Norway Top Tips2 mins read
Norway is known as one of the most scenic countries on the planet. Alongside this, there is a lot to explore from the Northern lights, famous fjords, Viking heritage, sculptures and tasty food. It’s a very sustainable and eco-friendly country. Did you know the population of Norway is over 5.4 million? Out of these large populations, it’s vital you optimise your time in Norway. How do you do this? Well, you can maximise your time there by following some of these top tips:
- Oslo Pass– Norway can be quite an expensive country, especially in its capital Oslo. Top tips of saving money is by applying for an Oslo pass which allows you free entry to 30 museums, activities and free travel on all public transport. Similarly, free entry to outdoor swimming pools, free walking tours and discounts. You can find out about prices and how to apply by going on the visitoslo
- Smoking- In indoor places smoking is banned and the age to buy cigarettes in Norway is from 18 years onwards.
- Go Local– Norway has some picturesque scenery and amazing towns full of activities to do. The best way to explore Norway if you’re short for time is to go on a guided tour by a local. Natives can take you to the nooks and crannies you may miss otherwise. Experiencing Norway from a local perspective.
- Payment- The local currency is Norwegian Krone however you can get around by using your card in most common retail places. However, it’s best to carry cash on you when visiting more rural locations as some places may not accept the card.
- Emergency- If you encounter any emergency in Norway there are specific numbers you can call. Depending on the situation here are the following numbers to call if you experience the following:
10 – Fire, 112 – Police, 113 – Ambulance, 120 – Emergency at sea, 22 59 13 00 – Poisons Information Centre and 1412 TDD (textphone for the deaf or hearing impaired)
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