Congress 2018

Useful Information

General Information

Practical Information regarding the Congress and Venue

Shall be provided at the Registration/ Hospitality Desk on arrival.Opening hours during the conference:

May 23

9:00AM – 6:00PM

May 24

8:30AM – 5:30PM

May 25

8:30AM – 5PM

May 26

8:30AM – 1:30PM

Travel Information

Language

Portuguese

Time Zone

GMT/ UTC + 1 hour in summer

Currency

€ (euro)

Climate

Portugal is mainly characterized by a Mediterranean climate. During the month of May average daytime maximum temperatures in Estoril reach up to 22°C (72°F). However, there is a possibility of light showers.

Electricity

In Portugal the power sockets are of type F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Credit Cards

All International credit cards are valid and accepted in most establishments in Portugal (however, not accepted in taxis)

Telephone Access Code

Portugal: +351
Lisbon: 21

Emergency Services (Police, Ambulance, Fire, Brigade) Number

112

Tourism Police Number

+ 351 21 481 40 67

Tourism Office (Cascais) Number

+ 351 912034214

Top Attraction Cascais

Please visit 
www.visitcascais.com

Top Attraction Lisboa

Please visit 
www.visitlisboa.com

Tips

Tips in Portugal are not mandatory. For that reason they are not included in the price or in the bill at restaurants. However, when the service is good, it is customary to leave a tip, at the sole discretion of the customer.

Transports

Taxis and Uber are both available for short trips around Cascais and Estoril. In addition, Estoril is connected to Lisbon by the Cascais-Lisbon regional railway. The timetables can be found at the following link:https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en


Opening Hours

Banks

From 8:30am to 3pm Monday to Friday. There are ATMs usually located in connection with a bank branch.

Shopping Centres

10am-11pm
Nearby shopping centre: Cascaishopping

Pharmacies

9:00am-8pm Monday to Friday and 9:00am-1pm Saturday
although in every district there are one or two pharmacies that remain permanently opened
Nearby Estoril Congress Centre you may find Farmácia do Parque (number: + 351 21 468 0191)

Museums

Most museums are closed on Mondays

Tourism Office Cascais

9am-8pm Monday to Sunday

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