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  • Stopover buddy lets you explore Iceland like a local
  • Stopover buddy lets you explore Iceland like a local
    Richard P J Lambert (2014) ©

Stopover buddy lets you explore Iceland like a local

Icelandair's ‘Stopover Buddy’ campaign allows passengers to stopover in Iceland for up to seven nights. During this time, they're paired up with members of the airline's team – their ‘local buddies’ – who give holidaymakers a chance to explore and experience the ‘real’ Iceland.



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