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OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

The official language of the symposium is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

 

PASSPORT & VISA REQUIREMENT

Visas are not required for participants from EU countries, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein  or USA. A valid Passport or ID card is  requested. If in doubt, please confirm if you need one visa with your travel agent or Spain Consulate and make sure to apply for your visa far enough in advance.

 

CURRENCY

The official currency of Spain is the euro, as in most of the European Community.

 

CLIMATE

In autumn the climate is sunny and pleasantly warm  during the day with temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 30°C(86°F), in the evening and at night it becomes gradually cooler. There rarely falls much rain before November.

 

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ATM (Cajero)

ATMs are widely available. Credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops. Many credit and debit cards can be used for withdrawing money from cajeros automáticos (ATMs) that display the relevant symbols, such as Visa, MasterCard, Cirrus etc. There is usually a withdrawal charge of around 1.5% to 2%.

 

TIP POLICY

In restaurants the service charge is usually included in the bill, although most people leave some small change if they’re satisfied – 5% is usually plenty.Tip porters are around 1€ in the hotels. For taxis, tipping is not necessary.

 

SMOKING POLICY

Smoking is banned in all enclosed public spaces.

 

ELECTRICITY

Spain uses the two-pin continental plugs in use elsewhere in Europe.

 

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TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM CITY CENTER

By bus
A public stop is located at 300 meters from the hotel. You will find the bus lines 1, 2, 6, 33 and 34 to join easily the city center of Seville.

By taxi
There are many taxi stands throughout the city, charge from hotel to join the city center ranges from 6€ to 10€.

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