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Frequently Asked Lapland Holiday Questions

 

Below you will find the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Lapland trips to see the Big Man himself. Should you have any other questions you can always just pick up the phone, we're always very happy to help.

01

What is the average temperature in Lapland?

 

Temperature in Lapland in December usually ranges from 0°c to -20°c. However sometimes the temperatures have been known to fall as low as -40°c. 

02

What should I wear in Lapland?

 

Dress warm and use layers. Hats and gloves are essential. Ski gloves are best, not wollen ones as they tend to get wet in the snow. Upon arrival you will be provided with a thermal suit and boots to protect you against the freezing temperatures. 

03

What currency should I take?

 

The Euro is the main currency in Lapland. 

04

How long is the flight to Lapland?

 

Approximately 3 and a half hours 

05

What are the flight times for Lapland?

 

Generally flights will depart between 07:00 and 08:00 and will return (landing) between 22:15 and 23:10. 

06

Will it be dark in Lapland?

 

During December there is an average of 4-5 hours of ‘grey light’ per day. This is normally between 10am and 2:30pm. Outside of these times it is as dark as night. However this does not effect your trip as the locations used are lit with candels and log fires. 

07

Is Lapland Suitable for Infants?

 

Due to the extreme weather conditions in Lapland, we do not recommend our trips for infants under 2 years of age. 

08

Can I use my camera on the trip?

 

Yes. However be aware you will probably need a flash due to the low light levels. Also because of the cold in Lapland batteries do run out quicker than normal. 

09

Who can drive the snowmobiles?

 

Adults who are in possession of a full, clean driving license. You will need to bring this with you when you travel. (Use of snowmobiles varies between itineraries)

10

Are the trips suitable for adults without children?

 

Yes – adults are more than welcome on the trips. There is plenty for everyone to do and see. 

11

How much time will I spend with Santa in Lapland?

 

Each of our Lapland trips includes time with Santa (excluding Adult only trips). Please check the itinerary of the individual trip to see how much time is spent with Santa and his helpers.