Plans for direct routes between China and northern Norway via the Siberian Corridor have fallen through. Norwegian and Russian aviation and transport officials met in Oslo to discuss possible access for Norwegian to the so-called Siberian Corridor. The route through Russian airspace offers a significantly shorter route between Northern Europe and Asia than any alternative. But because of … [Read more...]
Travel News in Norway
This section of Life in Norway keeps track of all the travel news relevant for expats living and working in Norway. We also highlight interesting places to visit from Norway.
We compare the leading travel loyalty programs in Norway. SAS EuroBonus and Norwegian Reward are the two biggest travel loyalty programs for frequent flyers living in Norway. But how much do you know about them, and which one is best for you? Let's find out. Frequent flyer programs are still relatively new to Norway. As recently as 2013, loyalty points were not allowed to be awarded on … [Read more...]
Norway's budget airline has announced a further expansion of their international operations. A weekly route from Oslo to Las Vegas will start from November 2016. Following great demand, the airline will also add a second weekly flight between Oslo and Los Angeles. Flights will leave Las Vegas at 17:10 PST, arriving at Oslo Gardermoen at 11:55 CET a day later. The return flight leaves Oslo a few … [Read more...]
You have the right to compensation of up to NOK 5,500 if your flight has been cancelled, overbooked or delayed by more than three hours. Flying regularly is normal for all of us living in Norway. Unfortunately, that means that most of us have experienced delays, cancellations, lost luggage or other flight-related issues. But did you know that financial compensation may be due in many … [Read more...]
Nearly 15 million hotel nights were registered across Norway in the summer of 2017. As the country's main tourist season draws to a close, official figures reveal tourism in Norway hit a new record for the fourth consecutive year. 14.9 million overnight stays were registered at Norwegian hotels, campgrounds, cabins and hostels, which represents a 0.5% increase on the previous record in … [Read more...]