Cruise Search

Heyes - Answered a Question by Norris (29 Mar 13 20:39)

In Bergen you might try the City Sightseeing bus. You can hop on and off anywhere on it's circuit to take in local sights. Slightly more expensive than similar franchises in other cities, but then most things in Norway are more expensive!

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Norris - replied to Heyes (30 Mar 13 09:42)

Will we need different currencies for each visit? I know we are outside the eurozone but do they accept euros?

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Norris - replied to Heyes (30 Mar 13 09:43)

Thank you. Can we use the euro on this cruise or will we need different currencies for each visit?

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Solender - Answered a Question by Norris (31 Mar 13 11:30)

Norway is very proud of its' currency, the Norwegian Krona. At most tourist spots they will accept Euros, but you will suffer in the conversion. Shops have to convert to NK at their bank! My recommendation would be to take a few NK for small purchases and pay with a Premium Credit Card which does not charge for the conversion. Bear in mind that Norway is very, very expensive. Olden - avoid the Trolley Trains - they are expensive and only go up the valley through the largely featureless village and back to the ship. Take a ship's tour here which is sympathetic to your wife's walking abilities. Stavanger - take the ship's tour up the Lysefjord to the famous Pulpit Rock - your tour boat will stop and return right up to the ship.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report

Newest Topics

Just reached 20,000 points in the MSC...

Pete, Caerphilly -

Accessible Cabins on Marco Polo

diplomats, western north carolina, usa -


stanphil, Lancaster UK -

Royal Caribbean 'Icon'

Malcolm, Essex -

Navigator of the Seas today

ilovesunshine, east yorks -


Hot Topics

Who is Watching

carol, welwyn garden city -

Emmerdale.......what on earth

Bigsis, Waterlooville -

Age is but a number

carol, welwyn garden city -

Virgin Voyages

Nick_C, Worthing -

Frommer's view on cruising

annie, Glasgow -

View More From The Forum
Gail Ryan's blog

I Am Back!

By Gail Ryan

I am back.What is it about taking time off for a holiday?From the day you book your holiday to the day you leave seems to take an age to come around, but once you are there the days fly by and you are soon sat back at your desk and the sun and sea seem like a distant dream! It’s just not fair.I have once again been to Cyprus for my annual family holiday. The weather seems to get better every year – it must be this Global warming they keep on talking about! The weather was superb...

Read More

Oct 17 2016 05:19PM

Bliss in Alaska and Joy for China

By Anne Eaves

Anne Eaves's blog

Being a great fan of NCL cruise lines I have welcomed the news that the 2 newest ships to join the fleet in 2017 and 2018 will be based in China and Alaska respectively. Norwegian Joy which will enter service in Summer 2017 will be based in Shanghai and Tianjin. I have recently returned from a cruise on Norwegian Epic around the Mediterranean and there were a lot of Chinese staff on board who were training and getting ready for the new ship.Norwegian Joy is being styled exclusively for the Ch...

Read More

Oct 19 2016 08:10PM

Exploding Phone Now Banned From Cruises!

By Amy Ginder

Amy Ginder's blog

 A few of the major Cruise Lines have now put a ban on the Galaxy Note 7. There has been multiple reports of the phone exploding because of it’s faulty battery.Samsung have already sold 1 million of these phones but several people uploaded photos and videos of their phones burnt to a crisp after having exploded!Royal Caribbean and Carnival introduced the ban first to all passengers and crew as the phone is clearly dangerous. The Cruise Personaliser’s show special messages and...

Read More

Oct 22 2016 06:00AM