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4-8 November 2024

Mirage Park Resort Hotel - Antalya / Türkiye

USEFUL INFORMATION

If you are going to visit Antalya, we can help you to start your visit stress-free. We are delivering private transportation service for MPEG142 attendees from Antalya Airport (AYT) to the MPEG 142 Meeting Venue, with a large fleet of budget and premium minivans and minibuses. Our prices are "all inclusive" and fixed, for a total comfort and hassle-free arrival to Antalya.

BOOK ONLINE YOUR PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION SERVICE by using our registration panel with an online safe payment. Our meet & greet staff will be waiting for you at the arrival terminal of the airport, showing a board with your name or MPEG142 Meeting Welcome Board, taking you to MPEG 142 Meeting Venue destination fast and stress-free.

EASY BOOK ONLINE!!!

Please note that the transportation fee covers up to 2 people only. If you require airport transfer services for larger groups, kindly contact the MPEG 142 Registration Secretariat via email at [email protected]

Antalya falls in the Eastern European Time Zone. Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 3 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+3).

Currency

The Turkish Lira is the official currency of Türkiye. Bank notes come in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 TL. Coins come in the amounts of 1, 5, 10 and 25 Kuruş and 1 Lira.

ATMs

ATMs can be found all around the country. All of them offer foreign language options and pay out Turkish liras. Cash withdrawal limits vary from bank to bank and are around 800 TL to 1.500 TL.

Changing Money

Foreign exchange offices, which are known as "döviz bürosu" can be found throughout the country. Operating hours are mostly Monday to Friday, from 09:00 to 17:00. In the arrivals section of Atatürk and Sabiha Gökçen Airport, there are 24-hour exchange offices. Also the exchange offices located in shopping malls and touristic areas are open later and on Saturdays. US Dollars and Euros are accepted in highly touristic districts like Sultanahmet and Taksim but rates are often not competitive.

Credit Cards

Credit cards are widely used and accepted. Visitors can use their Visa and Mastercards but Amex and Diner's are often not accepted.

Traveller's Cheques

Traveller's cheques can be changed at banks or post offices. Note that you'll need to have a valid passport with you.

Türkiye's electrical system operates on 220 volts, 50 Hz, with round-prong European-style plugs that fit into recessed wall sockets. You will need a voltage converter, and plug adapter in order to use U.S. appliances. We recommend getting a universal adapter and converter kit.

Registration fees do not include the insurance of participants against personal accidents, sickness and cancellations by any party, theft, loss or damage to personal possessions. Participants are advised to take out adequate personal insurance to cover travel, accommodation, cancellation and personal effects.

It is recommended to have a travel insurance policy with a full medical coverage before traveling. Note that in some cases, a Europe-only travel insurance policy does not cover you on the Asian side of İstanbul.

Shopping in Antalya is a fantastic experience for travelers. Antalya offers great and fantastic opportunities and experiences for shopaholics.

From big shopping malls, supermarkets, popular outdoor flea, and street markets, antique, souvenir and handicraft shops to great stores, you'll find plenty of shopping opportunities in this metropolitan Turkish Riviera.

Service charges are included in the cost of all goods and services. Although it is not mandatory, a small tip is customary for good service. As a guideline, add about 10% to the total bill. When paying by credit card, a cash tip is preferred.