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Money and costs

Kroner (kr)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated August 25, 2019 4:33PM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Dorm bed: from €35
  • Hut or cabin: from €55
  • Double in B&B or guesthouse: up to €80
  • Excellent supermarkets and cheaper lunch specials: up to €14
  • Book ahead for minipris (discounted) train tickets
  • Double room in midrange hotel (weekends and high season): €80–150
  • Lunch or dinner in decent local restaurant: €14–22
  • Car rental: from €90 per day
Top end (more than)
  • Double room in top-end hotel: €150 and up
  • Lunch or dinner in decent local restaurant: from €22 per person

ATMs are widely available, and credit cards are accepted almost universally for transactions, including at hotels, shops and restaurants, and on taxis, ferries and buses.


Tipping on a North American scale is not expected, though is appreciated.

  • Service charges Service charges and tips are included in restaurant bills and taxi fares.

  • Reward service If the service has been particularly helpful in a midrange to top-end restaurant, 5% is generally appropriate, while 10% is considered generous.

  • Paying by credit card If you're paying by credit card in a restaurant, space will be left for adding a tip.