FCO Travel Advice for - Norway

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  • There is an underlying threat from terrorism.

  • Petty crime does occur but at a low level compared to other European countries. See Crime

  • If you are planning an Arctic cruise, or are travelling to Arctic areas, see our page on Arctic travel.

  • Around 250,000 British nationals visit Norway every year. Most visits are trouble-free. See Consular assistance statistics.

  • Oslo Airport Gardermoen is expecting record passenger numbers from 20 to 23 March. Airport authorities are predicting long queues and you may need to leave extra time to clear security. Contact your airline or travel company for further information.

  • There has been an increase in avalanche activity. Follow local advice, stay on piste and only ski in recommended areas.

  • You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.
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