Norwegian police ask travelers to cross Svinesund border at night to avoid queues

Svinesund border crossing queuePhoto: Torstein Bøe / NTB

To avoid long queues on the E6 at Svinesund, the Eastern Police District encourages travelers to travel during night and morning hours.

According to the police, between midnight and 10 AM, people can experience smaller queues when crossing the border into Norway over Svinesund.

“I understand very well that people want to travel now. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ travel advice has now been changed for many countries, and we have had strict travel rules for almost a year and a half,” chief of police Ida Melbo Øystese in the Eastern Police District noted in a press release.

She encouraged people to have ID documentation, entry registration, and their corona certificate ready. Furthermore, the car should be fully charged or have enough fuel, and people should bring drinks and food along – especially if they have small children or animals with them.

After the government eased entry restrictions, there has been increased traffic at several border crossings. The increased traffic has led to long queues at border control points. 

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayTravel

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