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Covid-19: Good go know before you go

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We advise everyone to follow recommendations from Norwegian health authorities closely. Do not visit the area if you feel unwell or are in quarantine.

Visit Norway offers a good link to keep up with restrictions and information on traveling to and from Norway: https://www.visitnorway.com/plan-your-trip/coronavirus-and-travelling-to-norway/

It is also good to keep the following in mind at all times when traveling both in Norway and around Jotunheimen.

  • Cash may no longer be accepted as payment.
    • Make sure to bring a Visa/Mastercard, both cards are accepted as the main payment solution in Norway.
    • More and more services can also be paid with the “local” payment app Vipps.
  • Keep your distance.
    • Wear a mask in crowded places, stores and public transportation.
    • Keep one meter distance from others where possible.
    • Masks can be bought at the local pharmacy.
  • Mountain lodges and hotels operate with some restrictions
    • Usually reduced capacity of accommodation
    • Reduced space in the restaurants
    • Reduced size and variety at breakfast buffet
    • Replaced buffet options with a smaller served at table a-la-carte menu
    • Make sure to book early and have a reservation in hand before traveling
    • Shared accommodation are likely not available – Expect to pay in full for a private room
    • Group rooms are also likely not available
  • Reduces capacity at boats, busses and trains
    • Make sure to book early and have a reservation in hand before traveling