Get ready for your trip to Norway. Order your Norwegian Kroner at Manor FX today. Our great exchange rates mean you'll have more NOK cash to spend. Have your Norwegian Krone banknotes delivered securely to your home or office, or pick them up from the Manor FX bureau near Heathrow.
Manor FX offers fast delivery times and a fuss-free online ordering process for your Norwegian krone travel money.
Travel advise: payments in Norway
Jet off well-informed to Norway. Here are some handy facts about cash and card payments in Norway.
Yes. You will find that the vast majority of supermarkets, shops, restaurants and hotels in Norway accept international card payments by debit and credit card, even in Norway's more remote regions around the Norwegian fjords.
Contactless card payments in Norway are possible for payments of up to 400 NOK. For card payments of greater than 400 kroner, the pin code must be keyed in.
Some British banks may charge for international card payments. In addition your bank's NOK to GBP exchange rate may not be so good. This is how banks make money. Before using your bank card for payments in Norway, it's certainly a good idea to contact your bank. This will avoid your card becoming blocked due to international transactions that your bank may find suspicious.
It's a good idea to take some cash with you on your trip to Norway, as a fallback option.
Cash remains a popular payment option in Norway, along with card payments and the local payment app Vipps.
Prices are generally quite expensive in Norway. A coffee in a cafe will set you back 40-50kr. A three-course meal in a mid-rang restaurant costs around 500kr.
The overall cost of living in Norway is 55% higher than the cost of living in the UK.
Cafe and restaurant staff are paid quite well in Norway. The service is meant to be included in the (high) prices for food and drinks when going out.
Therefore you are not expected to tip in Norway, where tipping is not common practice.
Banknotes in Norway
The new set of Norway's banknotes is being launched one denomination at a time. The new banknotes have beautiful, colourful and stylish designs that won several awards. The current banknotes in circulation are 50kr, 100kr, 200kr, 500kr and 1000kr.
Coins in Norway
Norwegian coins range from 1kr to 20kr. Did you get back from Norway with some leftover coins? Our sister company Leftover Currency can help you to exchange Norwegian Krone coins back to cash.
Norway's currency import and export regulations
If you are bringing more than 25,000 NOK or equivalent in currency you should make a cash declaration upon arrival in Norway. This is also the case when exiting Norway.
Ordering Norwegian Kroner online
Order Norwegian Kroner online and have them delivered fast and securely to your home or office, with Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®. Or pick them up from our travel money shop near Heathrow. Click here to buy Norwegian Kroner online.
Selling back Norwegian Kroner
If you have Norwegian Kroner to sell, follow this link to exchange Norwegian Kroner to Pounds, click on 'sell currency' and select 'NOK Norwegian Krone'. We'll pay good rates for your leftover Norwegian Kroner.