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Tromsø vs Tottenham

Advice for fans travelling to the Tromsø vs Tottenham game on 28th November 2013

Date: Thursday 28th November 2013

Venue: Alfheim Stadion Tromsø

Time: Kick off 19:00 (local time)

As well as this, 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:

  • Alfheim Stadion is located toward the east of the small city of Tromsø
  • the stadium is less than a kilometre uphill walk from the city centre (15-20 minutes)
  • if coming from the city centre by either car or foot, take the ‘Fredrik Langes Gate’ uphill, and, shortly after having crossed the ‘Vestregata’ (T-crossing), take the ‘Kongsbakken’ toward the right
  • follow uphill and with a light curve to the left continue onto the ‘Kirkegårdsvegen’
  • follow for about 500 metres and turn left onto the ‘Alfheimvegen’
  • the stadium will lie shortly ahead on the right
  • please check out a map of the City Centre
  • Tromsø Airport is a 10 minute Bus or Taxi ride from the city centre

At the match

Tips for at the match:

  • we recommend that you arrive early for the match
  • away supporters enter the stadium via one turnstile at the south end of the East Stand (Section D)
  • 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

Some general tips and information:

  • bring warm clothes and practical footwear to cope with sometimes icy roads and pavements
  • the average temperatures in Tromsø in November are + 4 to - 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

British Embassy address:

British Embassy Oslo
Thomas Heftyes Gate 8, 0244 Oslo

Telephone: + 47 23 13 27 00

email: britemb@online.no

Emergency Services Numbers:

  • Fire - 110
  • Police - 112
  • Ambulance - 113

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