Airlines

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Conditions

  • Booking period: Booking period: now until September5th, 2015
  • Valid for flights to Larnaca via Vienna and return as of August 23rd, 2015 until September 12th, 2015 (final date for return flight) on OS operated flights and code share flights with OS flight numbers.

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Airports and Airport Transfers

Cyprus has two (2) airports:

  • The Larnaca International Airport, which is located about 5km (3 miles) from Larnaca and 142 km (88 miles) from Paphos. For more information, maps and flight schedules please visit the Cyprus Airports Official Website (Larnaca).
  • The Paphos International Airport, which is located about 15km (9 miles) from Paphos and 142 km (88 miles) from Larnaca. For more information, maps and flight schedules please visit the Cyprus Airports Official Website (Paphos).

Airport Transfers

Please note that participants have the following options for their transfers from /to the airport:

Private Taxi Transfers

Arrange for transfers by taxi through the conference coordinator, EasyConferences. These transfers are bookable online through www.easyconferences.org. These transfers can be private (max 3 persons) or shared, are inclusive of meet and assist, and the service is quaranteed.

Airport Taxis

Get an airport taxi on arrival to the airport. Service is quite good, but at times one may have to wait and prices may vary depending on the time of arrival.

Car rentals

Participants may opt to hire a car during their stay, and thus use it for their airport transfers through Atlas Choice atlaschoice.com . Cars may be reserved through the conference coordinator, EasyConferences at special conference rates and are bookable online through www.easyconferences.org.

Public Transportation

A list of all buses around Cyprus including night buses, rural buses and intercity buses can be found on “Cyprus by Bus” website at www.cyprusbybus.com. The buses are separated by city while route details, timetables and maps are available for each route.

Finances

If you require a cash advance loan to cover some part of your expenses then we suggest trying direct payday loan lenders QuickCash24.com which offerns instant loans or 24CashToday.com for payday or installment loans.

Please visit the official website of “EMEL Buses” www.limassolbuses.com to view all routes within Limassol centre and suburbs.

Larnaca Airport to Limassol

Step 1: From Larnaca Airport use the Limassol Airport Express coaches (50 minutes shuttle service) in order to reach Limassol city (last bus stop “Saint George Havouzas” – shuttle bus stop). Please visit their webpage for more information and timetable: www.limassolairportexpress.eu.
Step 2: Afterwards, you can use Limassol public buses ‘EMEL’ to find a route to your accommodation hotel. Please visit their webpage www.limassolbuses.com for routes and timetables. Alternatively, you can get a taxi to drop you off to your hotel.

To view a complete map of available routes, please click here (PDF).

Paphos Airport to Limassol

Option 1:
Step 1: Once you arrive at Paphos Airport, you can take the direct service to Limassol (Ag. Georgios Havouzas bus stop); handled by Limassol Airport Express coaches (45 minutes shuttle service). You may visit www.limassolairportexpress.eu to check the timetable that matches your flight.
Step 2: Afterwards, you can use Limassol public buses ‘EMEL’ to find a route to your accommodation hotel. Please visit their webpage www.limassolbuses.com for routes and timetables. Alternatively, you can get a taxi to drop you off to your hotel.

To view a complete map of available routes, please click here (PDF).

Option 2:
Step 1: Once you arrive at Paphos Airport, you can use the public bus route 613 to reach Pervola-Karavela Station. Please visit ‘OSYPA Buses’ website at www.pafosbuses.com to find map and timetable.
Step 2: From Pervola-Karavela Station use the Public Bus Company ‘Intercity Buses’: www.intercity-buses.com to get to Limassol City (New Port Station).
Step 3: At the New Port Station in Limassol you can hop on ‘EMEL Buses’ to reach your hotel. Please visit ‘EMEL Buses’ routes and timetable at: www.limassolbuses.com. Alternatively, you can get a taxi to drop you off to your hotel.

To view a complete map of available routes, please click here (PDF).

General Info

  • The voltage on the island is 240 Socket outlets are of flat 3 pin-type.
  • English is the second language and is widely spoken. A greater Knowledge of French and German is increasingly noticeable.
  • The currency of the Republic is the Euro.
  • Banks in Cyprus open for the, public from 08:30 to 13:30 midday. Certain banks in tourist areas open during the afternoon.
  • All types of medication are available in well stocked pharmacies all over Cyprus.
  • Telephone: Cyprus automatic telephone dialing system reaches 206 countries. Telecards can be purchased from Post Offices, kiosks and souvenir shops.
  • There are two international airports in Cyprus, at Larnaca and Pafos.
  • The two main ports are in Lemesos and Larnaca.
  • Around 30 airlines connect Cyprus directly with most European and Middle-East countries, which provide ongoing services to anywhere in the world.
  • As from May 2004 Cyprus is a full member of the European Community.
Schengen Area as of 1/7/2013

Schengen Area as of 1/7/2013

Visa Requirements

Important note for travelers

As Cyprus is a candidate country bound to join the Schengen Area, Residents of non-EU countries who hold valid multiple-entry Schengen visas must first pass through a full Schengen member territory in order to utilize the visa in Cyprus. The Schengen Visa holder is allowed to travel to Cyprus directly from a Schengen member country without applying for a National Cypriot visa and stay in the Republic of Cyprus for the duration of their Schengen visa.

The above arrangements do not apply for persons holding a Turkish or Azerbaijani passport. If you are affected, please visit the Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs website on how to apply for a Cyprus Visa.

For further information, please check the European Commission website regarding Schengen Visas.

Where Visas are being issued

Visas will be issued by all the Diplomatic Missions (Embassies and General Consulates) of the Republic of Cyprus, and by all the Honorary Consulates of the Republic of Cyprus abroad in their respective countries. Additionally visas can also be issued by the British High Commissions / Embassies in the following countries:

ARGENTINE REPUBLIC, BAHREIN, HONG KONG, JAPAN, JORDAN, KAZAKHSTAN, KUWAIT, OMAN, SWITZERLAND, SUDAN, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (ABU DHABI, DUBAI) and UZBEKISTAN.

The above information is based on information provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.