Home Norway Forum Norway Guide Norway Resources Real Estate Healthcare in Norway
Norway
Resources
City Guides
AGS Worldwide Movers
Join Sign In
AGS Worldwide Movers

An Expat Talks about Moving to Alesund, Norway

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Alesund

Name three things that you wish you had brought and three you wish you had left at home.

I would bring my car, electronic stuff, more clothes. I wouldn't left anything

Expats living in Norway interested in expat health insurance should take a minute to get a quote from our trusted expat health insurance partner, CIGNA.

What advice would you give someone preparing to move to your area about the actual move, choosing a neighborhood and finding a home?

Very nice place for vacation, fishing and etc. But life for young person like me is a drama. Don't move here, I am going back to the US.

What type of housing do you live in? Is this typical for most expats in your area?

It is not typical but its better than any other. I am renting a "summer house" in the forest for 3500kr (about US600) The housing is horrible. I pay cheap because I can't afford a better place which is around 7000 - 10000 kr (1100 - 1800 dollars) per month (utilities not included)

How did you choose your neighborhood and find your home or apartment?

Internet research and friends

Looking for a moving company for your move to Norway? Experts In Moving offers you a simple and hassle free solution to plan your move. You'll get up to 5 FREE quotes from trusted international movers.

Are your housing costs higher or lower than they were in your home country? What is the average cost of housing there?

Much higher than in the US. I have been paying 850 dollars for 3 bedroom nice apartment in chicago suburbs. Norways average is 7000 - 10000 kroner. I make 15000 kroner a month after deducted taxes

Read Next

10 Tips for Living in Norway

Expats in Norway often have a hard time adjusting to life there. Expats share their tips and experiences living in Norway -- from the high taxes and difficulty making friends with locals to the beautiful scenery and outdoor living.

5 Tips for Living in Stavanger, Norway

Life in Stavanger can be complicated for expats. By most accounts, it is a difficult culture to get accustomed to, but with the right frame of mind and a willingness to adapt, it can be a rewarding expat experience.

CIGNA Expat Health Insurance

Write a Comment about this Expat Report

Sign In to post a comment.
Expatriate Health Insurance

Get a quote for expat health insurance in Norway from our partner, Cigna Global Health.
Get a Quote

10 Tips for Living in Norway

Expats in Norway often have a hard time adjusting to life there. Expats share their tips and experiences living in Norway -- from the high taxes and difficulty making friends with locals to the beautiful scenery and outdoor living.

Expats in Norway often have a hard time adjusting to life there. Expats share their tips and experiences living in Norway -- from the high taxes and difficulty making friends with locals to the beaut...

5 Tips for Living in Stavanger, Norway

Life in Stavanger can be complicated for expats. By most accounts, it is a difficult culture to get accustomed to, but with the right frame of mind and a willingness to adapt, it can be a rewarding expat experience.

Life in Stavanger can be complicated for expats. By most accounts, it is a difficult culture to get accustomed to, but with the right frame of mind and a willingness to adapt, it can be a rewarding e...

Norway Guide
Other Links
Our Story Our Team Contact Us Submit an Article Advertising Travel Warnings

Copyright 1997-2019 Burlingame Interactive, Inc.

Privacy Policy Legal