10th Annual EVF HOW – General Information

Latvia:

For Local information please visit https://www.latvia.travel/en

Transportation:

The centre of Jūrmala, Majori, is 13 km from the Riga International Airport, which serves airlines flying to 69 destinations. A taxi ride from the airport to Majori should not cost more than EUR 17.

The Baltic Taxi (T. +371 20008500, +371 8500; www.baltictaxi.lv) and Red Cab (T. +371 8383;  www.redcab.lv) taxi companies are available to guests arriving at the airport.

However, you may hail any taxi to take you to the airport. A taxi ride from central Riga to Majori costs approximately EUR 20.

Transfer from Riga Airport:

The cost for a regular cab from airport to Venue Hotel is 20 euro and the mini bus is 25 – euro.

The Hotel will need to know the Flight number and it’s arrival time a day prior to guests arrival.

Hotel reception telephone number: +371 67752755

A Taxi is the only option to get to the hotel from Riga airport.

Local transport:

A train station is nearby the Hotel which can be used to go to Riga city and back to the Hotel (trains run every 20-25 min and cost 1.5 euro one way).

There are local  buses that run along Jurmala in both directions.

Climate:

Weather in Latvia

Latvia is located in the temperate climate zone and therefore has four pronounced seasons. Travellers visiting Latvia can enjoy a Autumn in Latvia lasts from September to December. The average air temperature decreases from +10 degrees in September to 0 degrees in November.  Sometime at the beginning of the autumn, there is an Indian summer when temperatures rise to up to +20 degrees, whereas the first snow may fall already in October or November. During the golden autumn period, foliage turns colourful red, orange, and golden across Latvia. real winter with subzero temperatures and snow, spring floods, warm summers, and colourful autumns; for further information visit:  https://www.latvia.travel/en/article/weather-latvia

Visa:

Please visit the Latvian Visa Website for further information:  https://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/london/entry-into-latvia

Congress language:

The official language of the congress is English.

Electricity:

In Latvia the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Latvia, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220 – 240 V (as is in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa).

Electricity voltage – 220V regular two or three spike socket.

For further information please visit: https://www.power-plugs-sockets.com/latvia