How to travel norway simple and easy ways to make money on a budget transportation – heart my backpack

After telling you guys that norway isn’t as expensive as you think I promised to write simple and easy ways to make money up some more detailed guides about budget travel in norway. And then I promptly forgot all about it because I simple and easy ways to make money am the worst. But after a nudge from a norway bound reader I simple and easy ways to make money got my act together and have drafted three in depth simple and easy ways to make money guides about budget travel in norway: accommodation, food, and transportation.

Most cities in norway are quite walkable (at least if you’re sticking to the picturesque downtowns), and I’m a big believer that there’s no better way to quickly get to know a simple and easy ways to make money city than walking around it. And if you are planning on doing a lot of simple and easy ways to make money walking in norway, you’ll want to pack accordingly: good shoes/boots, and warm clothes in winter or rain gear the rest simple and easy ways to make money of the year.

249 kr might still seem a little steep if you’re just going to be on the train for two simple and easy ways to make money hours, especially as distances in norway are long so 2 hours simple and easy ways to make money is nothing, but the beauty of the minipris ticket is that it simple and easy ways to make money can take you as far as you want on a simple and easy ways to make money single journey (including short stopovers). So while the cheapest ticket for the two hour train simple and easy ways to make money ride from bø to oslo will cost 249 kr, I can also book a ticket all the way up simple and easy ways to make money to trondheim for that price.

It can be hard to get the 249 kr tickets, especially on longer stretches, but if you book well in advance you should at simple and easy ways to make money least be able to get a really good minipris discount. For example, I just checked and right now I could book a simple and easy ways to make money ticket from kristiansand to harran on september 1, which is a 19 hour train journey, for 299 kr, while the regular price would be 1,458 kr.

Instead you can pay online with paypal, or if you don’t have paypal (though really, you should have paypal) you’ll have to call NSB at +47 23 62 00 00. They speak perfect english, so you can just tell them which routes you want simple and easy ways to make money to book and then they’ll send you a link to pay with your card. It sounds like a pain, but it should actually be really easy!

The golden rule for traveling norway by bus is always simple and easy ways to make money book in advance! Most norwegian bus companies offer considerable discounts if you book simple and easy ways to make money online instead of on the bus. Usually you do have to book a day in advance simple and easy ways to make money to get the discount. And then the driver can just scan your pdf ticket simple and easy ways to make money on your phone, so you don’t need to worry about tracking down a printer.

In cities like oslo and trondheim, you’ll also save on city buses and trams by booking simple and easy ways to make money in advance. You can download the bus app ( ATB is the one I used in trondheim, though you need to load a minimum of 200 kr simple and easy ways to make money on it), but for tourists it’s much easier to head to the tourist information center simple and easy ways to make money to get a bus/tram card. It’s also always going to be cheaper to get day, weekend or week cards if you’ll be using buses and trams a lot.

Norway is big and the truth is a lot of simple and easy ways to make money the more remote places are really hard to get to simple and easy ways to make money on public transport – if there is a bus it will probably only run simple and easy ways to make money once or twice a day, which isn’t exactly convenient if you’re on a tight schedule. And I guess this is my personal preference, but I definitely think that the more remote a place simple and easy ways to make money in norway is, the more beautiful it tends to be.

Car rentals usually start at around 550 kr/day with companies like sixt, or 400 kr with rent-A-wreck. Rent-A-wreck cars are older and thus cheaper, though they have strict mileage regulations, so if you’ll be driving long distances they’ll often end up being more expensive. Map out where you’d like to drive to and figure out which option simple and easy ways to make money will be the cheapest.

If you do choose to hitchhike, it’s easiest if you bring a tent, which will give you a lot more flexibility as you simple and easy ways to make money can sleep wherever you manage to get a ride to. And make sure you have very warm clothes, even in the summer! Also, our polish friend did note that most of the rides simple and easy ways to make money he got were from other foreigners, not norwegians, who can be a bit too shy to pick up simple and easy ways to make money strangers.

As always, it helps to look presentable – I’ve found it easier to get rides when dressed nicely, and also when I have a large backpack with me, as I guess it shows that I really am a simple and easy ways to make money backpacker not a killer. I’ve also heard in norway it can help to hold simple and easy ways to make money up a large norwegian flag? It makes you easier to spot, plus I think the norwegian flag just makes norwegians really simple and easy ways to make money happy.

And if you do get a ride with a norwegian simple and easy ways to make money definitely don’t worry if they don’t talk to you much – norwegians aren’t really into small talk and are perfectly happy sitting simple and easy ways to make money in silence. If you want to get them talking though, ask for advice about the area, as most people will be very happy to help you simple and easy ways to make money out, plus I’ve found that most norwegians really enjoy talking about norway simple and easy ways to make money with foreigners.

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