There will be fees and slightly higher rates than set by Norges Bank. Generally exchanging money is not a good deal. Credit cards and debit cards are widely accepted in Norway and there are many ATM's in Bergen and in the rest of Norway.
Minibank is ATM in Norwegian. Forex has an office in Bergen, you could probably find their rates at their web site. The tourist office also do currency exchange, but I do not know their rates. It was pretty easy, tons of banks, but everywhere takes credit cards so I very rarely used cash. You end up with coins you can't transfer back and because the exchange rate is so high those coins are worth a lot of money.
What about taking the train or bus from Oslo airport. Can payment be made with a credit or debit card? I have the same question. It seems like this has been addressed many times on this forum but I am still unclear if my MasterCard debit card with a magnetic strip only no chip will work in the ATM machines in Norway? I have received a 4 digit pin number for this debit card This is an important factor. Do the magnetic strip cards work in the ATM?
Do I need to go inside a Bank to use the magnetic strip cards? I have looked many times on this forum and I have not found a clear answer. Thanks to all who help answer the repeated questions. But it is important to know. My trip is only a month away. Many payment terminals in stores and restaurants have a back-up system for magnetic stip swipe option. I also often use my Amex Cards US and NO cards with magnetic strip only using the swipe option no chip and pin in restaurants, but also in many stores.
When used in stores and restaurants it is treated as a credit card and I use the back-up swipe option and sign the receipt. All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. Browse forums All Browse by destination.
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