Practical information 2019


The registration form is open. It includes information about the possibility to book rooms at UNIS Guest House or Funken Lodge. For other hotel/guesthouse options see Visit Svalbard.

Flight tickets

Both SAS and Norwegian fly to Svalbard. Please make sure you book your flights well in advance, since flight capacity is limited.

Other information

  • The weather can be very variable in Longyearbyen in January. Please ensure you bring sufficient warm clothing and warm waterproof boots, especially if you plan to take part in the excursion.
  • It will be dark 24 hours a day, so it is important to wear reflective clothing when walking on or near roads.