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The Fifth European Conference on
Universal Multiservice Networks

ECUMN 2009

October 11-16, 2009 - Sliema, Malta


Hotels and Travel

Conference Hotel

The Palace Malta
High Street, Sliema SLM1542, Malta 
Main Tel:+356 2133 3444
Fax:+356 2262 1000

- 2.9 kilometres from St. Julian’s, popular for its bustling nightlife and casinos,
- 5.1 kilometres from The Royal Malta Golf & Sports Club and
- 6.1 kilometres from Malta’s capital city Valletta.

Malta Airport Transport
http://www.holiday-malta.com/resort/malta/transport/index.html

Malta Airport Taxi to any Hotel
http://www.malta-airport-transfer.com/

Note1:  Fixed fee vouchers can be bought from the airport and a typical airport to St Julians bay drive is about 12 euro.
Always ask how much for the journey as meters are not always reset after the previous journey.
Note2: The price for a taxi pick up would be Euros 21.00 each way, and the transfer would only take between 15 - 20 minutes.

Public transportation and car renting
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_in_Malta
Note3: Traffic in Malta flows on the left, requiring attentiveness and caution from visitors from right-hand drive countries.
Note4: Speed Limits in Malta: http://www.thereareplaces.com/Guidebook/pdest/mtti.htm
         - Built-up areas - 40 km/h (25 mph)
- Outside Built up areas (including  dual carriageways) - 64km/h (40mph) km/h
The information on speed limits is as current as possible.
Always confirm the speed limits with your rental car agent and observe the posted speeds limits whenever and wherever you drive.
Note5: Malta buses are an experience on their own!!!

Public transportation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_in_Malta

Valletta Public Transportation
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g190328-s303/Valletta:Island-Of-Malta:Public.Transportation.html

Malta International Airport
http://www.maltairport.com

Entry Visa Information
http://www.learn4good.com/travel/malta_visa.htm
http://www.traveldocs.com/mt/vr.htm

Currency: [Euro]
Currency convertor:
http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/europe/european-union/malta/currency-converter.htm

Weather:
http://www.yourmalta.com/weather

Current local time [UTC/GMT +1 hour]
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=255

Electric plugs, sockets, voltage and frequencies
Malta: http://www.holiday-malta.com/resort/malta/info/electricity_in_malta.htm [Brittish type]
International: http://www.travel-images.com/electric-plugs.html

Malta /safety, medical, insurance, crime, etc./
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_963.html [from the US Gvnt]
http://www.thereareplaces.com/Guidebook/pdest/mtti.htm [From the Malta Gvnt]

 
 

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