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Unlocking Your Lapland Adventure: Navigating the FAQ Section.

Welcome to the FAQ section of Scandinavian Travel Group's website, your gateway to unraveling the intricacies of your dream Lapland adventure. Here, we address common queries to ensure your journey is as smooth and exhilarating as the snow-covered landscapes you're about to explore. Read on to find answers to your questions and embark on your winter wonderland escapade with confidence.

  • 1. How to Sign Up as a New Agent and Book Online
    An FAQ section can be used to quickly answer common questions about your business like "Where do you ship to?", "What are your opening hours?", or "How can I book a service?". Embarking on your Lapland adventure is as easy as 1-2-3. Follow these simple steps to sign up as a new agent and unlock a world of travel possibilities: Choose "Agent Online Booking" and click "Click here to sign up as an agent." Fill in mandatory fields: account name, company name, registration address, user account details, email address, password, and business category. Confirm your registration via the link sent to your email. Await STG's approval notification. Sign in to the agent area through "Agent Online Booking" and begin booking online.
  • 2. Will We See the Aurora Borealis for Certain?
    FAQs are a great way to help site visitors find quick answers to common questions about your business and create a While we can't guarantee the Northern Lights' appearance due to their natural occurrence, our Lapland programs offer the highest chances of witnessing this celestial spectacle. Your evening in Levi promises to be unforgettable, regardless of Aurora's presence. Our dedication to providing an exceptional winter outdoor Lapland experience remains unwavering, even if the lights don't grace the sky, better navigation experience.
  • 3. Children on Snowmobile Safaris
    FAQs can be added to any page on your site or to your Wix mobile app, giving access to members on the go. Children are welcome on our snowmobile safaris, except when specified otherwise. Child pricing applies to those under 120 cm, seated in a sleigh pulled by the guide's snowmobile. Children over 120 cm can sit on the snowmobile as passengers, paying the adult price, provided their feet reach the footrests.
  • 4. Driver's License for Snowmobiling
    For snowmobiling, a valid driver's license of category B, T, A1, or A (car or motorbike) is required. Foreign licenses should be in the Latin alphabet or accompanied by a reliable translation into specified languages. Always carry your license during safaris as it may be checked by authorities.
  • 5. Self-Liability Waiver and Snowmobile Accidents
    The snowmobile driver is liable for damages, with insurance covering accidents up to a maximum driver excess. A waiver can lower the excess, available for purchase on-site. It's important to note that the waiver is personal.
  • 6. Husky Safaris and Children
    For family safaris of various distances, sled seating depends on factors like weight and height. Our hosts determine seating arrangements on the spot, ensuring safety and comfort for all participants.
  • 7. Single Driving Supplement for Husky Safari
    A single sled drive option is available for a 10 km safari, enhancing your husky safari experience.
  • 8. Dealing with Cold Weather
    Lapland's winter is cold, but our programs continue regardless of weather conditions. Layer up to stay warm and comfortable. No-water-based winter cream is recommended for the face, and warm winter clothing can be rented separately.
  • 9. Winter Darkness
    In Lapland's heart, winter's embrace limits daylight hours. Sunrise and sunset times vary, providing unique opportunities for exploring Lapland's splendor.
  • 10. Duration of the Winter Season
    Our winter season spans from December 1st to April 15th, offering a window of enchanting snow-covered adventures.
  • 11. Visiting Reindeer and Husky Farms
    Reindeer and husky farms are accessible only through our safaris, as they don't permit walk-in visits.
  • 12. Punctuality Matters
    Meeting times for safaris precede the starting time. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated, as the group's departure is synchronized.
  • 13. Booking Safaris
    Book safaris easily through our online web store at https://www.scandinavian-travel-group.com/ or at our office upon arrival. Online booking ensures availability, guaranteeing your Lapland adventure.
  • 4. Dressing for Lapland's Chill
    Embrace Lapland's cold with appropriate attire. Layer up for optimal warmth and comfort, ensuring you're ready for all adventures.
  • 5. Mastering Fireplace Ignition
    Igniting a fireplace in a Finnish cottage is an art. Begin with small kindling, followed by larger logs, ensuring proper ventilation for a cozy fire.
  • 1. What is Lapland?
    Lapland, a hidden treasure in Europe, beckons you with its pristine allure. Nestled within the Arctic Circle, Lapland boasts untouched natural beauty. Although often associated with the northern part of Finland, Lapland spans across Sweden, Norway, and even Russia. The term "Lapland" derives from "Lapp," a reference to the indigenous Sami people, who've inhabited this region since ancient times. Interestingly, the Sami prefers "Sápmi" over "Lapland," showcasing their rich cultural heritage.
  • 2. Polar Night and Polar Day
    Polar Night: From December to January, Lapland experiences the Polar Night, where daylight gives way to twilight. Though the sun doesn't shine, the hours from 10 am to 3 pm remain relatively bright, illuminated by the reflection of snow. Witness awe-inspiring blue-red sunsets and a fleeting "blue moment," painting the sky and snow in shades of blue. Polar Day: In the Lapland summer (mid-May to late August), the sun never sets, casting a magical aura over the landscape. The sun's gentle radiance offers the chance to revel in Lapland's beauty both day and night.
  • 3. Capturing the Northern Lights: 7 Easy Steps
    Photographing the Northern Lights requires finesse. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you capture this celestial dance: Step 1: Set to Manual - Disable image stabilization and flash. Step 2: ISO Setting - Begin at ISO 1600 for enhanced light sensitivity. Step 3: Aperture - Opt for the lowest f-number (e.g., f/2.8) to allow maximum light. Step 4: Shutter Speed - Start with 20 seconds for optimal exposure. Step 5: Use a Tripod - Keep your camera steady on a tripod for long exposures. Step 6: Zoom & Focus - Zoom out and set focus to infinity (∞) for wide coverage. Step 7: Remote Shutter Release - Employ a remote control or self-timer to eliminate camera shake. For an immersive experience, join our Lapland programs to hone your photography skills and witness the Northern Lights firsthand.
  • 6. Sauna Rituals in a Finnish Cottage
    Discover the authentic Finnish sauna experience. Heat the sauna gradually, pouring water on heated stones to release invigorating steam.
  • 7. Regulating Floor Heating
    Experience the comfort of floor heating in Finnish cottages. Adjust the thermostat to maintain a cozy ambiance during your stay.
  • 8. Using a Dishwasher with Ease
    In Finnish cottages, dishwasher use is a breeze. Load dishes properly, add detergent, and select a suitable wash cycle for sparkling results.
  • 9. Perfecting Cottage Cleanup
    Bid adieu to your Finnish cottage with a thorough cleaning. Tidy up spaces, sanitize surfaces, and ensure the cottage is as pristine as when you arrived.
  • 10. Discover Lapland's Treasures with Expert Guidance
    Lapland's beauty is yours to explore, armed with these insider tips. Embrace Lapland's uniqueness and enjoy an enriched experience, thanks to Scandinavian Travel Group's seasoned guidance. Visit www.scandinavian-travel-group.com to unlock Lapland's secrets and craft cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Unlocking Lapland's Secrets: Insider Tips for Your Winter Escape

Welcome to the Tips Section of Scandinavian Travel Group's website, where we unveil the mysteries of Lapland, guiding you through its enchanting wonders. From Lapland's identity to mastering photography under the Northern Lights, from dressing warmly to igniting fires in Finnish cottages, we've got you covered. Prepare to embark on a journey of discovery and enhance your Lapland experience with these invaluable insights.

 

Plan Your Lapland Adventure Today

With our comprehensive FAQ section, you're equipped with the knowledge to navigate your Lapland journey seamlessly. Discover the magic of Lapland's winter wonder with confidence, powered by Scandinavian Travel Group's expertise. Book your adventure now at www.scandinavian-travel-group.com and embark on a winter experience unlike any other.

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