- The FORINT (HUF / Ft) is the official currency in Hungary.
- You can convert your foreign currency at banks, hotels or at the exchange offices.
- Major international credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants, shops, and you can use ATMs.
- Banks are due to open from 8 am to 6 pm from Monday to Friday.
- Cash machines can be found almost anywhere, even in the Venue on the ground floor.
- The official language of the conference is English.
- In Hungary, the local language is Hungarian, and in most places, English or German can be used for communication.
- A visa may be required for some countries. For specific information, please click here.
- If you require an invitation or acceptance letter for visa or other purposes, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please note that an invitation letter doesn't constitute an official invitation covering registration fees, transportation or other costs.
- The organisers do not accept responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance.
- Participants are strongly advised to take out their insurance concerning health and travel insurance.
- Calling from Hungary to foreign countries is pretty much the same as anywhere else. Almost all foreign countries can be direct-dialled. For calling local numbers, no prefix codes are required.
- To call a local number within your area, dial the number only. You don't have to dial the area prefix code.
- The telephone numbers in the capital Budapest are seven-digit. Suppose you call a number in Budapest from another area in Hungary, dial (061) and then the actual telephone number. The area code of the capital is (1).
- To call another county, dial (06), then the two-digit respective area code and then the six-digit local number.
- To call from abroad to a number in Hungary, dial your international access number (usually 00 or +), followed by the country code of Hungary (36), then the area code and the number (e.g., if you call Budapest: 00361... or +361 ...)
- To make a call from a mobile phone to a fixed-line number, you always have to dial (06) and the two-digit area prefix.
Emergency numbers (free)
- 112: European emergency number
Hungarian electrical plugs & sockets
- Electricity in Hungary: In Hungary, the power plugs and sockets are of type C and F. The standard voltage is 230 V, and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
- Power plug adapter needed in Hungary: In Hungary, the power plugs and sockets are type C, and F. Check out the following pictures. When living in Ireland, you need a power plug adapter for sockets type C and F.