Car rental in Norway
Tips for driving your rental car in Norway
If you're travelling to Norway, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Norway is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Oslo counts 645701 inhabitants. In Oslo hosts 13.7% of the entire country's population, which counts over 4720000 inhabitants. In Norway the language spoken most widespread is Norwegian but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Norway is GMT+01:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Norway is C / F and the electric voltage is 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Norway is +47, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Norway
With a fuel cost in Norway averaging at 2.53 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Norway shares its land borders with Finland, Russia and Sweden, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 93870, 407 of which motorways, which ranks Norway as the 55th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Norway there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Norwegian krone (NOK). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 90-110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Norway, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Norway
Norway boasts eight UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Røros Mining Town and the Circumference (cultural) and Urnes Stave Church (cultural).