General Travel Facts
Norwegian & Sami (most people speak English)
Norwegian Kroner NOK
Banks & Shops
Banks are open Mon-Fri 08.30 – 15.00
Major food shops are open Mon-Fri 09.00 – 21.00, Sat 10.00 – 14.00
The same applies to pharmacies, post offices and branches of Vinmonopol, the State-owned wine and spirits monopoly.
With effect from 1 June 2004, a smoking ban has been in place in all bars and restaurants in Norway.