Accomodation/Travel


 
 City Business Centre from Timisoara

1. Conference venue


The 5th International Proficiency Testing Conference 2015 will be held at the at City Business Centre building D,(number 1 on the map) - #10, Coriolan Brediceanu street, Timisoara(near Historical Center).
 


 

2. How to get to the conference

2.1 By Air

The city is served by Romania's second-largest airport, Traian Vuia International Airport (http://www.aerotim.ro/index.php?pg=orarzboruri), located 12 km away from the city centre. There are regular flights from/to numerous major European and domestic destinations:

International flight connections from/to:
Austria (Vienna);
France (Paris);
Germany (Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart);
Hungary (Budapest);
Italy (Ancona, Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Florence, Milan, Pescara, Rome, Venice, Verona, Torino);
Republic of Moldova (Chisinau);
Spain (Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia)
Ukraine (Lvov)
United Kingdom (London)
Domestic flight connections from/to: Bucharest, Bacau, Cluj, Constanta, Iasi, Oradea, Satu Mare, Sibiu, Suceava, Targu-Mures
 
Airlines with service to Timisoara:
Alitalia
AlpiEagles
AustrianAirlines
CarpatAir
Lufthansa
Malev
Tarom
Wizz Air


2.2 By Car

The recommended route from Bucharest to Timisoara is:
Bucharest – Pitesti – Ramnicu Valcea – Sibiu – Deva – Lugoj - Timisoara
(A1/E81 - E673 - E70)
 
The recommended route from Budapest to Timisoara is:
Budapest - Szeged– Nadlac - Arad – Timisoara (E75 – E68 - E671)
 
The recommended route from Vienna to Timisoara is:
Vienna – Gyor - Budapest - Szeged– Nadlac - Arad – Timisoara
(A4/E60 - E75 – E68 - E671)


2.3 By train

Timisoara North is the main train station(Gara Timisoara Nord) - 2 km from downtown(see the chart bellow – tram lines no. 1).

 

 

There are daily trains from/to Budapest (approximate journey time – 5 hours), and Vienna (approximate journey time – 8 ½ hours).
 
Trains to other western European cities run via Budapest.
 
There are also numerous trains to Bucharest and most major towns in Romania
 
For departures from /to Bucharest please select Bucuresti Nord.

2.4 Public Transportation 

Several bus (autobuz), tram (tramvai) and trolleybus (troilebuz) routes connect Timisoara's main areas and tourist attractions. The public transportation system runs between 4:45 am and 11:15 pm. Tickets must be purchased beforehand and validated in the ticket-stamping machine upon boarding. Tickets are interchangeable for all three forms of transport with the exception of express buses.

2.5 Taxi Companies

Telephones:
City Taxi - 0256.949
Dacia Taxi - 0256.944
Grup Taxi - 0256.946
Radio Taxi - 0256.940
Euro Taxi - 0256.941
Regal Taxi - 0256.943
Tudo Taxi - 0256.945
Vest Taxi - 0256.953
 

3. Conference hotels


The participants at the 5th edition of International Proficiency Testing Conference will be lodge at the following hotels:

 
CONFERENCE HOTELS
password "PT-Conf 2015"

 

Type of
Room
Price*

 

Comments

€/
a place in
a room
LEI/
a place in
a room
Timisoara Hotel 4*
http://hoteltimisoara.ro/
Contact:
 
SINGLE
55 BNR*
Exchange rate EUR–LEI +2%
Include Buffet Breakfast,
Wireless internet access,
Air conditioning
Private Parking -12 EUR/day
(Parking will be paid on the spot)
DOUBLE 65 BNR*
Exchange rate EUR–LEI +2%
North Star Continental Hotel 4*
Contact:

rezervari@hotelcontinental.ro

Please download your registration form:

english

SINGLE 60 BNR*
Exchange rate EUR–LEI +2%
Include Buffet Breakfast
Wireless internet access,
Private Parking - 5 EUR /day
(Parking will be paid on the spot)
DOUBLE 65 BNR*
Exchange rate EUR–LEI +2%
Victoria Hotel 3*
Contact:
SINGLE BNR*
Exchange rate EUR–LEI +2%
200 Include Breakfast
Wireless internet access
Air conditioning,
Parking near hotel -public parking
(Parking will be paid on the spot)
DOUBLE
BNR*
Exchange rate EUR–LEI +2%
232
Central Hotel 3*
Contact:
SINGLE BNR*
Exchange rate EUR–LEI +2%
140 Include Breakfast
Wireless internet access
Air conditioning,
Public Parking at hotel
(Parking will be paid on the spot)
DOUBLE BNR*
Exchange rate EUR–LEI +2%
160

*BNR- National Roumanian Bank

Special accommodation rates have been negotiated at these hotels on behalf of our delegates. Accommodation booking forms can be made directly at the contacts from first column, indicating the code access “PT-Conf 2015“.
Please note that reservations should be made in time to benefit from these rates. 


4. Other useful information


Weather 

Timisoara Weather Forecast:
 

Time Zone

Eastern European Time (Romanian time +2 GMT).
 

Currency 

The local currency is Romanian Lei. The exchange rates were aprox. 1 EUR = 4.5-4.6 Lei and 1 US$ = 3.2-3.3 lei (the real exchange rate will be known not far of the conference date). For various transactions and money exchange, we strongly recommend that you contact only authorized institutions, such as banks or exchange offices. Foreign exchange facilities are available at the international airports, in the railway stations, and in most hotels in Bucharest and Timisoara. Bank opening hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, closed on weekends. Visitors are advised to bring cash with them, or to exchange some money when entering the country. Credit cards (VISA, MasterCard) and Traveller's Cheques are accepted by most banks.
 

Language

Whilst Romanian (a Latin family language) is spoken throughout Romania, you will easily find English speakers. Most of the hotel and restaurant staff speaks English.
 

Telephoning Timisoara from Abroad 

International Access Code +40 (country code) + 256 + telephone number (six digit number)
 

Electricity

Electricity is supplied at 220 volts / 50 Hz.
 

Internet Access

Throughout the conference, computers with Internet access will be available at the City Business Centre of Timisoara. Access to the Internet is also available from the hotel. You may also find Internet Cafe parlours where you can pay for access on the Internet, and set informal gatherings.
 

Emergency/Medical 

In case of health emergency call 112 or go to:
Emergency Clinic Hospital (Spitalul Clinic Judetean de Urgenta Timisoara)
#10 Iosif Bulbuca Bvd.
Phone.: +4-0356-433111
E-mail: judetean@hosptm.ro
 

Emergency/Police

In case of emergency call 112.
 

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