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.

Oct 01, 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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Sep 27, 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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Sep 27, 2014

Danish Language Schools

There are lots of Danish Language schools including several online ones and even some great home study courses. Your schedule, location and need will determine what you go with.

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Sep 27, 2014

Danish Language

The Danish language is a difficult language to master, but other expats have and so can you. Learn Dansk!

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Sep 27, 2014

Denmark Job Sites

Searching Denmark Job Sites is one of the best ways to find jobs in Denmark. There are lots of them and here you can find the most popular ones.

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Sep 27, 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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Sep 27, 2014

Denmark General Information

Denmark General information for expats and tourists. Here you can find out a little bit about Danmark before you arrive.

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Sep 27, 2014

Danish Currency

The Danish currency is the krone and not the Euro as many people think. Denmark opted out of the Euro and so you will need to exchange your money for Danish Money - The Krone!

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Sep 27, 2014

Banking in Denmark

Banking in Denmark is quite easy and opening an account is just a matter of having a CPR number and than you can get a Dankort and Nem Konto.

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Sep 27, 2014

About FYI Denmark

A little bit about FYI Denmark. We built this site as an ongoing project to not only help other expats moving to Denmark, but also to let us give back to some of the people who helped us.

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Sep 27, 2014

Expat in Denmark : FYI Denmark

FYI Denmark Expat in Denmark is a website designed by Charlie an expat living here again for the 5th time and devoted to helping other expatriates with the integration and learning more about Denmark.

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Sep 17, 2014

Danish Telephone

Using a Danish telephone has a few quirks which you might struggle with unless you learn a few simple basic things. Remember you pay per minute, so the more you talk the more it costs.

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Sep 17, 2014

Changing address in Denmark

If you are changing address in Denmark, you need to follow some simple steps in order to avoid problems and a fine.

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Sep 17, 2014

Bringing Pets to Denmark

If you are planning on bringing pets to Denmark, you will need to get a PET passport and check up on the regulations for transporting your pet to Denmark.

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Sep 17, 2014

Banks in Denmark

There are several hundred different banks in Denmark, but as an expat you will probably wish to bank with one of the top banks like Dankse Bank, Nordea, Jysk Bank or Syd Bank,

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Sep 17, 2014

Accommodations in Denmark

There are various types of accommodations in Denmark including hotels, hostels, home stays and camping options.

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Sep 17, 2014

Aalborg Denmark

Aalborg is located in North Jutland or Nord Jylland and has the 3rd largest population in Denmark. You will find a great variety to keep you entranced.

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Sep 16, 2014

Ticket Fine in Denmark

It is easy to get a ticket fine on the public transportation system in Denmark, but not always easy to pay for it.

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Sep 08, 2014

Bicycle Rental in Copenhagen

You can use on of the many bicycle rental in Copenhagen to rent a bike and explore the city in a fun and relaxed way.

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Sep 07, 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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Sep 07, 2014

Danish Religion

The National Danish religion is Evangelical Lutheran and most Danes are part of the state supported church system.

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Sep 04, 2014

Copenhagen Card

The Copenhagen Card give visitors to Copenhagen free entrance to attractions and transportation

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Sep 04, 2014

Embassies in Denmark

Here you can find a list of all the embassies, consulates and legations in Denmark

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Aug 09, 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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Jun 14, 2014

Car Ownership Denmark

Car ownership Denmark is very involved and you should be prepared to invest time and money if planning on owning a car.

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Jun 14, 2014

cities in Denmark

There are many cities in Denmark, but the most populated are Copenhagen, Arhus, Aalborg and Odense. This does not mean that there are not other towns in Denmark worth visiting.

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Jun 14, 2014

Copenhagen

A brief overview of Copenhagen, Denmark including a video tour.

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Jun 14, 2014

Copenhagen Christmas

Having a Copenhagen Christmas is a sure way to bring in the holiday spirit. The city is full of traditional christmas lights, Tivoli is open and there is a chill in the air.

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Jun 14, 2014

Copenhagen Sights

There are many Copenhagen sights and attractions to keep anyone visiting this modern capitol happy and entertained. Below you will find a list of my favorites.

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Jun 14, 2014

CPR Number

If you plan to live in Denmark, you must have a CPR number, Civil Registars Number. Without one you will be unable to open a bank account, find a place to live or get a job.

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Jun 14, 2014

Culture Shock Denmark

If you are moving to Denmark you will experience Culture Shock Denmark at some time during your settling in period. Below is a story from an expat on that experience.

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Jun 14, 2014

Bus in Denmark

Denmark has a very good bus transportation system and with just a bit of knowledge you can quickly and easily master the system and avoid having to use your car or getting lost. Read this helpful info

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Jun 14, 2014

Budget Eating in Denmark

Budget Eating is not impossible if you take a path less travelled by most tourists. You have probably heard that Denmark is expensive. True, but there are many ways to save money.

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Jun 14, 2014

Budget Denmark Tips

Here are a few budget Denmark tips for surviving in Denmark. These tips including where to find cheap dining, discounts on travel, shopping, etc...

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Jun 14, 2014

Bicycling in Denmark

Bicycling in Denmark is probably one of the best ways to see Denmark , but also for many people living in Denmark is the preferred method of getting to work, shopping and getting about.

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Jun 14, 2014

Aarhus

Arhus or Aarhus (originally named Aros) is located in central Jutland and, as the second largest city in Denmark, it has a lot to boast about.

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Jun 14, 2014

Driving License Denmark

Want to exchange your driving license Denmark? It is a little bit more involved than you think!

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Jun 14, 2014

driving in denmark

Driving in denmark or importing a car is not cheap and rarely worth the hassle. If you wish to have a car in Denmark, weigh your costs to your actual needs. If you live and work in the city - NO!

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Jun 14, 2014

Documents for Denmark

Before arriving, it is important to have your documents for Denmark; such as passport, visa, work and study permits in order.

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Jun 14, 2014

Dental Care in Denmark

Dental care in Denmark is partially covered by the danish health system, but you will need to pay 60% of the total bill.

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Jun 14, 2014

Denmark Rentals

The Denmark rentals market can be broken down into various area such as apartments, houses, summer homes and co-ops. Since individual needs vary so much, here is a good list to get you started.

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Jun 14, 2014

Denmark Radio Stations

The major Denmark radio stations are controlled by Danmarks Radio or DR.

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Jun 14, 2014

Denmark Postal Codes

You will find that the Denmark postal codes or danish zip codes are placed before the name of the city and are 4 digits long.

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Jun 14, 2014

Denmark Rental Websites

Here is a list of 20 Denmark Rental Websites that you can help you find that perfect place to rent when you move to Denmark.

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Jun 14, 2014

Denmark Text Message Stamps

You can now in Denmark text message stamps via your phone instead of going to the store or post office to buy a stamp.

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Jun 14, 2014

Denmark Rail Pass

If you are using the public transportation system in Denmark, try a Denmark rail pass or monthly pass to lower costs.

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Jun 14, 2014

Denmark Newspapers

There are lots of Denmark newspapers available both online and offline, in English and Danish, so that you can get local Danish information easily.

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Jun 14, 2014

Denmark Information

Looking for Denmark information? Here are some pages you might like to check out on www.fyidenmark.com

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Jun 14, 2014

Denmark Bus Types

Denmark Bus Types are denoted by the letter following the route numbers. Knowing what each one means can help you pick the best bus to get you where you want to go.

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