We finally made it home from our first trip of 2014 to Oslo, Norway. We had a great time and really enjoyed the city, even with its sky-high prices.
A couple of days back I wrote how we were Stuck In Oslo Thanks To An Approaching Winter Storm. Our flight was cancelled due to a snow storm forecasted for the NYC area. While some flights made it into Newark-Liberty Airport, United went ahead and pre-emptively cancelled ours.
In my post about being stuck in Oslo, I forgot to mention something pretty important. While on the phone with United customer service, I asked about accommodations and who was responsible. The representative was very short with me (code for rude) and said that we were responsible. Her response was something like well it’s not like we wanted to cancel the flight and not get everybody home.
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Thanks to an approaching storm in the New York City area, Kim, Lucas and I have an extra day to spend in Oslo.
We were supposed to head home this morning but United cancelled our flight due to the upcoming weather conditions.
We’d been reading about the potential storm online so I decided to check our flight status last night. As of midnight (Oslo time) our flight was scheduled to arrive on-time, possibly getting in a bit early.
When I woke up at 6:22 AM the first thing I did was grab my phone and check our flight status once again. I headed on over to FlightAware, which offers live flight tracking to make sure that our flight was taking off on time.
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Thanks to the amazing Wideroe mistake fares back in November we’ll be starting off our travels earlier than usual this year.
Tonight we leave on our first international trip of 2014.
We’ll be visiting Norway for the first time. This will be a short trip so we’ll only be visiting Oslo. If we have time and the weather permits, we might try to do a short day-trip outside the city.
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