Travel Information

Cyprus is served by two International Airports; Larnaca International Airport, (LCA) and Paphos International Airport, (PFO). More than 50 International Airlines connect Cyprus to the whole world; for more details regarding flights to/from Cyprus, please visit the official website of both airports at Furthermore, domestic communication between both airports and all the major cities on the island is very quick and easy via an extensive highway system.

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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.

Schengen States
Schengen Area as of 1/7/2013

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.

Please click here to download the MFA Application for Visa form.

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


Cyprus has two (2) airports:


Airport Transfers

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


There are two bus routes connecting Amathus (Conference Hotel Venue area) with the city centre, via the Limassol seafront avenue. Both bus lines circulate from Monday to Sunday, from 06:00 until after midnight, at an average frequency of 15 minutes, depending on each route's departure time. The price for a single route is €1.50 (day bus) and €2.50 (night bus: 23:00 onwards). A daily ticket for unlimited journeys costs €5.

Bus 30 (route: My Mall - Le Medirien Hotel - My Mall). A Bus 30 schedule, ready to download for your perusal can be found here

Bus 33 (route: Le Meridien - Seafront Avenue - Town Centre). A Bus 33 schedule, ready to download for your perusal, can be found at the following address: here

Also, a detailed map of all Limassol Bus routes, ready to download, can be found here

Public holidays

Notes: All Public Services, private enterprises, banks and shops are closed on Public Holidays. In resort and coastal areas, however, shops and certain services remain open. Banks are closed on Easter Tuesday but not on Dec. 24.

Medical facilities

The health facilities in Cyprus are of a high standard. The latest technologies and operating techniques are standard practice, with heart bypass surgery and kidney transplantation operations routine in the islands hospitals. The accident and emergency departments of all the hospitals are manned with English-speaking personnel, but it's advisable to seek the assistance of an interpreter for more complex medical matters. Emergency treatment in the Accident and Emergency department, is free to tourists.



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