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      Dogsledding-Weather Conditions-Aurora Borealis Question

      Kiruna Jan 2, 2017 at 10:25 PM

      Hello Everyone!

      I had a few more questions about traveling to Absiko/Kiruna since me and 5 friends will be traveling there next week. You guys were all really helpful in my previous question, and I hope you can share some more insights with me.

      1) I've noticed that the weather in this area of Sweden tends to snow a lot lately. I'm curious to know if it is generally light snow, or is it heavy snowstorms/ white outs?

      2) I've been keeping track of the Aurora forecasts with some apps, and it says that the two nights we will be up north, has a kp index of 2 (nothing). Ironically, for the next few days after, there's a kp index of 5 (which is amazing but we will be back home by then). My question is, if you think it will be worth traveling all the way to Abisko at all if there is such a small chance in seeing the northern lights?

      3) Dogsledding. We want to do it, but there are so many options and it's been hard finding the right place. I've read that Kiruna has nicer landscapes for dogsledding than Abisko, and I wonder if that is true? Also, I'm looking for a place in Kiruna that will offer individual sleds (for 6 people-2 hours-not expensive/cheap). Do you have any recommendations?

      Thank you so much for any information you can lend!! I look forward to any responses!

      -Sara

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      Stockholm Jan 5, 2017 at 8:53 AM

      Can I us a credit card to buy return ticket on buses

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      Transportation between Abisko and Kiruna

      Kiruna Dec 26, 2016 at 1:01 AM

      Hi all!

      We're 5 people planning a very short trip to Kiruna and Abisko. We are arriving in Kiruna Saturday night, Jan 14 at 21:00 and leaving Kiruna on Monday morning at 12:55. We want to spend Sunday morning checking out a bit of Kiruna/or ice hotel and maybe dog sledding (either Kiruna or Abisko), leave early Sunday afternoon to Abisko spend Sunday night there, and leave Monday morning to Kiruna airport. What are the recommended methods of travel then?

      Regarding driving, I don't have experience driving in winter conditions so I am very concerned about renting a car. If you definitely recommend it, do you have any tips, instructions, or advice about night driving in Abisko.

      Thanks!

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    • Telephone services from US to Sweden

      Kalmar Dec 23, 2014 at 8:29 PM

      What s the best way to allow our daughter to call us from the US while we are visiting Sweden for a few weeks? We heard about a company that would allow us to carry a prepaid cell phone that would allow us to receive incoming calls at no cost. We use all prepaid cell phone service (Net10 and Virgin) now at home so we don't have phone service that would allow calls to Sweden. We would like to purchase prepaid cards for our daughter to use before our trip.

      Any other suggestions?

      Thank you.

       

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      Vimmerby May 3, 2013 at 1:23 PM

      hi,
      i'm going to go to Vimmerby this summer. Last time I was there, there was a train route via Lingkoping (and , as I checked, there is such possibility now). But , as I checked connections in the Net, there is no such possibility in August. Does anyone there know whether there will be some changes in train routes or it is just problem with booking system ? Many thanx in advance
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      Ljungby Jun 4, 2006 at 5:08 PM

      I am confused. My ancestor came from Ljungby, which I thought was in Kronoberg lan but now am wondering if there is a Ljungby in Kalmar lan also. Their births were registered at St. Wi parish in Kalmar lan, 1833, but once found a list of the parishes in Kalmar and could not find St. Wi listed.

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      SKIING in Sälen, Sweden

      Salen Jan 18, 2006 at 7:23 AM

      SKIING in Sälen, Sweden

      Hi all,

      We are an Irish couple heading to Sweden in a couple of wks and have a few questions that we were wondering maybe someone could help us out with. We fly to Stockholm on the 4th of February. Kind of last minute notion we got in our heads....

      TRANSPORT
      1. We hope to take the bus/train to Falun. Is there a bus from Falun to Sälen?
      2. Or is it necessary to go all the way up to Mora or Malung to get the transfer?
      3. Bus/train? Which is cheaper? Can we get tickets when we arrive in Stockholm or should we book before?
      4. Is it possible to rent a car in Falun/Mora/Malung to drive and drop-off in Oslo where we plan to spend a couple of days also? Can you recommend any car rental places? (It seemed from www.sj.se there are no trains to Oslo at all on those days... so car rental a possibilty...)

      ACCOMODATION
      5. Is it possible to book for just 3 nights (e.g Sun, Mon, Tues) in the Sälen ski resort or do we have to pay for the full “short week” (Sun - Thurs)?
      6. What is the best/cheapest hotel/cabin/holiday village? (We are 2 people)

      SKIING
      8. Can we get a Ski-pass when we arrive or should we book it before?
      9. Likewise for Ski-hire...
      10. Likewise for Ski-lessons...

      Thanks a million!!!

    • What Gamleby,Kalmar,Sweden is like?

      Kalmar Län Apr 23, 2004 at 10:20 AM

      I am interested in traveling to Gamleby,Sweden but don't really know what it is like there? What sort of historic places are there? What kind of things are there to do there? What are the people like there? What are the accomodations like there? What are the people like there? Any help would be appeciated! Thank you, Svensen

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