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The conference site can be easily reached

by plane via Vienna International Airport ( VIE ). To reach the city you can use taxis (ride takes approximately 20 minutes), busses (ride takes approximately 20 minutes, departure in front of the arrival area of VIE, interval 20 minutes), the City Airport Train (CAT, approximately 16 minutes) or train ('Schnellbahn', ride takes approximately 35 minutes, interval 30 minutes, City Terminal is station 'Landstraße').

For the most convenient connection to the conference venue, take the train (“Schnellbahn”) line S7 directly from the airport to the station “Wien Rennweg”. Hotel Savoyen can then be reached in only 3 minutes walking time (see map). 

The timetable for train line S7 can be found here.

by train ( ÖBB ). Arrival is at Wien-Hauptbahnhof.

From Wien Hauptbahnhof take any local train until the station “Wien Rennweg”. The conference site is in walking distance .

by car via the A1 (from the west) or the A2 (from the south). Follow the signs to "Vienna city centre", the coordinates for your navigation unit are 48.194910, 16.384530. Within and around the center of Vienna there is a short term parking zone (payment zone) requiring to park the car in a garage. A car park is available at the hotel.

Passport and Visas

All non-residents of the EU are required to have a valid passport.
Participants should check regarding visa requirements for travel to Austria. Applications should be made to the nearest Austrian Embassy or Consulate as soon as possible. Citizens of member states of the European Union and the USA do not need visas.

Language

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

Letter of Invitation

On request, the Congress Chairman is willing to send personal invitations to prospective participants of the  16th EUCHEM on Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids 2016. Such invitations are only for the purpose to help participants to raise travel funds or to obtain visas, and will only be sent to participants, who have submitted an abstract. No commitment is implied on the part of the organizers to provide financial support.

Insurance and Liability

Participants are advised to arrange whatever insurance they consider necessary. No responsibility can be assumed by the Congress for personal accidents, sickness, theft, or property damage suffered by the participants.

Climate

Weather in July is usually very warm and sunny (17-30°C). However, there is some possibility of brief showers. Thus, a jacket or a raincoat and an umbrella may be useful.

Electricity

The electrical current is 230 volts, 50 Hz.

Banking

Bank hours are
Monday - Wednesday, Friday 08:00am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Thursday 08:00am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 5:30pm

Currency

Since the beginning of 2002 the EURO is the official currency in Austria. 1 Euro = 100 Cents.
Coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Cents; 1, 2 Euros
Banknotes: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 Euros

Money can be changed at the airport, at banks, exchange bureaus, and larger hotels.

For a cash advance, credit cards and Maestro-cards can be used at cash dispensers (Bankomat) which are available all over the city.