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Tickets for Brno City Transport

All tickets for Brno City Transport can be used for tram, bus and trolleybus. Tickets are available in kiosks and in automatic ticket machines.
A transfer ticket allows you to change all tram, bus and trolleybus lines in Brno as you like. However, the validation of these tickets is 60 minutes only, but it gives you enough time for getting to the hotel. The price of transfer tickets is CZK 25. A non-transfer ticket is for short distance (without change). The validation of these tickets is 15 minutes only. The price is CZK 20.

Currency and Banking

Czech Crowns are the official currency in the Czech Republic. Foreign currency exchange is available at Prague International Airport and at most hotels, banks and exchange offices throughout the city. International credit cards are accepted for payment in hotels, restaurants and shops. Paying by cash in Euro is also possible in some restaurants and shops.

For the official exchange rates on the website of the http://www.cnb.cz/en/index.html

Electricity

The Czech Republic uses a 230 volt 50 Hz system, sockets are the standard European type and two-prong round pin plugs, with a hole for a male grounding pin, are standard. To use electric appliances from your country you may need a special voltage converter with an adapter plug.

Time Zone

The Czech Republic one hour ahead of GMT and at the time of the congress this will be GMT +2 due to Summer Daylight Saving Time.

Official Language

The official language of the Congress is English.

Programme Changes

The organisers cannot assume liability for any changes in the programme due to external or unforeseen circumstances.

Liability and Insurance

The organisers do not accept responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance and all participants are strongly advised to take out their own personal insurance before travelling to the Congress.