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Useful addresses

United Kingdom

Swedish Tourist Board – 5 Upper Montagu Street, London W1H 2AG – t 0800 3080 3080 – www.visitsweden.com

Embassy of Sweden – 11 Montagu Place, London W1H 2AL – t 0207 917 6400 – http://www.swedenabroad.com

Republic of Ireland

Sweden does not have a tourist office in Ireland, but travellers can consult its excellent website – www.visitsweden.com

Embassy of Sweden – Iveagh Court, Harcourt Road, Dublin 2 – t 01 474 4400 – http://www.swedenabroad.com


Documents

European Union nationals: identity card or passport. If you plan on travelling to Russia too, apply for a visa before leaving home. It will take one week to obtain one when in Sweden.


Health

Also see Practical A to Z.

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) will provide access to medical care at a reduced cost or free of charge. The simplest and quickest way to obtain your EHIC is to apply online (UK citizens https://www.ehic.org.uk/InternetRes/home.do or http://www.ehic.ie/ for Irish citizens). The EHIC card is not an alternative to private travel insurance, which will also cover costs such as repatriation. Some credit cards include travel insurance; consult your bank.


Websites

Stockholm – Official website of Stockholm. http://beta.stockholmtown.com/en

Gateway to Sweden – Official website devoted to Sweden. http://www.sweden.se/eng/

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