Win a weekend trip to Norway!

The Royal Norwegian Embassy produces a monthly online newsletter which lists new and exciting events involving Norwegian artists and professionals. This year, one lucky newsletter subscriber and a friend will be sent to Norway for a stylish weekend break in Oslo. Find out how you could be heading north...

Norwegian, Scandinavia’s largest low-cost airline, will whisk you and a friend away to Oslo where Norway's leading hotel chain Rica Hotels will put you up in one of their hotels in the city centre for two nights. There you can shop till you drop, visit the amazing Vigeland Park or see the city view from the top of the historical Holmenkollen ski jumping hill. And what's better, Visit Oslo will provide you with two Oslo Passes that entitle you to free travel on all public transport, free admission to museums and sights, free parking in all Oslo municipal car parks, discounts on car hire, ice skate hire, Tusenfryd Amusement Park etc.

Refer your friends!

To enter the competition, all you need to do is to refer at least two friends as new subscribers to our newsletter. Send an email to with 'Weekend Trip' in the subject field and include your friends' email addresses. Make sure to include your own contact details and address as well.

The competition closes 30 September 2007 and a winner will be picked at random. There is no cash alternative to the prize. The trip will have to be taken within six months. Public transport to and from London Stansted Airport, and to and from Oslo Airport will be covered.

The competition is kindly sponsored by:

Norwegian is Scandinavia’s leading low cost carrier and started its operations 1st September 2002 with four domestic routes and six aircraft – Boeing 737-300. Today Norwegian has 24 aircraft and operates 10 domestic routes and 83 international routes to 59 destinations. The airliner operates direct routes from London to Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Kristiansand, from Manchester to Bergen, and from Edinburgh to Oslo. For the latest offers and tickets, visit

Rica Hotels is the largest and only hotel chain in Norway that covers the entire country. Rica incorporates nearly 90 hotels in Norway and Sweden. Guests have a wide variety of choices, whether they're hosting seminars, conferences or meetings, or just simply want to spend the night. Whether you prefer fjords, mountains, urban life or rural life, North, South, East or West - you'll always find a Rica Hotel that offers exceptional quality and personal service at affordable prices. Rooms can be booked via

Visit Oslo is a limited company with shareholders from the city´s travel trade and commerce. This is the city´s tourist marketing and service institution. Its website, tells you everything a tourist needs to know about Oslo.

Fancy a bit of shopping along Carl Johans gate in Oslo? Photo: Petter Foss/MFA Norway 

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Fancy a bit of the action? Oslo has a lot to offer during all seasons.Photo: Nancy Bundt / IN

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