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Travel Guide

Our guide to holidays Greenland, brought to you by the loveit coverit travel insurance team.


Our Greenland Travel Guide

Greenland is a unique and remote destination that offers a chance to follow in the footsteps of Viking settlers and experience the traditions of the indigenous Eskimo people. From the opportunity to witness the Northern Lights to the chance to see rare narwhales, there is no shortage of unforgettable experiences to be had in Greenland.

Food and hospitality are also integral parts of Greenlandic culture, with the culinary traditions of the hunting community being closely tied to the strong sense of social solidarity that exists in the country. Meals and mealtimes remain an important part of daily life for Greenlanders, and visitors are often welcomed with open arms.

If you're looking for a winter adventure that is truly off the beaten path, consider packing your warmest clothes and heading to Greenland, where you'll be treated to a unique and unforgettable experience.

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Reasons why you sohuld get travel insurance for your next trip to Greenland

Medical Cost

While Greenland has a well-regarded healthcare system, travellers might still require medical attention due to unexpected illnesses or accidents. Travel insurance can cover medical expenses, hospital stays, and medical evacuation if necessary, ensuring you have access to quality care without concerns about high costs.

Weather Events and Natural Disruptions

Greenland can experience weather events like hurricanes and tropical storms. Travel insurance can cover disruptions caused by these events, including flight cancellations or changes to your travel plans.

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Greenland offers a wide range of landscapes and activities, from exploring national parks to engaging in outdoor adventures and city tours. Travel insurance can provide coverage for accidents and injuries that might occur during these diverse activities, ensuring you have access to medical care without concerns about unexpected expenses.

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Travel insurance covers losses due to lost, stolen, or delayed baggage, ensuring your essentials are replaced swiftly, allowing you to continue embracing Greenland.

Main Facts About Greenland

Danish kroner (DKK) is used in Greenland, and you can pay with the most common credit and debit cards in most towns. ... We recommend that you always have some cash on you, especially if you want to buy freshly caught fish at the harbor or go to a small workshop in a settlement.
The official languages of the island are Greenlandic (also known as Kalaallisut, an Inuit language belonging to the Eskimo-Aleut language family) and Danish (a Scandinavian, or North Germanic, language); English is also spoken.
Greenland is one of the coldest countries in the world and is to a large extent (85%) always covered with ice or snow. The thickness of the ice is approximately 1500 meters (59 055 inch). The temperature is almost the whole year below 0 degrees Celsius (32° Fahrenheit). Only at the coast in the summer period, which is short-lived, temperatures sometimes rise above the freezing point. The warmest period is in July and August, the temperature may rise to about 10 to 12 degrees Celsius (50-53,6 ° Fahrenheit). The sun shines all day in the period from May to July. Be sure to pack plenty of clothing.
Power Plugs
It is likely you will only find plugs-type "G" in the UK. Plugs type "D" and "M" are considered "old" and not common. They are still used nowadays to differentiate low-power lighting circuits. So please don't try to use an adapter on them for high-power equipments like hair-dryer or even battery chargers. We keep "D" and "M" plugs in our database as we don't know your exact destination and you might find one next to a bed table. As a rule of thumb, you will probably be fine with the type "G" in hotels and big cities.
You will find one of the world’s smallest populations in Greenland. Only about 56,500 people live here and most residents were born in Greenland. About 11% of the population comes from Denmark and other countries. The population growth is stagnant.
Fun Fact
There are remains of Viking ruins in South Greenland and along the West coast. The best preserved of these are found in South Greenland near Qaqortoq, Qassiarsuk and Igaliku, and can be visited on a wide range of tours.
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Your Greenland Bucket list

If you're in Greenland, you HAVE to do these things:

1. Almost touch the Northern Lights.
2. Take a drip in the natural hot springs found in Uunartoq.
3. Visit the beautiful scenes of Qaqortoq Museum.
4. Adventure across the wild landscape on the Dog Sledding and Snowmobile Tours.
5. Step back in time and visit the Viking Ruins.
6. Go Whale watching.
7. Be sure to take a helicopter Tour.
8. Join the warm-hearted community of Oqaatsut and experience how the Inuit live in modern life.
9. Set your sights on the Midnight Sun.
10. Take a walk on the Ice Cap from Kangerlussuaq.


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