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    • Local buses

      Stockholm Jan 5, 2017 at 8:53 AM

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

      4 Answers Jan 6, 2017 at 9:28 AM
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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

      3 Answers Jan 3, 2017 at 1:28 AM
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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!

      5 Answers Jan 11, 2017 at 5:02 AM
    • transit visa or not please

      Sweden Dec 8, 2016 at 6:11 AM

      Hi everyone.

      My name is Abayomi. I reside in Sweden with a two year work permit and am a Nigerian. I want to travel to Nigeria with British airways and virgin Atlantic which means I will collect my bag at Heathrow before transferring to Virgin. Do I need a transit visa?

      5 Answers Dec 8, 2016 at 12:09 PM
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      Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi

      Kiruna Nov 13, 2016 at 2:34 AM

      Is it possible to visit the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi without staying for the night?

      How much does the hotel charge just to visit the hotel and look around?

      5 Answers Nov 18, 2016 at 5:31 PM
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      Dog sled and reindeer sled trips

      Kiruna Nov 13, 2016 at 2:28 AM

      I notice that some people have taken dog sled rides in Kiruna. Does anyone have any details of who offers these rides, phone numbers, email, etc, and cost?

      Also, are reindeer rides available in Kiruna?

      5 Answers Nov 16, 2016 at 9:19 AM
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      First time in Stockholm - what area to stay in

      Stockholm Nov 11, 2016 at 1:13 PM

      Hi. I am planning a one week trip to Stockholm and would like your help in choosing an area to stay in. I plan to rent an apartment. I would like for it to be near good transportation and/or to be within walking distance of major tourist destinations/attractions such as museums, historical sites, interesting neighborhoods, architecture, that kind of thing. It appears there is lots to see and do so I am assuming I can keep busy for a week - is this correct?

      1 Answer Nov 11, 2016 at 1:55 PM
    • Stockholm during November

      Stockholm Oct 19, 2016 at 8:44 PM

      Hi, I am planning to come Stockholm during mid of Nov to mid Dec. I am confused whether to take family or not, mainly because of weather. I have 3yr old son. Kindly suggest is it good to bring family that time. Will we be able to roam around for sight seeing...? Thanks.

      6 Answers Oct 31, 2016 at 11:16 AM
    • Ice hotel to kiruna airport

      Kiruna Oct 14, 2016 at 7:52 PM

      Hi, does anybody know how can I form ice hotel to Kiruna airport by bus? How much is the rate? How long will is take? Thanks.
      Kelly

      3 Answers Oct 15, 2016 at 12:36 PM
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      Price of taxi for 7 people from Atlanda to Stockholm centre?

      Stockholm Oct 6, 2016 at 1:38 AM

      We are 7 people landing to Arlanda tomorrow aroun 19 o´clock, and I started to check out the prices for getting to the centre. Looks like the taxi might even be the cheapest choise for so many people. And wouldn´t hurt that I think it would take us to hotel, not 1,5km away from hotel like bus and train. But the price I found was 520kr for trip. It didn´t say if there is extra price for bigger taxi. My swedish isn´t so good, so can any of you locals tell if it is much more expensive to take a big taxi?

      8 Answers Oct 13, 2016 at 4:56 AM
    • how to get from Lulea to Rovaniemi?

      Luleå Sep 30, 2016 at 11:50 PM

      Can anyone tell me how to get from Lulea to Rovaniemi? Thanks a lot in advance

      3 Answers Oct 1, 2016 at 4:06 AM
    • Photography store

      Vaxholm Sep 16, 2016 at 12:50 AM

      Hi, we have forgot the batery of the camera. We are going to vaxholm and grinda. Is over there a electronic shop, or a big department or something where I can buy a battery?
      Thanks

      3 Answers Sep 18, 2016 at 11:44 PM
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      Suggestions for best julbord in Stockholm

      Stockholm Sep 6, 2016 at 6:01 PM

      I would appreciate any tips on the best 'julbord' (authentic Christmas smorgasbord) in Stockholm for December 2016.
      Thanks!

      5 Answers Sep 13, 2016 at 12:13 PM
    • Need help with transportation to Arlanda

      Sweden Sep 3, 2016 at 8:53 AM

      I am on a scenic tour ending on Tuesday. Last 2 nights of our hotel are booked into hotel at smaller airport and not close to Arlanda. Anyone know how to help me getting to airport which understand is approx. 30 mins. by taxi. Told the hotel lis not close to public transportaton. I booked a land package as I tra veled from JFK to Dublin and made connection with tour on arrival in Copenhagen. The tour bus is providing transfers to guests who booked entire tour including flights. Most of guests are from UK or Australia. Does not make sense to me that they booked a hotel not close to airport where most of the guests will be leaving. Will not arrive into Stockholm area until Monday so am beginning to do my search. If anyone knows of a transfer shuttle from the smaller airport in Stockholm to Arlanda that might be best solution, as did not hear of any shuttle but will ask when I arrive at the hotel in Sweden.
      Many thanks and hope there is an easy way to deal with this matter. Very disappointed that they will not provide me dropoff service. When I arrived Copenhagen had to take a taxi to hotel for first night.

      Many thanks to all for any help solving this issue. K

      alThetta, t

      5 Answers Sep 5, 2016 at 10:39 AM
    • How to get from Ice Hotel Sweden to Kakslautten Glass Igloos Finland

      Sweden Sep 3, 2016 at 6:43 AM

      What is the fastest and cheapest way to get from the Ice Hotel in Sweden to Kakslautten Arctic Resort for the Glass Igloos in Finland? We are looking to travel there mid December this year.

      Thank you.

    • end of May 2017

      Kiruna Aug 29, 2016 at 9:15 AM

      hi m visiting kiruna and abisko at the end of May next year, I have been informed that the kingsleden would be probably impassable at that time of year, is it possible to climb the highest mountain in Sweden at this time?
      What is the weather like? is it possible to trek anywhere else?
      any information would be grateful
      many thanks

      2 Answers Aug 30, 2016 at 10:56 AM
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      Night life in Stockholm in September

      Stockholm Aug 26, 2016 at 2:28 PM

      My and my friend are visiting Stockholm for one night on Thursday sept 22, I was told to stay in Ostermalm for the night life, I already booked a hotel in Normalm HTL Kungsgatan but I still can cancel for free if you guys think I should stay in Ostermalm. any recommendations of hotels to stay? how is the weather in sept ? any cool lounges to have an early drinks and meet pretty girls, the best club for Thursday night and any cool bars, also would like to try some local Swedish restaurants, I appreciate all input.

      2 Answers Sep 13, 2016 at 12:18 PM
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      Sightseeing in Stockholm

      Stockholm Aug 22, 2016 at 12:57 AM

      We, two mid age adults, shall be putting up in Hotel Ibis Styles Jarva, Solan, Stockholm for 3 days in early next month. Please advice nearest point to catch the Hop on Hop off Bus from there for Sightseeing. Also the most convenient way to reach there too. Apart from booking the 2 day Stockholm Pass is it advisable to also buy the local transport card?
      Regards,

      2 Answers Sep 2, 2016 at 5:55 AM
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      Sightseeing from Hotel Ibis Styles Jarva, Stockholm

      Stockholm Aug 22, 2016 at 12:41 AM

      We (Two Adults) shall be putting up in Hotel Ibis Styles Jarva, Solan, Stockholm for 3 days in early next month. Please advice nearest point to catch the Hop on Hop off Bus for sightseeing. Also cheapest way to get there. We may go for the 2 day Stockholm pass.
      Any idea whether a local transport card will help in addition?

      Regards,

      1 Answer Sep 13, 2016 at 12:10 PM
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      Festive accommodation

      Stockholm Aug 19, 2016 at 4:56 PM

      Hope to be in Stockholm in December. Would appreciate any advice on which hotels in Stockholm traditionally put on a festive show in the run-up to Christmas. Places that have Christmas packages, Christmas trees on the premises, fairy-tale decorations, proximity to Christmas markets, nice views etc.
      Thanks!

      1 Answer Sep 2, 2016 at 5:57 AM
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      Ferry options in December Stockholm to St Petersburg via Tallinn

      Stockholm Aug 14, 2016 at 7:10 PM

      Hi, in the process of planning a trip to St Petersburg flying into Stockholm, spending a few days around Christmas and then heading to Tallinn for a few days before arriving in St Petersburg.
      Would appreciate advice on ferry options from Stockholm to Tallinn, specifically around Christmas... Better ferry companies, will they run at that time?
      Same for Tallinn to St Petersburg, or would train be better.
      Thanks!

      4 Answers Aug 16, 2016 at 1:05 AM
    • Air port to city center

      Stockholm Aug 10, 2016 at 7:44 AM

      Looks like the train is most economical and efficient from Arlanda. Any thoughts?

      3 Answers Aug 10, 2016 at 1:48 PM
    • Stockholm City Hall

      Stockholm Aug 7, 2016 at 4:31 AM

      Where is the Stockholm City Hall?

      7 Answers Aug 7, 2016 at 12:19 PM
    • Bus from Kiruna to Haparanda on 26th or 27th Dec 2016.Is the bus will operating as normal?

      Kiruna Jul 29, 2016 at 12:51 AM

      We have planning travel to Kiruna on 23/12/16-26/12/16, thinking to take bus to Haparanda, to cross the border of Finland and reach Rovaniemi. Is the bus will operating as normal?

      7 Answers Aug 5, 2016 at 9:11 AM
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      Large group of people visiting a festival

      Stockholm Jul 4, 2016 at 11:02 AM

      There is maybe 10 or even 20 people of us visiting Stockholm beer festival at begining of October. It seems to take place at place called Nacka strand. The closest hotel seems to be Park in Radisson, but many of us would like to stay cheap. Most people would like us to stay together anyway. How can I make sure we wont stay in very hard place to get. Of course Gamla stan would be nice, or nearby, but it wont get any cheaper at there. I might contact hotel and ask for group pricesm if I would just know good location. Not too hard to get to festival.

      6 Answers Jul 5, 2016 at 2:03 AM
    • Dog daycare and kennel boarding

      Munka-Ljungby Jun 28, 2016 at 2:32 PM

      munka ljungby... Hello, I am planning to work here for a few months, is there any dogcare or kennels near by? Many Thanks

      2 Answers Jun 29, 2016 at 2:06 PM
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      Student Life

      Sundsvall Jun 22, 2016 at 2:22 AM

      Hello, I will be studying at Sandsvall pretty soon. I want to learn about the traveling within the city. Do students get any concession in tickets or get a monthly or yearly pass made on concessional charges?

      2 Answers Jun 22, 2016 at 5:10 AM
    • Vegetarian dishes in Swedish cuisine?

      Sweden Jun 16, 2016 at 5:21 AM

      Hello, I'm a vegetarian, who from time to time eats fish as well, and my question is about the vegetarian dishes in the Swedish cuisine. Are there any?

       

      Some years ago I was in Spain, and - the trip was great, but - it was a pain to find any restaurants with vegetarian dishes. It was in Spain that I started eating fish, to be able to get enough nutrients. Back then I said, that I won't ever again go on a trip without knowing what I will able to eat. I know that Sweden has a lot of fish related dishes, I even want to try one or two (like their local Fish&Chips - goo.gl/nCrsJz), but I don't want to make fish the basic ingredient for my meals.

      What chances do I have to get a proper vegetarian meal from time to time in (central) Sweden (Dalarna region - https://goo.gl/VNO6eZ)?

      7 Answers Jun 18, 2016 at 10:59 PM
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      Airport > Hotel.

      Stockholm Jun 9, 2016 at 8:38 PM

      Is that the best option:
      Airport Coach to City Terminal next to Central Station. Taxi from Central Station to hotel Crystal Plaza Hotel, Birger Jarlsgatan 35, 11145 Stockholm, Sweden. Will touch down at 8h55 on the 10th of July.

      3 Answers Jun 20, 2016 at 1:26 AM
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      Australian dollars?

      Stockholm Jun 6, 2016 at 11:57 PM

      I will be in Stockholm in July, are there money changers where you can easily change Australian dollar notes for Krona or you have to go to a bank?

      5 Answers Jun 9, 2016 at 4:22 AM