Language of the event will be English. There will be no interpretation during the event.
Participants are kindly requested to make their own travel arrangements and it is advisable to arrive on 12 February 2019. The Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport is the main international airport in Estonia. It takes only up to 10 minutes to get from the airport to the hotel by taxi, and vice versa.
It will take approx. 20 minutes from the airport to the launch venue. However, during certain hours (between 4-6 p.m. on business days) it would be advisable to plan for longer travel times in case of traffic jams.
Taxis are available 24/7 at taxi stops located in the front of the airport’s building and in front of the hotels. The estimated fare for the 10-minute taxi ride would be around 7-8 Euros. You are entitled to request the receipt from the driver.
Organizers have not made any provisional bookings, thus participants are kindly requested to make their own hotel arrangements.
The GSM mobile phone system is available; please check compatibility with your operator. Mobile Prepaid Service SIM Cards (Simpel, Smart,Zen, Diil) from different local mobile operators are available at most newsstands and supermarkets.
There are over 300 free wireless Internet zones around the city, including Old Town squares, concert halls, pubs and restaurants.
National currency is Euro. Larger hotels, stores and restaurants accept Visa, MasterCard, Eurocard, Diner’s Club and American Express. However, it is advisable to carry some cash with you. Traveler’s cheques can be exchanged in most banks, but are less likely to be accepted in shops. There is plenty of banks in Tallinn that can be easily found. Most of them are opened from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, while some offices are also opened on Saturday mornings. All banks offer currency exchange services. Exchange points can also be found in larger hotels, airport, harbour, railroad station and major shopping centres.
Estonia’s official language is Estonian. English, Russian and Finnish are also understood and widely spoken.
The current is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz, European-style 2-pin plugs are in use.
Taxis are available 24/7 at taxi stops. Additionally, taxis can be ordered by phone. For further information, please refer to www.taksod.net . For public transport routes and schedules, please refer to http://soiduplaan.tallinn.ee. Please note that public transport is free of charge only for residents of Tallinn. The fares and other information on Tallinn public transport tickets is available at http://www.tallinn.ee/eng/Public-transport-tickets.
For current local weather, please check www.weather.ee. Average temperature in February is -7° C.
Tallinn is the beautiful capital city of Estonia, borders the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland. A forward-thinking centre of commerce, culture and history, Tallinn welcomes guests to enjoy the splendours of the past and the cosmopolitan comforts of today. To discover Tallinn please refer to: www.tourism.tallinn.ee/eng/fp