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

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Which airlines provide cheap last day tickets in Nordic countries?

I spend every month about 500 euros to two business trips in a month, sometimes three for 750 euros, in flying from Tallinn to Oslo. I often pay a ticket for return just in case. However, many times, ...
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Evaluation of itinerary in Flåm, Norway for 2 days in summer

We started planning our trip to Norway in July and we allocated full 2 days stay at Flåm (3 nights). We like to do the following things: Kayaking (old king path) Take Flåm-Gudvangen ferry. and get ...
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Typical food in Norway?

I'm going to Norway (Bergen) soon and I want to taste something typical from that nation or from Bergen's region. I was thinking that one of the most typical food was fish, but I'm not sure about it. ...
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Do I need an international vehicle registration code in Norway when I have an EU license plate?

I will be driving in Norway. Do I need to equip my car with an international vehicle registration code sticker, if I have an EU license plate? International vehicle registration code: EU license ...
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Can I use my existing US visa to fly to USA from a different country?

I am on a work permit in Norway and I have a US tourist visa which I got when I was in India. Do I need any other visitor visa to fly from Norway to USA? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in ...
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Locating outdoor / hiking shops which sell gas cans in Oslo?

In a while I will be traveling to Norway for a hiking trip. In between getting from the Oslo Gardermoen airport to Finse, I'll have to get gas cans with a that are UNEF 7/16" threaded, which means ...
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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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Is it possible to travel to Jan Mayen Island?

I am planning to spent my next holiday in Norway, I am looking for things to do while being there and came across this island called Jan Mayen. It is a rather remote place with no inhabitants (except ...
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What do Northern Lights look like to the naked eye?

I'm currently on a cruise in Norway and we've been apparently lucky enough to see the Northern Lights. But to my naked eye the Lights were nothing more than a faint cloud and only with a 15 second ...
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From Canada to Norway, through the North Pole, is that possible?

I'm just wondering if is possible to pass from Canada to Europe through the North Pole. It could be with a travel company (maybe more than one); I think it is going to be impossible by myself.
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How long would it take to hike from Hamar to Lillehammer?

I'm considering a trip to Norway, and I'd like to hike for part of it. For background, my girlfriend and I would like to see Oslo and Trondheim (as our top choices), so my thought was to train from ...
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Is it possible to get to the bus within one hour after landing on Værnes airport (TRD)

I'm flying from Germany (DUS) to Trondheim (TRD). My flight will land at 22:40, and the last bus to the city of Trondheim will depart at 23:40. Is one hour enough to walk from the gate, collect ...
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Where to buy camping stove canisters by Oslo airport in Norway?

I'm traveling to Norway in a few weeks, arriving to Oslo airport. I'm planning on camping in a tent most of the trip and would like to use my gas stove to make tea/food. Since I can't take the gas ...
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Can you see Fjords from Bergen as a day trip without a car?

I gather a great way to see a lot of the Norwegian Fjords is to head to Bergen, and take cruise from there over several days. I'm pondering a much shorter trip (and hopefully much cheaper too!) to ...
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I registered Norwegian Autopass / EPCplc on a Swedish rental car a day late. Will the bill go to me or to the rental car company?

I was driving a Swedish rental car in Norway on 1 August when I realised I was driving past an automatic toll collection point. I couldn't reach the internet the same day, but the next morning on 2 ...
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How big are the luggage lockers at Oslo's central railway station?

All being well, I'm going to be having an 8 hour layover in Oslo next week. I'll be changing between airlines and between tickets, and I won't be able to check my luggage through. Given the length of ...
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Best season for Norway fjords cruise?

My spouse and I are planning a trip, probably with the Hurtigruten ferry/cruise line), and thinking about when to go. We'd like a good chance of seeing the aurora, but also enough light hours to see ...
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Norway - Why do all the school children wear red jumpsuits?

I travelled to Norway a month ago, and whilst there I noticed that all the school children wore red jumpsuits. I thought that this seemed quite distinctive and wondered why this was - perhaps it is ...
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Is it possible to hire a car in Norway with a debit card?

We have been told that it is impossible to hire a car in Europe without a credit card. We only have a debit card (with the Visa logo). Is there anyway around this? We are in Norway where you seriously ...
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What sort of power adapter do I need to use Norwegian electronics in UK

I am going from Norway to UK for a 4 year long university course. I think the power socket is different to the one used here in Norway. Can somebody give a link (amazon.co.uk) to the power adapter I ...
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Transit entry into Schengen Area minutes before Visa is valid

I have a Schengen Visa to Norway valid from the 26/10/2018. As a former student in Norway, I was invited for a conference that starts on the 24th. I called the embassy if my entry date can be changed ...
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Driving in Norway with a US driving license

Can I rent and drive a car in Norway with a valid US (California) driving license?
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Killer Whale watching around Narvik End of October

We booked a flight to Narvik and want to travel down the Vesteralen and maybe the Lofoten in the last two October weeks. Internet sources are a bit contradictionary about a good time for Killer Whale ...
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Is there border checking when traveling between Norway and Denmark?

I will be visiting Norway and Denmark on my next trip, and I was curious if there is border control when traveling by car or train or not. I'm non-European holding short-term Schengen.
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How can I get to Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) from Stavanger without a car?

Preikestolen, or Pulpit Rock, is an incredible steep cliff which rises 604 metres above Lysefjorden, with a large flat area on the top. On a slightly cloudy day, it looks something like this. The ...
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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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Is the youth price applicable to foreigners for air travel in Scandinavia?

I'm Brazilian and I'm planning to visit Norway and Sweden. I'm planning on making the internal trips through Wideroe and I noticed the prices for youths (12-25 years old) are cheaper. Since I will ...
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Can I interrupt a journey with an NSB ordinær togbillett?

I am going to Norway in a few weeks, and part of my plan is to go for a hike around Finse (bad idea this time of the year, I know) while travelling from Bergen to Oslo. Can I buy an NSB ordinær ...
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Travelling between the UK and Norway as an Australian citizen on a standard holiday visa

I used to be a British citizen, so was accustomed to travelling pretty freely within the EU. Later this year I'll be taking my first trip back to the UK since becoming an Australian citizen - I ...
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Mobile Phone Plan for Norway and Europe

I currently live in Canada. In a few months, my friends and I will be going to Norway for 9 months for a program at a school in Norway. The trip will be mostly in Norway but would extend to a large ...
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Traveling for tourism with Schengen business visa single Entry from Sweden to Norway [duplicate]

Can one travel for tourism to Norway with Schengen business visa- single entry (given for Sweden)?
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Required financial support for a Schengen visa to visit Norway

I am travelling to Norway in January, along with four friends. It will be a 9-day trip. I have confirmed return tickets and booked all the necessary accommodation. I am aware that I have to submit ...
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Norwegian booking cancellation

I booked a flight from Oslo to Helsinki and I want to cancel it! How can I do that, and will I have to pay extra charges?
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Current snow depth in Tromsø

I'm going to Tromsø, Norway and am concerned about the snow depth and how it will affect my ability to get around - how can I find out where to get the current depth online?
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Can one use Bank of America cards in Norway?

And can one use them to withdraw money or to swipe at stores without any additional penalties? Or is it advisable to exchange one's dollars for Norwegian krone instead?
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Tromsø Aurora Borealis tours

I'll spend a few days ( a weekend ) in Tromsø ( Norway ) at the beginning of March 2014. I know from this question that public transport will not help me to watch Aurora Borealis ( Northern Lights ) ...
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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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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 possible to hop on and off on Hurtigruten?

Let's say I book a trip from Bergen to Kirkenes. Do I stay on board the whole time (except for when the ship calls at a port, obviously) or is it possible to leave the ship at one destination and ...
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Cellular internet coverage in Norway

I am travelling to Norway for few days and need cellular data access during my stay. I am planning to buy '3' network's pay as you go card so that i can take advantage of their 'Feel at Home' facility ...
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Getting around in Norway by public transport

I am planning to go to Norway for two or three weeks next year. Is it possible to get around the country by public transportation (busses and trains) only? Are smaller towns connected by public ...
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Can I receive a parcel in Norway without an address?

I am in Norway (Trondheim region) for a few weeks and wanted to order some items from Sweden. Is there a way to have goods shipped to a post office for pickup? The value of the goods is SEK900/NOK890, ...
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Is it possible to reduce the long-distance train fare in Norway?

I want to travel from Kristiansand to Trondheim and back in the end of August. Looking up the itinerary for a random date in August shows that this will cost me around €60 for a two way ticket. Is ...
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Attending conference in Norway with my spouse

I am going to attend an academic conference in Norway in upcoming June. I am a PhD student in the USA and hold an F1 visa. I want to take my wife with me to Norway. She holds an F2 visa here. I ...
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DNT cabins near the Trondheim-Bergen bus road

I am planning to do some hiking in West Norway where I've never been before. The car rental being a bit too expensive for my budget, I was planning on taking the bus from Trondheim to Bergen (bus #431 ...
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How to find sightseeing places around the driving road Stockholm-Trondheim with a car? Any iPhone application to investigate the area?

We are going to drive a cultural exchange trip with BEST Helsinki organisation from Finland and this is our road: We are trying to find out some sightseeing around the area. We are new on this area ...
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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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I am an EU citizen. My husband isn't. Can he travel to the UK without a visa?

I am a Lithuanian citizen, my husband is from Colombia and we both live in Norway. He has a residence permit to live in Norway. Written on it is that he is the spouse of [my name]. We want to travel ...
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How do I get from Berlin to Tromsø?

I'm going to Tromsø in Norway for the Northern Lights. What is both a fast and affordable way of getting there? I was considering flying, but because I'll be backpacking in the winter, I doubt I'll ...
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A complete set of driving rules in Norway

I am going to spend an extended period of time in Norway and will have to do quite a lot of driving. I wonder where could I find a complete set of driving rules in Norway (preferably in the form of a ...