Opening hours are from 0900 or 0930 to 1600, Monday to Friday with
late closing at 1800 on Thursday.
"Tourist Guide Faroe Islands" is published in co-operation with
the Faroe Islands Tourist Board.
You can reserve a taxi between the airport and any address in
Tórshavn. Price is DKK 180 pr. person and reservation can be made
on phone (+298) 36 36 36
You can reserve a taxi between the airport and
Klaksvík with stop in Gøtu and Leirvík. Price is DKK. 250 pr.
person and reservation can be made on phone (+298) 260606
The climate is oceanic with average temperatures of 3.2°C
(January) and 10.8°C (July).
Warm clothes and raincoat are recommended. Also recommended are
rubber boots or strong shoes with good soles.
All major credit cards are accepted at larger hotels and shops.
In-flight tax-free goods can also be purchased by credit card.
The danish krone and oyra are the units of currency. The Faroe
Islands have their own bank notes in the denominations of
Travellers are referred to the general regulations set by the
Catering onboard follows Atlantic Airways quality customer service
principles. Meals and refreshments served are appropriate for the
time of day.
Faroese is a Nordic language, which is closely related to West
Norwegian and Icelandic. Faroe Islanders are fluent in Danish, and
most understand and speak English fairly well.
From 01st of October 2005 a passport is required for all travelers
with Atlantic Airways. Travelers from certain countries require an
entry visa. Identification, such as driver license, Id card or
similar must be kept and presented upon departure.
Post offices are found in the larger villages. For more
information go towww.posta.fo
The road network on the Faroe Islands consists of 600 km of good
roads. Most roads have two lanes and are surfaced with asphalt. Of
the 18 islands, 17 are connected either by bridge, tunnel, ferry or
Atlantic Airways helicopter service.
Typical opening hours are from 0900 to 1700/1730 on Monday to
Thursday and up to 1900 on Friday. Shops usually close at 1200/1400
on Saturday. However, opening hours may vary.
Faroese stamps are collectors items due to their high quality.
goods are available at the airport on arrivale and on
IMPORTANT! Please note, when purchasing tax-free goods onboard,
and transfering to other flights, remember to tick the appropriate
box in the onboard order form, informing flight attendants to
package your goods in sealed bag. Otherwise you will not be
permitted to take the goods onboard other flights.
Passengers should ensure that names listed on tickets and other
travel documents are the same as on their passports.
To make telephone calls to the Faroe Islands from the UK, dial 00
298 + the telephone number. From the Faroe Islands to the UK dial
00 44 + the telephone number (minus the initial 0).
The Faroe Islands are on GMT, and are in the same time zone as the
Transport in the Faroe Islands
Transport from/to the airport is not included in the
price of the air ticket. Car ferries, passenger ferries, bus and
helicopter services link the islands.
Please contact your travel agent for information on travel