Kiri and



The following information was last updated on October 10, 2013 and therefore may now be out of date. Please consume with a pinch of salt!

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EU Member:


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Danish krone

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Danish, German (in some regions)


1 - en
2 - to
3 - tre
4 - fire
5 - fem
6 - seks
7 - syv
8 - otte
9 - ni
10 - ti

Useful words / phrases:

Hello - Hej
Goodbye - Farvel
Yes - Ja
No - Nej
Please - Vær så venlig
Thank you - Tak
Sorry - Undskyld
I don't understand - Det forstår jeg ikke
How much does it cost? - Hvad koster det?
Where is the toilet? - Hvor er toilettet?
Petrol - Benzin

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Vignette / toll requirements:

Tolls on the bridges to islands - motorhomes up to 6m long are charged at the same price as cars

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Vehicle laws:

Motorway speed limit is 110kph or 130kph, outside built-up areas it's 80kph and in built-up areas it's 50kph (apart from the centre of Copenhagen which is 40kph)

In general, give way to the right. The following all mean that you must give way to traffic on the road you're entering:
- bold line
- line of white triangles (shark's teeth) painted across the road
- white triangle with red border

Always give way to cyclists

Dipped headlights are compulsory during the daytime

Must have warning triangle

Petrol in a can is permitted, but not on ferries

Fuel may be cheaper in evenings... LPG is quite rare

Most parking is free, but you need a parking disc displaying your arrival time

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Wild camping rules:

Tolerated, but not encouraged