain any non-refundable air travel to Reykjavik until Talk Cinema has confirmed the tour. In the event that the tour is not confirmed, your registration fees will be returned in full. Once the trip is confirmed, registration fees are non-refundable. Travel insurance/ trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended. We recommended Travel Guard; follow the Travel Guard icon on the Talk Cinema homepage for premium costs and coverages. 

We regret that Talk Cinema cannot pair up single travelers for double occupancy accommodations.

(Travel registration fees are payable with a check or credit card.  A 3.5 % credit card handling charge applies when purchasing with Visa, MC or American Express.)

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