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    • Private car rental (Harstadt)

      Norway Yesterday

      Dear all, I am planning a trip in northern Norway this summer. I have heard that there are locals, usually the owners of car repair garages, that rent out used cars for about half the price of the big agencies. I would be really interested to do that but I cannot find anything on the internet. If you have already experienced this type of rental or know people who rent their car in the surroundings of Harstadt, please let me know. Thank you for you help. Making my trip a little bit cheaper would not hurt :)

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    • Narvik to Honningsvag by Bus ?

      Narvik Apr 18, 2014 at 8:54 AM

      Who could help to get information about timetable and prices. We arrive, 2 guys on August 2, 14 by train from Stockholm and need to proceed to North kapp.
      Overnight stay in Narvik necessary or gives arrival enough time to pick up bus to north?

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    • Narvik to Honningsvag by Bus ?

      Narvik Apr 18, 2014 at 8:54 AM

      Who could help to get information about timetable and prices. We arrive, 2 guys on August 2, 14 by train from Stockholm and need to proceed to North kapp.
      Overnight stay in Narvik necessary or gives arrival enough time to pick up bus to north?

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    • how to get to svolvaer from evenes on thursday the 17(holiday)

      Narvik Apr 12, 2014 at 12:26 PM

      Hello,

      we are two Italian tourists travelling to Svolvaer on Thursday the 17th in order to get our rented car at Europcar for that day.
      Unfortunately we saw, just few hours ago, on the 17th the bus lines to Svolvaer are not working on those days.
      We'll arrive at Evenes at 10:35 with the flight from Oslo, we kindly ask you how we can reach Svolvaer.

      Thank you very much for your answer.

      Annalisa and Francesco

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    • How to see reindeers in Kvaloya in July

      Kvaløya Apr 4, 2014 at 9:13 PM

      Hi, I am going to Tromos in July and would like to visit Kavaloya to try catch a glimpse of the reindeers. Like Kezza, I won't be driving and rely on local transport /buses. What do you suggest is the best way to travel, if I take a bus, wher should I get down. Also, is theer a website for bus routes and timings.. I can't find one. Any sggestion would be helpful. Thanks.

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    • How to arrange a hike on a glacier from various ports? How to travel from Olden to Hellesytt

      Geiranger Apr 11, 2014 at 4:12 PM

      We will be traveling to western Norway from May 17-May 25th.
      Our ports are Skjolden,Flam,Olden,Alesund and Stavanger.

      I have booked Ferry passage to Gudvangen from Flam to see the Naeroyfjord. we will return by bus and hopefully take the Flam rail to Mydal and back to Flam

      I booked a cruise through the Stavanger Archipelago into the Lysefjord.

      I am wondering if I should try to go to find our way to Hellesytt so we can cruise Geiranger. is this possible from Olden? we will only be in port from 8-5

      We would also like the opportunity to have a guided tour on a glacier and or kayak on a glacial lake. Perhaps from our stop in Skjolden (Nigard/Jostedal glacier) or in Olden (Briksdal Glacier) The cruise ship offers on trips to only view the glacier.

      This might limit my opportunity to travel to Geiranger. Perhaps next trip? So much to see and experience.

      Any suggestions.

      Thanks,

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    • Experienced advice needed

      Norway Apr 5, 2014 at 9:18 AM

      We are spending a couple of weeks in Scandinavia but only have a very short time in Norway at the end. We really want to experience the western fjords which means a day/night trip on NIN from Oslo and back again. My question is this: we have a choice to go as far as Voss or Bergen but we're mainly interested in seeing the fjords and the towns don't matter. I realize Bergen is far more charming than Voss but our time is so limited that if we can see the same natural wonders in Voss would it make sense to skip Bergen?

      Or should we go all the way to Bergen?

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    • Shopping outdoor wear

      Rogaland Apr 5, 2014 at 1:29 AM

      Where is the best place in Rogaland to buy outdoor clothing?.

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    • Cycle hire in Asker

      Asker 17 hours ago

      Does anyone know if you can hire cycles in Asker. We're visiting in May and would like to get around by bike.

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    • Cheapest bars and pubs?

      Oslo Apr 1, 2014 at 7:35 PM

      I would like to know the bars and pubs with the cheapest prices? Thanks.

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      Restaurants/Cafes Near Munch Museum

      Oslo Mar 29, 2014 at 9:49 PM

      I'll be staying near the Munch Museum. Does anyone have recommendations for good affordable places in that area? I don't mind walking! Thank you kindly!

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      larvik to sandifjord airport?

      Larvik Mar 28, 2014 at 11:20 PM

      What is the best way to travel from Larvik to Sandifjord Airport? I have no reservations to do that but will be in Larvik to visit where my grandparents were from in early 1900's. I speak no Norwegian but trying to learn some words before travel in mid May 2014, Advice needed please!

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    • travelling by Bus from Kirkenes

      Honningsvåg Mar 27, 2014 at 5:17 PM

      Dear Sir/Madam.
      I have chosen Kirkenes as the starting point of my journey across Norway, starting from 19 May 2014. Since my intention is to enjoy the Norway scenery, the fjord and the famous midnight sun, so I will be travelling by Buses, Boat and Trains. I have booked Hotel along the way.
      The itinerary will be as follows:
      -By Bus : Kirkenes-Honnigsvag (Nordkapp)(overnight Honningsvag)-Alta-Tromso
      -by Boat : Tromso-Trondheim (Hurtigrutten, overnight on board).
      -by Train : Trondheim-Lillehammer (overnight).
      -by Bus : Lillehamer-Bergen (overnight).
      -by Train : Bergen-Oslo-end.

      1. How far is Rica Arctic Hotel Kirkenes and Rica Bryggen Hotel Honningsvag from the Bus station going to/from Kirkenes and Honningsvag..
      2. How to book a seat reservation for my journey from Kirkenes-Honningsvag-Alta-Tromso.
      3. How much is the ticket fare of each leg.
      3. Do you have the time table.
      3. Do you have the email address of the relevant Bus Operator or a Tourist Agency in

      Kirkenes or Honningsvag, for me to contact them.

      4. Do you have the email address of the Bus Operator connecting Kirkenes-Murmansk. I will contact them to book seat reservation of my trip from Murmansk to Kirkenes.

      Dear Sir/Madam, please, your help will be highly appreciated

      My best regards,
      SANTOSA HARDJENDRO

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    • Travel from Oslo to Karlstad

      Oslo Region Apr 2, 2014 at 12:01 PM

      Any suggestions on best way to travel from Oslo Norway to Karlstad Sweden. Bus or Train? Recommended company to use and locations of connections.

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    • Oslo Gallerian

      Oslo Apr 1, 2014 at 11:12 PM

      Is Olso Gallerian a bus station?

      Where is it?

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    • bus and fare from Oslo airport to Kristiansian

      Kristiansand Mar 31, 2014 at 6:17 PM

      We will need a bus from the Oslo airport to Kristiansian in July. Can we buy a ticket when we arrive at the airport (12:30PM) and what will it cost?

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      Cost of taxi

      Norway Apr 9, 2014 at 5:53 PM

      We are arriving by cruise ship in Skjolden at 4pm on May 19. We would like to take a taxi from the port to the Urnes stave church. The manager of the church said that it was about 30km from the port. My question is how expensive would it be to take a taxi to the church. I ask because I've heard that everything is very expensive in Norway (compared to North America's standard) and I don't want to commit to something that may be out of my price range.

      If anyone has been to the church..is it a difficult ride?

      Thank you very much for any information!!

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      Which city for a weekend away

      Norway Apr 5, 2014 at 9:02 AM

      Hi all,

      I'm currently researching a weekend in Norway (from London) and am having trouble choosing a city and am actually a bit overwhelmed with the options available. Do you have any recommendations as to the best place to visit? I have never been to Norway and would like to see some fjords and wonder around cobblestone streets, people watch etc. I will be on my own.

      I have found the "Norway in a Nutshell" tours which have confused me. They also seem full on which I don't mind but want to be as efficient as possible. Is it necessary to do this or can I base myself in Bergen or similar and skip the travel elements.

      Any advice is gratefully received.

      Thanks! Natalie

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      Kristiansund tour

      Kristiansund Apr 4, 2014 at 12:58 AM

      Is it possible to do a trip ourselves without using the cruise tour which are very expensive? Also is there any shopping available in the city? Thank you

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    • related to spiral

      by smitachatterjee Online Now Jul 21, 2013 at 2:08 PM

      Is there any bus connection upto spiral?

      1 Answer Jul 30, 2013 at 3:02 AM
    • Looking for 1BR apartment + kitchen for 2 months stay

      by acetheodore Online Now Jul 18, 2013 at 3:06 AM

      Hi! I am planning to stay in Drammen, Norway for 1 - 2 months in October 2013 and looking for an apartment / flats for 2 person (1br) that has a kitchen. I am not looking for anything fancy but simple and comfortable.

      1 Answer Jul 21, 2013 at 6:42 AM
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      Self catering accommodation?

      by Yowsa Online Now Apr 23, 2010 at 5:36 AM

      Hi there,
      My husband, myself and our two young children (3 years and 8 months) plan to visit Drammen in June to see friends. Can anyone recommend self-catering accommodation? Ideally a two room place, with a travel cot.

      Thanks in advance, Helena

      8 Answers May 12, 2010 at 11:30 AM
    • Safe to wait in Drammen Bamgelokka?

      by Kerstinche Online Now Sep 16, 2008 at 10:10 PM

      Hello everyone,

      I´m planning to go to Geilo in Norway on Friday, leaving from Oslo Torp (with Raynair). Therefore I need to take a bus either from Drammen or from Oslo. Since Oslo might be a little tight (five minutes between ariival with torpexpressen and departure of the bus to Geilo) I was thinking to change busses in Drammen. Unfortunetly I have to wait in Drammen form 5.45p.m. to 7.15pm and since I´m a girl I´m kind of scared. Is there a restaurant somewhere close by or are my worries without reason?

      Thanks in advance
      Kerstin

      6 Answers Sep 18, 2008 at 3:31 PM
    • How much is admission to spiral tunnel ?

      by Jaondruska Online Now Jul 11, 2008 at 2:21 PM

      How much is admission to spiral tunnel when I drive by car ? Is the entrance signed by road tables or only people froma Dramen know where to start ? :-) Thank you for the answer.

      2 Answers Jul 13, 2008 at 2:57 AM
    • UEFA Cup Final

      by Kerso1 Online Now May 14, 2008 at 5:22 AM

      Hi everyone

      Does anyone know of any bars in Drammen (or even Oslo) that will be showing the Rangers v Zenit St Petersburg game tonight?

      Thanks

    • How to get from Drammen Train Station to Bangeløkka Drammen for Torp Bus

      by Sherrys Online Now Dec 30, 2007 at 1:35 PM

      Hi Folks,

      I plan to arrive in Drammen Train station from Finse at 16:55 on Sunday. I hope to catch the TorpExpressen Bus from Oslo on its way to Torp in time for the Ryanair 20:25 flight.

      Does anyone know if I can walk to Bangeløkka or can I easliy get a bus or taxi from Drammen train station at this time on Sunday? I reckon the most time I would have is 30-45 minutes. Also if a taxi is required what should I expect to pay?

      Thanks in advance for any help.

      Stephen

      1 Answer Jan 2, 2008 at 4:19 AM
    • Where does the TorpExpressen stop in Drammen?

      by Kerso1 Online Now Oct 10, 2007 at 3:36 AM

      Hi everyone
      My husband lives across in Tranby and when I go to visit him, I usually get on the Torp Expressen and get off at Drammen at the Shell Garage on Kjellstad. Going home, I get on at the Statoil Garage on Kjellstad.

      However, I have noticed that the Torp Expressen bus stop has changed for this service.. Seems to be at a place called Bangelokka (sorry about the spelling - my keyboard cannot type the letter properly)

      Can anyone tell me where this stop is, so that I can get my husband to pick me up at the right place.. He doesn't know where it is and when I do an internet search, it brings nothing up (probably because i'm not typing the work correctly).

      Many thanks


      Kerry

      2 Answers Oct 13, 2007 at 5:48 AM
    • Bus service from Torp to Drammen

      by Kerso1 Online Now Mar 27, 2007 at 4:50 AM

      Thanks very much for everyone's help. Particularly Sorhus.. Just so that you know, my fiance has now moved into a flat in Tranby and is liking life in Norway.

      I'm going out to visit on 6th April (Good Friday) and returning on Monday 9th April (Easter Monday).

      Does anyone know if the buses will be running on these days. I believe that both Friday and Monday are national holidays.

      I was planning to get a bus from Torp to Drammen and then my fiance will meet me there. As far as getting back to the airport, I can get a bus or taxi from Tranby to Drammen, but I need to know if I can get a bus from Drammen to Torp airport, to get me home for a 15:20 flight back to Scotland. I'll need to be at the airport for about 1:20pm

      Can anyone give me any information??

      5 Answers Mar 29, 2007 at 9:10 AM
    • Flats for rent

      by Kerso1 Online Now Feb 26, 2007 at 6:24 AM

      Hi there

      I have already posted a thread on the Oslo page to get information about accommodation in Drammen or nearby. My fellow V.T ers have been very helpful, so thank you.

      Moving on from this, I wondered if anyone could give me any information about who to contact to rent a flat in Drammen/Asker/Lier, along with an indication of how much the rent would be on a 1 bedroom flat. My fiance is due to move across to start work in Tranby on 18th March and needs something as soon as possible, not too far from Tranby.

      Maybe a 1 bedroom flat or a guest house initially, until he can find something to rent. This would likely be a long term let, for at least 1 year.

      I do not know where to start looking and cannot find anything on the internet in English.

      Can anyone out there help me?

      Thanks

      3 Answers Feb 27, 2007 at 3:44 PM
    • Just back

      by suzyk13 Online Now Nov 21, 2005 at 12:59 PM

      Hi all I have just returned from three weeks in Drammen, and wow! I love the place. OK it's possibly not thought as the most beautiful place in Norway but when you walk up through the mist to the top of the hills it equalls anywhere else I have ever seen. The people are amazing, the most helpful friendly kind group I have met. I was quite upset when I had to come home, but in only two weeks I will be back in Norway to start my new life. Thanks to everyone that replied to my first post.
      x

      1 Answer Nov 22, 2005 at 12:49 AM
    • feeling a little frightened

      by uksuzy Online Now Oct 9, 2005 at 7:37 AM

      Hi all, In december I will be moving to Drammen from the UK to be with my English partner who has a job in drammen. I have a four year old daughter and although very excited I am also apprehensive, not knowing what to expect. I would love for anyone in Drammen to get in touch with me and maybe give me a few tips on how to survive.
      Many Thanks
      Su x

      5 Answers Oct 15, 2005 at 3:33 AM