Oslo - Post Report Question and Answers

What household or grocery items do you wish you had shipped to post?

None. You can order anything. - Dec 2022

Vitamin and mineral pills; enteric baby aspirin; nuts and dried fruit. Beauty products, shampoos, hair products - May 2021

Paper products are nice to have on hand as they are pretty expensive and sold in small quanities. - Jan 2020

I was able to order things as I needed from Amazon. Do bring your own blankets and towels. The welcome kit was horrible. Also bring your favorite DVDs. The Embassy provides a TV but no TV service. Getting my D number (temporary resident number), opening a Norwegian bank account, and having someone from the cable company come to my place took a long time. - Dec 2016

Hmm... don't skimp on winter attire (including Yaktrax or Katoola microspikes). Winter tires would be cheaper purchased overseas. Consumables? - Dec 2015

More smartwool long underwear and socks! - Jun 2015

Maybe a few comfort food items from the USA, but generally everything is available here, though at a cost. I do my shopping for big-ticket items in the UK or elsewhere. - May 2013

I shipped a lot of non-perishables (especially toilet paper and paper towels), school supplies (pens, pencils, calculators, combination locks), clothes. - Aug 2011

Canned goods, paper products. - Jun 2009

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