Travel Information

Your stay in the cabin

  • During the crossing, you will have a private cabin
  • During the check in, you will receive a boarding pass which is also the key to your cabin
  • Towels and bedding is available in the cabin
  • Shampoo and shower gel are not available in the cabin


Dogs must remain in the cabin or kennel during the crossing and are not allowed in the public areas. With the exception of the designated outdoor area on deck 6, where dogs allowed to be walked. You are responsible for cleaning up your dog’s feces.

Food and Drinks on board

There are multiple locations on board the ship where you can get something to eat or drink. For more information, please see our Restaurants page.

  • Self-brought Food and Drinks
    Self-brought food and drinks are only allowed in your own cabin. In the public areas of the ship, it is not allowed to consume your self-brought food and drinks.

Internet and Wi-Fi

  • Wi-Fi
    WiFi vouchers - is available on the ship, which means that reception is not available everywhere. The onboard Wi-Fi is only intended for 'standard' web surfing and is not suitable for services that require higher bandwidth, such as streaming or downloading videos.
  • Roaming
    Since we partly pass through areas with telecom providers from outside the EU during the crossing, it is important to disable the ‘roaming’ function on your phone to avoid high costs.

Car Deck

The car deck is closed during the crossing. You must remove all items you need for the overnight stay from your vehicle before departure. The car deck will be opened again upon arrival in Norway.

  • Electric cars
    It is not possible to charge your electric car on board the ship.
  • Bikes and E-bikes
    • Bicycles can be placed in a bicycle rack on the car deck
    • E-bikes can be taken on board, however it is not allowed to charge the battery in your cabin
    • Folding bicycles may only be taken into the cabin if they are folded and in a bag.

Tap Water

The tap water on board the MS Romantika is drinkable.

Payment Methods

On board you can mainly pay by bank card or credit card. Exceptions to this are the shops and reception, where can be paid cash in euros, and the casino, where can be paid cash in euros and NOK. Please note: payout in the casino is always in NOK. It is not possible to exchange money on board. There is, however, one ATM available to withdraw Norwegian kroner. However, it is not necessary to withdraw Norwegian kroner because almost everywhere in Norway, you can pay with a (Dutch) debit or credit card.

Smoking on board

Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is only permitted in the designated outdoor areas on the ship. Smoking is not permitted in the ship's cabins and public areas, including hallways, halls, stairwells and arcades. If you smoke in areas other than the specially designated areas, a fine of €200 will be charged.

Medical care on board

The MS Romantika is equipped with medical facilities and has a first-aid team of designated crew members. There is no licensed doctor on board during the crossing.

Bringing medication

Medication can be kept cold at the on-board reception, which is located on deck 6.

Tax Free shopping

There is a tax free shop and a boutique on board where you can shop duty-free. All your purchases must remain closed during the crossing. Drinks from the duty-free shops may not be consumed during the crossing.

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