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If you want to head to Oslo and check out the settings for Martin Scorsese’s film adaptation of Jo Nesbo’s “The Snowman” then this year is the time to do it. Jo’s detective, Harry Hole, is set to be a massive box office hit and with seven books already written there are plenty more stories where The Snowman came from. If you have not read any of the Harry Hole stories think of an alcoholic Dirty Harry and you will not be far from the mark.
Our statistics show that UK travellers typically take just over £660 worth of currency when visiting Norway, which is slightly above average for most European destinations. This is based upon orders placed between 1st of August and 31st October 2013. Norway is an expensive place for British tourists to visit: an average coffee will cost about £3.50, and a small beer can cost £7 in some tourist places.
You should be careful about being dependent on a credit card in Norway as they are not widely accepted at supermarkets or petrol stations, additionally bank opening times are a lot more restrictive than in the UK especially during the summer.
The Norwegian Krone is accepted in Norway and in border regions of Sweden, Finland in the Ferry ports in Denmark. It is common for Norwegians to shop ‘over the border’ where prices are cheaper. Norwegians refer to ATM machines as “mini banks”; they are common all over Norway and accept all common debit, credit and prepaid currency cards.
British passport holders do not need a visa to enter Norway and can stay for up to three months. If you would like to stay for longer than this, or to apply for a permit to work in Norway, you should contact the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration who are responsible for processing visa claims.
Over the past week the Norwegian Krone has dropped by 2.25% from last Sunday's rate of 12.4804 to today's rate of 12.2000 which means £750 will buy you kr210.30 less now than it would have a week ago. During this period the best rate we recorded was 12.4804 on Sunday and the worst rate is 12.2000 recorded today.
The 90 day outlook has seen the Norwegian Krone rate drop by 0.26% from 12.2317 on 13th July 2015 to 12.2000 today. Based on these figures, £750 would have bought you kr23.77 more three months ago that it would have today. We recorded a high rate of 12.7250 on 19th August 2015 and a low rate of 12.2000 recorded today.
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