Reykjavik - Post Report Question and Answers

What household or grocery items do you wish you had shipped to post?

The usual international spices. You can find them but might take some digging. - Sep 2021

Only liquids - cleaning supplies and maybe a few liquid cooking items. Most places don't have much storage so you don't want to bring stuff that you can buy online when you need it. - Nov 2017

I would have gone very HEAVY on any consummable items I could add my household, dry goods, cleaning supplies, the lot. Extra yak-trax (against icy sidewalks) and reflector pins (against winter darkness). - Jun 2015

Snow tires, healthy snacks for school lunches (granola bars, etc), all liquid toiletries and cleaning products, since they can't go through the pouch, birthday presents for the parties your kid will get invited to (toys here are insanely expensive), cake mixes, laundry soap, basically, as much as you can fit in your HHE. I asked for a supplemental shipment from the US and was glad I did. - Feb 2013

I was happy that I brought a good supply of all my liquids (shampoos, lotions, laundry detergent, toothpaste, etc.) They don't have a ton of variety in Iceland, and you cannot send these products through the pouch. Stock up on these things and include them in your HHE before you come here. - Jul 2011


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