Heathrow and Gatwick: Latest travel advice for Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark
Scandinavia is a beautiful place to visit, especially at this time of year.
Many people make the trip to see the spectacular northern lights, and from November to March it is high season for viewing due to the long nights.
Although life has returned to normal after the easing of domestic restrictions in most Scandinavian countries, there is still much to think about before traveling.
That said, MyLondon has compiled a list of entry requirements for Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.
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If you are traveling to Norway, there are a few things to keep in mind.
Those who are fully vaccinated will be able to travel to Norway by showing their Covid passport, and will not have to present proof of a negative test, fill in a registration form, be tested at the border or quarantine after arrival.
Those who are vaccinated must test negative before entering the country.
Tests can be taken at points of arrival such as airports or 24 hours before arrival in the country.
Alternatively, you can show proof that you have had Covid in the past year.
And from 26 November, all arrivals will need to register online for the authorities to be able to follow up the Covid outbreak.
There is currently a temporary travel ban when entering Sweden, but travelers who can present a British vaccine certificate are exempt.
British travelers who are fully vaccinated with do not need to take a Covid test before entering or isolating themselves.
Travelers who are not vaccinated will need to show proof that they are exempt from the current travel ban.
They must also have a valid test taken during the last 48 hours or proof that they are exempt from the test requirements.
The rules for entry to Finland vary depending on the vaccination status.
Those who have been fully vaccinated for at least two weeks are allowed, but those who have not been vaccinated are a little more difficult.
Unvaccinated persons will need to present proof of an important or compassionate reason for entering the country.
They will also need to take a Covid test no later than 24 hours after arrival.
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Denmark previously had a requirement that people must have a “dignified purpose” to enter the country, but on October 25, this was removed and reopened to tourists.
Vaccinated travelers can enter without testing or isolation requirements.
However, without full vaccination, they may need to take a test on arrival and they may need to isolate themselves for 10 days after arrival.
Those without vaccination who come from an EU country only need to test before and immediately after arrival, without having to isolate themselves.
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