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Norway, a north European country, which together with Finland, Sweden, and Denmark, forms Scandinavia.

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Was I incorrectly denied boarding due to passport extensions?

I was supposed to be travelling to Norway from the UK for work this week from Stansted Airport by RyanAir, but was denied boarding at the gate. The reason given was that my passport, which has a ...
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One way car rental in Norway

I am going to visit Norway this September. The idea is to rent a car somewhere around Bergen or Stavanger. Then drive north to see Nordkapp and finally return the car at the Tromso airport. I checked ...
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Can I transit through Sri Lanka for traveling between Norway and India?

I am an Indian national (passport issued by Indian government) residing in Norway with a residence permit issued by Norwegian government. I want to travel to India to visit my family as it has been 2 ...
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If I am checked by ticket inspectors on the bus in Oslo with a ticket that expired over 1 hour ago, how to prove my ticket is actually valid?

There is this rule in Oslo public transport that has me wondering. I am gonna get to the more extreme example in the title of the question near the end, but I will start with an actual example that ...
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Do I need UK transit visa as an Indian citizen residing in Norway? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and I reside in Norway for work. I have a residence permit (Oppholdstillatelse) issued by Norway. I was looking at https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y/india/transit/...
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Can NOK and SEK be used interchangeably in the border regions?

In the past, when CAD and USD were in parity, places near the border had both coins circulated mixed together, that when I paid with CAD banknote I would very often receive changes with CAD and USD ...
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Which source is correct about the borders of St. Hanshaugen district, Oslo?

I am trying to find out if Ebbells gate is in St. Hanshaugen district or not. Wikipedia says it is: However, when I check Google Maps for the boundaries of St. Hanshaugen, I get this result: Ebbells ...
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Where are this river and bridge separating two towns, surrounded by mountains? [closed]

I think this was taken in Norway.
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Where is the petroglyph of Vågan, Norway?

What I seek There is a Norwegian-language wikipedia article titled Helleristningen i Vågan. What I found Unfortunately, there isn't an English version, the Google Translate-ed version is here. It ...
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Can a couple share the Quarantine residence in Norway provided by one person's employer?

I will be moving from Italy to Norway for work reasons at the beginning of next year and, at the moment, a 10 days quarantine is requested to enter the country. The website https://www.helsenorge.no/...
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Oslo Airport COVID Test Time

I'm potentially going to need to travel to Norway from the UK to undertake some work on a customer site. I think I'd need to quarantine for either 10 days or until I get a test. I've seen that there ...
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Border controls between Finland and Norway in times of Covid-19

How does Norway enforce its Covid-19 rules for foreign citizens at the border between Finland and Norway? Are there regular border controls at Karigasniemi, for instance?
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How can I know which lakes are okay for bathing in Norway?

Norway has a huge number of lakes, some of them are popular swimming spots and may even have small piers but the majority are just regular lakes in the forest. How can I know if one of these lakes is ...
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Where's this town that a cruise ship is passing, beside fjord in Norway?

This is from r/ruralporn. Google Search turned up just one result, but it doesn't identify the location. Was this photo taken at a physical location, looking down at the town? Or was it taken ...
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Can I swim to Litle Hjartøya from Nyholmen, Norway?

I would like to get to this island, marked by a red marker (on Google Maps): The obvious route would be to swim across the strait marked by the green stripe. Distance is not that big, ~270m, I can ...
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How can Norwegian Customs know who repaired their boats abroad?

I read in this article as well as this and this (all in Norwegian, so use Google Translate), that Norwegian Customs control private boats (owned by individuals) coming from abroad, to see if they ...
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How to get from Rovaniemi to Trondheim under the corona crisis? [duplicate]

How does one get from Rovaniemi, Finland, to Trondheim, Norway, without a car? Finnish citizen residing permanently Norway, with pictures of relevant documents and a passport at hand. Not in a ...
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Visit Finland with visa issued from Norway during the COVID-19 outbreak

we were intending to travel to Norway ( more days) and Finland (2days) from 18.03.2020 till 1.04.2020. Now due to the quarantine mandate issued by the Norway government to all foreign nationals ...
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Payment methods Norway (euro)

I'm Dutch and i'll be traveling to a friend in Norway who just became a father. I'll be staying there for just the Saturday and Sunday. Am i able to pay using euro's with a dutch debit card (Rabobank)...
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In winter, do Norwegians typically change shoes at the door in a business setting?

I'm visiting Norway on business next week. Our partner company is an engineering firm (metal fabrication, etc) in the northern part of the country. I expect to spend most of the trip in ordinary ...
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Getting from Tromsø to Bodø with buses

How to get from Tromsø to Bodø through Narvik with buses? How much does the trip cost and where to find the timetables?
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Back to mainland Norway from Svalbard

I have a residence permit of Denmark. I will visit Svalbard and then go from Svalbard to Copenhagen. Since I will need to transit in Oslo and Tromsø, and Svalbard is outside of the Schengen area, I am ...
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Restaurants during Christmas in Norway

We are currently planning our annual road trip through Norway over Christmas and newyear. In the past we started after Christmas, but this time we will start earlier and are planning to spend the ...
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When does Scandinavian Mountains Airport open?

I remember drawing Sälen Trysil Airport on Google Maps back when it was called that, but since then the airport (then an airstrip) has been converted into an international airport. When does it open ...
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Transit Visa at Manchester Airport [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and I have a long term EEA residence permit. I will be traveling from Norway to India with transit in Manchester. Unfortunately, I have to check-in again at Manchester as the ...
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Does the EU 261 regulation applicable to Widerøe traveling inside Norway?

Widerøe is a Norwegian company operating inside Norway and closes by regions. Does the EU 261 regulation applicable to it when canceled and traveling within Norway? The question arises from the fact ...
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Cheap storage lockers in Tromsø, Norway

I'm going on a two week hiking trip around Tromsø in Norway and I like to have a fresh set of clothes for the flight back so I don't bother anybody (including myself) with my body odor on the airplane....
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Documents required for Korean minor traveling alone to Norway

I'm a Korean citizen with an American green card trying to go to Norway for the summer vacation. I'm 17 years old and I plan to travel by myself. I'm wondering what are the documents I need in order ...
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How can I calculate the cost of Skyss bus tickets

I am planning to spend a few days in Bergen area and fiords. I want to use bus services of Skyss to travel between Bergen - Odda on 930 bus or Voss - Odda on 990 bus What I wanted to ask about is ...
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Is there a need to declare food for personal use at customs? (in Norway)

TL;DR: Can I bring food for personal use to Norway without having to declare it at customs? I will be going on a 14-day hiking trip to Norway on which I will bring most of the food myself. All the ...
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Schengen visa approved by French embassy, verbally asking to not enter Norway

A friend of mine 'Yy' applied for a business visa to enter Norway. They were rejected. They appealed with the Norwegian embassy asking to change to a tourist visa to visit family. The appeal takes 3 ...
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Filipino citizens with Norwegian resident permits transiting at London Heathrow - Do We need a Transit Visa?

We are gonna be four people travelling from Norway to the Philippines in December. Two of us are filipino citizens with valid Norwegian resident permits. Do we need a transit visa if we want to go ...
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Transfer time at Oslo OSL Airport

TL;DR: Is a 1h20m transfer time enough for a EU citizen at Oslo (OSL) airport? I'm looking into buying plane tickets to Norway with a transfer in Oslo. The flight will be Munich(MUC) ➡ Oslo(OSL) ➡ ...
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Does this count as "Sea kayaking"?

I am going on a cruise to the Fjords where I am going kayaking on the Nærøyfjord. (the pin is where I will be kayaking) The insurer (Post Office) says I need extra cover for "sea kayaking". Does ...
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How to check overspeeding fine if any in Norway [closed]

I would like to check if there are any overspeeding fines levied on me as I have been driving rented car of Hertz for last 7 days.
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Are there any soup kitchens or food pantries in Tromsø?

I'm in Tromsø, Norway and due to some very unusual circumstances I'm down to my last dime, but my flight to Oslo is not until a few days from now. So I wonder if there's any soup kitchens, or free ...
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Is it allowed to photograph airport customs signs from the baggage claim area?

Three days ago at Bergen Airport I warned my cousin not to take pictures at the baggage claim, since the baggage claim in Bergen Airport is really close to the custom signs. However, he took a picture ...
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Time needed to board Sandefjord-Stromstad ferry on foot

I am taking a ferry (Color Line, MS Color Viking) from Sandefjord (Norway) to Stromstad (Sweden). We will be two people with no car and minimal luggage (we arrive to Sandefjord Torp airport with hand ...
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Schengen Visa Valid on arrival in Schengen State and not while boarding flight [duplicate]

I am resident of Dubai and would be travelling to Poland on 21st May at around 22:30 ,my flight lands in Poland on 22nd at around 2:30 AM which is when my schengen visa becomes valid . I am very ...
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Can I travel 100% safely with only my Identity Card from Romania to Svalbard? [duplicate]

This is my first trip outside the country, never been on a plane before.. and at the same time I’m going alone. So I’m scared and worried and trying to do as much research as possible. Many sources ...
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Schengen C type visa

I am travelling to Norway with a Schengen C type Visa with a layover of 10 hours in Amsterdam, Nethelands. I was wondering if I can explore the city for a few hours? If yes, what is the process?
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Norwegian Refugee travel document

I have a Norwegian travel document and would like to travel to London- England for 4 days. Do I require a visa?
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Schengen Business Visa Rejected from Norway Embassy

Part - 1 Rejection Case 1: Rejection reason was justification for the purpose and the condition of the intended stay was not provided: The applicant has applied for a visa to meet with client. The ...
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Flexibility in timing on pre-booked nsb.no train tickets?

If travelling around Norway via train using pre-booked tickets from nsb.no, are the tickets explicitly ONLY valid for the stated train departure, or would they be valid on an equivalent route? eg. If ...
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How to effectively find flights from Oslo, Norway?

I encountered a problem that it is hard to find cheap flights from Oslo, both Oslo(OSL) and Sandefjord(TRR). There are many low-costs such as Wizzair, Norwegian, Ryanair but always when I want to ...
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Do I need to obtain a visa to look for a job in Schengen area for citizens of foreign nation which are not required visa to enter the area?

I live in Georgia and visa is not required for Georgian citizens to visit Schengen area up to 90 days in period of 180 days. Last year I visited 5 counties in EU including Norway, I was fascinated ...
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Road trip to Tromsø (polar circle) in late May: what tires?

I’ve got my eye on a new epic adventure: driving up to Tromsø to see the midnight sun. I will probably start in Netherlands. In my home country Netherlands, the weather is very pleasant in May. In ...
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Do I need a residence permit card to travel to other Schengen countries?

I have been granted a skilled worker permit in Norway. I got an entry visa (type D visa) to enter Norway. It is a single entry one. Is it possible for me to travel to other Schengen countries (i.e. ...
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Best Way of Travelling Weekly [closed]

I live in Sweden and work in Norway. I fly from Sweden to Norway on Tuesdays and I'm back on Fridays. What is the cheapest way to keep this travel routine? Is there some travel company, or flight ...
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Requesting information about Norway [closed]

Are there any sites free from snow in Norway in March? I'm planning an bicycle tour in Norway,so I want to ride bike safely.
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