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Advice for fans travelling to the Norway vs Scotland match on 19th November 2013

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Molde Stadium
Molde Stadium

Date: Tuesday 19th November 2013

Venue: Aker Stadium, Molde

Time: Kick off 19:00 (local time)

As well as this advice, please check out our travel advice for Norway

Passports, Visas & Travel Insurance

Please check your passport and visa details:

  • you don’t need a visa to enter Norway
  • your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay
  • ensure that next of kin details are kept up to date
  • take out travel insurance even if you’re only going for the day or a night, if you get into difficulties it could save you a lot of money
  • if you’re visiting Norway you should get a free European Health Insurance Card EHIC before leaving the UK
  • the EHIC isn’t a substitute for medical and travel insurance, but it entitles you to state provided medical treatment that may become necessary during your trip
  • if you lose your passport you will need to apply for an Emergency Travel Document (ETD) to return home at the Consular Section of the British Embassy in Oslo
  • the fee for an ETD is £95 (950 NOK) payable by cash or card
  • we will also need one photo and a copy of your flight details to process your application

Getting to the stadium

Advice on getting to the stadium:

  • Aker Stadium is located picturesquely on the shore of the Romsdalsfjord just a few hundred metres west of the town centre of Molde
  • the stadium lies right next to the Rica Seilet Hotel, which has become one of the town’s principal landmarks
  • due to the small size of the town it will be easy to find the stadium, either by foot from the centre or by car
  • please find a map of the City Centre
  • Molde Airport is located about 5 km east of Molde city centre (10 minute Bus or Taxi ride)

At the match

Advice for at the match:

  • we recommend that you arrive early for the match
  • away supporters enter at the city centre side of stadium and will be seated in Section K
  • you will be subject to a body search before entering the ground
  • fireworks, flares, alcohol, poles for flags and any item that can be used as a weapon or thrown onto the pitch will not be allowed into the ground
  • drinking alcohol at football matches is generally prohibited in Norway
  • police and security staff have the authority to deny entry into the stadium to spectators under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • toilet and refreshment facilities for the away supporters will be located at the southeast corner of the stadium
  • obey instructions from stadium security to avoid being removed from the stadium and detained by the police
  • it is usual practice for the visiting fans to be held back for approximately 10-15 minutes after the match

General information

General advice and tips:

  • weather in Molde
  • the average temperatures for Molde in November is + 4 (°C)
  • drinking in the street, non designated pub or restaurant areas is prohibited in Norway
  • don’t get involved with drugs - the penalties are severe
  • drugs and drink driving laws are stricter in Norway than in the UK
  • possession of even small quantities can lead to heavy fines and/or imprisonment
  • for the latest information on safety and security, visit our travel advice page for Norway

British Embassy Oslo

Thomas Heftyes Gate 8,
0244 Oslo


Telephone: + 47 23 13 27 00 for Consular and Emergency assistance for British Nationals (24/7)

Emergency Services Numbers

110 – Fire

112 – Police

113 - Ambulance

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Scottish FA

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Molde FK Football Club

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Weather in Molde

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Molde Airport

Published 14 November 2013