FYI Denmark Expat Blog


FYI Denmark is a site designed to help expats and new visitors to Denmark learn about their new home. If you do not see what you are looking for in the menu, just use the site search option. There is over 150 pages of useful information on Denmark.

Mar 12, 2014

Expats in Denmark

There are many groups for expats in Denmark, so any expat in Denmark should be able to have local contacts for advice and friendship. Check out our list here.

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Mar 09, 2014

Aarhus Attractions

The number of Aarhus attractions may not be as big as Copenhagen, but there is still alot to see and do in this Danish city.

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Mar 09, 2014

Shops in Denmark

When living in Denmark it will be helpful to know which shops in Denmark sell what. Shoping in Denmark will be easier if you know where to look.

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Jan 13, 2014

Mobile Phone

This is a simple mobile phone guide to help you understand the mobile market in denmark.

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Jan 13, 2014

English Books

If you are looking for English books to read while living in Denmark, then check out some of our collection and other sources.

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Jan 13, 2014

Budget Denmark Offers

As an expat, I am always on the lookout budget denmark tips and ideas. Since the country is so expensive to live in, it is nice to find a bargain or a freebie every once in awhile. You found them!

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Jan 13, 2014

National Bird of Denmark

The National Bird of Denmark is the Mute Swan and has been a protected species since 1926.

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Jan 13, 2014

National Registers Office Denmark

It is important to get to your local National Registers Office in Denmark in order to get your CPR number, so that you have access to work, medical and other services.

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Jan 13, 2014

Metro in Denmark

The metro in Denmark is not only convenient, but quick and completely automated. Gotta try it!

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Jan 13, 2014

Metric Conversions

One obstacle for expats to Denmark is metric conversions. Grams, kilometers, centimeters ...ARRGH! Wait it is simple with these tools and guide.

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Jan 13, 2014

Map of Denmark

This map of Denmark will show you exactly where Denmark is located in Europe, plus it includes the major road system that crosses Denmark for easy access to all the major cities.

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Jan 13, 2014

Planning your move to Denmark

When planning your move to Denmark consider these helpful tips.

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Jan 13, 2014

Post Office Denmark

The Post Office Denmark is called Post Danmark. We use 4 digit postal codes and pay very high postal rates. There is nothing cheap about using the Danish postal system.

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Jan 13, 2014

Prescriptions in Denmark

Prescriptions in Denmark are not part of the free health care system in Denmark. You are given an allowance and only pay a portion of your costs. How much you will pay is based on a sliding scale.

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Jan 13, 2014

Privacy Policy

This is the privacy policy for the use of the FYI Denmark website.

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Jan 13, 2014

Relocating to Denmark

Many years ago, when I was relocating to Denmark and did not know alot about it. I wish someone has given me some of these expat relocation tips at that time.

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Jan 13, 2014

Rentals in Denmark

Finding rentals in Denmark can be difficult, but if you prepare yourself you can find apartments and houses for rent in Denmark.

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Jan 13, 2014

Royal Birthdays in Denmark

Denmark celebrates all the royal birthdays of the royal family by flying the Danish Flag proudly. The queens birthday is always a well attended event.

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Jan 13, 2014

Shopping in Denmark

When shopping in Denmark, it is vital to know your consumer rights and the various shopping laws. Learn the most important ones here.

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Jan 13, 2014

Site Search for FYI Denmark

Welcome to FYI Denmark site search. Wondering where you read about Hviid Vinstue or maybe the tip on train travel? This page solves that problem for you.

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Jan 13, 2014

Store Bededag

Store Bededag or prayer day is part of the Danish easter holiday season. Learn more.

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Jan 13, 2014

Taxes in Denmark Skattecentre

Taxes in Denmark are handled by the skattecentre, in which there are 30 locations throughout the country.

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Jan 13, 2014

Tax Offices in Denmark

Skattecentres are the tax offices in Denmark, where you can find assistance in figuring out your tax obligations.

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Jan 13, 2014

tv in Denmark

Watching TV in Denmark requires you to have a Danish television license, which only includes 3 channels. Such a media license is also necessary for other media such as radio and computers..

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Jan 13, 2014

Things to bring from home

There are many things to bring from home when considering relocating to Denmark. Denmark is a modern and very diverse country, but not all things from home can be found here, so consider stocking up!

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Jan 13, 2014

Things to do in Frederikshavn

There are many things to do in Frederikshavn, including historic attractions, varied activities, swimming and nature walks. You can also go further afield to explore the "Top of Denmark".

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Jan 13, 2014

Ticket Prices Denmark

These are the current ticket prices for klippekort and single tickets in Denmark

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Jan 13, 2014

Tickets for Buses, Trains and Metro

Learn how to get the best tickets for bus, train or metro travel in Denmark.

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Jan 13, 2014

Traffic Fines in Denmark

Traffic fines in Denmark are suppose to help improve driving habits including bicycling and pedestrian behavior.

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Jan 13, 2014

Train Time Table

Understanding the train time table for danish trains is necessary if you wish to master the denmark public transportatio n system.

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Jan 13, 2014

Train Travel in Denmark

Coping with train travel in Denmark can be simple once you master the system including understanding the map and zones.

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Jan 13, 2014

Train Routes Denmark

Train Routes Denmark will show you how to figure out where the s tog in Copenhagen travel to and figure out how to read their maps.

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Jan 13, 2014

Transportation in Denmark

Transportation in Denmark is quite easy and the options are numerous including bus, train, metro, cycling and driving. There are many ways of getting around Denmark - take a look at your options.

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Jan 13, 2014

Transportation to Denmark

Transportation to Denmark is becoming increasingly easier with lots of airlines flyng to several of the major airports. There is also train and ferry connctions.

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Jan 12, 2014

Weather in Denmark

If you want to check the up to date weather in Denmark, click here.

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Jan 12, 2014

Working in Denmark

Working in Denmark requires the correct documentation. Getting a job is not hard, if you follow the correct procedures and get your documentation in order.

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Jan 12, 2014

Understanding the Zone Calculator

Use the zone calculator to find out what tickets you need to travel within Copenhagen and outlying Denmark.

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Jan 12, 2014

Zone Map

This is transportation zone map of Copenhagen, Denmark, which is essential when trying to buy tickets or travel on public transportation.

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Jan 12, 2014

Understanding Train Zones in Denmark

Understanding the train zones in Denmark is necessary to master the public transportation system. This applies to all aspects of the public transportation infrastructure- buses, trains, metro.

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Jan 12, 2014

Kristi Himmelfartsdag

Unlike its name implies Kristi Himmelfartsdag is a serious religous holiday also known as Ascension day. Unfortunately the name is a bit humorous in English.

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Jan 12, 2014

Klippekort

To understand how to read a klippekort and how many klips you need, you just have to decipher a couple of numbers. Easy once you know what to look for..

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Jan 12, 2014

International Train Travel

Denmark has a great international train travel system, where you can reach most points in Denmark or Europe by train. Learn a bit more about how to take full advantage of train travel.

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Jan 12, 2014

International Schools in Denmark

There are many international schools in Denmark where teaching is carried out in either English, French or German, while still teaching Danish as a mandatory subject.

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Jan 12, 2014

Importing Car to Denmark

When importing car to Denmark , you should know that the cost are quite prohibited and rarely can it pay to do so. Learn more here.

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Jan 12, 2014

Public Holidays in Denmark 2014

Denmark does not have a lot of holidays compared to countries like the US, but below you will find a list of all the dates for 2014 in Denmark.

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Jan 12, 2014

Health Care Denmark

Health care Denmark is free for all those who have a CPR number and a resident permit. The service is funded through taxes and includes most medical services.

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Jan 12, 2014

Green Card Scheme Denmark

One of the ways to quickly get a work permit in Denmark is to qualify for the Green Card Scheme. Get 100 points and you automatically qualify. Learn more below.

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Jan 12, 2014

Golf in Denmark

Golf in Denmark is a popular sport and Denmark has a great selection of golf courses to choose from. While golfing in Denmark may not be well known, there is a fantastic choice of packages.

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Jan 12, 2014

Getting Started in Denmark

Getting started in Denmark correctly will help your transition into a Danish lifestyle much easier. Here are 10 steps which every expat should do in order to start out on the right foot.

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