InsuranceThe Organizers of the Conference do not provide insurance and do not take responsibility for any loss, accident or illness that might occur during the Conference or in the course of travel to or from the meeting site. It is, therefore, the responsibility of the participants to check their coverage with their insurance provider.
Bank, Currency, Credit CardsThe unit of currency is Hungarian Forint (HUF), denoted as “Ft” by the Hungarians. International credit cards (AmEx, EC/MC, Visa) are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shops. ATMs are available at the Airport and all over the city. (1 EUR is approx. 275 HUF)
WeatherHungary is in the temperate zone, the late-August weather is usually nice and warm. Daily temperature ranges from 20C to 30C (68F to 86F), and the relative humidity is below 50%.
The electricity supply in Hungary is 240 V AC (50 Hz).
Look-up table (single-phase voltage, frequency and plug/sockets)
Useful Telephone Numbers (can be dialed from any phone without a coin or a card)
Fire Brigade: 107
Overall Emergency: 112
Visa free entry
Citizens of the European Union (EU)- and the European Economic Area (EEA)-member states as well as citizens of the following states may travel to Hungary without a visa:
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Guatemala, Holy See, Honduras, Hong Kong (the exemption applies only to holders of a “Hong Kong Special Administrative Region”), Iceland, Israel, Japan, Macao (the exemption applies only to holders of a “Regio Administrativa Especial de Macau” passport), Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Salvador, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, United States of America, Uruguay
Schengen States visas
Hungary is a member of the Schengen States.
Visas and residence permits issued by one of the Schengen States are valid also for Hungary,
on the other hand
- visas issued by Hungarian representations abroad and residence permits issued by Hungarian national authorities are also valid for the entire Schengen Area.
Types of Schengen visas:
• Airport transit visa (A): authorises the bearer to enter the international zone of the airport and to remain there until the time of the departure of the flight to the destination country. Only nationals of the following states are liable to apply for an airport transit visa
• Transit visa (B): authorises the bearer to a single, double or multiple transits, not exceeding 5 days at a time.
• Short stay visa (C): authorises the bearer to a single, double or multiple entries and, in case of an uninterrupted stay, to a stay of maximum 90 days, while in case of an interrupted stay, to a stay of altogether maximum 90 days within the 6 months counted from the date of the first entry.
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