Norway Travel Tips for First-Timers

Norway Travel Tips for First-Timers

If you are going to Norway then there are a couple of things that you need to think about. Take a look below to try and get some useful hints and tips to get you started.

Accommodation

Accommodation in Norway isn’t cheap. You may be looking at a couple of hundreds just to stay in a hostel dorm room.

A few of them will give you your breakfast for free and this is a great way for you to really get a good start to your day, but don’t expect anything fancy.

If you can, you should absolutely look at Air BNB rooms or chains, but this may require some extra planning. Some companies may even give you access to land for free if you have your own tent.

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This is a great way for you to travel anywhere in Norway while on a budget. On top of this, the people in Norway are very outdoorsy, so you will always have the option to meet new people along the way! Of course, summer in Norway is absolutely spectacular.

 

Norway Travel Tips for First-Timers

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Food

Eating out is expensive and this is especially the case when you want to dine out every single night. If you want to lower the cost then consider visiting some of the many street vendors that are around and even look out for quick snacks as well.

Grills are ideal for visiting if you want to keep the cost down and you can even rent a self-catering apartment. This gives you the chance to buy fresh vegetables and even chicken fillets for a very affordable price.

Meat is a staple in Norway so if you are a vegetarian then you may need to be a little creative when it comes to your dining options.

 

Transport

One great thing about Norway is that the transportation is very affordable. You really do pay for the distance that you travel.

There are a huge range of express trains that connect all over the place and they even go to National Parks as well. A lot of countries require you to go on sightseeing excursions if you want to do this but with Norway that is not the case at all. The buses there even have WiFi and it isn’t hard to take a trip to Sweden while you are at it.

 

Activities

Nothing can quite compare to the activities that are in Norway. A lot of courses and even tours are very affordable and you can even take a day tour to the fjord if you want for a very affordable price.

On top of this, you can camp anywhere as long as it is public land. The lands are spectacular, to say the least, and if you want to take advantage of other things that there are to do then look into kayaking, skiing, hiking.

 

Money Saving Tips!

If you want to save money when you go to Norway then the best thing that you can do is cook your own food. If you do want to eat out then consider opting for pizza or shawarma as these are the most affordable meals.

To save money, even more, try and couch surf. Also, remember that camping is completely free and that there are always camping sights near to the sightseeing excursions.

If you want to book a luxurious hotel then nothing will compare to this and Norway really is home to some of the finest hotels around.

The main thing that you have to remember here is that you will have to pay a steep price to stay in them. That brings about the question, is it worth it? Absolutely.

 

Norway Travel Tips for First-Timers

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Book in Advance

Another way that you can save money when you go to Norway is to book in advance. When you do book in advance, you can easily save money on your hotel and you can also save money on your flights as well.

When you do this, you’d be surprised at what options are available and you would also be surprised at how much money you can save.

After all, the more money you can save on your trip means far more spending money when you are there so do keep that in mind when the time does come for you to get started.

So Norway really is a fantastic place and you would be surprised at how much there is for you to see and do there. It’s great if you want to learn more about the sightseeing experiences around the world and it is also great if you have a keen interest in history as well.

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Happy Travels

Love Lucy x

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