ELTE University Congress Center (UCC)
Pázmány Péter sétány 1/a
Foreign Exchange, Banking Facilities
The Hungarian currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF). Currency exchange booths are available at the airport terminals, railway stations, travel agencies, banks and various places in the city. Traveller's cheques and convertible currency may be exchanged at these facilities. Major credit cards are usually accepted in most hotels, restaurants and certain shops in the city. Obtaining cash against ATM or credit cards is very easy from the ATM cash machines that can be found at almost each bank office, hotel or on the street. For the actual exchange rates please visit www.mnb.hu
Climate and Weather
The weather in Hungary in May is usually sunny and warm. Temperatures are usually in the range between 20C and 25C during the day. You can check the weather forecast at e.g. weather.yahoo.com
The electricity is 230 V, 50 Hz. Japanese, UK, USA and other visitors: please note that Hungary has European/continental-type electric plugs. Ask for converters at the airports, hotels and in limited numbers at the congress’ registration desk.
Liability and Insurance
The organisers cannot accept liability for any personal accidents, loss of belongings or damage to private property of participants and accompanying persons that may occur during the Congress. Participants are advised to make their own arrangements to obtain health, travel and property insurance before their departure.
The official language of the Congress is English.