Illness during holidays

In the event that an employee falls so ill while on holiday in Iceland, in a country within the EEA area, Switzerland, the US or Canada that he unable to enjoy the holiday, he must notify his employer of such event on the first day of illness by means of e.g. telegraph, e-mail or other verifiable manner unless force majeure circumstances prevent him from doing so, in which case he must send notification as soon as such circumstances are alleviated.

If the employee meets the notification requirement, the illness lasts for more than 3 full days and he notifies the employer within that time of the name of the doctor from whom he is receiving medical care or who will issue a medical certificate, he shall be entitled to additional holiday leave for the same length of time as his illness demonstrably lasted.