Practical Information in Norway

Visa to Norway

Visa to Norway

Here you can get some more information about the visa rules in Norway

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Opening hours in Norway

Opening hours in Norway

In general the opening hours in Norway are very similar to the most other Western European countries. So do not hesitate to go on shopping for the many exciting souvenirs and brands in Norway.

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Weather in Norway

Weather in Norway

Compared to the high latitude, Norway has a mild climate, because of the influence of the warm Gulf Stream.

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What to Pack - Norway

What to Pack - Norway

In Norway, no matter the season, you should always bring a variety of sensible layers to add or remove according to the temperature.

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Currency and Tip in Norway

Currency and Tip in Norway

Currency and Credit Cards Name of Norwegian Currency is the ´Norwegian Krone (NOK), represented either as NOK (preceding the number), Nrk (preceding the number) or simply KR (following the amount). One Norwegian Krone is equal to 100 øre. Coins come in denominations of 50 øre, NOK 1, NOK 5, NOK 10 and NOK 20, and notes come in denomination of NOK 50, NOK 100, NOK 200, NOK 500 and NOK 1000. Norway is using less and less cash. That means that it's not a crisis if you forgot to bring cash, because it is possible to buy almost anything with a credit card. Visa and MasterCard are the most co...

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Public Transport

Public Transport


Norway is like Sweden a country including big distances. Norway has a modern and well developed public transport system containing train, flight, bus, car, taxi etc.

Trains are comfortable and efficient with modern design to deal with all kind of weather, which can be rough. Roads and motorways are by international standards and normally relative free and the only problem sometimes are deer or elk crossing the road. 

Norway  are well organized and developed regarding regional airports around the country, so of course the quickest way for travel, but also the mo...

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Driving in Norway

Driving in Norway

Driving is one of the best ways to discover modern architecture, experience fantastic fjords, mountain and coastal scenery.

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Credit Cards in Norway

Credit Cards in Norway


ATM Mini banks (the Norwegian name for ATMs) can be found adjacent to many banks and near busy public places, like shopping centres and central train stations. You can withdraw cash using major credit cards or Cirrus, Visa Electron or Plus debit cards with a 4-digit PIN. Banking fees for ATM withdrawals and foreign transactions vary widely, so please check the rates with your bank.

Credit & Debit Cards In general, the most known cards as Visa, MasterCard, Eurocard, Diners Club and American Express are widely accepted throughout Norway. Also things like buying train ...

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Internet & Wifi & Phones

Internet & Wifi & Phones

Wireless hotspots are just about everywhere in the bigger cities or towns in Norway. Places like gas stations, city centres, cafés, shopping centres, hotels, etc.. though not all access is free.

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